Bayerische Luft Lloyd Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (1919-1926)

By: Rob Mulder For: One of the loveliest provinces of the German Reich and of present Germany is the Province of Bayern (Bavaria). Its size, its landscape and its history have been most interesting and many famous Germans came from the area. In 1912 the province sat up its own air force: the Die Koniglich Bayerischen Fliegertruppen.  But after the Great War civil aviation had to start all over again. One of the highlights in 1919 was the air show arrangement by former military pilots Ritter von Greim and Oberleutnant Ernst Udet. They managed to get two unused Fokker-aircraft...

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Air Traffic with Rumpler-Werke AG

By: Rob Mulder For: One of the earliest airline companies in Germany was the airline department of the Bayerische Rumpler-Werke. The aircraft manufacturer was known for its Rumpler C I and Rumpler C IV, built in large numbers during the Great War. After 1919 it entered just as Junkers Flugzeugwerk AG the civil airline business and started up routes in the south of Germany. In 1922 the airline department was reconstructed into an airline company and was by now partially owned by Junkers Flugzeugwerk AG. In January 1926 it became a part of Deutsche Luft Hansa AG. Bayerische Rumpler-Werke...

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By Whale to Oslo

By: Rob Mulder at Comments can be sent to: or to the forum on this website. On July 18, 2002 Lufthansa could celebrate the opening for 75 years ago of its air service to Oslo. From 1927 to 1933 the air service was operated by aircraft of the type Dornier Wal and Superwal. These aircraft were in Norway known as the “Airbus to the Continent”. Many German (military) pilots gathered valuable flying experiences on this air service. Trying to get a connection One of the pioneers of Norwegian aviation was Captain Wilhelm Meisterlin. He was born in Trondheim,...

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