Luftfahrzeug-Gesellschaft m. b. H.
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
Hungarian patent data has them as simply located in Berlin.
Names: Initially Luftfahrzeug Gesellschaft (LFG); later renamed LFG Roland
Patents associated with organization named Luftfahrzeug-Gesellschaft m. b. H.
- Patent HU-1916-78234 (English title: Movable refrigeration for aircraft, Filing date: 1916-04-12, Supplementary to patent: Patent DE-1915-04-16 Luftfahrzeug-Gesellschaft m. b. H., Applicant firm: Luftfahrzeug-Gesellschaft m. b. H.)
Patents associated with organization named Luft-Fahrzeug-Gesellschaft M. B. H.
- Patent HU-1916-76153 (English title: Leather coupling for power transmissions, Filing date: 1916-04-22, Supplementary to patent: Patent DE-1915-05-04 Luftfahrzeug-Gesellschaft m. b. H., Applicant firm: Luft-Fahrzeug-Gesellschaft M. B. H.)
|Names||Luftfahrzeug Gesellschaft, Luftfahrzeug-Gesellschaft m. b. H., Luft-Fahrzeug-Gesellschaft M. B. H., LFG, LFG Roland|
|City||Aldershof; Berlin; Berlin-Charlottenberg with seaplane works at Straslund|
|Keywords||Airplane, motors, design, propellers, propulsion, hydroplane|
|Key people||Krupp, Tantzen|