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The early nose of BV Ha.137 dive-bomber

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Hi,

http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1939/1939-1-%20-%200880.html
 

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dear Hesham

The BV HA 137 V1 D-ITEK had a radial BMW 132 (pw. Hornet)
V2 D-IXAX d°
V3 D-IZIQ a Rolls Royce Kestrel
V4 D-IFOE a Junkers Jumo 210
I thing that your picture is for the V4 ....See!!
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dear hesham

Is is a kestrel engine yes but the plane is the V3.
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Thank you dears Toura and Hole in the ground.
 

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The V5 and V6 prototypes had the same engine as V4 (D-IFOE). The nose of V3 (D-IZIQ) reminds me of that of the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka. The change in engine type from radial to V-cylinder engine for the Ha 137 prototypes reminds me of when Curtiss toyed with reengining the P-36 Hawk with a V-cylinder engine to create the P-37 and ultimately the P-40 Warhawk.
 

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