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  1. cheddar cheese

    cheddar cheese Active Member

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    I have no idea what transpoter planes are used for, but my favourite is the Junkers ju 52. If anyone could tell me what the purpose of transporters was then i would me most grateful
     
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    Transport of troops, equipment, and supplies to the front and back again.

    Example: D-day - 1. C-47s painted with invasion stripes roar over France, and drop the paratroopers in to clear the way for the invasion.

    Example: D-day + 5. C-47's fly over troop positions (at least when they could find them) and dropped food, ammo, and new weapons.

    And so on...
     
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    I think the C-47 would also get my Vote :D

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    i feel like a right idiot now, i should have guessed that, oh well just shows how stupid i am :|
     
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    The Ju 52 was just as good, M8 8)

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    Ahhhh....a double :lol: ;) 8)

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    yea, sorry bout that, bit of confusion there :oops:
     
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    ju 52/3m comes second
     
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    The Dakota wins hands down. A Jeep of the sky and one of the most outstanding aircraft of all time in fact if one aircraft had to be given the title of war winning I would probably pick this as without logistics nothing happens. Ask service men from wwII and you will be suprised how many flew in one of the birds Perhaps the best tribute to the designers is that 60 years on some of these planes are still in commercial service in various countrys around the world.
     

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    Easily the C47 Dakota for me as well .

    Andrew
    :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
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    once again, i'd have to agree
     
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    ok maybe the SM.81 for me now :D
     
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    The C-47 hands down. Behind it you could make arguments for all kinds of aircraft being second. C-46 perhaps?
     
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    The Ju-52 wasn't bad.
     
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    the SM.81 was pretty much the same as a 52, but it could carry a 4000lb bombload and it was armed :D
     
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    It was faster as well, wasn't it?
     
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    I think too many Ju-52s were shot down. I know that wasn't the fault of the plane but (to me anyway) is a serious black eye to its reputation.
     
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