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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #15 on: November 02, 2013, 05:40:39 PM »
This entire topic of Lufthansa '46 is cool  8)
All the designs are great  :)
Am in a state (besides Washington) of overwhelmedness where all are favorites  :-*
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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #16 on: November 03, 2013, 05:42:06 AM »
I'd suggest the craftspeople who were turning out FW-190 parts instead continue with Ju-52 parts instead and have Lufthansa Air Cargo (LuftLift???) contribute to the rebuilding of Europe.   
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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #17 on: November 03, 2013, 08:18:03 AM »
Just a thought, after the Allied victory, Ju-52/3M production continues, but with up-engined (R2600, R2800?) for better takeoff performance.  Definitely of use in rebuilding Europe and positive reparations (realistically, built at cost, no profit - but keeping people employed and money flowing).

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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #18 on: November 03, 2013, 12:13:26 PM »
Another option: 1200hp R-1830 engines as used on C-47 would be over 400hp per engine increase.

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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #19 on: November 03, 2013, 12:14:12 PM »
Thought of 1830's too.
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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #20 on: November 03, 2013, 01:46:40 PM »
Junkers factory was in Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt which was in the Russian zone, so re-opening it seems rather
unlikely.
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Focke-Wulf was in Bremen, but continued bombing led to new facilities in eastern Germany and Poland.
See above for why that's a geo-political problem, also F-W used forced, slave and POW labour, so I
don't suppose those were the workers Darryl had in mind.
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Ju 52 production did continue post-war in France and Spain.

R-2600 or R-2800 would be overkill on the Tante Ju. R-1820 or R-1830 more likely, and a pair of either
would suffice to replace the three BMW 132s. Swedish Ju 52 used P&W Wasp S3H1G(R-1340).


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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #21 on: May 31, 2015, 05:24:06 AM »
I'm thinking that my 1/72 Baade-152 is perfect for this scenario...
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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #22 on: June 02, 2015, 01:25:39 AM »
A couple of abortive pre-war long-range projects that might generate ideas.

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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #23 on: June 16, 2015, 12:47:12 AM »
I played with the idea of a Noratlas with the tip jets as a freighter.

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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #24 on: May 15, 2018, 07:08:58 PM »
Lots of interesting german projects in this site: http://www.flying-things.ch/air46.htm