Nikon D80, Nikkor AF-S DX ED 18-200mm VR lens at f4.5, 1/200sec, ISO 100, 18mm, Kodak EasyShare, 07.26.2007.

Looking similar the Junkers Ju 52 was almost one-third larger and heavier than the Ford Trimotor.
The aircrafts corrugated metal skin and ugly exterior, the Ju 52 was not a beauty, but this aircraft was loved and fondly known to airmen as Tante Ju (Aunt Ju). Although designed as a pioneering airliner, the Ju 52 was also a military aircraft, serving the Luftwaffe as a bomber, transporter, trainer and minesweeper.
Ju 52s were manufactured in France, Hungary and Spain after the war.
This example of the Ju 52 displayed at the National Museum of the USAF, Dayton, Ohio, USA.


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  • Colin J Williams Photography
    Colin J Willia...10 months ago

    This is superb work !! – Colin

  • Colin, thank you so very, always appreciated!

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  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyer10 months ago

    Nice on John. – Ted

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  • John Sharp
    John Sharp10 months ago

    Nice shot John.

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  • PineSinger
    PineSinger10 months ago

    Great info with this wonderful image!

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  • Barbara Manis
    Barbara Manis10 months ago

    Great work, John!

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  • billfox256
    billfox25610 months ago

    A specter out of the past in this excellent capture!!!!! Bill

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  • canonman99
    canonman9910 months ago

    nice interesting piece John

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  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheep10 months ago

    Very lovely colors and lighting!!

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  • vadim19
    vadim1910 months ago

    wonderful capture!

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  • Gene Walls
    Gene Walls10 months ago

    Excellent detail shot, John! This plane has obviously seen a lot of hours in the sky.

  • Thank you for your kind comment, Gene…. Appreciated!

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