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U-731
03-16-2006, 04:02 PM
Sergeant pilot J. Roos was flying the Fokker D-21, reg.nr. 229. With two others he had escorted a flight of T-5's, bombing the Maas bridges at Rotterdam. On their way back they were attacked by 12 Me's from Waalhaven. Three of them chased Roos. He was driven in a corner that way that he decided to bail out. As he threw off his cockpit cover to jump off his aircraft he saw the canopy struck the propeller of the following Me, so it was knocked out.

He didn't jump but escaped in the clouds.
Coming out of the clouds he was surprised to be on the tail of another Me. An ideal position to open fire, so he shot down the Messerschmitt.
The moment Roos thought he was safe, his plane was hit by a projectile, obviously from Dutch anti aircraft fire from the ground, and he was thrown out of his open cockpit. Just before reaching the ground he succeeded in opening his parachute and landed, seriously wounded, in the surroundings of Leiden.

More amazing pilot stories can be found here;
The Forgotten Heroes (http://tallyho.stormpages.com/)

*dreamy mode ON

Is there anybody working on some Holland 1940 missions? You'll have to wait for the Fokker D21. Is the Dutch version going to be flyable?
As a T5 bomber we could use the DB3-M maybe? It has a different tail, but the rest of the plane looks similar.And could the D3A2 (Val) substitute for the Douglas 8A-3N? There is an excellent skin for the U2 as a D-XVII/202 made by Serval I believe?
Of course, we have enough German planes(bf109,bf110,he111,ju52).

The Kurland or NWE map can be used I think, the Kurland map has a nice coastline. And the NWE map is flat, just like we need ithttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Wouldnt it be nice to down ju52's trying to land on beaches near The Hague to capture the Queen, disrupting Fallschirmjager operations, preventing Rotterdam from being bombed (what if) or destroy the Moerdijk-bridge?

*dreamy mode OFF
Please give me your thoughts on this!

U-731
03-16-2006, 04:02 PM
Sergeant pilot J. Roos was flying the Fokker D-21, reg.nr. 229. With two others he had escorted a flight of T-5's, bombing the Maas bridges at Rotterdam. On their way back they were attacked by 12 Me's from Waalhaven. Three of them chased Roos. He was driven in a corner that way that he decided to bail out. As he threw off his cockpit cover to jump off his aircraft he saw the canopy struck the propeller of the following Me, so it was knocked out.

He didn't jump but escaped in the clouds.
Coming out of the clouds he was surprised to be on the tail of another Me. An ideal position to open fire, so he shot down the Messerschmitt.
The moment Roos thought he was safe, his plane was hit by a projectile, obviously from Dutch anti aircraft fire from the ground, and he was thrown out of his open cockpit. Just before reaching the ground he succeeded in opening his parachute and landed, seriously wounded, in the surroundings of Leiden.

More amazing pilot stories can be found here; <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content"> </div></BLOCKQUOTE> The Forgotten Heroes (http://tallyho.stormpages.com/)

*dreamy mode ON

Is there anybody working on some Holland 1940 missions? You'll have to wait for the Fokker D21. Is the Dutch version going to be flyable?
As a T5 bomber we could use the DB3-M maybe? It has a different tail, but the rest of the plane looks similar.And could the D3A2 (Val) substitute for the Douglas 8A-3N? There is an excellent skin for the U2 as a D-XVII/202 made by Serval I believe?
Of course, we have enough German planes(bf109,bf110,he111,ju52).

The Kurland or NWE map can be used I think, the Kurland map has a nice coastline. And the NWE map is flat, just like we need ithttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Wouldnt it be nice to down ju52's trying to land on beaches near The Hague to capture the Queen, disrupting Fallschirmjager operations, preventing Rotterdam from being bombed (what if) or destroy the Moerdijk-bridge?

*dreamy mode OFF
Please give me your thoughts on this!