Heinkel He115

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    Good shots! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    The second shot is actually a Fokker T.VIII, which is an awesome treat!
     
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    No it is not a Fokker T.VIII.
     
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    #7 Wurger, Feb 28, 2015
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    I have to agree with the ID. This is a Fokker T.8. Here is a little bit enlaged pic below of a such float bomber found at FalkeEins' site. I would like to pay your attention to the windscreen that is different from the He-115 one. The He-115 had the flat central glass of the windshield. Also the radio antenna is attached at the different places for both planes. The nose of the He-115 had a different layout of the frame and there was a station in front of the windscreen with a glass frame that could be open at the top of the nose. Additionally the He-115 had landing lights mounted either at leading edges of both wings or did't have them at all. The Fokker T.8 had it at the leading edge of the port wing only. Spinners for the He-115 I don't mention at all. There are other minor differences but these mentioned should be enough to identify the plane correctly.

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    Awesome! An interior shot of the rear cockpit! Great post.
     
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    Definitely a Fokker T.VIII, compare it with the picture directly below it. The canted radio aerial and differing engine cowls and propellers are a start. There are also differences in the float bracing struts.
     
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    #12 Snautzer01, Apr 3, 2015
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    France, Brest

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    K├╝stenfliegergruppe 206 Norway

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    I just love that plane, great pics!
     
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    He115V1-D-AEHF Prototype

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