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XyZspineZyX
07-21-2003, 08:30 AM
The plane with the most aerial victories in the world is the Brewster B-239 BW-393, piloted by 1 lt Hans Henrik Wind, my sister's grandfather. The number of kills was at least 40, maybe 43, of which 6,5 in LeR 3. Hasse had about 30 victories with this plane. Unfortunately, that plane was destroyed in airstrike at Immola 2.7.1944 when Hasse was already flying Messerschmitts.

XyZspineZyX
07-21-2003, 08:30 AM
The plane with the most aerial victories in the world is the Brewster B-239 BW-393, piloted by 1 lt Hans Henrik Wind, my sister's grandfather. The number of kills was at least 40, maybe 43, of which 6,5 in LeR 3. Hasse had about 30 victories with this plane. Unfortunately, that plane was destroyed in airstrike at Immola 2.7.1944 when Hasse was already flying Messerschmitts.

XyZspineZyX
07-21-2003, 08:47 AM
None of the German aces flew their planes for a prolonged enough period of time to surpass this score?



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XyZspineZyX
07-21-2003, 08:55 AM
UR_Spinne wrote:
- None of the German aces flew their planes for a
- prolonged enough period of time to surpass this
- score?

And why they didn't? Finland had so few planes but Germans didn't have to waste their planes to get 352 aerial victories? I think finnish guys were better because they didn't waste their planes when some minor engine fault occurred.

XyZspineZyX
07-21-2003, 09:00 AM
I don't mean to sound rude, but isn't your sister's grandfather your grandfather as well? Perhaps you could ask him a few questions about his experiences in the war and post them here for us to read.



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XyZspineZyX
07-21-2003, 09:07 AM
No he isn't my grandfather because my mother isn't my sister's mother. I can't ask him (Hasse) anything because he died in 1995. But you can read his book, Hasse Wind - h√¬§vitt√¬§j√¬§lent√¬§j√¬§ (Hasse Wind - fighter pilot) if you want more info. I think he didn't always speak true, for example 3 Yak-9 with one Bf-109G-6 when no one was nearby. But in the book LeR 3 Suomen Ilmavoimien historia 18 (FG 3 Finnish Airforce History 18) they say the facts.

XyZspineZyX
07-21-2003, 12:48 PM
Read Hasse Winds lectures on fighter tactics here.
He describes how to overtake russian planes!


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