Lufthansa Focke-Wulf Fw 200 arrives in New York 70 years ago

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On this day 70 years ago a Lufthansa Focke-Wulf Fw 200 made a non-stop flight from Berlin to New York, via Hamburg, Glasgow, Newfoundland, and Halifax, taking 24hrs 36minutes for the trip.

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3 Responses to Lufthansa Focke-Wulf Fw 200 arrives in New York 70 years ago

  1. John Price 11 August, 2008 at 2:07 pm #

    NON-STOP ??? 24 hr 36 min ???
    What did it do in the places mentioned, or did this record-breaker just fly over them ???
    Signed
    The Niggly Wrinkly

  2. Barbara Cockburn 13 August, 2008 at 12:31 pm #

    I’m afraid I’m not able to answer this. But I’m happy to open it up to others more knowledgeable….

  3. M West 17 August, 2008 at 10:37 am #

    Flightglobal archive confirms non-stop, (ref.1938-2338…..search ‘condor berlin new york 1938′)….return non-stop took just over 19 hours…..extra fuel tanks carried

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