What kind of plane is this?

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What kind of plane is this?

Post by Beppo Schmidt » 15 Jan 2005 03:27

This is a screen shot from the film Patton. Is this an authentic German plane and if so, what is it?

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Post by Christoph Awender » 15 Jan 2005 03:29

It is a Heinkel-111

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Post by Beppo Schmidt » 15 Jan 2005 03:30

Thanks Christoph.

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Post by deadly88mm » 15 Jan 2005 03:34

it also looks like a 8.8cm gun in the back ground to am i the only one?

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Post by bryson109 » 15 Jan 2005 03:38

Yes a He 111 with an 88mm in the back ground.

BTW.. why is this in the Panzers & other vehicles section??

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Post by Stormbird » 15 Jan 2005 03:53

Hi, I think your answers are partially correct, i believe the aircraft in question happens to be a CASA 2.111. A spanish license built version of the Heinkel 111.

http://www.warbirdalley.com/he111.htm

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Post by deadly88mm » 15 Jan 2005 06:30

yes indead it does :?

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Post by Kissa » 15 Jan 2005 09:28

The swastika on the horizontal stabilizer is way too big :)

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Post by Beppo Schmidt » 15 Jan 2005 15:24

BTW.. why is this in the Panzers & other vehicles section??
I didn't know where else to post it.

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Post by Kurt_Steiner » 18 Jan 2005 11:32

Kissa wrote:The swastika on the horizontal stabilizer is way too big :)
indeed, methinks.

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Post by Topspeed » 18 Jan 2005 17:08

Metoothinksitiscasa111andnotheinkel111. thereisalso88mmflakcannon...andlotsapeoplebehindbarbedwire...whyisthat ?

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Post by Beppo Schmidt » 18 Jan 2005 17:18

andlotsapeoplebehindbarbedwire...whyisthat ?
The scene is from the movie Patton, and the officer in the dark coat walking towards the plane is supposed to be Feldmarschall Rommel. The scene is set shortly after the Battle of Kasserine, so those are American prisoners.

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Post by Cantankerous » 17 May 2022 22:02

Stormbird wrote:
15 Jan 2005 03:53
Hi, I think your answers are partially correct, i believe the aircraft in question happens to be a CASA 2.111. A spanish license built version of the Heinkel 111.

http://www.warbirdalley.com/he111.htm
During the production of the film Patton, the CASA 2.111 was used to represent the He 111s in the film because there were no He 111s in airworthy condition when the movie was being production. How many CASA 2.111s were used during the production of the film Patton?

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