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Old 8th April 2006, 18:29
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Luftwaffe drop tank names

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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?

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Old 8th April 2006, 19:02
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Re: Luftwaffe drop tank names

Zusatztank was the common name for the auxiliary fuel tank.



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Old 9th April 2006, 13:33
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Re: Luftwaffe drop tank names

Thanks Ed

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

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