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Old 19th April 2017, 20:23
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What was a "Dämmerungflug" ?

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Please, what were the special features (characteristics) of a "Dämmerüngflug" ? Fligt taken place at the end of the afternoon ...
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Old 19th April 2017, 20:41
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Re: What was a "Dämmerungflug" ?

Flight in twilight. I don't think there's anything special about it apart from the amount of light available.
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Old 19th April 2017, 22:33
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Re: What was a "Dämmerungflug" ?

Thank you Nick,
At a point it puzzles me … an air exercice with no specifical practical name/meaning ! But only the time/hour of the day … Merci for your help .
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Old 19th April 2017, 23:14
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Re: What was a "Dämmerungflug" ?

Dämmerungsflug /twillight flight could be an operational night fighter mission which was flown without any ground based radar support, often a systematic pattern was flown in order to cover an assigned area where the crew visually tried to detect a target in the twillight against the clouds/sky
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Old 19th April 2017, 23:20
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Re: What was a "Dämmerungflug" ?

Very interesting information ! Thank you very much indeed !
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Old 21st April 2017, 09:49
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Re: What was a "Dämmerungflug" ?

Salut Philippe,

More or less what we call "Night VFR flight" !!!
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