Junkers


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Jun·kers

 (yo͝ong′kərz, -kərs), Hugo 1859-1935.
German aircraft engineer who designed the first successful all-metal airplane (1915) and helped establish early mail and passenger airlines.

Junkers

(ˈjʊŋkəz)
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(Biography) Hugo. 1859–1935, German aircraft designer. His military aircraft were used in both World Wars
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But the Baron and Baroness are members of an older generation, as well as Prussian Junkers and landowners.
Our young man was a stiff conservative, a Junker of Junkers; he thought modern democracy a temporary phase and expected to find many arguments against it in the great Republic.
An all-new Junkers F13 monoplane built from the original 1919 blueprints flew for the first time, in September.
On one notable occasion in 1940, a Spitfire of No 72 Squadron RAF flying out of Woolsington shot down a Junkers Ju88 bomber at night - a remarkable achievement for an aircraft considered unsuitable for night fighting.
He was hit by friendly fire from a Spitfire chasing a Junkers 88 over Edinburgh.
It took place between the crew of a shot-down Luftwaffe Junkers 88, who armed themselves with machine guns from the aircraft, and the London Irish Rifles, led by Captain John Cantopher and later awarded the George Medal.
1915: The German Junkers J1, the first all-metal aeroplane, was test flown at Dessau.
The Junkers bombers from Denmark were unescorted, such was the arrogance of the German commanders.
THE Junkers JU87 or Stuka - short for Sturzkampfflugzeug, the German word for dive-bomber - was a twoseater aircraft easily recognised from its cranked wing shape, fixed undercarriage and fearsome wailing produced by sirens in the wings.
Since Retallack appears to agree that ideology is excluded from the conservative mental map, it being anchored in the actual conditions of a traditional order, it is hard to see how the Junkers found any agreement with the radical nationalists who joined them to make up the German Right as it moved into the twentieth century.
The cross section of the Junkers opposed-piston engine shows the correct opposed-piston engine layout with two crankshafts in a vertical inline configuration.