JU-88 G-6

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  1. Commissar

    Commissar New Member

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    Hi Folks,

    Can someone tell me what gun controls were available to the pilot of a JU-88 G-6 and where they were located? Were they buttons or triggers? What controlled the ventral guns and what controlled the schrage musik?

    I assume that the controls were on the pilot's stick, but the exact location of the gun controls and their configuration is hard information to come by.

    Best,
    ~C
     
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    You need to talk to a member here, Junkers88A1 He's restoring a real Ju-88. If anyone would know he would.
     
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    Greetings David glad to see you here

    the Ju 88G fighter had a push button switch enlcosed into the upper right end of the U shaped steering wheel/column. the push button had a protective mounting cover over it for safety reasons that was easily moved off when attack/firing took place.
     
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    Hi Erich--Great to talk to you again! Thanks for the answer! I still can't quite figure out how the pilot switched between the two gun systems. Like we discussed before, info on the G-6 is incredibly scarce. :(

    Bestens,
    David
     
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    Erich is right.
    Every fixed installed gun is fired by using the afore mentioned button on the "Hörnerschwenkgriff".
    See p.15, L.Dv.T. 2088 G1/Wa: Ju 88 G-1, Schußwaffenanlage
     
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