The Transall airplanes of Transportwing 62, Wunstorf, Lower Saxonie.
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Transportwing 62 Transall 50+93, "Fly Out Wunstorf"
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High value 250 g/m2 silky luster paper poster at the size of DIN A3 (420x297 mm, 16 1/2 x 11 3/4'', DIN A2 and DIN A1 optional) with aircraft scheme and textual descriptions. All texts in german. DIN A2 and DIN A1 versions are optional, and will be printed after reception of the order which means a delay of ca. 1 week for the shipping. Wunstorf Airfield - Home of Transport Wing 62 Wunstorf airfield was build 1934 for the Wehrmacht and hosted until the end of the war a series of combat wings and groups with varios types of aircraft. 1945 the RAF took over the airfield and used it until 1958, partially with the Royal Canadian Airforce and volunteers from Belgium and the Netherlands. Stationed where different types of aircraft, mainly WW II tpyes but also the first operational RAF jets. From June 1948 until May 1949 the airfield was solely used for the Berlin air-bridge. The RAF was dislocated to RAF Gütersloh during this operation. March 1958 the new german Luftwaffe took over the airfield and stationed the Flugzeugführerschule "S" (pilot traning school) there which trained pilots first on Noratlas N2501 and later on C-160 Transall. Through restructioring measures in 1978 the school was transferred to Air Transport Wing 62, which is at home there until today (2017). Well known became the wing when in 1993 one of its birds came under fire by the Serbs when flying in to the isolated town of Sarajewo to bring in food and supply for the starving population. The load master got injured seriously. Meanwhile (2017) Air Transport Wing 62 is the central type station for the new A400M and hosts the central training facility for german and french pilots.

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Transportwing 62 Transall 50+97, "Operational Wing Masar-e-Sharif"
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High value 250 g/m2 silky luster paper poster at the size of DIN A3 (420x297 mm, 16 1/2 x 11 3/4'', DIN A2 and DIN A1 optional) with aircraft scheme and textual descriptions. All texts in german. DIN A2 and DIN A1 versions are optional, and will be printed after reception of the order which means a delay of ca. 1 week for the shipping. Backgroundstory Since the start of the ISAF operation Germany supported continously the air transport missions in the theatre with four to eight C-160 Transall from his three transport wings. With those Transall protected air transport of personnel and material was conducted and the transport of wounded within the theatre was ensured. In the beginning the airplanes were stationed in Termez, Uzbekistan and from August 2008 on they were transferred to Mazar-e-Sharif in Afghanistan. Since the October 1 2008 the strategic air transport to and from Afghanistan was conducted directly to Masar-e-Sharif airport. Within Afghanistan the air transport is centralized organized with a pool of airplanes of the international partners.The transfer back of the last remaining four Transall of Combat Wing Masar-e-Sharif took place in two steps. On November 3 and 4 2014 the first two were flown back to Transport Wing 61 from Penzing. A short time later in a second step the two remaining airplanes to Transport Wing 62 in Hohn.

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Transportwing 62 Transall 50+97, "Sarajevo Airbridge"
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High value 250 g/m2 silky luster paper poster at the size of DIN A3 (420x297 mm, 16 1/2 x 11 3/4'', DIN A2 and DIN A1 optional) with aircraft scheme and textual descriptions. All texts in german. DIN A2 and DIN A1 versions are optional, and will be printed after reception of the order which means a delay of ca. 1 week for the shipping. Backgroundstory With an international airbridge, conducted from Falkonara in Italy, which started July 3 1992, hundreds of thousands of people trapped in Sarajevo which was besieged by the Bosnian Serbs, were supplied with all kinds of neccessary goods for daily life. German Transall transport aircraft flew until January 4 1996 1412 missions where they transported ca. 10800 tons of material and 3875 persons. On February 6 1993 a severe incident happend when a Transall from TW62 was shot at on approach and the loadmaster got severely injured.

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Transportwing 62 Transall 51+03, Norm 72 high visibility painting
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High value 250 g/m2 silky luster paper poster at the size of DIN A3 (420x297 mm, 16 1/2 x 11 3/4'', DIN A2 and DIN A1 optional) with aircraft scheme and textual descriptions. All texts in german. DIN A2 and DIN A1 versions are optional, and will be printed after reception of the order which means a delay of ca. 1 week for the shipping. Backgroundstory The Transall (mix of 'transport' and 'alliance') C-160D/F is a german-french transport aircraft project from the 1960s. On January 28, 1959, four companies of the later "Transporter Alliance", Weserflug, Hamburger Flugzeugbau HFB, Engineering Blume and Nord-Aviation from Paris, signed a basic contract about a developement partnership. A month later the german-franco work alliance was founded. The work was devided this way: Nord-Aviation: wings and engine nacelles VFW: main fuselage, vertical elevator HFB: fuselage front an rear, parts of the tailplane Overall 169 planes were built. 50 went to the armee de l'air, 110 to the german Luftwaffe and 9 to Southafrica. 1976 a second lot for 25 planes was projected, the Transall NG (New Generation). All planes went to France. Additionally 4 planes for special operations were built and 4 planes for Indonesia. In the 1970s germany sold 20 used airplanes to Turkey.

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Transportwing 62 Transall 51+11, Norm 72 painting
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High value 250 g/m2 silky luster paper poster at the size of DIN A3 (420x297 mm, 16 1/2 x 11 3/4'', DIN A2 and DIN A1 optional) with aircraft scheme and textual descriptions. All texts in german. DIN A2 and DIN A1 versions are optional, and will be printed after reception of the order which means a delay of ca. 1 week for the shipping. Backgroundstory The Transall (mix of 'transport' and 'alliance') C-160D/F is a german-french transport aircraft project from the 1960s. On January 28, 1959, four companies of the later "Transporter Alliance", Weserflug, Hamburger Flugzeugbau HFB, Engineering Blume and Nord-Aviation from Paris, signed a basic contract about a developement partnership. A month later the german-franco work alliance was founded. The work was devided this way: Nord-Aviation: wings and engine nacelles VFW: main fuselage, vertical elevator HFB: fuselage front an rear, parts of the tailplane Overall 169 planes were built. 50 went to the armee de l'air, 110 to the german Luftwaffe and 9 to Southafrica. 1976 a second lot for 25 planes was projected, the Transall NG (New Generation). All planes went to France. Additionally 4 planes for special operations were built and 4 planes for Indonesia. In the 1970s germany sold 20 used airplanes to Turkey.

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