A captured Hs 129 B1 aircraft with USAAF Foreign Evaluation markings, date unknown

Caption   A captured Hs 129 B1 aircraft with USAAF Foreign Evaluation markings, date unknown ww2dbase
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Added Date 18 Mar 2007

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1. Commenter identity confirmed BILL says:
23 Feb 2009 06:41:41 PM

Info above photo: Henschel Hs 129B-2 this aircraft was captured by U.S.troops at Toubakeur, Tunisia in the spring of 1943. The aircraft was repaired, and shipped to Wright Field, Ohio for test flights. Numbered FE (Foreign Evaluation)4600. The seldom flown Henschel was grounded after an accident on 24 July 1946 and later scrapped. Armament two 20mm MG 151 cannons and two 7.92mm MG 17 machine guns. Aircraft could also carry in center-line pod one 30mm MK 103 cannon. Speed 254mph, Range 422.5 miles. Used by Luftwaffe and Rumania

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