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Role Reconnaissance aircraft
National origin Austria-Hungary
Manufacturer Knoller
First flight 1916
Primary user KuKLFT
Number built 16

The Knoller C.I was a reconnaissance aircraft built in Austria-Hungary during World War I for use by the Austro-Hungarian army. It was a conventional biplane design with staggered wings, and seated the pilot and observer in tandem in an open cockpit. The upper wing was swept back. Production was undertaken at Phönix, but it was built only in small numbers before being supplanted by the Knoller C.II and not all of the examples built were actually flown.




General characteristics

  • Crew: Two, pilot and observer
  • Length: 8.5 m (27 ft 11 in)
  • Wingspan: 12.70 m (41 ft 8 in)
  • Height: 3.30 m (10 ft 10 in)
  • Wing area: 36 m2 (387 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 780 kg (1,720 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Austro-Daimler, 120 kW (160 hp)


  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. pp. 561. 
  • Grosz, Peter (2002). Austro-Hungarian Army Aircraft of World War One. Flying Machine Press. 

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