Messerschmitt M 18
Type WerkNr. Registration History
a 27 D-947 Sh 11 engine. First flight 15/6 1926. In July 1927  to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth.  To Deutsche Verkehrsflug, Nürnberg in Nov. 1931. In June 1934 to DLV e.V., Berlin
b 28 D-1118  In 1926 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth. Chartered by Luftverkehr Thüringen . To Deutsche Verkehrsflug, Nürnberg in Nov. 1931.
b 29 D-1133 In 1926 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth. To Deutsche Verkehrsflug, Nürnberg in Nov. 1931.
b 30 D-1177 Sh 12 engine. In 1927 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth Crashed 22/9 1927 at Rudolstadt/Schwarza. One passenger and one of the crew were killed
b 365 = 32 D-1326 Sh 12 engine. Made by BFW. In Febr. 1928 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth. To Deutsche Verkehrsflug, Nürnberg in Nov. 1931. Crashed Oct. 1933
b 366 = 33 D-1333 Sh 12 engine. Made by BFW. In Febr. 1928 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth. To Deutsche Verkehrsflug, Nürnberg in Nov. 1931.
b 367 = 34 D-1347 Sh 12 engine. Made by BFW. In Febr. 1928 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth. To Deutsche Verkehrsflug, Nürnberg in Nov. 1931.
b 368 D-1365 Sh 12 engine. Made by BFW. In Febr. 1928 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth. To Deutsche Verkehrsflug, Nürnberg in Nov. 1931.
b 369 D-1266 Sh 12 engine. Made by BFW. In Febr. 1928 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth. To Deutsche Verkehrsflug, Nürnberg in Nov. 1931.
b 370 D-1405 Sh 12 engine. Made by BFW. In June 1928 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth. To Deutsche Verkehrsflug, Nürnberg in Nov. 1931.
b 413 D-1496 Sh 12 engine. Made by BFW. In Aug. 1928 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth. To Deutsche Verkehrsflug, Nürnberg in Nov. 1931.
b 420 D-1567, D-ODES Sh 12 engine. Made by BFW. In Febr. 1929 to DVL e.V., Adlershof. To Deutsche Verkehrsflug, Nürnberg in Nov. 1931.
b 419 D-1577 Sh 12 engine. In March 1929 to DVL e.V., Adlershof. Destroyed in Nov. 1930
b 414 D-1581 Sh 12 engine.In Aug. 1928 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth.  In March 1929 to DVL e.V., Adlershof. In Oct. 1932 to Deutsche Verkehrsflug, Nürnberg
b 435 D-1643 Sh 12 engine. Made by BFW. In May 1929 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth. To Deutsche Verkehrsflug, Nürnberg in Nov. 1931.
c 447 CH-144 Sold to Switzerland, used by Eidgenössischen  Grundbuchamt Bern for survey flights. later used by the famous Swiss pilot Mittelholzer
c 448 D-1860, CS-AAH In June 1930 registered to BFW AG, sold abroad in April 1931 with a Lynx engine
d 469 D-1812 Wright Whirlwind engine. In April 1930 registered to BFW AG, from July 1930 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth. In Sept. 1931 chartered by Münchner Fotogrammetri GmbH. Crashed  Sept. 1931 in Mid Sweden
d 470   Sold to China in July 1931. Used at Hangchow for aerial survey
d 476 CH-191, HB-IME Armstrong-Siddeley Lynx engine. Sold to Ad Astra / Swissair
d 477 D-1847 Made by BFW. In May 1930 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth. To Deutsche Verkehrsflug, Nürnberg in Nov. 1931. Sh 12 engine, from Sept. 1930  Walter Mars
d 478 D-1848 Made by BFW. In May 1930 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth. To Deutsche Verkehrsflug, Nürnberg in Nov. 1931. Sh 12 engine, from Aug. 1930  Walter Mars. Destroyed in 1933
d 479 D-1861 "Krefeld".  In June 1930 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth. To Deutsche Verkehrsflug, München in Nov. 1931. Sh 12 engine, from July. 1930  Walter Mars
d 480 D-1872 In June 1930 to Nordbayerische Verkehrsflug, Fürth. To Deutsche Verkehrsflug, München in Nov. 1931. Sh 12 engine, from Aug. 1930  Walter Mars. Sold abroad in Nov. 1936
d 481   Wright Whirlwind engine Taken over by RLM in 1933/34 and used by the Deutschen Luftsportverbandes
d 482 D-ORIZ Wright Whirlwind engine, from 1933/34 an Argus As 10c engine.Taken over by RLM in 1933/34 and used by the Deutschen Luftsportverbandes

 

Type a 1 + 3 seat airliner b 1 + 4 seat airliner c Photo missions d 1 +6 seat airliner
Engine 1 Sh 11 1 Sh 12 1 Armstrong-Siddeley Lynx 1) Wright Whirlwind 2)  Armstrong-Siddeley Lynx 3) Walter Mars 4) Sh 12 5) Argus As 8
Dimensions   Length 8.05 m, height 2.25 m,  span 15.60 m, wingarea 24.80 m2   Length 9.0m,  span 15.8 m
Weights   Empty 600 kg, flying weight 1200 kg    
Performance   Max. speed 145 km/h, cruising speed 130 km/h, service ceiling 2700 m, range 700 km