B-26 vs. Ju-88

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  1. wiking85

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    Twin engine tail dragger - harder to fly...
     
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    you are also comparing a rather loaded down late war B-26 which is going to fly rather different missions than the Ju-88A-4.

    earlier versions with the lower wing incidence and without the 'cheek' .50 cal guns and a few other additions were faster.

    You might want to check the actual radius of action with a given bomb load too.
     
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    Contemporary of Ju-88G, Ju-88H, Ju-88S and Ju-188.
     
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    Ju 88Gs were night fighters
    Ju 88Hs were very rare LR fighters/recon planes
    Ju 88Ss were limited production conversions of Ju 88A-4s
    Ju 188s were late-war serie production bombers and recon planes, so comparable to late war B-26s as were late production Ju 88A-4s
     
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    The Ju-88 is an older design than the B-26

    I like very much the B-26.
     
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