The Spitfire PR.XI coded of OKL photographed at Gottingen in July Its previous identity remains a mystery
Spitfires and Mustangs in Luftwaffe service.
Captured Weapons Put to Use
Spitfires and P-51 Mustangs in Luftwaffe service.
D-520 capturé par les Allemands et repeint à leurs couleurs. Utilisé comme avion d'entraînement.
On 5 May 1941, a Fokker test pilot, Hidde Leegstra, accompanied by engineer (and member of the Fokker Board of Directors) Ir. Piet Vos, managed to fly a G.1 to England. The crew's subterfuge involved acquiring additional fuel for the supposed test flight as well as ducking into clouds to deter the trailing Luftwaffe aircraft from following. After landing in England, the G.1 was conscripted by Phillips and Powis Aircraft, later Miles Aircraft. The company had designed an all-wooden fighter...