Junkers Motoren Werke

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Dr. Hugo Junkers established factory, 1913, to build marine diesel engines and, later, aircraft engines. Developed cantilever metal wings for aircraft and, forming new company (name unidentified) in 1915, built prototype cantilever monoplanes. Contract for 14 followed and, unable to fulfill the production order by himself, formed new company, Junkers-Fokker-Werke, with Anthony Fokker as equal partner, 20 October 1917, with factory at Dessau. Junkers Motoren Werke continued to operate to the end of WW2.

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Names Junkers Motoren Werke, JUMO
Country Germany
City Magdeburg
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Started aero 1913
Ended aero
Key people Hugo Junkers