|Re: What in gods name Nazi planes are these?
Group: rec.aviation.military · Group Profile
Author: Eunometic Date: Jul 14, 2011 09:07
> I figured such an oddball looking machine being made by the Nazis
> would handle supremely. It sounds like Richard Voigt was taken under
> "Operation Paperclip"
> Do you by
> chance know what special functions were being performed by creating
> this extra fuselage -
It was to improve the vissibillity of the ground from the aircraft,
the aircraft was meant to find enemy troop concentrations, artillery
emplacements and to observed and direct the fall of artillery. It's
purpose as to direct fire power from the ground, rather than use its
own fire power.