WW II German Fieseler Fi-103 V-1 Rocket – GYROSCOPE MAIN AIR CONNECTION – RARE!

$179.99

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You are bidding on a VERY RARE and SUPERB example of a WW2 German Luftwaffe Fieseler Fi-103 V-1 Rocket Betreibsdruckluft, Hauptanschluss (Autopilot Gyroscope Main Air Connection)!  This was used on ALL versions of the FZG-76 V-1 Rocket!
 

 The Fieseler Fi 103, better known as the V-1, also colloquially known in Britain as the ‘Doodlebug’, was an early pulse jet powered rocket.  The V-1 was developed at Peenemünde Airfield by the German Luftwaffe during the Second World War. The first of the so-called Vergeltungswaffen series designed for terror bombing of London, the V-1 was fired from “ski” launch sites along the French (Pas-de-Calais) and Dutch coasts. The first V-1 was launched at London on 13 June 1944, one week after (and prompted by) the successful Allied landing in Europe. At its peak, over a hundred V-1s a day were fired at southeast England, 9,521 in total, decreasing in number as sites were overrun until October 1944, when the last V-1 site in range of Britain was overrun by Allied forces. This caused the remaining V-1s to be re-targeted on the port of Antwerp and other targets in Belgium, with 2,448 V-1s being launched. The attacks stopped when the last site was overrun on 29 March 1945. In total, the V-1 attacks caused 22,892 casualties.

 

Made of aluminum and steel, this V-1 Autopilot Gyroscope Air Line Connection around 1944, and is in AMAZING used condition!  There are some marks, scratches and wear, but it is 100% complete!  This was originally in the collection of a V-1 re-builder, who made a handful of complete and functional examples for various museums and private collections (using 90% original parts).  EASILY identifiable as from a V-1 Rocket due to the shape, size, and structure.  I have indicated it’s location in the last photo..however another connector was also located inside the fuselage.  This is an EXTRAORDINARILY rare piece, and would make a SUPERB addition to any collection, display, or restoration project!

 


 

 

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