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Deutsche Flugzeug Werke

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1912 Constructed a monoplane with the name Mars which was entered for the military trials by Mr C. E. Kny[1]

1913 G. Cecil Kny demonstrated the DFW biplane at Brooklands, to support his claim that it could carry out a regular daily service as was done on the Continent[2]

1914 Cecil Kny was managing director of the British D.F.W. firm; this was associated with the German aircraft manufacturer which had recently claimed the world altitude record[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Flight 13 July 1912
  2. Flight 20 Dec 1913
  3. Flight 17 July 1914