Ian gets to play with the coolest toys in slow motion. I wonder if young Gaston was reading about these when he wasn’t making other stuff for the Austrian military…
via http://worldatwar.net/chandelle/v1/v1n2/adriatic.html On the Edge of the Great War: Italian Combined Operations in the Adriatic, 1915-18
Per google translate:
After the German Hansa-Brandenburg W29 pattern / C-type – one also developed by Professor Heinkel Seejäger with two floats – a squadron were still ordered 24 pieces in UFAG than under license.
3 machines were built and tested to end of war – all 25 engines were ready.
I don’t know why I have such a soft spot for floatplane fighters, but they are some of my favorites.