Aeroplane Monthly 1993-10
R.Beamont - Tangmere summer (3)
Junkers Ju 88G-1 WerkNr 712273 4R+UR landed intact at RAF Woodbridge in Suffolk on July 13, 1944, after the pilot got lost - he thought he was near Berlin, having flown a reciprocal track to the one intended. The aircraft was fully equipped with the latest German radar and radio. The author flew this Ju 88 almost exactly a year later.
Истребитель Юнкерс Ju 88G-6b (Ju 88G-1 ???)
The Junkers Ju 88G-1 night fighter flown by the author at RAF Tangmere in July 1945. After being captured in July 1944 this aircraft was given the RAF serial number TP190.
A Junkers Ju 88G-6 in the USA. Utilising the E-1 fuselage, A-4/D-1 wings and the G-1 weapons bay, the G-6 was armed with four forward-firing MG151/20 cannon, two more in the fixed oblique position and a single MG131 machine-gun providing rear defence.
Flt Lt Lewenden in the cockpit of a captured Junkers Ju 88 in March 1944.
Hoverfly I KK995 shows a turn of speed at Andover. Power was supplied by a 180 h.p. Warner engine.
A Hoverfly I loitering above the control tower at RAF Andover on July 12, 1945, while someone, completely hidden from the pilot’s view, negotiates a rope ladder for the benefit of the press.
A Hoverfly pilot collects a mug of tea from the top of a Church Army mobile canteen at Andover in July 1945.