Volkswaffe

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  1. beaupower32

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    Gotta love it! :D
     
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    Video not available...
     
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    INteresting concept.....
     
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    #5 BikerBabe, Feb 20, 2011
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    Sounds and looks too good to be true to me. I think it's a hoax.
    What aircraft could and would carry a VW to such an altitude, and then release it?
    Common sense, that's all.
    Just imagine the Luftwaffe bombarding London with Beetles? *giggle*
     
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    Wow. Just.....wow. Never would've figured the VW as being able to generate enough lift to get past the "lead balloon" stage into (at least) the glider stage.
     
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    Precisely. That's why I think it's a hoax. It just doesn't make any sense.
     
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    Of course its not real. It is a comic video.
     
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    lol, yep, I just posted it to have some fun, deffently not real at all...........or is it:lol:
     
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    Yep...it's made up and I love it!

    There's about 5 videos that I know of, showing different "Volkswaffe" bugs in action.

    The Documentary, the attack (and interview) on a B-17 formation, the over-flight of a city and two "secret test" videos :lol:
     
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    'Giggle'. Quite well done though! The last bit of footage is almost certainly 'adapted' from actual film of the 'Upkeep' (bouncing bomb) trials.
     
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    there was talk in spring of 45 to unleash a horde of Opels from a higher altitude onto the rear of B-17 formations in a mass suicide attack, this was in regards to replacing the needed Bf 109G and K for the defense in the east. the Opels were suppose to be filled with explosives in the area where the engine was housed.........
     
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    The "Failed Test" footage of the Volkwaffe bug plunging into the ground is actually taken from actual footage of a P-51D that was hit by flak. If you see the actual combat footage, the P-51D pilot barely makes it out and into the silk before hitting the ground...

    It would be great to see them make more Volkwaffe clips :lol:
     
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    Heh...knowing Hitler's mental state, this had a certain plausible element to it...
     
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    LOL! Good find.
     
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    The German secret if finally out. As photo evidence clearly shows.
    1. Hitler had obtained alien tech antigravity engines allowing non-aerodynamic vehicles to fly
    2. The VWs would be launched by and protected by Nazi flying saucers.
    3. And finally from this Nazi poster, Project Valkyrie recruited young German girls to distract possible ground support
     

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    that was funny!
     
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    Huh? Flying saucers? Antigravity? I'm not following you, Mike......<drool>
     

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