Tag Archive: Rimowa

Apr 01 2018

The Junkers F.13 certified again after 99 years

“Ninety-nine years after the first flight of the Junkers F13, Rimowa, the German luggage manufacturer responsible for ressurecting the type, has announced that its replica was certified by Swii aviation authorities on 28 March 2018.A small production run is being considered.” (Source: Aerobuzz) The first replica aircraft made its maiden flight on 15 September 2016. …

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Jul 22 2015

Rimowa to produce several new-build Junkers F13

Rimowa, manufacturer of aluminium and polucarbonate luggage, will build several Rimowa F13, based on the famous Junkers F13 of 1919, the world’s first all-metal commercial aircraft. The first flight and certification should take place in 2016, and it is already possible to place an order for these aircraft. Some safety modifications will distinguish the Rimowa …

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