The Junkers Ju 52/3mZ

The Junkers Ju 52/3mZ Aircraft

Stock #: 220109
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
Publisher: Valentine & Sons Publishing Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Reproduced from "The Aeroplane" VALENTINE'S "AIRCRAFT RECOGNITION" CARDS "THE PROFICIENCY TEST" SERIES. THE JUNKERS Ju 52/3mZ. GERMAN TRANSPORT AND AMBULANCE. Three 845 h.p. B.M.W. 132 Dc1 motors. Employed for carrying 15-17 parachute troops, air borne infantry, and equipment. Armament: (if used for military transport).--Two machine guns. Dimensions.--Span, 95 ft. 11 in.; length, 63 ft. 0 in.; height, 14 ft. 10 in.; wing area, 1,190 sq. ft. Weights.--Empty, 16,320 lb.; loaded, 27,550 lb. Performance.-Max. speed, 207 m.p.h. at 8,500 ft.; range, 806 miles at 185 m.p.h.; initial climb, 1,020 ft. per min.; service ceiling, 22,250 ft. Built by Junkers Flugzeug und Mototenwerke A.G. Dessau. Built by Junkers' Bernburg works and several "shadow" plants in great quantities. Also built as floatplane and skiplane. THESE DRAWINGS, REPRODUCED FROM "AIRCRAFT IDENTIFICATION," ARE THE COPYRIGHT OF "THE AEROPLANE." RECOGNITION POINTS.--3 motors, fixed undercarriage. Straight taped low wings with square tips. Junkers double wing flaps with daylight between them and trailing edge of wing. Single fin and rudder. Rectangular tailplane. Elevator extends beyond tailplane. Slab sided fuselage
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