Luftfahrzeug Gesellschaft (LFG) was financed by investors including Krupp. Apparently, from sometime in 1915, designer Dipl. Ing. Tantzen.
LFG started at former Flugmaschine Wright GmbH] factory in Adlershof, what was done at that factory is unclear to us. Sometime before October 1915 company is renamed LFG Roland and factory established at Berlin-Charlottenberg to build Albatros B amd C type (seaplanes?). Some 270 LFG Roland C2, apparently an improved Albatros C, designed by Tantzen, October 1915, are built with 50 additional built by Linke-Hoffman. This was followed by additional C and D models. Prototypes built at Straslund include V19 observation floatplane able to fold into hangar on U-boat.
After WWI this company built monoplane and biplane seaplanes. including a series of passenger seaplanes. Company was liquidated in 1928.
Dir1920, p28, lists Roland-Maschineenbau GmbH at Berlin-Charlottenburg
Names: Initially Luftfahrzeug Gesellschaft (LFG); later renamed LFG Roland
|Names||Luftfahrzeug Gesellschaft, LFG, LFG Roland|
|City||Aldershof initally; then Berlin-Charlottenberg with seaplane works at Straslund|
|Key people||Krupp, Tantzen|