Air Enthusiast 1972-01
??? - The airliner that went to war
The Ju 86 V4 D-AREV, one of the prototypes of the commercial version, in DLH service. The nacelle shape differed from that of the production Ju 86B-0 with Jumo engines.
A Junkers Ju 86B-0 of DLH at Berlin Airport, parked behind a second aircraft of the same type.
The production Ju 86B-0 with Jumo engines.
The first Ju 86B-0 supplied to Swissair: it operated for only a few month.
One of several Ju 86Z-2s supplied to Manchuria for operation by the local airline, which was closely controlled by the military authorities. These aircraft carried military-style insignia on the wings and tail unit, and the "registrations" fell between M-212 and M-223.
Среди зарубежных покупателей Ju 86 была и Южная Африка. Доработанные бомбардировщики Ju 86Z-7 из 12-й эскадрильи SAAF (на снимке) первоначально использовались авиакомпанией "South African Airways" для коммерческих перевозок. Эти самолеты были оснащены рядными двигателями Pratt & Whitney Hornet.
Junkers Ju 86Z-7s of the South African Air Force, after conversion from transports to bomber configuration.
The same aircraft modified for service with the Swedish Air Force.
A SAA Ju 86Z-7, temporarily named Saul Solomon before becoming Jan van Riebeeck.
Junkers Ju 86s in production for South African Airways in 1936.
On of the SAA Junkers after conversion for the South African Air Force.
The head-on, plan and centre side-view depict the Ju 86C-1, with Jumo 205 engines and rear-fuselage fairing. The upper side-view shows the version with Kestrel engines and without the fairing while the lower side-view depicts the Ju 86Z-7.