Fw-200 Kondor on the Eastern Front

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  1. dazzagreenwood

    dazzagreenwood New Member

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    Hi guys
    I'm researching the Eastern Front as a modelling theme. And i'm looking for any images of Fw-200 bomber's on the Eastern Front.
    I know about the transport version deployed there to re-supply Stalingrad, but I can't find anything about the bomber version being deployed on the Eastern Front.
     
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    The Condor was primarily used for long range anti-shipping/recon, with some light cargo and personnel transport. Her bomb load was light, her defensive armament and armor was light and she was a very fragile craft. All of this taken into account, this is not an aircraft one wants to be flying where there are a lot of people shooting at you just to drop a few bombs.
    Here is a link with some more Condor data

    uboat.net - Technical pages

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    The Fw 200 had good potential for a starting point for further development of a heavy bomber - but the german war magnates determined the heavy bomber as not fitting their needs. I dig the avatar though!
     
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    Love your Osprey photo, I want to design and build a giant scale of her but am having a rough time finding good 3-views or drawings of her. Got any good ideas, I have picked the internet clean, written several people at Boeing and Bell, no responce!
    Thanks, Charlie
     
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    Well considering he flies the Osprey, you are talking to the right person...
     
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    I don't believe that Fw 200 was ever used as bomber in the East. Only time it was deployed in that theater (as much as I know) was in Stalingrad airlift in transport role. I will look trough my archives for some pictures. If I find any I will post them here.
     
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