Messerschmitt Bf 109s & Other Aircraft of I./EKG(J)

Cover previewThere has been realized an operation within the Luftwaffe since autumn 1944 to increase number of shortage fighter pilots by retraing of bomber pilots. This transformation and pilot training have been described in our titles “Messerschmitt Me 262s of KG & KG(J) units” and “Messerschmitt Bf 109s of KG(J) 6”. This study deals with the I./EKG(J) which should ensure to continuously replenish the personnel strength of KG(J) units and to substitute expected losses and which activities were mostly connected with Protectorate Bohemia and Moravia. The title extends number of titles with this theme to the trilogy.
As is usual in the “Luftwaffe over Czech Territory – 1945” line the historical description is accompanied by historical documents, tables, b/w and colour photos and description of 38 aircraft from that 28 Messerschmitt Bf 109s, 5 Focke-Wulf Fw 190s and 5 Arado Ar 96Bs.

Discussion forumMesserschmitt Bf 109s & Other Aircraft of I./EKG(J)

FEEDBACK: Mistakes and incorrectnesses of this book.
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4. 3. 2021, 16:12
Re: FEEDBACK: Mistakes and incorrectnesses of this book.
from: Burkhard Lück-Dieterich   to: JaPo
On page 61 of your new book there's a photograph of "Black 29". It seems that even the whole underside of the engine cowling and maybe even the underside of the fuselage was painted in a dark colour with light spots?
4. 3. 2021, 23:07
Re:Re: FEEDBACK: Mistakes and incorrectnesses of this book.
from: Tomáš Poruba   to: Burkhard Lück-Dieterich
Thank you for your note.
I don´t think, the whole underside of cowling was in dark colour thanks a studying of other snaps of Bf 109s of Brinker Eisenwerk in Wunstorf. The dark colour were probably sprayed directly from side, so it was sprayed to "taperignly" on the bottom surface. In all cases some light surface stayed on a bottom side.
The picture of "Black 29" is not fully clear in the part, but the light surface is visible on the oil cooler and directly in front of the oil coller. It is a true, some darker surface is in a forward part of the bottom engine cowling. It could be the side darker colour sprayed more taperingly. But the bottom cowling wasn´t sprayed directly from bottom to fully cover the surface.
Of course, it is our oppinion. A better photograph can show, we are wrong!

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