This Junkers-Ju 52/3m (Wk-Nr 4013) was, in 1932, the first Ju52 delivered to Luft Hansa. Registered as D-2201, on its nose is the name of the immortal (Oswald) Boelcke.
You see the word “Zeppelin” and automatically think “airship”, but they were also in the heavier than air business as well. Pictured here are the R .VI and its later refinement the R.XIV.
The featured aircraft is an early version FW-189 “Uhu”. Later 189’s packed more firepower. Great photo.
Inserted in this issue was a tribute to Werner Mölders who had died only days before when the plane in which he was a passenger crashed while attempting to land.
Lufthansa bought two of Boeing’s sleek airliner – one to fly (this one) and one for instructional purposes. A Junkers G.38 (Generalfeldmarschall von Hindenburg) looks on from the background.