by Horst Zoeller, 1996 - 2020, 67th Edition, 22 Nov 2020

People SAA - UZZ

Sachsenberg, Gotthard

( *   06. Dec. 1892   23. Aug. 1961 )

1919 - 1925 Junkers Luftverkehr (Managing Director)
1925 - 1928 JFA Sales Departement

During WWI Gotthard Sachsenberg was a commanding officer of a navy aircraft unit. He favorized the Junkers J7 and J9 and in 1918 his unit was equipped with Junkers J9 aircraft. After WWI Sachsenberg's unit continued fighting at the Baltic regions against Russia. His unit received 30 Junkers J9 aircraft plus 15 Junkers J10. In May 1919 Sachsenberg founded the Lloyd Ostflug GmbH with the support of Hugo Junkers, Albatros Flugzeugwerke and the Norddeutscher Lloyd shipping company. In December 1921 parts of the Lloyd Ostflug were integrated in the newly formed Junkers Department for Air Traffic at Dessau. Sachsenberg became the director of this new departement and was responsible for the development of the new Junkers Luftverkehr. In October 1925 Sachsenberg, now managing director of the Junkers Luftverkehrs AG was forced to leave his position by the RVM, who blamed him responsible for the desolate situation of the German airtraffic industry.

Gotthard Sachsenberg was also responsible for the German-Russian Fili treaties in 1922. In 1926 Sachsenberg became manager of the Junkers sales departement. He still remained as a member of the supervisory board of the Oberschlesische Luftverkehrs AG after 1925. From 1928 to 1932 Sachsenberg was member of the German Reichstag. He therefore left Junkers, but returned later to IFA and became again a IFA managing director position here. After new disputes with Junkers he left IFA finally in December 1931.

In 1933 he joint the shipyard company of his father at Rosslau. In 1934 he was accused by the Nazi Government and prisoned in a KZ. Since 1942 Sachsenberg developed flying boats at the shipyards in Rosslau. He continued these developements after WWII and tried to reinstall several Junkers organisations together with Hagemann.


  • - Homepage of Sachsenberg Foundation with several infos


Schilling, Ernst

( *   28. Aug. 1897   )

1924 - 1945 Junkers Design Office (later Ju88 Programme Manager)

Ernst Schilling studied naval constructions at the TH Berlin until 1922. From 1922 to 1924 he worked for Tecklenburg Shipyards and later for the Krupp Germania Shipyards. Schilling joined Junkers Flugzeugwerke in 1924. His initial work was started with design supports of theJunkers G23. Later he was responsible for the wing design of the Junkers G38. Later he was the type manager of the Junkers Ju88 program since May 1939. He was responsible for the further developments of the Ju88, as well as of its successors Ju188 and Ju388. After WWII Schilling went to West Germany and worked for BBD at Mannheim.



Schleissing, Hermann

( *   04. Sept. 1873   02. June 1940 )

1893 - 1918 Junkers + Co. Financial Departement since 1897 Managing Director 1917 - 1919 Junkers-Fokker AG Managing Director
1922 - ???? Ad Astra Managing Director
1923 - 1925 JLAG Supervisory Board
1925 - 1931 JFA Financial Director

Schleissing joint Junkers & Co in 1893 and took over several financial functions. When Junkers went back to Aachen for his studies and lectures in 1897, Schleissing became managing director of the Junkers & Co. company. Under Schleissing's management ICO became a successfull company in the field of water boilers. In 1917 Schleissing left the management position at ICO and became managing director of the Junkers-Fokker-Werke A.G. After WWI Schleissing was engaged in the air transport section of Junkers. In 1922 he belonged to the director's board of Ad Astra. In 1923 he was the TREU supervisory member for Rumpler Luftverkehr and in 1924 he joint the supervisory boards of Junkers Luftverkehrs AG and Sudwestdeutsche Luftverkehrs AG. Later Schleissing was the financial managing director of Junkers Flugzeugwerke AG. He left Junkers in 1931 after disputes with Junkers about the A50 development and general management questions, however Schleissing remained as a member of the supervisory board. He also was the managing director of the Junkers Motorenwerke GmbH at Magdeburg and supervisory member of the Oberschlesische Luftverkehrs AG. In June 1932 Schleissing finally left all Junkers positions. Schleissing was also chairman of the metal industry organisation at Saxony-Anhalt.



von Schlippe, Boris

( * 12 Jun 1903 - )

1930 - 1945 JFM Research Office
1946 - 1950 OKB-I Podberesje

Boris von Schlippe started his carreer at Rohrbach Flugzeugbau. In 1930 he moved to Junkers. In 1935 he became Chief construction head for the high altitude aircraft EF61. Later he became head of a new Research Department for Jet driven aircraft (EFo Types).

In 1946 he was sent to OKB-I in Podberseje, but returned already in 1950.







Schrecker, Martin

( * 9 Nov 1909 - )

1934 - 1945 JFM Design Office
1946 - 1954 OKB-I Podberesje
1955 - 1955 Pirna Engine Plant

Martin Schrecker Joint Junkers in 1934. He worked on designs of the Ju90, Ju290 and Ju287 as well as the Ju252. In 1946 Schrecker was sent to OKB-I in Podberesje, where he worked under Hans Wocke on detailled designs of the EF developments.

After his return in 1954 Schrecker Joint the VEB Pirna Engine facilities, but escaped to West Germany in the same year. Schrecker Joint the Weser Flugzeugbau in Bremen and became type Manager for the Transall Programme in 1961.





Schubert, Franz

( * 5 Apr 1905 - )

1933 - 1945 JFM Construction Office (Air Conditioning)
1946 - 1954 OLB-I Podberesje
1958 - ???? VEB Flugzeugbau Dresden

Franz Schubert studied Engineering in Köthen. He Joint Junkers in 1933. His work was mostly focused on air conditioning and pressurizations of cabins, i.e. for the Ju287 and Ju388. In 1946 he was sent to OKB-I in Podberesje. Since 1955 Schubert worked at the VEB Flugzeugbau Dresden.







Dr. Schumann, Hans Georg

( * 12 Jun 1911 - )

1934 - 1945 JFM Design Office
1946 - 1954 OKB-I Podberesje
1955 - ???? VEB Flugzeugbau Dresden

Hans Georg Schumann Joint Junkers in 1934 as a design engineer. His work was focused on the layout of flight characteristics. He was engaged on the Ju287 and Ju288. In 1945 Schumann became head of the Department for Flight Mechanics.

In 1946 he was sent to OKB-I Podberesje and participated on all EF developments in Russia. After his return to Germany in 1954 he worked at VEB Flugzeugbau, but later escaped to West Germany, where he Joint Weser Flugzeugbau. He was responsible for the test flight Programme of the VFW614 later.






Szyszka, Paul

( * 1903 - )

???? - 1945 JFM Construction Office (Landing Gears)
1946 - 1954 OKB-I Podberesje
1955 - ???? VEB Flugzeugbau Dresden (Landing Gear)

Paul Szyszka was a landing gear specialist at Junkers Construction Office. He designed the Ju88 and Ju288 landing gears. In Podberesje Szyszka was engaged in the design of the Tandem Wheel gear of the EF150. When Szyszka returned to Germany he Joint the VEB Flugzeugbau Dresden, where he became the head of the landing gear construction Office.






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contents last updated 14 Feb 2018