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Junkers F 13 in Norway

By: Rob Mulder For: www.europeanairlines.no One of the most important airliners from the twenties and thirties of the previous century was the all-metal Junkers J 13. The aircraft has had several designations: Until July 1919                     Junkers J 13 (in line with previous models) July 1919 – June 1924      Junkers J 13 Type F (Freya) Since July 1924                    Junkers F 13 The suffixes were not introduced until June 1927. The type is, however, generally known as the Junkers F 13 and this is how we will call it as well. The type saw only limited service in Norway. It successor the Junkers...

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Fleet list of Ad Astra Aero AG and predecessors (1919-1931)

Fleet list of Ad Astra Aero AG and predecessors (1919-1931) By: Rob Mulder, www.europeanairlines.no We would like to receive information from the reader about the mistakes in this list. Abbreviations: b/u = Broken up Canx = cancelled from the register c/n = Constructor’s Number dbr = Destroyed beyond repair f.u. = Fate unknown In = Date aircraft was taken in use / or registered Regn = Registration One of the predeccessors of SWISSAIR was the airline company Ad Astra Aero AG, which in its turn came from a number of other airline companies. Fleet list of Frick & Co., Luftverkehrsgesellschaft...

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Fleet list of AB Aerotransport (1924 – 1945)

Fleet list of AB Aerotransport (1924 - 1945) By: Rob Mulder, www.europeanairlines.no We would like to receive information from the reader about the mistakes in this list. Abbreviations: b/u = Broken up Canx = cancelled from the register c/n = Constructor’s Number dbr = Destroyed beyond repair f.u. = Fate unknown In = Date aircraft was taken in use / or registered Regn = Registration One of the largest airline companies in Sweden was the AB Aerotransport. The airline company started as a Junkers-affiliated airline company, became independent and stayed around long enough to exist even today as a part...

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Fleet list of Compagnie Aérienne Française – CAF (1919-1937)

Fleet list of Compagnie Aérienne Française – CAF (1919-1937) Compelled by: Robert Ésperou For: www.europeanairlines.no Abbreviations: b/u = Broken up Canx = cancelled from the register c/n = Constructor’s Number dbr = Destroyed between repair f.u. = Fate unknown In = Date aircraft was taken in use / or registered Regn = Registration Little is known about this French airline company. But it was one of the first companies founded in France. It operated a large fleet with a great mixture of different types. Robert Ésperou has been so kind to send the Fleet information to us and we have...

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Fleet list of Deutscher Aero Lloyd AG (1923-1926)

Fleet list of  Deutscher Aero Lloyd AG (1923-1926) Abbreviations: b/u = Broken up Canx = cancelled from the register c/n = Constructor’s Number dbr = Destroyed between repair f.u. = Fate unknown In = Date aircraft was taken in use / or registered Regn = Registration One of the most mysterious airline fleets is the fleet of the Deutscher Aero Lloyd AG from Germany. The DAL was the successor of the Deutsche Luftreederei GmbH and it became in 1926 one of the parent companies of the Deutsche Luft Hansa AG. Its fleet has been extensive and we wonder if all...

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Fleet of day Société Anonyme Air Bleu

Fleet of day Société Anonyme Air Bleu (1935-1937) By: Rob Mulder For: www.europeanairlines.no Under the leadership of Beppo de Massini the Société Anonyme Air Bleu was founded in Paris on May 23, 1935 with a stock capital of 5 million French Francs. He became the manager director of the company and found Didier Daurat prepared to accept the function of Director of Exploitation. The reason for use of the company name Société Air Bleu was that airmail letters were on blue paper, popularly called les petits bleus (the small blue ones). The company operated with success a number of airmail...

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Fleet list of Österreichische Luftverkehrs AG (1923-1938)

Fleet list of Österreichische Luftverkehrs AG - ÖLAG (1923-1938) By: Rob Mulder For: www.europeanairlines.no Abbreviations: b/u = Broken up Canx = cancelled from the register c/n = Constructor’s Number dbr = Destroyed beyond repair f.u. = Fate unknown In = Date aircraft was taken in use / or registered Regn = Registration wfu = Withdrawn from use   Junkers Flugzeugwerk AG formed this Austrian airline company in 1923. It owned 85 % of the company’s shares.ÖLAG was formed as an Austrian partner on a route to Germany, but soon turned its attention towards other air services. Especially after the merger...

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Fleet list of Società Anonima di Navigazione Aerea – SANA (1925-1934)

Fleet list of Società Anonima di Navigazione Aerea - SANA (1925-1934) Abbreviations: b/u = Broken up Canx = cancelled from the register c/n = Constructor’s Number dbr = Destroyed beyond repair f.u. = Fate unknown In = Date aircraft was taken in use / or registered Regn = Registration wfu = Withdrawn from use   The company was formed on January 19, 1925 as a subsidiary of the Società Anonima Italiana Constrizioni Meccaniche - SAICM and the Banca Commerciale Italiano. Operated air service by Dornier flying boats across the Mediterranean and along the Italian coast. Taken over by the State-owned...

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Fleet list of Liniile Aeriene Romane Exploatate de Statul

Liniile Aeriene Romane Exploatate de Statul - LARES (1930-1937) Liniile Aeriene Romane Exploatate cu Statul - LARES (1937-1945) By: Rob Mulder For: www.europeanairlines.no We would like to receive information from the reader about the mistakes in this list.   Abbreviations: b/u = Broken up Canx = cancelled from the register c/n = Constructor’s Number dbr = Destroyed beyond repair f.u. = Fate unknown In = Date aircraft was taken in use / or registered Regn = Registration   One of the largest airline companies in the Balkan prior to the Second World War was the Romanian airline company LARES. It was...

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Fleet list of Drustvo za Vazdrisni Saobracaj A.D. – Aeroput (1927-1941)

Fleet list of Drustvo za Vazdrisni Saobracaj A.D. - Aeroput (1927-1941) Abbreviations: b/u = Broken up Canx = cancelled from the register c/n = Constructor’s Number dbr = Destroyed beyond repair f.u. = Fate unknown In = Date aircraft was taken in use / or registered Regn = Registration wfu = Withdrawn from use   The company was formed in 1927 in the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes and operated mainly domestic air services with French constructed aircraft. In the mid-thirties the fleet was modernized with American Lockheed L.10A Electra’s. After the German occupation of Yugoslavia the company was...

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