The Junkers Ju 52 is a three-engined passenger and transport aircraft. In 1932 the Ju 52 did its maiden flight. The three-engined Ju 52/3m followed from the one-engined Ju 52/1m. Like the Junkers F13 the Ju 52 has got a corrugated iron skin. The landing gear of the Ju 52 is not retractable. The Ju 52 became a very important passenger aircraft. 4835 Ju 52 were built. Since 1932 the Lufthansa (a German airline) used the Ju 52 as a passenger airplane for flights between Berlin and other European cities. During the Second World War Germany used the Ju 52 as a military transport aircraft. There were also versions of the Ju 52 which were used as bombers and had got a machine gun. The Ju 52 was exported to many countries. The Ju 52 has got the nickname "Tante Ju" ("Auntie Ju").
Technical data about the Junkers Ju 52
three BMW 132T-2 each with 619 kW
Maximum takeoff weight
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