Id. aerial bombs

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 12 May 2020 21:24

I based it on his shoulder boards and what looks very much like a luftwaffe visor cap cocarde.

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Grzesio » 13 May 2020 18:05

Sturm78 wrote:
12 May 2020 20:25
I think I will never be able to distinguish between these similar bombs models... :)
It's really simple. :)
SD 50 had much shorter warhead with an additional fairing fitted to its rear end, making the overall length of the bomb the same as the SC 50 - notice that the conical tail section was pronouncedly longer in case of the SD 50 with smooth fins, reaching to the rear end of the fins. It seems, a variant of SD 50 with ribbed fins had its tail cone not reaching the rear end, as in the SC 50, although I think, I've seen a drawing with ribbed fins and long tail cone.
SC50vsSD50_800PS.jpg
There were many variants of the SC 50, differing with just minor details of the shell construction, with no influence on the general shape. Early versions (like the pre-war SC 50 J) could also have smooth fins, with no longitudinal ribs, but their shape was the same.
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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 14 May 2020 12:46

Thanks you very much for your help, Grzesio. :wink:

If you have a similar drawing of model SD70, the help will be complete.... :)

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Grzesio » 14 May 2020 16:29

So a little bit more complete collection. :)
Four (but not all) different SC 50 variants, SD 50 with cast tail, SD 50 with sheet metal tail, SD 70.
There's practically no external difference between SC 50 and SD 70, as generally the only major difference between them is thickness of the body wall. I think the only feature allowing their ID could the way the tail cone is fixed to the body - at the base in case of the SC and in the middle in case of the SD. But I have no idea if it always looked like this in case of the latter.
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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 14 May 2020 19:48

Thanks, Grzesio ... :wink:

In the image there were two different drawings for the SD50 .... :?

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Post by Grzesio » 14 May 2020 22:05

Yes, with different tail sections. There were three variants of the SD 50 differing with body material/technology, but I have no idea yet if it was connected with different tail type.

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 16 May 2020 13:53

Ummhhh....So I think it's impossible to be able to safely differentiate between the SC50 and SD50 in wartime images... :roll:

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 21 May 2020 13:35

Hi all,

SC1000 bombs (I think)

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 26 Aug 2020 20:58

Hi all,

Two images from Ebay

Image 1: SC500 ??
Image 2: I think SC250 bomb

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Post by Grzesio » 27 Aug 2020 11:11

Image 1: SC500 ??
Yes, and SC 500 J with ring stabilizers.
Image 2: I think SC250 bomb
Yes, looking at the markings - SC 250 B with ElAZ (15) fuze and filled with TNT (HE code 14).

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 27 Aug 2020 17:01

Thanks a lot for your answer, Grzesio.. :)

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 11 Sep 2020 13:38

Hi all,

Could be this bomb a ZC250 practice bomb ?

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 10 Oct 2020 12:44

Hi all,

Two images from Ebay:

Image 1: SC1800 ?? :?
Image 2: SC250 or SC500 ?

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 31 Oct 2020 13:38

Hi all,

Can somebody ifdentify these bombs ? ZC50A rot ?? :?

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Grzesio » 01 Nov 2020 07:27

SC 50 with black noses (denoting additional longitudinal booster, assuring good expansion of explosion in a cast HE charge after long storage).

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