greatwar-1914: This Austro-Hungarian observer has plenty of…

greatwar-1914:

This Austro-Hungarian observer has plenty of firepower to defend his reconnaissance aircraft.  

Ten Mauser C96 pistols are hooked up to fire in unison. At close range, the observer could rapidly fire volleys of bullets, almost like an airborne shotgun. Reloading this mechanism in flight, however, must have been excruciatingly difficult.