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For over 20 years, the luxury watch manufacturer, IWC of Schaffhausen, Switzerland, has been cooperating with Ju-Air, the Swiss-based operator of three Junkers JU-52. This latest color scheme with the IWC logo was first presented to the public in April 2015.
This model is one the very rare aircraft models available in 1/160 scale. Herpa is focusing its production mainly on currently airworthy Ju-52
including their re-painted versions for advertising campaigns.
Length: 11.88 cm / 4.63 in
Wingspan: 18.12 cm / 7.07 in
The Junkers Ju 52/3m (nicknamed Tante Ju ("Aunt Ju") and Iron Annie) is a German trimotor transport aircraft manufactured from 1931 to 1952. Initially designed with a single engine but subsequently produced as a trimotor it saw both civilian and military service during the 1930s and 1940s. In a civilian role, it flew with over twelve air carriers including Swissair and Deutsche Lufthansa as an airliner and freight hauler. In a military role, it flew with the German Luftwaffe as a troop and cargo transport and briefly as a medium bomber. The Ju 52 continued in postwar service with military and civilian air fleets well into the 1980s.
Two variants were constructed:
AAC.1 Toucan (France)
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Road Name History
Based at the AIR FORCE CENTER Duebendorf (near Zurich, Switzerland) since 1983, JU-AIR has given many people the opportunity to enjoy unique flying experiences on board its four Junkers Ju-52 oldtimer airplanes, affectionately known in German as 'Tante Ju' ('Auntie Ju').
Herpa, or Herpa Miniaturmodelle GmbH, is a German manufacturer of die-cast model aircraft under the Herpa Wings trademark and plastic car models under the Herpa Cars & Trucks trademark. The mainstay of Herpa Wings is in the 1/500 scale, although models are also produced in the 1/400, 1/200, and 1/1000 scales as well. Herpa Cars & Trucks are mainly produced in the 1/87 scale, although 1/120 and 1/160 scales are also offered.
Herpa also produces magazines for car & truck enthusiasts and model aircraft enthusiasts, known as Der Maßstab and WingsWorld respectively.
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Item created by: Alain LM
on 2017-01-06 12:14:33. Last edited by gdm
on 2018-01-24 08:23:48
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