AKA Kurt Ungewitter

Curt Ungewitter
Photo courtesy of Rene Hackstetter, 11-19-04

Karl Hackstetter
Basser's World Record Flight
     From the left: Curt Ungewitter, Rumpler Works Pilot, Flugzeugfuhrer No. 683 from 17.2.1914; Rekordflieger Robert Thelan, Flugzeugfuhrer Nr.9 from 11.5.1910; Hackstetter; Gustav Basser, with a floral wreath on his arm, Flugzeugfuhrer Nr. 354 from 24.1.1913; Rumpler; Werkmeister Schurer; Werner Wieting, Flugzeugfuhrer Nr. 312 from 15.10.1912 ( bildete als Fluglehrer u.a. Gunther Pluschow, den "Flieger von Tsingtau" aus); von Stoephasius, Flugzeugfuhrer Nr. 434 from 17.6.1913.
     Gustav Basser had just concluded his world record flight, in a Rumpler of course!
Text and photo courtesy of Rene Hackstetter, 10-30-04

     If you search for "Curt Ungewitter", using the Google search engine, (10-30-04), you will find just one link, but it proved to be a very important one.

Pilotenschein- Nummer
     This page offers some basic details on Curt Ungewitter, as well as hundreds of other pioneer German aviators. Curt was identified in the photograph above as Pilot #683. You can find his entry by clicking on the title above and scrolling down to number 683.

     If you search on the alternate spelling of his name, "Kurt Ungewitter", using the Google search engine, (10-30-04), you will find about 20 links.

     Kurt was an ace in the German Air Force in WW I. You can learn some of the details of exploints on this page of the AERODROME website. You can access the page by clicking on the title above.
     If you are not already familiar with this important resource, and if time permits, I suggest that you visit the homepage and take advantage of some of the many features which are available.

Kurt Ungewitter died on March 14 1927
Editor's Note:
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