Saturday, 1 July 2017

Dutch naval aircraft visiting the Lesser Sunda Islands, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper De Indische Courant dated 17 August 1925

An item reported the departure yesterday morning from the Dutch naval airbase Morokrambangan, Dutch East Indies of the floating planes W.7, W.8 en W. 12 (1) to fly over the Lesser Sunda Islands during 13 days included landings and to return on the 28th at Surabaya, Dutch East Indies. Commanding office was naval lieutenant W.A. Tetenberg. In the afternoon was Bima arrived and on the 18th was the journey to be continued towards Larantoeka, Flors, Dutch East Indies.

1. All of the Brandenburg W 12 (van Berkel A) type.