Happiest Junkers Ju87 you have ever seen

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    #1 Snautzer01, Oct 23, 2014
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    Wouldn't you be as you would by oiled up.:D

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    Good one
     
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    Straight out of a Disney movie! LOL
     
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    My, he is a happy fella isn't he?
     
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    Nice shot! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Apparently they all got the giggles when the crew tickled them.

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    I just noticed something about the first image; its cowl flaps are not separated leaves, but one big semi-circular piece.
     
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    :lol: That made me laugh.
     
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    #11 GrauGeist, Dec 13, 2014
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    Here's a toothy grin! :lol:

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    The B's and C's didn't have adjustable cowl flaps from what I've seen, they had shutters ahead of the cooler. Here's a B (note the Jerico trumpet and MG ports faired over) and you can see the oil cooler's cowl lacks the flaps. The first photo in this post is also a B...you can see the shutters closed in front of the oil cooler. I believe that they eliminated the shutters and replaced them with the flaps on the D series.

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    Thanks Dave, I did a little looking into this and the early B-1s had the shutters and fixed cowl flaps, but things got a little confusing because mid production B-1s disposed of the fixed cowl flaps and went for separate leaves, whereas the very first production B-2s had the fixed cowl, but predominantly had the separate leaves, along with the R and C as you pointed out. The B-2s had a deeper radiator than the B-1s and ejector exhausts, whereas the first lot of B-1s just had ports, like the second image you posted; the top image is an early production B-2.

    Here's an R, showing the separate leaves and ejector exhausts fitted to late model B-2s;

    Junkers Ju 87 R 2 III/St.G 2 Greece 1941 « World War Photos

    A B-2 with ejector exhausts and fixed cowl flap like the image at the top of the page;

    Dive bomber Junkers Ju87 Stuka « World War Photos

    A B-1 with cowl flaps and stub exhausts;

    http://www.airpages.ru/lw/ju87b1_4.jpg

    A B-2 with ejector exhausts and split cowl flaps;

    http://www.airwar.ru/image/idop/bww2/ju87b/ju87b-6.jpg
     
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    Great thread! :lol:
     
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    Aww look, it is even playing with a dog


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    Oh no! Don't eat the pup!

    ...or...

    I didn't know Korea had 87's...
     
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    This one clearly enjoys skying.

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    surprised no one painted a little "hitler" moustache between the spinner and the cowl..
     
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    naahh it would not be funny then
     
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