Aircraft being manufactured at an Albatros Factory in Germany during World War I.
Berlin Germany Date:1917 Duration:7 min 48 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Construction of aircraft, during World War I, at the German factory, Albatros Werke GmbH, located on Johannisthal airfield near Berlin. Wood is unloaded for use. Machinery for a woodworking room. Stacks of wooden planks. Men work on the machinery. Ribs are cut for wings. Men operate machinery. They cut the ribs and stringers. Men work on wooden structures. Women at work on parts of aircraft. Wing assemblies are wired and covered. Assembling of the complete cell. Fuselage sections are assembled and sanded in the assembly department. Tail and wing sections are attached to the fuselage. A large number of aircraft in process in the plant. Finished aircraft seen in a shed include an Albatros C.1 reconnaissance airplane and several early models of Albatros C.III, with small vertical stabilizers. The C.III tail was made larger in the version later produced at Ostdeutsche Albatros Werke, in Schneidemühl, Pommern,Prussia (Present day Poland).
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