On Jul 12, 6:54 pm, Daryl nospami70west3.com> wrote:
> On 7/12/2011 6:22 PM, Eunometic wrote:
>> On Jul 13, 4:03 am, "Keith Willshaw"demon.co.uk> wrote:
>>> Alan Dicey wrote:
>>>> On 12/07/2011 13:07, Dean Markley wrote:
>>>>> On Jul 12, 2:21 am, LIBERATORymail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> I've seen some of the bottom one before, but never the top one, two
>>>>>> fuselages one without any engine and all glass.
>>>>>> WTF!!! They're nuts and they made it all work!! I suppose they're
>>>>>> angled inwards so to enable avionics to work.
>>>>> Top one is a BV-141 recon plane. Odd looking but nor particularly
>>>>> The bottom pic looks a bit like an He-219 maybe?
>>>> Agreed, Bv-141
>>>> and what is clearly a view from beneath an He-219 Uhu
>>>> Neither of these is especially rare, both were built and flown, and
>>>> the Uhu made it into service.
>>> Fortunately not in large numbers. It was a far better nightighter than the
>>> Me-110 but the Nazis didnt like Heinkel building fighters .
>> Erhardt Milch was trying to reduce the diversity of types. He
>> championed the 'wooden' (really plastic wood) Ta 154 and thought that
>> advanced versions of the Ju 88 (with BMW 801 or Jumo 213 engine) were
>> almost as good and of course the Me 210 was also supposed to be radar
>> Milch seems to have taken it personally when his nominal subordinate,
>> night fighter force head, Joesf Kammhuber ordered the He 219 into
>> production without his consent.
> The JU88, JU388 and ME210 had a big problem. With the existing
> engine, they were slow, real slow compared to the escorts. They
> ended up in a fight or die situation and die they did.
> The HE-219 had the option of running. There is no way it could
> successfully tangle with the escorts. But with a 400+ mph speed
> dash it could disengage most of the time.
Jet engines eventually would have been its power source.
> Not, Coulda engines, the HE-219 could have been a real shocker if
> it had been built in the thousands instead of only a couple or 3
> hundred. And that was with it's existing engines.
> Thanks, Hitler for allowing some really bungling people to be in
> charge. The US thanks you and I imagine most of the rest of the
> world does as well.
Goering, he never would over-ride Goering because he looked upon
Goering as a mentor.