Albatros redirects here. For other uses see Albatross (disambiguation) Albatros-Flugzeugwerke was a German aircraft manufacturer best known for supplying the German airforces during World War I. The company was based in Johannisthal Berlin where it was founded by Walter Huth and Otto Wiener on December 20 1909. It produced some of the most capable fighter aircraft of World War I notably the Albatros D. III and Albatros D.V.