Heinkel He-51 Legion Condor, Spain. Spanish Civil War 1936-1939

He 51 LC, Adolf Galland, Jagdgruppe Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Spain - 1937. - GC - La Legion Condor aérodromes utilises 1937 jusque a la fin de la guerre : Alfaro Bunuel Logrono Tauste Alcaniz Bello Bujaraloz Calamocha Escatron Gallur Huesca Lanaja Saragossa Sarinena Teruel Barcelona (El Prat de Llobergat) Barcelona (Sabadell) Lleida Valls Vinaros Zaidin Cadiz Puntales Melilla Pollenca

Spain - - GC - La Legion Condor aérodromes utilises 1937 jusque a la fin…

Heinkel He 51 was a conventional biplane fighter, which made its first flight in May 1933, but was outdated the day it entered service. It was flown by the Condor Legion during the Spanish Civil War and allowed Luftwaffe pilots to gain valuable experience before World War II. However, when matched against Soviet "volunteers" flying Polikarpov I-16s, it was no contest and the I-16 flew rings around the Heinkel. This forced the Luftwaffe to introduce the Messerschmitt Bf 109 earlier than…

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Heinkel He 51

Type: He Single Seat Fighter He Reconnaissance seaplane He Land ground attack Origin: Ernest Heinkel AG Models: He and

Heinkel He 51 in Spain the He51 gave an sufficiently good showing for the Nationalists to buy at least 30 more from Heinkel .there folowed a total of 50 of various He 51B seaplane versions the final batch comprised 79 C-1 ground Attack fighters of which 28 served in Spain

Heinkel He 51 in Spain the He51 gave an sufficiently good showing for the Nationalists to buy at least 30 more from Heinkel .there folowed a total of 50 of various He 51B seaplane versions the final batch comprised 79 C-1 ground Attack fighters of which 28 served in Spain

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