Asobo’s Junkers Ju 52

Asobo models a 1930s classic

As the availability of new scenery and aircraft add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator (MFS) via its Marketplace continues to accelerate, we take the opportunity to review an Asobo release of a historic classic of the 1930s, the Junkers Ju 52.

Asobo’s Junkers Ju 52

As the availability of new scenery and aircraft add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator (MFS) via its Marketplace continues to accelerate, we take the opportunity to review an Asobo release of a historic classic of the 1930s, the Junkers Ju 52.

A classic and innovative aircraft

One of the signs of a ‘classic’ aircraft is how well it is recognised today. The Ju 52 certainly fits the bill with its distinctive corrugated duralumin skin material and the tri-motor engine configuration. Design commenced in 1930 and within two years, both the design and engine testing was complete and they were beginning to fly commercially with airlines in Europe and South America.

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