Ilmavoimat Messerschmitt Bf 109G-2 Continuation War

Ilmavoimat Messerschmitt Bf Continuation War, pin by Paolo Marzioli

FINNISH ME109 G-2 fighter at Helsinki Malmi airport in June 1943.

Finnish Air Force: Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter at Helsinki Malmi airport in June

Finnish pilot Jorma Karhunen from his fighter Brewster B-239 at the airport Suulayarvi

Jorma Karhunen March January was a Finnish Air Force ace. He scored kills in World War II; of his air victories were achieved while flying the Brewster Buffalo US fighter.

The Finnish Blenheims flew 423 missions during the Winter War, and close to 3,000 missions during the Continuation War and Lapland War. Blenheim machine-gunners also shot down eight Soviet aircraft. Thirty-seven Blenheims were lost in combat during the wars.

The Finnish Blenheims flew 423 missions during the Winter War, and close to missions during the Continuation War and Lapland War. Blenheim machine-gunners also shot down eight Soviet aircraft.

During the Continuation War (1941–44) the Finnish State Aircraft Factory (Valtion Lentokonetehdas, VL) also built some 50 D.XXIs with the Swedish-built Pratt & Whitney R-1535 Twin Wasp Junior as the Bristol Mercury was in short supply. These can be identified by their longer cockpit glazing, smooth cowl, and large ventral air intake under the cowl. The fixed undercarriage lent itself to both unimproved runways and conversion to skis for winter use, both of which were advantages in the winter

The fixed undercarriage lent itself to both unimproved runways and conversion to skis for winter use, both of which were advantages in the Finnish theater.

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G2 MT-212 Lentolaivue 34 #Messerschmitt #WWII #FinnishAirForce

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G2 MT-212 Lentolaivue 34 #Messerschmitt #WWII #FinnishAirForce

Luutnantti Hans Wind, Mannerheimristin ritari, kuuluisa hävittäjälentäjämme, joka on ampunut alas 33 1/2 viholliskonetta. Suulajärvi 1943.08.26 (SA-kuva-arkisto)

Post with 5471 views. Hans Wind, a finnish pilot ace posing at the tail end of his Brewster, Finland c.


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