Messerschmitt


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Messerschmitt

Willy . 1898--1978, German aeronautical engineer. His military planes figured prominently in World War II, including the Me-262, the first jet fighter
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It soon proved that it had the clear advantage over its German counterpart, the Messerschmitt Bf109, in the realms of speed, climb, power of manoeuvre and firepower.
The Messerschmitt, together with a de Havilland Tiger Moth II, were transported by road from the museum's sister site at Hendon, in London.
The Hurricane could attack them all, while the Spitfire was capable of taking on the Messerschmitt 109s.
Willy Radinger and Walter Schick's book - Messerschmitt Me 262 [Schiffer Publishing Co] says the Me 262 entered service in April, 1944.
Very few, if any, and this is because the Messerschmitt Bf 109, the Spitfire's main protagonist, had its main tanks mounted behind and below the pilot, that way any burning fuel would be blown backwards by the slipstream, away from the pilot.
Michael Krevet from Messerschmitt International discusses the company's latest key card technology for hotels
The former pilot, who flew Hurricanes and Spitfires, survived a confrontation with 27 Messerschmitt Me109s with his Hurricane riddled with bullets.
The most famous fighters used were the British Hawker Hurricane and Spitfire Mk I, and the German Messerschmitt.
Suddenly a German Messerschmitt fighter pulled up on the bomber's tail.
We went over a hillock and there in front of us was a German Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter - big black crosses on the wings and fuselage, the lot.