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How much of an Airforce did Austria have?

Postby Escaliba on 25 Jan 2013 10:10

How much of an Airforce did Austria have, leading up to the Anschluss?
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Re: How much of an Airforce did Austria have?

Postby Orwell1984 on 25 Jan 2013 18:03

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austrian_A ... %931938%29
This is good place to start.
From the article:
Fliegerregiment Nr. 1

Jagdstaffel 1: 12 Fiat CR.20bis/bip as well as trainer aircraft Falke RVa, Focke-Wulf Fw 44, Focke-Wulf Fw 56, Gotha Go 145, Phoenix L2c
Jagdstaffel 2: 12 Fiat CR.20bis/bip as well as trainer aircraft Falke RVa, Focke-Wulf Fw 44, Breda Ba 28 and Gotha Go 145
Jagdstaffel 3: 12 Fiat CR.20bis/bip as well as trainer aircraft Focke-Wulf Fw 56 and Breda Ba 28
Bomberstaffel 1: Focke-Wulf Fw 58, Caproni Ca 133 as well as trainer aircraft Breda Ba 28 and Focke-Wulf Fw 44
Bomberstaffel 2: Caproni Ca 133, Focke-Wulf Fw 58 and trainer aircraft Junkers F 13
Schulstaffel A: Caproni Ca 100, De Havilland DH.60GIII, Hopfner HS 9/35 and Udet U 12
Schulstaffel B: De Havilland DH.60GIII, Focke-Wulf Fw 44, Gotha Go 145 and Hopfner HM 13/34

Fliegerregiment Nr. 2

Jagdstaffel 4: 12 Fiat CR.32bis as well as trainer aircraft Fiat CR.30 and de Havilland DH.60GIII
Jagdstaffel 5: 12 Fiat CR.32 as well as trainer aircraft Fiat CR.30 and Udet U 12a
Jagdstaffel 6: 12 Fiat CR.32 as well as trainer aircraft Fiat CR.30 and De Havilland DH.60GIII
Aufklärungsstaffel 1: 8 Fiat A 120/A and trainer aircraft Udet 12a
Aufklärungsstaffel 2: 8 IMAM Ro.37 and trainer aircraft Hopfner 8/29
Schulstaffel Thalerhof: DFS Habicht, Falke RVa, Focke Wulf Fw 44 and Gotha Go 145

The link at the bottom to the German wiki gives you some more sources.
Also some discussion here:
http://www.feldgrau.net/forum/viewtopic ... 40&t=18437
I note there's a disparity from the two sites on the use of the Fiat CR 20 and 32.
Hopefully someone will come along who can clarify that.
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Re: How much of an Airforce did Austria have?

Postby Escaliba on 27 Jan 2013 02:28

Orwell1984, many thanks. Those suggestions have been a great help and provided much of what I needed.
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Re: How much of an Airforce did Austria have?

Postby John G. on 04 Mar 2013 13:29

You should also check the information right here.....in the "Axis History Factbook".....
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