List of World War I flying aces from Austria

Summary

This list of World War I flying aces from Austria contains the names of aces born in the territory of the modern-day Republic of Austria, which formed part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Austria-Hungary was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Transleithania) which existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I.

Name Victories Notes
Benno Fiala von Fernbrugg 28 Third ranking ace of the Luftfahrtruppen.[1][2][3]
Adolf Heyrowsky 12 [4][5]
Kurt Gruber 11 [6][7]
Franz Rudorfer 11 [8][9]
Raoul Stojsavljevic 10 [10][11]
Georg Kenzian 9 [12][13]
Ludwig Hautzmayer 7 [14][15]
Franz Peter 6 [16][17]
Josef Pürer 6 [18][19]
Franz Lahner 5 [20][21]
Friedrich Lang 5 The only Austrian naval ace.[22][23]
Johann Lasi 5 [24][25]
Alois Rodlauer 5 [26][27]
Karl Urban 5 [28][29]

See also

Endnotes

  1. ^ "Benno Fiala Ritter von Fernbrugg". The Aerodrome. 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  2. ^ "World War I Aces of Austria-Hungary". The Aerodrome. 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  3. ^ Franks, et al, pp. 178–179.
  4. ^ "Adolf Heyrowsky". The Aerodrome. 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  5. ^ Franks, et al, pp. 183–184.
  6. ^ "Kurt Gruber". The Aerodrome. 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  7. ^ Franks, et al, pp. 181–182.
  8. ^ "Franz Rudorfer". The Aerodrome. 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  9. ^ Franks, et al, p. 198.
  10. ^ "Raoul Stojsavljevic". The Aerodrome. 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  11. ^ Franks, et al, pp. 199–200.
  12. ^ "Georg Kenzian". The Aerodrome. 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  13. ^ Franks, et al, p. 187.
  14. ^ "Ludwig Hautzmayer". The Aerodrome. 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  15. ^ Franks, et al, p. 182.
  16. ^ "Franz Peter". The Aerodrome. 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  17. ^ Franks, et al, p. 196.
  18. ^ "Josef Pürer". The Aerodrome. 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  19. ^ Franks, et al, pp. 196–197.
  20. ^ "Franz Lahner". The Aerodrome. 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  21. ^ O'Connor, p. 322.
  22. ^ "Friedrich Lang". The Aerodrome. 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  23. ^ O'Connor, p. 323.
  24. ^ "Johann Lasi". The Aerodrome. 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  25. ^ O'Connor, p. 324.
  26. ^ "Alois Rodlauer". The Aerodrome. 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  27. ^ O'Connor, p. 293.
  28. ^ "Karl Urban". The Aerodrome. 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  29. ^ O'Connor, pp. 330–331.

Reference

  • Franks, Norman; Guest, Russel; Alegi, Gregory (1997). Above the War Fronts: The British Two-seater Bomber Pilot and Observer Aces, the British Two-seater Fighter Observer Aces, and the Belgian, Italian, Austro-Hungarian and Russian Fighter Aces, 1914-1918: Volume 4 of Fighting Airmen of WWI Series: Volume 4 of Air Aces of WWI. Grub Street. ISBN 1-898697-56-6, ISBN 978-1-898697-56-5.