Aeroplane Monthly 1987-12
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J.Stroud - Wings of Peace
Junkers-G 38 D-2000 shows off its massive bat-like wing. Note the leading-edge cabin windows.
The first G 38 in its original form, with large undercarriage spats.
The second G 38 under construction at Dessau.
A TWO-STOREY AIRBUS: The large Junkers G.38 airliner has been modified to meet the demand for extra passenger space by the addition of a "second storey" on top of the fuselage, between the wings. A smoking compartment has also been provided. The machine will be put into service between Berlin and London.
The first G 38, D-2000, over Croydon Airport.
D-2500 as the G 38ce at Tempelhof, Berlin.
Rhe same aircraft, re-registered D-APIS and with modified cabin windows.
Early view of the G 38 after removal of the spats.
The Junkers G.38 D-2000 (4 Junkers engines) making an approach to Croydon on June 12, 1931.
The first G 38 after it was named Deutschland and re-registered D-AZUR
G 38 D-APIS at Croydon, with the wing cabin windows clearly visible.
View from the smoking cabin through the main lower deck cabin to the upper deck of one of the G 38s.
KEITH WOODCOCK'S painting shows the Lufthansa G 38 Generalfeldmarschall von Hindenburg approaching Croydon Airport.