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Friday, 4 August 2017

[Belgian Wings] Virtual reconstruction CR.32bis NC 596 of Teniente Rodolphe de Hemricourt de Grunne

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  Jean-Marc Duquesne a ajouté 5 photos dans Belgian Wings .       Jean-Marc Duquesne 1 août, 11:19   Virtual reconstruction. CR.32bis NC 596 of Teniente Rodolphe de Hemricourt de Grunne, Escuadrille 2-E-3, Grupo 2-G-3 of Aviacion Nacional, Tauste, March 1938. 3-60 served with 2-E3 from its formation in May 1937. Following an overhaul, it receiveid a three-colour camouflage scheme of olive-green and reddish-brown over sand-yellow. It has the early style number 2 on a white disc on its wheel spats denoting 2-E-3, and a Patrulla Azul emblem with a blue background. The telescopic sight has also been replaced. "Rodolpho" of "Harricot", Count Rodolphe de Hemricourt de Grunne was a Belgian volunteer pilot credited with 14 individual victories. Sources: -"Fiat CR.32 Aces of the Spanish Civil War" by Alfredo Logoluso, Osprey Publishing. Photos p. 42, 43, 47 & 92. Colour plates p.58, 59 & 63. Bio. p. 75. - "Cieux de Guerre", biography of the pilot by Jean-Louis Roba. Editions De Krijger. Photos p. 68, 71, 78 & 83.   J'aime Commenter Partager    
   
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Jean-Marc Duquesne a ajouté 5 photos dans Belgian Wings.
   
Jean-Marc Duquesne
1 août, 11:19
Virtual reconstruction.

CR.32bis NC 596 of Teniente Rodolphe de Hemricourt de Grunne, Escuadrille 2-E-3, Grupo 2-G-3 of Aviacion Nacional, Tauste, March 1938.

3-60 served with 2-E3 from its formation in May 1937. Following an overhaul, it receiveid a three-colour camouflage scheme of olive-green and reddish-brown over sand-yellow. It has the early style number 2 on a white disc on its wheel spats denoting 2-E-3, and a Patrulla Azul emblem with a blue background. The telescopic sight has also been replaced.

"Rodolpho" of "Harricot", Count Rodolphe de Hemricourt de Grunne was a Belgian volunteer pilot credited with 14 individual victories.

Sources:
-"Fiat CR.32 Aces of the Spanish Civil War" by Alfredo Logoluso, Osprey Publishing. Photos p. 42, 43, 47 & 92. Colour plates p.58, 59 & 63. Bio. p. 75.
- "Cieux de Guerre", biography of the pilot by Jean-Louis Roba. Editions De Krijger. Photos p. 68, 71, 78 & 83.
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