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WW2 Aircraft Instrumentation Question by RobbelothE
Can anyone tell me what the difference is between a "standard" airspeed indicator and an F-1 airspeed indicator is? Was there any external difference when one was installed? I'm looking at B-24's. Ed "'Twas a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it." W. C....
July 6th 03 07:34 AM
by robert arndt Go to last post
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50% of NAZI oil was supplied from US by Grantland
(B2431) lied: snip "Out of 556 important functionaries of the Bolshevik State. . . There Were in 1918-1919: 457 Jews 17 Russians, 2 Ukrainians, 11 Armenians, 35 Letts, 15 Germans, 1 Hungarian, 10 Georgians, 3 Poles, 3 Finns, 1 Karaim." The Last Days of the...
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January 18th 14 07:58 PM
by BobTrent Go to last post
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Is this B-52 photo real? by S. Sampson
"Hobo" wrote Is the photo genuine? No. If you blow it up, or invert the colors you can see the massive manipulations.
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March 18th 10 12:24 AM
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Audio of Lancaster Under nightfighter attack by Stolly
This has been posted before but there has been some debate as to its authenticity. Its authenticity is now proved beyond doubt http://www.roger.beckwith.btinternet.co.uk/bh/repwar/lanc.jpg Reg Pidsley (left) with Wynford Vaughan Thomas in front of Lancaster F for Freddie of 207 Squadron prior to...
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December 5th 16 02:42 PM
by ffsear Go to last post
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USAF = US Amphetamine Fools by RT
Following an investigative teev program it appears US military pilots are unable to stay awake for more than a few minutes after t/o so are regularly dosed to the eyeballs on speed (Dexadrine/amphetamine). This has the somewhat embarrassing side effect of giving them the total lack of...
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September 25th 03 03:17 PM
by Chip Jones Go to last post
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A coworker of mine........... by Mark and Kim Smith
told me that his uncle flew or was on a crew that flew the B17's into Oahu three hours after the attack on Pearl Harbor. He then went on to tell me that his uncle went on to fly B29's in the Pacific, his particular bomber was call the Cock Wagon. The nose art depicted a rooster pulling a wagon. ...
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June 25th 14 06:57 PM
by TallTex Go to last post
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For Keith Willshaw... by robert arndt
http://www.corax.org/revisionism/documents/19461000german_secrets.html Here's a 1946 look at the German wartime secrets- just a "fraction" of the thousands of tons of technical documents stored at Wright Field. Have fun being in denial. And to make matters worse, Keith 'ol boy, poor Britain won...
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July 6th 04 05:18 AM
by Denyav Go to last post
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asymetric warfare by phil hunt
What would be sensible strategies/weapons for a middle-ranking country to employ if it thought it is likely to be involved in a war against the USA or other Western countries, say in the next 10 years? I think one strategy would be to use large numbers of low cost cruise missiles (LCCM). The...
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January 23rd 04 12:31 AM
by Howard Berkowitz Go to last post
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General Zinni on Sixty Minutes by WalterM140
Here's some more good solid information on the war for BUFDRVR and his co-shill Brooks to discount. (CBS) Retired General Anthony Zinni is one of the most respected and outspoken military leaders of the past two decades. From 1997 to 2000, he was commander-in-chief of the United States...
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July 1st 04 11:16 PM
by Howard Berkowitz Go to last post
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Bush Flew Fighter Jets During Vietnam by WalterM140
To put it in perspective, here are 9 ways Bush got favored treatment in the service due to his political connections (he was then son of a Congressman and grandson of a former Senator): 1) He got into the Guard by pulling strings, avoiding the year and a half waiting...
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September 11th 04 03:26 AM
by Bob Coe Go to last post
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Best dogfight gun? by Bjørnar Bolsøy
It takes time to wind up and has a small projectile, so how does the M61 really stack up against, say, the BK27 og Giat 30mm as far as dogfighting is concerned? Even with the PGU28? Is shot density the primary factor to look at? Regards...
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January 24th 04 06:24 PM
by WaltBJ Go to last post
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Why a Swept-Wing? by James Dandy
Pardon my ignorance on all matters concerning modern aviation but just why the hell would you want to sweep a wing forward? Doesn't that make any aircraft unstable? If so, why would any pilot feel safe in it? Has anyone ever made one work? James Dandy
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November 28th 11 11:00 PM
by tonini Go to last post
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What F-102 units were called up for Viet Nam by Tarver Engineering
I want this for a political newsgroup. thanks
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March 5th 06 03:13 AM
by bjholt Go to last post
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Vril 7 at Arado Brandedburg '44/'45 by robert arndt
http://freewebhosting.hostdepartment.com/o/otti/vril7.jpg Interesting pic. The lady in the foreground in the Vril Gesellschaft medium Sigurn who has been authenticated in other WW2 photos standing in front of Fw 190 fighters. Another photo of the Vril 7b in...
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November 17th 03 11:06 PM
by The Enlightenment Go to last post
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Friendly Fire Notebook by Otis Willie
Friendly Fire Notebook An effort has begun to collect and preserve the details of every friendly fire incident that took or changed the lives of American soldiers. Since the Revolutionary War thousands upon thousands of military personnel have been injured or killed due to mistaken or...
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April 26th 04 04:40 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Aircraft that never lived up to their promise by ArtKramr
I'll start that one off with the P-39 Aircobra. Any more? Regards, Arthur Kramer 344th BG 494th BS England, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany Visit my WW II B-26 website at: http://www.coastcomp.com/artkramer
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October 12th 11 12:07 PM
by Canberra Man Go to last post
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Douglas Pitcairn, Luftwaffe Pilot by JDupre5762
I have recently learned about Douglas Pitcairn a Luftwaffe pilot who flew with the Condor Legion in Spain. The article didn't describe how someone with such an English sounding name ended up in Spain. At first I thought he might be an English volunteer for Franco but since the Condor Legion was...
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July 7th 05 04:03 PM
by literide Go to last post
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PC flight simulators by Bjørnar Bolsøy
I was wondering if anyone in this NG play simulators? If so, which one? What's the best out there, currently. Regards...
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December 14th 03 12:14 PM
by funkraum Go to last post
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#1 Jet of World War II by Christopher
Hi the Meteor was used to shoot down V1 missiles it was quite good at it! too so it was band from front line service i think until the end of the war. "Gordon" wrote in message ... They were so confident in the Meteor...
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September 1st 03 03:04 AM
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Did the Germans have the Norden bombsight? by Cub Driver
Reading what appears to be a solid history of FDR and espionage. Author makes the flat statement that in 1940 someone in the Norden plant smuggled out the plans, which went to Germany. From these, the Germans "developed their own bombsight," presumably based on the Norden. The author points out the...
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May 12th 04 07:18 AM
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