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Bsnakeman
11-26-2007, 06:18 AM
S!

I found this site http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/l...guns-topic-6368.html (http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/luftwaffe-cannons-machineguns-topic-6368.html) with very nice pics of Luftwaffe armaments. Enjoy!

Best,

Schwarz.13
11-26-2007, 07:26 AM
Wow - a wealth of information and pics there!!!Thanks http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

FliegerAas
11-26-2007, 09:28 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif Overkill?!

http://img395.imageshack.us/img395/9687/me262a1au1photo4zk3.jpg

DuxCorvan
11-26-2007, 09:49 AM
Wow. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif

JtD
11-26-2007, 10:37 AM
There are some extremely interesting pics. I love this one:

http://img144.imageshack.us/img144/1918/mg1709yg8.jpg

polak5
11-26-2007, 11:43 AM
http://img215.imageshack.us/img215/4822/mg15118zc5jw5.jpg http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif wowsas

Waldo.Pepper
11-26-2007, 01:39 PM
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polak5
11-26-2007, 08:27 PM
Originally posted by Waldo.Pepper:
Prezzy - just for you there Polak5.


Just beautiful, thx Waldo http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

zardozid
11-26-2007, 09:08 PM
One of my fav website's...

Vanderstok
11-27-2007, 04:53 AM
Hate to be on the receiving end of this!

http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/l...s-topic-6368-11.html (http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/luftwaffe-cannons-machineguns-topic-6368-11.html)

cawimmer430
11-27-2007, 05:05 AM
Originally posted by Vanderstok:
Hate to be on the receiving end of this!

http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/l...s-topic-6368-11.html (http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/luftwaffe-cannons-machineguns-topic-6368-11.html)

No expert on guns here, but wouldn't this have been very inaccurate? AFAIK the PPSh wasn't known for long distance accuracy so the aircraft would have to fly "very low" to at least achieve some measure of success...

Rammjaeger
11-27-2007, 09:36 AM
These armaments are pretty brutal:

http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/l...8-11.html#post283721 (http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/luftwaffe-cannons-machineguns-topic-6368-11.html#post283721)

http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/l...8-10.html#post274515 (http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/luftwaffe-cannons-machineguns-topic-6368-10.html#post274515)

http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/l...8-10.html#post275514 (http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/luftwaffe-cannons-machineguns-topic-6368-10.html#post275514)

http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/l...68-9.html#post272136 (http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/luftwaffe-cannons-machineguns-topic-6368-9.html#post272136)

http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/l...68-9.html#post273822 (http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/luftwaffe-cannons-machineguns-topic-6368-9.html#post273822)

WholeHawg
11-28-2007, 01:33 PM
Originally posted by cawimmer430:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Vanderstok:
Hate to be on the receiving end of this!

http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/l...s-topic-6368-11.html (http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/weapons-systems-tech/luftwaffe-cannons-machineguns-topic-6368-11.html)

No expert on guns here, but wouldn't this have been very inaccurate? AFAIK the PPSh wasn't known for long distance accuracy so the aircraft would have to fly "very low" to at least achieve some measure of success... </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


Just a guess but I dont think there was any "Aiming" involved with this arangement. Pretty much just fly over your target, flip the switch and and about 30 seconds your about 1000 pounds lighter!!

Waldo.Pepper
11-28-2007, 02:49 PM
Just a guess but I don't think there was any "Aiming" involved with this arrangement. Pretty much just fly over your target, flip the switch and and about 30 seconds your about 1000 pounds lighter!!

I submit that it was a spectacular failure for a few reasons. The PPSh was an economy SMG to begin with. Add to this the drum magazine, then the thermal stress of an plane ride and I reckon that there would be tremendous problems with stoppages. Better to use the bombay for its intended purpose, carrying bombs.