Aviation Photo #1634652 Focke-Achgelis Fa-330A-1 - Germany - Air Force

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About 200 of these 1942 designed Giro-kites were built, designed to increase the view of observers on U-Boats. It could be quickly assembled or dismantled and stowed in a deck hatch. Towed at 17 mph they could attain an altitude of 400 feet from where the observer could see a radius of 25 miles as opposed to a mere 5 miles from the U boat deck
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    Mick Bajcar
    Germany - Air Force
    Focke-Achgelis Fa-330A-1
    Focke-Achgelis FA-330
    Focke-Achgelis FA-330
    Focke-Achgelis
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    100143
    Duxford
    England
    United Kingdom
    July 12, 2009
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