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Blohm & Voss) FGP 227 (Anigrand, Resin)

TYPE: 1:3,75 Scale wooden flying model of the Blohm & Voss Bv 238 Flying boat

ACCOMMODATION: Pilot and flight engineer

POWER PLANT: 6 x 21 hp two stroke engines

COMMENT: Testbed for flight characterics of the giant flying boat Blohm & Voss Bv 238. Built by students of the Flugtechnische Fertigungsgemeinschaft Prag (FGP), Czech Rep.

 

 

Blohm & Voss Bv 238 V1, (Airmodel, Vacu)

TYPE: Long-range Transport, Maritime Patrol and Bomber Flying Boat

ACCOMMODATION: Crew of 12

POWER PLANT:  Six Daimler-Benz DB 603G, rated at 1,900 hp

PERFORMANCE: 264 mph at 19,685 ft

COMMENTS: First prototype flew in April 1944, but was sunk early 1945 by strafing Mustangs. At the end of WWII the second prototype was virtually complete and construction of the third was in an advanced stage