Captured WW2 German Aircraft

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  1. v2

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    Interesting. Thanks for the post
     
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    I can't get to see this, my company's "Websense" program won't let me.
    But, I grew up near Glenn L. Martin aircraft company, and I remember in
    1944 they were testing three German aircraft against US aircraft. I saw
    a bf109 and a fw190. I never did find out what the other plane was.
    These three aircraft were traveling around the US (with escorts) for
    different manufacturers to "play with". Wish I'd had a camera....

    Charles
     
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    Very interesting.

    Shame you didn't have a camera Charles!
     
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    Was that a Ju290 at the end?!?! Wow I hope they didn't scrap that baby and its just crated up someplace. Never have seen a color video of that bird. Beauty!
     
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    thats a unique look. I hope all those specimens survive today.
     
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    as a model:

    Junkers Ju 290 by Osvaldo Viggiani (Revell 1/72)
     

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    Well the Alles Kaputt was more famous than I thought!
     
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    Wow, good find. I wonder how it felt to climb into a rocket-powered bomb.
     
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    Unfortunaly it was scrapped some years later. It is of interesst that this Ju 290 A-4 was actually flown to the states, unlike most other captured planes which were shipped.
     
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