Asked in Tigers
What is the meaning of stuka bomber with reference to kalki's storyThe tiger king?
stuka were german's military aircraft designed for dive bombing who never missed their aim ...
Asked in World War 2, Germany in WW2
What famous bomber did the Luftwaffe use during World War 2?
The Luftwaffe would generally use either the Stuka dive bomber, the Junkers 88, or the Heinkel 111. ...
Asked in Germany in WW2
Name given to the German dive bombers?
The dive bomber was the Junkers Ju 87; but the German for Dive Bomber is Sturzkampfflugzeug. Germans were very fond of their own type of acronym, using the first syllable of a word rather than its initial letter; thus, Geheim Staatspolizei becomes Gestapo, and Sturzkampfflugzeug becomes Stuka. ...
Asked in Military Aircraft, History of Aviation
Who was Stuka bomber?
The 'Stuka' was a single engined, low wing dive bomber made by the German company Junkers. It was actually not a very successful aircraft and only gained fame when used in large numbers in 'terror' attacks with heavy fighter escorts. Stukas on their own were easy targets for even the slowest Allied fighters. ...
Who was the only World War 2 recipient of the Knight's Cross with Golden Oak Leaves Swords and Diamonds?
Hans-Ulrich Rudel, a Stuka dive-bomber pilot.
Asked in Battle of Britain
What airplanes did they use in the battle of Britain?
The (British) RAF used the Hawker Hurricane and Super-marine Spitfire. The (German) Luftwaffe used the Heinkel HE-111 twin engined bomber, the ME-BF110 heavy twin engine fighter, the ME-109 fighter, D0-17 light bomber & the JU-52 "Stuka" dive bomber ...
Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author Peter Charles Smith written?
Peter Charles Smith has written: 'The battle-cruiser HMS Renown, 1916-1948' -- subject(s): Renown (Battle cruiser), Great Britain. Royal Navy, Great Britain, World War, 1939-1945, British Naval operations, History 'The battle-cruiser HMS Renown, 1916-1948' -- subject(s): Renown (Battle cruiser), Great Britain. Royal Navy, Great Britain, World War, 1939-1945, British Naval operations, History 'The Stuka at war' -- subject(s): World War, 1939-1945, Aerial operations, German, Stuka (Bombers), Stuka (Bomber), German Aerial operations, Stuka (Dive bomber) 'Destroyer leader' -- subject(s): History, World War, 1939-1945, Naval operations, British, Destroyers (Warships),...
Asked in Germany in WW2, Acronyms & Abbreviations
What did Stuka- yes an acronym like FLAK stand for in the Luftwaffe planes?
Acronyms yes as was the bloke who asked about dive bomber- very close as this was the Stuka"s role- Short trajectoryCombatant aircraft- or short assault aircraft the blend word Stutz kampf could be rendered- close combat or close-assault. literally Dive Bomber would be TaucherBombenflugzeug- Dive bombing aircraft, and the Germans did not use this moniker, preferring Stuka for the Junkers JU-87 in a Power On dive, these things could hit 400 JMPH before hitting the red buttons and pulling out. specially calibrated sights...
Asked in Germany in WW2
What was the German bomber called?
There was the Junkers Ju 87 dive-bomber or Stuka (from Sturzkampfflugzeug, "dive bomber") , Heinkel He 111 , Bombers and ground attack : Arado Ar 234 Blitz, jet bomber Blohm & Voss Ha 140 torpedo bomber flying-boat (prototype) Dornier Do 11, (Do F) 1931 medium bomber Dornier Do 13, 1933 medium bomber (prototype) Dornier Do 17, Fliegender Bleistift, mail-plane/bomber/reconnaissance/night-fighter Dornier Do 18, 1935 bomber/reconnaissance flying-boat Dornier Do 19, Ural Bomber design competitor (prototype) Dornier Do 22, torpedo bomber/maritime reconnaissance Dornier Do 23, medium bomber Dornier Do 215, bomber/night-fighter Dornier Do 217,...
Asked in World War 2, Japan in WW2, US in WW2
Did the Japanese have stukas in World War 2?
Yes, the junkers ju 87 stuka dive bomber was designed and made by the Germans in ww2 but other countries that used the plane include Japan, the United Kingdom, Italy, Hungary and a few more countries. ...
Asked in Ford F-150
Dose the junka 87 stuka have 3 engines?
The Junkers Ju-87 "Stuka" was a one engined dive bomber. It was mainly used to attack European countries but appeared in Russia and the middle east. However they were slow and had a flimsy airframe so they were shot down quickly by allied planes and flack guns. But the answer is no...it had one engine. http://www.public.iastate.edu/~s_g_t/Images/Aircraft/Stuka.jpg ...