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The Heinkel He 219 Uhu ("Eagle-Owl") was a night fighter that served with the German Luftwaffe in the later stages of World War II. A relatively sophisticated design, the He 219 possessed a variety of innovations, including Lichtenstein SN-2 advanced VHF-band intercept radar, also used on the Ju 88G and Bf 110G night fighters. It was also the first operational military aircraft to be equipped with ejection seats and the first operational German World War II-era with tricycle landing gears.
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The Heinkel He 219 Uhu ("Eagle-Owl") was a night fighter that served with the German Luftwaffe in the later stages of World War II. A relatively sophisticated design, the He 219 possessed a variety of innovations, including Lichtenstein SN-2 advanced VHF-band intercept radar, also used on the Ju 88G and Bf 110G night fighters. It was also the first operational military aircraft to be equipped with ejection seats and the first operational German World War II-era with tricycle landing gears.

The Heinkel He 219 Uhu ("Eagle-Owl") was a night fighter that served with the German Luftwaffe in the later stages of World War II. A relatively sophisticated design, the He 219 possessed a variety of innovations, including Lichtenstein SN-2 advanced VHF-band intercept radar, also used on the Ju 88G and Bf 110G night fighters. It was also the first operational military aircraft to be equipped with ejection seats and the first operational German World War II-era with tricycle landing gears.

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Heinkel He 219 Uhu, from 'Le Grand Duc' by Romain Hugault
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Heinkel He 219 Uhu, from 'Le Grand Duc' by Romain Hugault

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Heinkel He 219 Uhu Nachtjäger
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Painting of a Heinkel HE-219 Uhu.
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Painting of a Heinkel HE-219 Uhu.

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Heinkel He 219A-7 Uhu by Koike Shigeo
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Defending England ~ 1940 A typical air battle scene during the Battle of Britain. A Hurricane flies by a destroyed He-111 to pursue another bogie.
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Everyone always mentions the Spitfire but the Hawker Hurricane and its variants carried so much of the weight during those dark early years and continued throughout the conflict.

The "Air Apaches" were the first full Air Force combat Group sent to the Pacific in World War II and flew the Mitchell. Shortly after arriving in theater their were converted to "strafe.

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Defending England ~ 1940 A typical air battle scene during the Battle of Britain. A Hurricane flies by a destroyed He-111 to pursue another bogie.

Defending England ~ 1940 A typical air battle scene during the Battle of Britain. A Hurricane flies by a destroyed He-111 to pursue another bogie.

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The He 219 had an auspicious combat debut. On the night of 11–12 June 1943, Werner Streib flew the V9 and shot down five bombers between 01:05 and 02:22 hours, before crashing on landing.[7][8] Claims have been made that, "In the next ten days the three Heinkel He 219A-0 pre-production aircraft would shoot down a total of 20 RAF aircraft, including six of the previously "untouchable" de Havilland Mosquito fighter-bombers.

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This aviation art print by Mark Postlethwaite depicts a Heinkel Uhu 'Eagle Owl' shooting down an RAF Lancaster over Germany in late 1944

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Germany's Heinkel He 219 Uhu  (Eagle-Owl) night fighter.  The Heinkel He 219 Uhu was a night fighter that served with the German Luftwaffe in the later stages of World War II. A relatively sophisticated design, the He 219 possessed a variety of innovations, including an advanced VHF-band intercept radar. It was also the 1st operational military aircraft in the world to be equipped with ejection seats, & the first operational German World War II-era aircraft with tricycle landing gear.

Germany's Heinkel He 219 Uhu (Eagle-Owl) night fighter. The Heinkel He 219 Uhu…

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