Junkers W 33

Utility Aircraft

Junkers W33L Bremen D-1146 c/n 2504 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Junkers W 33 is a single-engine three-seat utility aircraft produced by the German manufacturer Junkers Flugzeugwerk AG. The Junkers W 33 served as a mail plane, trainer, survey aircraft, and agricultural aircraft. The W 33 was designed as a transport aircraft but could by equipped with up to six passenger seats.
The Junkers W 33 is a development of the Junkers F 13. It could be equipped with floats instead of the wheel landing gear. The Junkers W 33 D-1167 Bremen was the first (heavier than air) aircraft to cross the Atlantic Ocean non-stop in East-West direction.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelJunkers L5
Engine Power228 kW306 hp
Speed196 km/h106 kts
  122 mph
Service Ceiling3.500 m11.483 ft
Range800 km432 NM
497 mi.
Empty Weight1.400 kg3.087 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.100 kg4.630 lbs
Wing Span17,75 m58 ft 3 in
Wing Area43,0 m463 ft
Length10,50 m34 ft 5 in
Height2,90 m9 ft 6 in
First Flight17.06.1926
Production Statusout of production
Total Production199
Developed fromJunkers F 13
Data for (Version)Junkers W 33 f