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BillyTheKid_22
02-12-2007, 05:25 PM
www.jaapteeuwen.com/ww2aircraft/html%20pages/index_h.htm (http://www.jaapteeuwen.com/ww2aircraft/html%20pages/index_h.htm)


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Hawker Henley!!

MEGILE
02-12-2007, 05:26 PM
British Aircraft of World War II

who'd a thunk it?

Xiolablu3
02-12-2007, 05:55 PM
Nice pic, shes an interesting bird for sure!

Those mad Brits with their silly designs!

Fairey Battle http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

http://www.jaapteeuwen.com/ww2aircraft/pictures/jpg/fairey%20battle.jpg

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BillyTheKid_22
02-12-2007, 05:58 PM
Originally posted by Xiolablu3:
Nice pic, shes an interesting bird for sure!

Those mad Brits with their silly designs!

Fairey Battle http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

http://www.jaapteeuwen.com/ww2aircraft/pictures/jpg/fairey%20battle.jpg

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http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/inlove.gif YES!!!!!

Xiolablu3
02-12-2007, 06:17 PM
Billy, look at this site, it has 100's of cool pictures :-

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/ww2incolor

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/lancaster_returning_to_base.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/abp.sized.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/abh.sized.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/abo.sized.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/mustang.sized.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/tempest.sized.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/abc.sized.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/stirlings.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/hawker_typhoon_2.jpg

BillyTheKid_22
02-12-2007, 06:24 PM
Originally posted by Xiolablu3:
Billy, look at this site, it has 100's of cool pictures :-

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/ww2incolor

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/lancaster_returning_to_base.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/abp.sized.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/abh.sized.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/abo.sized.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/mustang.sized.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/tempest.sized.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/abc.sized.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/stirlings.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/British/hawker_typhoon_2.jpg


http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif I like WW 2 in color!!! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Xiolablu3
02-12-2007, 06:26 PM
http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/german-luftwaffe/afr.sized.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/german-luftwaffe/abw.jpg

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/german-luftwaffe/akb.jpg

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http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/german-luftwaffe/abm.jpg

Xiolablu3
02-12-2007, 06:28 PM
FW190 Dora looks worn out :-


http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/german-luftwaffe/akb.jpg

Captured P38 !

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/german-luftwaffe/abw.jpg

BillyTheKid_22
02-12-2007, 06:30 PM
http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/german-luftwaffe/abw.jpg


Wow!! P-38 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

MB_Avro_UK
02-12-2007, 06:56 PM
Originally posted by BillyTheKid_22:
www.jaapteeuwen.com/ww2aircraft/html%20pages/index_h.htm (http://www.jaapteeuwen.com/ww2aircraft/html%20pages/index_h.htm)


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Good post Billy http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Best Regards,
MB_Avro.


http://www.jaapteeuwen.com/ww2aircraft/pictures/jpg/hawker%20henley.jpg



Hawker Henley!!

BillyTheKid_22
02-12-2007, 07:30 PM
Originally posted by MB_Avro_UK:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by BillyTheKid_22:
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Good post Billy http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Best Regards,
MB_Avro.


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Hawker Henley!! </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


Howdy!! Thank you, MB_Avro_UK, How are you? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

tomtheyak
02-13-2007, 07:11 AM
Originally posted by BillyTheKid_22:


http://www.jaapteeuwen.com/ww2aircraft/pictures/jpg/hawker%20henley.jpg



Hawker Henley!!

Is it me or is the bloke in the back packin a rather archaic bit of firepower...?

Wingco Prune: "Okay old bean, what would you like to take up for defensive armament.? A .303 machine gun or this latest hush-hush gizmo, courtesy of the boffins at R&D?"

Gunner Squirt: "Er, that rather looks like a crossbow, Sir."

Wingco Prune :"Dont let the looks decieve you old fruit! This is a highly developed piece of aircraft killing technology, summoned by our greatest minds! You'll be the scourge of the Luftwaffe!"

Gunner Squirt: "Well, since you put it like that, Sir, I'll take the crossbow! Look out Jerry! Sauerkraut kebabs coming right up!"

luftluuver
02-13-2007, 07:38 AM
Originally posted by Xiolablu3:
FW190 Dora looks worn out :-

http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/german-luftwaffe/akb.jpg What Dora?

That is a Ta152H-0, WNr 150010. It now resides in Washington DC at the NASM.

ploughman
02-13-2007, 07:58 AM
What's with it's paint job? It's had it's roundels painted over with German markings. Did it get recaptured or something?

tomtheyak
02-13-2007, 08:23 AM
Probably a PR exercise for post war ploughman... those balkenkreuz bear no relation to late war Laftwaffe markings in the slightest. Added over the RAF markings makes me think it was to let 'Joe Public' know it was German... they're easily confused bless 'em! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

"German fighter??? But the darned things wearing Limey markings!!"

BerkshireHunt
02-13-2007, 08:42 AM
Originally posted by Xiolablu3:

Those mad Brits with their silly designs!



