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Heinkel

noun
  1. Ernst Heinrich (ɛrnst ˈhainrɪç). 1888–1958, German aircraft designer. His company provided many military aircraft in World Wars I and II, including the first jet-powered plane
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  • Stan spotted the two Heinkel bombers as soon as Allison spoke.

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  • The Heinkel zoomed past, building altitude for a death thrust.

    A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F.

    Rutherford G. Montgomery

  • The Heinkel shot under him, went into a loop, then faked a turnover.

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  • Setting the Spit on her ear, he faced the Heinkel, testing his Brownings as he slid into place.

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    Rutherford G. Montgomery

  • The Heinkel came in with a roaring thrust, her Madsen slugs drilling away at the Spitfire.

    A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F.

    Rutherford G. Montgomery