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    Bf 109 tested with the direct injection of liquid oxygen

    A most astonishing discovery. A photo of the Bf 109 appears on the Falkeeins blogspot here: Uffz. Karl Hannes 5./JG 2 and Erla factory Einflieger
  2. airman

    Heinkel 177 A7 R2 - an alternate version

    "The Heinkel He 177 Greif (Griffin) was a long-range heavy bomber flown by the Luftwaffe during World War II. Purpose-designed for high-altitude bombing with pressurized crew accommodation. The He 177 A-7 R2 variant was intended to use original "power system" engines, each of which consisted of...
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    The Last Zeppelin Raid 1939

    Actually an early example of a signals intelligence mission: View: https://youtu.be/tfTkgT_XvCc
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    unknown late war german missiles...

    Photo taken by Italian POW in Germany, 1945. Any idea what they represent?? The bigger missile looks like a BV 246 but with different wings and empennage... The smaller missile is a real mystery...
  5. hesham

    Fieseler Projects

    Hi, here is a Fieseler P.29,P.30 and Fi.333,also P.35; P.29 was a military transport Project,intended to compete Arado Ar.232,led to develop Fi.333 P.30 was an unconventional military transport Project,later became Fi.333 P.35 was initial design for Fi.103...
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    Heinkel P1078c

    Hello everyone, In the Dan Sharp magazine on 'Luftwaffe, secret jets of the third reich' there is a picture of the original drawing of the Heinkel 1078 entry for the report compiled in advance of the 1-TL Jager meeting of february 27-28, 1945. I bought a copy of the magazine. Really nice. Just...
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    Junkers EF-130 speculative drawings

    - Junkers / DFS EF-130 A four engine heavy bomber of ‘Uralbomber’ class designed in the autumn of 1944 to compete against the Arado E-555, the BMW ‘Strahlbomber Projekt II’, the Horten Projekt 18 (23/2/1945) and the Messerschmitt P.1108. It had a pressurised cockpit for a crew of three...
  8. Grey Havoc

    Switzerland in World War II

  9. Grey Havoc

    Luftwaffe Ace Erich Brunotte

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    Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe

    A couple new books are on pre-order at Amazon.co.uk: https://www.amazon.com/Fighters-1945-Secret-Projects-Luftwaffe/dp/1911658085/ref=sr_1_1?qid=1563554467&refinements=p_27%3ADan+Sharp&s=books&sr=1-1&text=Dan+Sharp...
  11. uk 75

    Re-arming the Bundeswehr: Which Projects?

    Just a thought that occurred. The German Armed Forces have been massively downsized since the end of the Cold War. Assuming a decision were taken to re-arm to meet current threats what projects would be back on the table? Or what stuff would you like to see?
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    Various Blohm und Voss projects

    The MBI book on the Heinkel He 162 presents several contenders in the "Volksjäger" competition, including the Blohm & Voss P 211. Attached below are three-view arrangements of the two proposals described above.
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    Messerschmitt P 1107 and P 1108 long range jet bombers

    In the autumn of 1944, Reichsmarschall Göring requested that Junkers, Arado and Messerschmitt design and produce very long range high speed bombers capable of carrying 4-ton bomb payloads. The goal was to be able to attack distant maritime convoys and strategic targets in both the U.S. and the...
  14. Jemiba

    Junkers EF designations

    The same as for the "EFo" series, again all pictures (in low res only) are from Wolfgang Wagners book "Hugo Junkers. Pionier der Luftfahrt - seine Flugzeuge" EF 50 maybe racer or record aircraft EF 53 4-engined long range passenger aircraft EF 55 used to measure the effects of...
  15. Grey Havoc

    Global Hawk problems

    Testers Find Limitations For Global Hawk Jun 6, 2011 By Amy Butler U.S. Air Force testers say the Global Hawk Block 20/30 unmanned aerial system (UAS) is unable to completely and reliably perform the high-altitude imagery and signals intelligence collection missions for which it is...
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    Heinkel carrier borne aircraft project

    Hi, after finally crossing my sources I present you guys a Heinkel project to embark in the "Graf Zeppelin" aircraft carrier. The well-known sesquiplane He114 was subject to an advanced design featuring retractable wheels (I don`t know about the tail one) and a bigger (full span?) lower wing...
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    Heinkel long distance jet bomber of 1945

    In 1945 Heinkel began development of a bomber which was propelled by four jet engines. This bomber has the layout of the later Victor bomber used by the RAF, a delta wing with a T shaped tail. This bomber was capable to reach long distance targets I believe even targets into the US. I'm...
  18. Triton

    Dornier Do 214

    Dornier Do 214 Source: http://blog.naver.com/PostThumbnailView.nhn?blogId=naljava69&logNo=60104025964&categoryNo=51&parentCategoryNo=
  19. kiradog

    Blohm und Voss P.173.02 - Long range bomber project

    I have a very poor microfilm blueprint scan of the Blohm und Voss P.173.02 long range bomber. From what I can make out it is a six engined bomber that shares the wings and tail of the BV 238 seaplane. Does anyone have any good drawings or information on this project? I'll try to make as clean...
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    RAF 1946 versus Luftwaffe 1946?

    First of all, this is my very first post on this forum and while I know that no topic will be entirely original (you guys have been at this some time!) I have done a search for RAF 1946 and didn't find anything, so... I get a bit riled at digital documentary channels and their obsession with...
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