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Logo IG Luftfahrt DresdenAt the beginning of June, some members of our interest group paid a visit to SVT Görlitz, combined with the opportunity to visit the Vindebona Association in Dresden. The purpose was to compare information from our IG Luftfahrt Dresden and the IG Luftfahrt Schkeuditz, that in these trains seats according to the design documents of the aircraft seats of the first German jet-driven passenger aircraft, which "152" should have been installed. Further research confirmed this assumption, since the former MAB Schkeuditz, Plant 5 of the United Aircraft Works in Dresden, was the developer and producer of both the aircraft seats and the railcars.
Sitze Passagierflugzeug 152

The train seats are not identical to those of the 152 / I and / II.

Sitze VT 18.16But they arose from the existing designs for the "152" and the successor model "153", with design changes and adjustments for the SVT. Because seat frames, folding table, backrest shape, armrest and locking point to the same design documents. The bogies of the seats are a special new design for the SVT railcar.
Sitze Passagierflugzeug 153

These were interesting results that we want to pursue further - in the sense of obtaining certificates of concrete industrial history in the local aircraft construction. From this point of view, our respect for the enthusiasts at SVT.

Dipl. Ing. Konrad Eulitz         for IG Luftfahrt

The following contributions were shown in the MDR series "Auf schmaler Spur":

01.05.2020 Mit Expresszügen der Reichsbahn durch Mitteldeutschland

22.04.2019 Zuglegende SVT soll zurückkehren    Trailer

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