Squadron eagle

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  1. futuredogfight

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    I was wondering about the eagle on the front of Squadron/Signal books. I've seen a Fw-190 profile with it on the fuselage.

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    Pictures link? Do you mean the black eagle and wing logo?
     
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    It has always been my impression that the "Squadron" eagle was a copy of the one found on several 190's
     
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    There are several around:

    fw190a3-orig.jpg
    2467_fw-190_a7_9 - jg2_vannes-meucon copy.jpg
     
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    Was it for a specific Squadron?
     
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    Crimea_River, you got it! Thanks a lot! Des it have any special meaning?
     
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    Originally thought to be a stylised way of covering the area on FW190s where exhaust staining was prevalent. A similar pattern has also been seen on JG26 birds. If it has any specific meaning, then it's more likely to be a 'Butcher Bird', rather than eagle.
     
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    Ahhhh, thanks!
     
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