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Ben... 8th April 2006 18:29

Luftwaffe drop tank names
 
Hi

Could anyone tell me if the luftwaffe had a common name for their drop tanks? in particular the type with the welded seams, i believe later in the war the lower rear portion was flattened out. did this have a differant name?

Thanks

Ben

edwest 8th April 2006 19:02

Re: Luftwaffe drop tank names
 
Zusatztank was the common name for the auxiliary fuel tank.



Ed

Ben... 9th April 2006 13:33

Re: Luftwaffe drop tank names
 
Thanks Ed

Do you know if they had a manufacturers name, like the US who had a "mullins" tank.

Thanks

Ben


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