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Hello Janina:

Can you translate the following into English?

Deutsche Forschungsanstalt fuer Segelflug DFS 228 Hoehenaufklaerer

I have an interest in WW II German aircraft.

I thank you for your reply.

Hello Kenneth,

thanks you for your question.

The English translation is:
German Research Institute for Sailplane Flight DFS 228 High-altitude Reconnaissance Aircraft

DFS is the abbreviation for "Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Segelflug".

Hope this helps

Kind regards

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As a native German speaker working professionally with languages, I can answer questions concerning German grammar, spelling and punctuation. I can also help with understanding and short German-English translations. As I also speak French, I might also be helpful concerning German-French translations. Translation only refers to short texts here.


I am a German native speaker working as a translator for English and French. I am concerned with language issues as grammar and spelling on a daily basis. I am very interested in these kind of topics, as any good translator should be. I also have a very good insight in the differences between English and German (and also French), so I might be able to give helpful explanations why specific things are the way they are in a specific language.

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