Artwork He 111G3 FFS A/B 34 Sktz CE NX 28 flown by Helmut Rix Kastrup Denmark 1944 0A

Profile 00: He.111G-3 Unit: FFS(B)34 Serial: CE+NX (28) Blind Flying School (Blindflugschule), Kastrup Denmark, 1944. One of two built He.111G-3. Helmut Rix flew this aircraft. Note the badge: blind cow. Source: Luftwaffe Fledglings 1935-1945

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Junkers Ju 88A FFS A/B 34 Sktz CT ZY Denmark 1943 0A

Profile 00: Ju 88 A-12 FFS A/B 34 (Fliegerführerschule/Pilot Leader School), Kopenhagen Kastrup 1941-1945.

Junkers Ju 88A FFS A/B 34 Sktz CT ZY Denmark 1943 0B

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Helmut Peter Rix

Units: LKS-3(Werder/Havel), BFS-34(1/44), Erg./JG-110(9/44), Erg I./JG-2(12/44 Glewe), 8./JG-301(1/45)

Awards: Class 'C' Glider Badge, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp

Known Aircraft: Bu 131 & Bu 181 in LKS-3, Ju 88 & He 111 in BFS, Fw 190A-8 'Red 7', Fw 190D-9 WNr 500111 'Red 4' (lost 3/2/45)

Remarks: Shot down with wounds 2 March, 1944 during aerial combat at Aussig with P-51's of 486FS, 352FG. He was the only one of a schwarm of four to survive. Killed were Stfkpt Lt Walter Kropp and Uffz's H. Hager and Wolfgang Ehrlich. Joined the Luftwaffe on 1 March, 1943. His initial training was for Night Fighters while in BFS (Blind Flieger Schule) at Kastrup, Copenhagen, Denmark. Then joined JG-110 for Bf 110 and Me 410 training at Pretzsch, on the River Elbe. Moved to Altenburg in November, 1944 for Fw 190 conversion training. His last flight of the war was on 2 March, 1945. Deceased 22 October, 1996.

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    Bibliography: +

  • 'Junkers Ju 88 - Star Of The Luftwaffe' by Manfred Griehl Published:Arms & Armour Press, Sept 1990 ISBN: 1 85409 043 7
  • History and technical development of each variant. 'Junkers Ju 88' by Ron Mackay Published:The Crowood Press, Oct 2001 ISBN: 1 86126 431 3
  • Comprehensive history of Ju 88.
  • 'Junkers Ju 88 Over All Fronts' by Joachim Stein Published:Schiffer Publishing, 1991 ISBN: 0 88740 3123
  • Pictorial history of the Ju 88.
  • 'Junkers Ju 88 In Action Vol 2: Aircraft in Action No.113' by Brian Filley Published:Squadron/Signal Publications, July 1991 ISBN: 0 89747 258 6
    Traces the development of the fighter versions. Very well illustrated.
  • 'The Junkers Ju 88 Night Fighters: Profile No.148' by Alfred Price Published:Profile Publications Ltd, 1967 ISBN: n/a
    Concise well illustrated history of the Ju 88C/G variants.
  • 'German Night Fighter Aces Of World WAr-2: Osprey Aircraft Of The Aces - 20 by Jerry Scutts
    Published:Osprey Publishing, 1998 ISBN: 1 85532 696 5
    Covers the development, tactics and leading aces of the Luftwaffe night fighter force. Some factual errors.
  • 'Nachtjagd-The Night Fighter Versus Bomber War Over The Third Reich 1939-1945' by Theo Boiten
    Published:The Crowood Press, June 1997 ISBN: 1 86126 086 5
    * Traces the parallel development of RAF night bombing and Luftwaffe night fighting during WW2. Very well written.

    Magazine References: +

  • Airfix Magazines (English) - http://www.airfix.com/
  • Avions (French) - http://www.aerostories.org/~aerobiblio/rubrique10.html
  • FlyPast (English) - http://www.flypast.com/
  • Flugzeug Publikations GmbH (German) - http://vdmedien.com/flugzeug-publikations-gmbh-hersteller_verlag-vdm-heinz-nickel-33.html
  • Flugzeug Classic (German) - http://www.flugzeugclassic.de/
  • Klassiker (German) - http://shop.flugrevue.de/abo/klassiker-der-luftfahrt
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://boutique.editions-lariviere.fr/site/abonnement-le-fana-de-l-aviation-626-4-6.html
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://www.pdfmagazines.org/tags/Le+Fana+De+L+Aviation/
  • Osprey (English) - http://www.ospreypublishing.com/
  • Revi Magazines (Czech) - http://www.revi.cz/

    Web References: +

  • Wikipedia.org - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messerschmitt

This webpage was updated 21st June 2018