Junkers Ju-52 Auntie Ju 1/52 Scale Mahogany Model
Introducing the ready-built FGJ52TE Desktop Model. This 1/52 scale model was handmade with precision and accuracy to produce the finest model that will be the centerpiece of your collection for years to come. This model is a perfect gift for pilots and aviation enthusiasts alike. Not too big or too small, this model features a wingspan of 15 inches and a length of 20.13 inches. This model features a very accurate paint scheme with realistic panel lines.
The Junkers Ju 52 was a transport type of aircraft manufactured by Junkers. It was also a bomber nicknamed Auntie Ju. Its maiden flight was on the 13th of October 1930 and was introduced commercially in 1931. Its primary users are Luftwaffe, Spain, and France.
It flew with other air carriers as an airliner and freight hauler. Junkers Ju 52 Auntie Ju also flew in military role with Luftwaffe as a troop, a cargo transport, and a medium bomber. Ju 52 was still active with Swiss Air Force until early 1980s. The Ju 52 was designed by Ernst Zindel with his team at the Junkers located at Dessau in 1930.
The Ju 52/3m g7e allows only three flight crew and that includes two pilots and a radio operator. It has a capacity for passengers of 18 troops or 12 litter patients. It has a length of 18.90 meter; wingspan of 29.25 meter; height of 4.5 meter; wing area of 110.5 square meters; weight of 6,510 kilogram when empty and 9,200 kilogram as max takeoff weight. It was powered by 3x BMW 132T radial engines, 533 kW (715 hp) each. The Ju 52 has a maximum speed of 265 km/h; service ceiling of 5,490 meter; and rate of climb 17 minutes to 3,050 meter. It got 1x 13 mm MG 131 machine gun in a dorsal position; 2x 7.92 mm MG 15 machine guns; and up to 455 kilogram of bombs.