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Re: Civilian versions of bomber aircraft
« Reply #105 on: December 04, 2018, 02:55:25 pm »
An ancient thread was dug out. Let's thus mention that the He 111 was also built and intended as fast passenger and postal aircraft. It was less economical than Ju 52/3m (and less safe), though.

There are plenty photos of He 111C on the web, so I won#t post any here. You should look at them, it was probably the best-looking passenger aircraft of the 30's (despite the Condor)!

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Re: Civilian versions of bomber aircraft
« Reply #106 on: December 04, 2018, 08:21:30 pm »
The 111 was designed as a passenger plane like how the 109 was designed as a fast mail carrier.

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Re: Civilian versions of bomber aircraft
« Reply #107 on: December 08, 2018, 12:47:21 pm »
The 111 was designed as a passenger plane like how the 109 was designed as a fast mail carrier.

Please do not forget the famous Dornier Do-17 airliner..... ;D

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Re: Civilian versions of bomber aircraft
« Reply #108 on: December 08, 2018, 01:38:43 pm »
In the early 1950s, I was a line boy at one of the two major airports in Louisville, Ky.  During the week before the Kentucky Derby, it seemed like every executive aircraft in the USA flew in (surely an exaggeration)!  I remember executive conversions of B-23, -24,-25 and even a Martin B-28 with a large oval window in the aft fuselage. there were several Douglas B-26s (aka A-26), but IIRC, the most common executive conversions were Lockheed Venturas.

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