Nothing silly about the Henley. It was designed in 1936 as a fighter/dive-bomber with rear defence. Two hundred were built - it had a better load lifting performance than the Ju 87B and was faster (it was also 50 mph faster than the Fairey Battle). The man in the back had a Lewis gun to ward off attackers and could lie prone to carry out level bombing - there was a clear vision window in the floor. The machine used Hurricane wings (with forward firing armament) and was stressed for dive bombing.
Unfortunately, some idiot at the Air Ministry decreed that it was not needed, and all were converted to target towing by May 1940 - just when they would have been really useful in the Battle of France. Senior officers in the RAF lobbied for the Henley to be reintroduced to frontline service during 1940/41 - sadly, with no success.

BillyTheKid_22
02-13-2007, 09:33 AM
http://www.modelplac.wz.cz/images/kits/dora9ac/dora9ac-04.jpg



FW190 Dora!!! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

PBNA-Boosher
02-13-2007, 09:35 AM
SKUA!!!

http://www.jaapteeuwen.com/ww2aircraft/pictures/jpg/blackburn%20b24%20skua%20I.jpg

Wins the funny contest from me!

Arm_slinger
02-13-2007, 09:42 AM
Christ, we had some bloody awful designs.

SithSpeeder
02-13-2007, 10:21 AM
Originally posted by Arm_slinger:
Christ, we had some bloody awful designs. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/88.gif

I think that in the interest of innovation (particularly early on in the history of aviation warfare), all countries had their "bloody awful designs".

* _54th_Speeder *

ultraHun
02-13-2007, 10:52 AM
Originally posted by Arm_slinger:
Christ, we had some bloody awful designs.

Is dah Stuka exactly pretty? Ze more awful, ze more awesome.

You don't want anybody to say: "What an elegant beauty!" Fifty years later no reasonable man will believe it could ever outturn an Bf-109.

luftluuver
02-13-2007, 12:17 PM
Originally posted by Ploughman:
What's with it's paint job? It's had it's roundels painted over with German markings. Did it get recaptured or something? It is easy to tell the gamers.

It was captured by the Brits at Aalborg Den. It was then sent to the USA where the 'new' German marking were applied. The photo was taken at Wright Field (Wright-Patterson today). The 152 was flown by 56th FG pilot, Fred MacIntosh, on the tranfer flight to Melun France so it could be put aboard the Brit carrier HMS Reaper. (strange had to use an Brit carrier with all the carriers the Yanks had)

ploughman
02-13-2007, 12:36 PM
What's a gamer?

Xiolablu3
02-13-2007, 12:41 PM
With this being a game forum, it should be quite easy to tell the gamers as in all of us...

We cant all be 'trainspotters' with plastic macs and little book to write the numbers in. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

WOLFMondo
02-13-2007, 01:00 PM
Originally posted by Ploughman:
What's with it's paint job? It's had it's roundels painted over with German markings. Did it get recaptured or something?

I belive that was for a display of captured German aircraft by the RAE enemy aircraft flight just after the war. They got the latest available allied fighters and put them on the tarmac next to a selection of captured German aircraft, including the 2 seat trainer Do335 and some other oddities they captured.

luftluuver
02-13-2007, 01:10 PM
WNr 150010 was never put on display by the Brits. It went directly from Aalborg Den to Melun France. The British roundels were applied to designate captured ac. A German ac flying with British roundels was a friendly ac.

ploughman
02-13-2007, 01:18 PM
Here's a link (http://www.royalnavyresearcharchive.org.uk/ESCORT/REAPER.htm) to something about HMS Reaper carrying 40+ airframes from Europe to America which were acquired by the US operation Lusty, including quite a few Me-262s. There's a nice photo of the cocooned aircraft on the deck, looks like a who's who of late war lufty tech.

HMS Reaper was built in Tacoma, WA. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/winky.gif

Operation Lusty (http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=1608)

Walter Loos, Lufty pilot of the Ta-152. (http://www.luftwaffe.cz/loosw.html) Incredibly he shot down 38 aircraft in less than 70 missions.

Hoatee
02-14-2007, 04:58 AM
Originally posted by Ploughman:
What's a gamer?

That'll be a mer who is cheerfull (awful aye no).

The Brits made good designs as well - I'm thinking of the Mosquito (built and designed under pressure - comparable to say the Salamander in terms of similar circumstances, even the fact that both used wood).

skarden
02-14-2007, 05:59 AM
Originally posted by Ploughman:
Here's a link (http://www.royalnavyresearcharchive.org.uk/ESCORT/REAPER.htm) to something about HMS Reaper carrying 40+ airframes from Europe to America which were acquired by the US operation Lusty, including quite a few Me-262s. There's a nice photo of the cocooned aircraft on the deck, looks like a who's who of late war lufty tech.


Wow what a great list of planes
10 Me 262
5 FW-190F
4 FW-190D
1 TA-152H
4 AR 234B
3 HE-219
3 BF-109
2 DO-335
2 BU-181
1 81 WNF 342 helicopter
2 FL 282 helicopter
1 JU-88G
1 JU-388
1 BF108
1 P-51
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they would make a very nice start to a collection http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/partyhat.gif