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Offline richard

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Re: Messerschmitt Me 321/323, pre- and follow-on projects (ZSO 523)
« Reply #30 on: April 08, 2014, 08:01:33 am »
This was the first step to Me 321/323 . this led to a "Me 263", and later the designation became Me321 ...

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Re: Messerschmitt Me 321/323, pre- and follow-on projects (ZSO 523)
« Reply #31 on: April 08, 2014, 08:09:28 am »
Excellent my dear Richard,


thank you very much.

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Re: Messerschmitt Me 321/323, pre- and follow-on projects (ZSO 523)
« Reply #32 on: April 08, 2014, 02:31:00 pm »
This was the first step to Me 321/323 . this led to a "Me 263", and later the designation became Me321 ...


My dear Richard,


I forget to ask you,do you have a more info or drawings to Me.261 & Me.263 (as a gliders) ?.

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Re: Messerschmitt Me 321/323, pre- and follow-on projects (ZSO 523)
« Reply #33 on: April 08, 2014, 11:11:43 pm »
SORRY , nothing more ...

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Re: Messerschmitt Me 321/323, pre- and follow-on projects (ZSO 523)
« Reply #34 on: April 09, 2014, 05:30:41 am »
Thank you my dear Richard,


and here is a very small info about Me.261 and Me.263 gliders.

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Re: Messerschmitt Me 321/323, pre- and follow-on projects (ZSO 523)
« Reply #35 on: April 09, 2014, 08:14:50 am »
....and here is a very small info about Me.261 and Me.263 gliders.


... from HP. Dabrowski "Messerschmit Me 321/323 - Giants Of The Luftwaffe", Schiffer Publishing, BTW,
interesting additional reading about that type.   ;)
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Re: Messerschmitt Me 321/323, pre- and follow-on projects (ZSO 523)
« Reply #36 on: April 09, 2014, 09:11:58 am »
Thank you my dear Jemiba,


and here is early prototype drawing to Me.321,differed from the production one.

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Re: Messerschmitt Me 321/323, pre- and follow-on projects (ZSO 523)
« Reply #37 on: August 17, 2014, 01:38:10 am »
Got "Deutsche Lastensegler"  by Heint Mankau and Peter Petrick for a bargain price this
week, interesting compendium of the German tarnsport and assault gliders. It contains a
drawing of the Zeppelin Messerschmitt ZMe 323G, a Me 323 development delegated
to Zeppelin, which would have been powered by six GR 14R engines and with the cockpit
located further forward, clearly the precursor to the ZSO 523.
« Last Edit: August 17, 2014, 01:54:30 am by Jemiba »
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Re: Messerschmitt Me 321/323, pre- and follow-on projects (ZSO 523)
« Reply #38 on: August 17, 2014, 12:19:25 pm »
Firts time that my old eyes see this one...!
Thanks for sharing Jens.

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Re: Messerschmitt Me 321/323, pre- and follow-on projects (ZSO 523)
« Reply #39 on: August 17, 2014, 11:10:02 pm »
Wasn't quite sure, where to post it. In the Messerschmitt thread, or the one about Zeppelin projects ? But I'm
pretty sure, that it's the "missing link" between the Me 323 and the ZSO 523.
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Re: Messerschmitt Me 321/323, pre- and follow-on projects (ZSO 523)
« Reply #40 on: August 18, 2014, 07:26:45 am »
Great find; big thanks Jemiba.

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Re: Messerschmitt Me 321/323, pre- and follow-on projects (ZSO 523)
« Reply #41 on: August 18, 2014, 11:29:42 am »
Got "Deutsche Lastensegler"  by Heint Mankau and Peter Petrick for a bargain price this
week, interesting compendium of the German tarnsport and assault gliders. It contains a
drawing of the Zeppelin Messerschmitt ZMe 323G, a Me 323 development delegated
to Zeppelin, which would have been powered by six GR 14R engines and with the cockpit
located further forward, clearly the precursor to the ZSO 523.


Great find my dear Jemiba.

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Re: Messerschmitt Me 321/323, pre- and follow-on projects (ZSO 523)
« Reply #42 on: August 28, 2014, 09:10:30 pm »
.. and overlooked until now, the Me 323F, with Jumo 211 inlilne engines and raised cockpit:
 
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