AIRFIX 1/72 GERMAN BLOHM AND VOSS Bv141 RECON. A03014

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AIRFIX 1/72 BLOHM AND VOSS Bv141 GERMAN RECON. A03014

AIRFIX

1/72 SCALE

BLOHM AND VOSS Bv141

WWII GERMAN

RECONNAISSANCE AEROPLANE

*NEW* UK Stock - Brand New & Boxed NO EXTRA TAX / DUTY TO PAY TO ANY EUROPEAN COMMUNITY COUNTRY Pas de taxe � l'importation de tout pays de la CE Keine Einfuhr-Steuer auf alle EG-Land The Blohm & Voss BV 141 was a WWII German tactical reconnaissance aircraft. It is best remembered as the most asymmetrical aircraft to have seen service. In 1937, the German Air Ministry issued a specification for a single engined reconnaissance aircraft with optimum visual characteristics. The request prompted Focke-Wulf to make the Fw189, while Blohm & Voss proposed something far more radical. The proposal of chief designer Dr. Richard Vogt was the unique asymmetric BV 141. The well glazed crew gondola on the starboard side strongly resembled that of the Fw189, and housed the pilot, observer and rear gunner, while the fuselage on the port side led smoothly from the radial engine to the tail. It would seem that the displacement of lift vs weight, and thrust vs drag, would have induced tendencies to yaw and roll requiring continual trimming to control, but the aircraft proved very stable and manoeuvrable. In fact, Dr. Vogt had calculated that the greater weight on
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