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axkgkadragon

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#1 14 years ago

DualHeinkel111.jpg

dual he111 sweet huh?

anyone got anything like it?




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#2 14 years ago

bf109z.jpg BF 109 z

DSCN0060.jpg F-82b

Ugly if you ask me. And as far as I know the He111z zwilling was mainly used to tow big gliders like the Me321.




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#3 14 years ago

That must have needed a monster runway at the time




axkgkadragon

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#4 14 years ago

here ya go

Normal armament consisted of a 20 mm MG FF cannon in the starboard nose position and an MG 15 in the port nose. Each fuselage had a single 13 mm MG 131 in the dorsal position and a single 7.9 mm MG 15 in the rear of the ventral position and a similar weapon in a beam hatch of each fuselage. Various other armament configurations were tried, including four 13 mm MG 131s, two MG 91Z paired 7.9 mm installations, and five single MG 81J guns.

The He.111Z was not easy to control in flight, but it enjoyed a trouble-free career. Only three months had elapsed between the prototypes' first flights and delivery into service, with only a couple of days dedicated to service evaluation. It could maintain level flight with three engines cut, provided the remaining two provided symmetrical power.

Eight of the twelve He.111Zs were destroyed in service, being shot down by fighters or destroyed as a result of bombing. The remaining four were presumably destroyed after surrender.




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#5 14 years ago

F-82 was designed to escort B-29's from Tinian to Japan and back and split the pilot flying and workload.

Never saw combat in WW2 but was the standard USAF All Weather fighter and night fighter in service at start of Korean War.




Karnaaj

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#6 14 years ago

The He111 Zwilling ("Twins", if I recall correctly - not betting my lunch money, tho ) was the glider-tug, all right. Doing this, they could use one a/c instead of three cabled up for that big mutha Me321.

Not really useful, elsewise. Dunno about the range or (possible) payload, but it's almost certain to be less than a pair of stock He111s. "The He.111Z was not easy to control in flight" likely translates to "strap the engines on the hangar, it'll be more manueverable".

As for runways, if I remember correctly, it was capable of rough-ground operations, just like most of the Luftwaffe. I think one of the movies I saw the the Me321 getting towed aloft was off a grassy field...




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#7 14 years ago

Ah, it would appear there was a slight problem in the maturation of the two fetuses. Guess a seperation surgery was too dangerous. :p

That really is one messed up looking aircraft, but quite interesting nontheless.




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#8 14 years ago

Yeah, but think of it like this... Over twice the horsepower, and twice defensive guns...

It was only used as a glider tow.




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#9 14 years ago

^ And half the manuverability :D




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#10 14 years ago

Its a bomber... Despite what the AI does in IL2, bombers are not going to do flips and rolls to avoid beign shot down.




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