Id. aerial bombs

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 26 Sep 2022 21:32

Nobody for my last image ?

Well, here another image from Ebay
SC50 or SD70 bombs

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Grzesio » 27 Sep 2022 10:44

These are SC 50 B (as they are marked with quality class III and a letter B can be partially seen on the bomb standing on the right hand side), filled with cast TNT (HE code 14 on the nose), the fuse seems to be ElAZ (25) and the photo was taken in 1940 or the spring of 1941 (yellow tail cones).

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 27 Sep 2022 19:54

Thanks a lot, Grzesio :wink:

Any idea about the bomb posted on 12 Sep 2022 ?

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Grzesio » 28 Sep 2022 11:41

Judging from the separate nose cap and length of the fins, it's rather the SB 2500.

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 28 Sep 2022 20:12

Grzesio wrote
Judging from the separate nose cap and length of the fins, it's rather the SB 2500.
Hi Grzesio,
I would say the SC2500 has a differently shaped front end, less aerodynamic. On the other hand, I have never seen an SC2500 with an annular nose ring.
Here an image to compare

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Grzesio » 29 Sep 2022 09:01

The upper picture shows an SB 2500, the lower picture shows SC 2500s - no wonder they are different. ;)

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 29 Sep 2022 13:44

Ooopssss..sorry....I read wrong your answer....

I agree that the upper bomb could be an SB2500 but also a SC1800 or a SD1700....It is difficult to ensure for me..

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Post by Grzesio » 29 Sep 2022 15:05

Yes, I considered these options too, but neither SC 1800 nor SD 1700 had separate nose caps, while both had fixed trunnions for dive bombing on the sides. Moreover, SD 1700 body was tapering towards the rear, while SC 1800 had shorter fins as compared to the drum stabilizer chord.

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 30 Sep 2022 21:29

Well, thank you very much for your reply with the additional information, Grzesio .... :wink:

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 01 Oct 2022 14:13

Hi all,

I am not sure about this bomb: SD500 or PC1000 ??....or neither of two...

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Grzesio » 01 Oct 2022 16:32

Judging from the position of the fuse and shape of the tail, it's the PC 1000 or SD 1000.

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 02 Oct 2022 11:34

Thanks for your answer, Grzesio :wink:

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 14 Oct 2022 13:40

Hi all,

An image from Ebay. I guess SC250 bombs

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Grzesio » 17 Oct 2022 22:42

The one under the aircraft indeed, the one in front is the SD 250 - one can see a short body lengthened with a cylindrical tail section and a dark (red) stripe on the tail cone.

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Re: Id. aerial bombs

Post by Sturm78 » 02 Nov 2022 23:32

Thanks, Grzesio. :wink:

Here, another image from Ebay. I think SC500 bombs (probably) and a SC1000 bomb in the background

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