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unknown aeroplane ww2 era.

Discussion in 'Militaria' started by harriboy, Nov 14, 2015.

  1. harriboy

    harriboy New Member

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    Unknown aeroplane from ww2 era, maybe you guys and gals can shed some light on this one..
    Cheers Harriboy
     

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    Confirm, a Bf 108 B-0.
     
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    thanks, guys. was this just a civilian plane? the one on my photo, i mean..
     
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    More likely an early factory version
     
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    belasar Court Jester

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    My copy of Hitler's Luftwaffe states the Aircraft was a "4 seat Communications, Liaison, Ambulance and general Utility" plane.

    If my memory is correct (its the weekend, so 50-50) this type has been seen in several WWII films, either as a Fighter or Ground attack plane usually. It appeared as itself in The Great Escape.
     
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    The Me108 had its "finest hour" standing in for Me109 fighjters in this film

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2A04o_kVonQ

    or was it the original for the Imperial TIE fighters?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OZq-tlJTrU

    Look out for the Me108 from about 3:57
     
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    Good call...Lucas was a tax merchant for sure...can't blame him...loved the 20mm quads too....
     
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    "D-IIPY" is a civilian registration number, but the aircraft may have been retained by the factory as a demonstration aircraft(a few were).

    And that's not to say that the aircraft was not later taken over by the military following the start of the war.
     

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