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The Dornier Do 26 was a result from a 1937 order from Deutsche Lufthansa for three long range flying boats, capable of operating non-stop in the Lisbon-New York route. The first prototype, D-AGNT Seeadler (Sea Eagle), made its first flight on 21 May, 1938, and the second one, D-AWDS Seefalke (Sea Falcon) was completed in the beginning of 1939. These were the only boats completed before the war, so the third prototype D-ASRA Seemöwe (Seagull) went to Luftwaffe together with 3 more aircraft. Both Seeadler and Seefalke never went into service in the North Atlantic route as planned, instead they