Bf109 with Pipe.

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    I looked through the site and couldnt find any thing on this pituclar 109. Anyone have any idea what this is and what model 109 it is. I got this off the 109 Lair website, and I was curious if anyone here would have a Idea. Here is what is said from that website.

     
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    for laying a smoke screen?
     
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    For laying those chemtrails!!!!


    sorry, I couldn't resist.:oops:
     
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    Dont tell GrauGeist!


    I have seen different theories on this, anything from a smoke screen to inflight refueling, It looks like it can pivot on the hinge there at the base. so may be it can traverse 90 through 90 Degrees straight down.
     
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    #5 vikingBerserker, Dec 14, 2009
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    :lol: Nice!

    I'm guessing something to do with radio or magnetism waves. Based on the rear bracket, it looks like something that hangs down.
     
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    At the front of the tube there looks be a rotating de-icer spray bar. That would seem to indicate a fog or something similar apparatus.
     
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    Right now I'm thinking the same as vikingBeserker. I don't think a long tube with the ability to be turned down vertical would be necessary to lay smoke or to try an pour water on another a/c, a small tube along the belly of the a/c could've accomplished that, so it has gotta be something else IMO.
     
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    You may not be far off the track there.

    It could be for a specialized smoke generator. The rear bracket actually looks like an escutcheon that both locates the "boom" in the stowed position, and guides the "boom's" cable when it deploys.

    I do recall where they were trying to come up with a rapid-deployment solution to obscure thier shore batteries...don't know if this was part of that or not.

    Too Late! [​IMG]

    As far as the Bf109 model, that has to be an E...the perspective makes the wings look longer, but they're not right for a T or T-2.
     
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    #9 Soren, Dec 15, 2009
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    Why put a device like that on an e/c if you want to lay smoke? Seriously it doesn't make any sense. I you wanted just to lay smoke you could've had a pipe run from the belly along to the end of the tail.

    The only explanation I can ome up with is that either this was some sort of radio device or it was simply a part meant for another a/c design that was first tested in flight mounted to a Bf-109, wouldn't be out of place back then.
     
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    The contrails thing might not be far off , at first I suggested the a/c might have been used for smoke screen but in reflection I think thats wrong the 109 had enough problem toting around enough fuel for itself let alone stuff for other apps . Could the aircraft have been used for investigating the reason for or how to hide contrails
     
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    chemical dispenser or smoke generator might be right - but then there hasd to be a tank for chemicals or smoke stuff...
    I can't see anyone. :oops:

    This is an Emil series 109.

    :idea:
    Maybe for towing something - a target tug or for towing a glider.
    The hole thing is attached at the bomb rack. That is a structurally strong point.
    The tail of the 109 was reportably not so strong. The firste F series the had trouble with the tail assembly which tend to break away at certain speed.
     
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    Ve could take a gutter from my hofbrau and put it on a 109.
    Jah, and mount it like it belongs.
    hehe If ve could only hear them now..."
     
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    Thats pretty funny!
     
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    It could always be an airborne bratwurst delivery system....dropped hot, ready to eat.............
     
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    lol

    I think its some sort of Radio Mast IMHO.
     
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    Ah, the weiner heater. ;)
     
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