The Blohm & Voss BV 141 was a World War II German tactical reconnaissance aircraft prototype. It is recalled that an asymmetric aircraft ever flown. So actually a good performance, it was never ordered into full production. Contributed to this decision were the engine of their favorite in a greater demand for the Focke-Wulf 190 fighter was, and there was also another tactical reconnaissance development.
Back in the 1930s when it seemed that the Nazis to rule the world, Germany has decided that he needed an observation plane, which had a high profile target for scouts. Blohm and Voss Bv 141 BV, which had an arrangement asymmetrical: an exhaust pipe with a radial engine on the one hand, and a shorter compartment of the crew, which was almost entirely the windshield another. There were three prototypes built in 1938, the last with two 7.92 mm machine guns firing forward and two great shooting guns. The manufacturer has also added support for four 11 kg bombs. The first planes were low-power, five of Bv 141S were built with more powerful engines. Testing began in late 1941 and stopped in 1943 because of its slow speed and because the Air Force needed! He fought more to protect the country against the round-the-clock bombing.
A real curiosity Aviation Voss BV 141 is the surprise, but never saw operational service. Three prototypes were made on the Voss BV 141, before being put into limited production. Total production was only 23rd
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