Heinkel He 111 in action


Heinkel He 111 in action

Heinkel He 111 in action (Aircraft Number 184)
By George Punka, John Lowe

Publisher: Squadron/Signal Publications 2002 58 Pages
ISBN: 0897474465
PDF 25 MB

In early 1932, the German airline Deutsche Lufthansa (DLH) sought a high-speed, small-capacity airliner for its domestic routes. The Ernst Heinkel AG (Aktiengesellschaft; Joint-Stock Company) responded to this requirement with the He 70 Blitz (Lightning), which first flew on 1 December 1932. This single-engine, all-metal monoplane with retracting undercarriage impressed DLH with its performance. Heinkel delivered 12 production He 70s to DLH. which placed the aircraft into commercial service on 15 June 1934.




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