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Re: Id. german aircraft

Post by Sturm78 » 20 Feb 2019 20:41

von thoma wrote
Bf 110 G2/R1 with a BK 3,7 cannon
Thanks for your help, von thoma.. :wink:

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Re: Id. german aircraft

Post by Sturm78 » 21 Feb 2019 23:51

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I suspect, but can't positively say 100%, but the first picture is an Me 410 while the second (above) is an Me 210A-1.
The first is more suspect to being wrong, but I based my conclusion on the length of the engine nacelles and the wing shape. The nacelles appear to protrude further past the front of the fuselage and the wings appear to have straighter leading edges. But, that's less than conclusive.
The above photo appears to have a shorter fuselage and the more leading edge sweep on the wings. Again. that's what I can observe but it isn't conclusive. Maybe someone can ID the code SJ + GV as to the unit it's in.
Thanks for your reply, T. A. Gardner. It is difficult to ensure as the the images are very small...and the differences are very subtle...

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Re: Id. german aircraft

Post by T. A. Gardner » 22 Feb 2019 05:25

Sturm78 wrote:
21 Feb 2019 23:51
Thanks for your reply, T. A. Gardner. It is difficult to ensure as the the images are very small...and the differences are very subtle...

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Well, the big differences that you can use to ID one from the other are:

The 410 has a longer fuselage from the gun mounts to the tail. This is usually noticeable.
The 210 has more sweep on the outboard portion of the wings and may or may not have leading edge slats depending on model.
The engine nacelles on the 210 are shorter than on the 410. You can usually tell the difference by looking at how close the exhaust stacks are to the front of the nacelle. On the 410, there's a noticeably bigger gap.

There are also many minor differences that you can pick out, but these are harder to see in most photographs.

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Re: Id. german aircraft

Post by Sturm78 » 25 Feb 2019 21:58

T. A. Gardner wrote
Well, the big differences that you can use to ID one from the other are:

The 410 has a longer fuselage from the gun mounts to the tail. This is usually noticeable.
The 210 has more sweep on the outboard portion of the wings and may or may not have leading edge slats depending on model.
The engine nacelles on the 210 are shorter than on the 410. You can usually tell the difference by looking at how close the exhaust stacks are to the front of the nacelle. On the 410, there's a noticeably bigger gap.

There are also many minor differences that you can pick out, but these are harder to see in most photographs.
Thanks a lot for your help, T. A. Gardner... :wink:

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Re: Id. german aircraft

Post by Denniss » 26 Feb 2019 15:18

Many short fuselage Me 210s were rebuilt with longer fuselage so this "simple" part of the ID may not work without other indicators

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Re: Id. german aircraft

Post by I have questions » 28 Feb 2019 05:21

I know this is a bit of an off-topic question. I was just wondering how many aircraft were in a Jagd and Schlacht geschwader at full strength, and also if Bf109s were the only aircraft with which Jagdgeschwaders were equipped.

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Re: Id. german aircraft

Post by Sturm78 » 01 Mar 2019 18:02

Hi all,

A Heinkel He 162 but...Any idea about the context of the image ?

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Re: Id. german aircraft

Post by von thoma » 01 Mar 2019 20:16

I think is a post war exhibition of captured aircrafts ( Maybe not in Germany )
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Re: Id. german aircraft

Post by ChrisMAg2 » 02 Mar 2019 13:33

It's London's Hyde Park exhibit, Oct/ Nov.1945. Shown here is british capture AM62, He162A-2, WNr.120086 of JG1, captured in Leck. This He162 is currently in Canada.
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Re: Id. german aircraft

Post by Sturm78 » 02 Mar 2019 18:33

Thank you for your help, ChrisMAg2 ... :wink:

Here, another image from Ebay: I guess another postwar image ....

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Re: Id. german aircraft

Post by ChrisMAg2 » 03 Mar 2019 01:33

Freeman Army Air Field or Wright Field, 1945. Shown here is FE-493, He162A-1, WNr. is uncertain [wings indicate 120067, tail says 120222], white 7 ', JG1. Originaly british loot from Leck.
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Re: Id. german aircraft

Post by Sturm78 » 03 Mar 2019 10:06

Thanks, Christian... :wink:

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Re: Id. german aircraft

Post by B Hellqvist » 14 Apr 2019 04:36

What could this aircraft be? Two-bladed propellers, round, glazed nose, and some sort of tube sticking down from the nose. I've looked at early Heinkel, Focke Wulf and Dornier aircraft, as well as some more obscure makes, but haven't found any match.
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Re: Id. german aircraft

Post by peeved » 14 Apr 2019 06:06

FW 58 B-2 bomber crew trainer.

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Re: Id. german aircraft

Post by B Hellqvist » 14 Apr 2019 11:12

Thanks!

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