DLBS -- Deutsche Lufthansa Berlin-Stiftung (or Deutsche Lufthansa Berlin Foundation in English), is a non-profit organization found in Berlin on the 13th June 1986. They restore, conserve and present historical aircraft in a condition ready for flight. The aim of this foundation is to conserve cultural values and patronage of science in the territory of civil aviation.
Photographed by Andreas Zube.
|Fleet of DLBS|
The current fleet of DLBS consists of 4 different planes. These include the "Berlin-Tempelhof" Junkers Ju-52 (Reg. #D-AQUI), which is the main character of this article, the "Elly Beinhorn" Messerschmitt Me-108 (Reg. #D-EBEI), which is shown on demonstration flights during air-shows only, the two-seater airplane Arado Ar-79, now stored in the museum in Berlin for presentation, and a Dornier Do-27 (Reg. #D-EDNU), which is for pilot training and demonstration flights on air-shows only.