BRYAN GIBBINS COLLECTION
No. 8366. Bücker Bü 133C Jungmeister (G-AYSJ c/n 38)
Photographed at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire, UK, by Bran Gibbins
11/30/2008. This original Jungmeister, powered by an 160 hp Siemens Sh 14A-4 seven-cylinder radial engine, was one of 47 produced by the Swiss Dornier works at Altenrhein. It served with the Swiss AF, s/n U-91, struck off charge it was used by several aerobatic pilots registered first as HB-MIW, later as D-EHVP. Presently registered as G-AYSJ, the aircraft wears the colours and the marking LG+01 from an aircraft of the special Luftwaffe aerobatic squadron that was formed in 1938 by Hauptmann (Captain) Hans Trübenbach with pilots from 1(J)/LG 2.
Created November 30, 2008