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gilles collaveri 7th February 2019 22:42

Junkers F13 in Francazal airport in 1936
 
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This picture was taken at Francazal airport in 1936, near Toulouse;
On the picture, you can read :

Aerotrafic S.A.

"l'aigle de Genève" (Geneva's eagle)

on the rudder : Junkers F13 ke 2078

Your comments on this bird are welcome. What was his story ?

Cheers

GC

Col Bruggy 8th February 2019 01:21

Re: Junkers F13 in Francazal airport in 1936
 
Hello,

(p.269).

Junkers F 13ke - Junkers L 5 (285/310 hp). (C/n.2078)

21.04.31 - CH-283 - Delivered to Borner Geneve Air Express, Geneva, Switzerland - L'Aigle de Geneve,
06.10 32 - To Aerotrafic SA, Geneva, Switzerland, new name.
23.10.33 - Cancelled from Swiss Air Register,
00.12.33 - D-2860 - Registered to Reichverband der Deutschen Luftfahrtindustrie (RDL), Erprobungstelle Staaken.
00.00.34 - D-OPIT - Reregistered.
01.06.35 - F.13k - Acceptance control by Erprobungstelle der Luftwaffe (E-Stelle), Rechlin, 200hrs endurance tests for Junkers L 5G engine.
23.08.38 - Still used by E-Stelle Rechlin as a staff transport.

See:
Junkers F 13 The World's First All-Metal Airliner.
Andersson,L., Endres,G., Mulder,R.J.M. & G. Ott.
Haywards Heath:EAM Books,2012.
pp.194 & 269.

See also:

http://www.pionnair-ge.com/spip1/spip.php?article127

Col.

gilles collaveri 9th February 2019 06:55

Re: Junkers F13 in Francazal airport in 1936
 
Thanks a lot, Col.

GC


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