Tag: Germany

Lufthansa withdraws its financial support to Ju 52 recreational flights

In an effort to reduce expenses, Lufthansa has announced that they are withdrawing their financial support to their foundation, the¬†Deutsche Lufthansa Berlin-Stiftung. The foundation has been operating the Junkers Ju 52/3m D-CDLH among other aircraft since 1986 and offered paying recreational flights in Germany and Europe. The aircraft is the oldest airworthy Ju 52 in …

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Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 “Black 8” flies again in Germany

Hangar 10 shared two photos on its Facebook page showing the first flight of Bf 109G-6 “Black 8”, a veteran of JG 27 powered by a DB 605 engine. The flight took place from Heringsdorf airport on the Usedom island in Germany, with Klaus Plasa at the controls. Sources: Hangar 10 Aerodynamic Media  

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Stearman Crash in Germany

A PT-13 Stearman (OE-AWW (formerly N75664), c/n 75-5386) crashed during an airsgow at Backnang-Heiningen airport, Germany on Saturday September 10. The pilot was slightly injured. The aircraft’s engine can be heard sputtering and then stopping seconds after take-off on this YouTube video.

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