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Jagdgeschwader
German aviation group consisting of four Jagdstaffeln; approximately 50 airplanes
Jagdstaffel
German aviation fighter unit; same as Jasta
Jagdstaffeln
Plural of Jagdstaffel
Jasta
See Jagdstaffel
Luftstreitkr?fte
German Air Force
Propeller Boss
The centre portion by which the propeller is attached to the engine
Quirk
Nickname for the British B.E.2
Schusta
See Schutzstaffel
Schutzstaffel
German aviation two-seater unit responsible for protecting FA and FA(A) aircraft; same as Schusta
Spinner
The hemispherical pot of spun sheet metal which was fixed to the air-screw of most German aeroplanes. It covered the center part of the screw and formed a continuation of the lines of the front of the fuselage which gave the aircraft a streamlined shape and a slight improvement in air speed.
 
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