Interwar period After the top of the battle in November 1918, Zeppelin-Lindau, headed by means of Dornier, endured to paintings on aeroplane layout, taking on the outdated Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen GmbH manufacturing unit at Manzell. A small batch of nineteen Dornier C Us have been produced the following for the Swiss Air strength. in the meantime Dornier grew to become his consciousness to advertisement aviation, even if this used to be technically in violation of the phrases of the Armistice. His first layout was once the Gs I six-passenger flying boat powered through 270 hp Maybach engines back prepared in tandem. A function of the plane, which used to be to turn into a attribute of so much Dornier flying boats, used to be the supply of stubby auxiliary wings or Stummel rather than the extra traditional outrigger floats. regardless of its good fortune, the Gs I needed to be sunk off Kiel on 25 April 1920, instead of allow it fall into the arms of the Allied regulate fee. to prevent the repetition of this type of mishap, the company's subsequent plane, the single-engine Cs 2 Delphin (Dolphin) used to be assembled around the Bodensee (Lake Constance) at Rohrschach in impartial Switzerland. This five-passenger flying boat was once flown for the 1st time on 24 November 1920, and used to be undefined, in 1921 by means of a landplane model, the C three Komet (Comet) and a two-seat flying boat, the Do A Libelle (Dragonfly) I. either one of the latter have been rigorously adapted to slot in the keep an eye on Commission's strict weight and function limits.
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