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World War II: Germany
Aircraft of Germany in WWII.
Hosted by Rowan Baylis
Academy 1/48: Bf 109 G-6 + "FuG 217 Neptun J"
BigZimmo
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Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 08:12 PM UTC
Hi mates!!

The FuG 217 "Neptun J", which was developed from the FuG 216 backwards warning device, was tested in summer 1943 in some Fw 190 and Bf 109.
It was extensively tested in parallel with the development of the SN-2 radar and had several advantages to the SN-2.
Particularly positive was the low weight and the aerodynamically favorable design.

The disadvantage was that shortly before the attack, the pilot, after extensive observation of the picture tube, was blinded for a few moments.
In early 1944, 35 Fw 190 and Bf 109 night fighters were equipped with the FuG 217 and have also been used successfully.

Horrido
Stefan








kunjuro
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Philippines
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Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 01:58 AM UTC
Nice diorama! Great looking plane. Thanks for sharing with us the history of the aircraft as well.
spaarndammer
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Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 08:05 AM UTC
Beautiful! Interesting subject.



Jelger
BigZimmo
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Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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Posted: Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 08:37 PM UTC
Thanks, mates!!!!
tankgirl1967
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 03:50 AM UTC
Nice love the more usual me-109's