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Mitchell Holman[_9_] December 5th 18 02:29 PM

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R2D2 December 5th 18 08:36 PM

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On Wed, 05 Dec 2018 06:39:02 -0800, Stormin' Norman
wrote:

On Wed, 05 Dec 2018 07:29:50 -0600, Mitchell Holman
wrote:

For a piston engine aircraft, the Spads could deliver a world of hurt
just about anywhere it was needed.


Bomb load of a B-17 PLUS 4 cannon...

Miloch December 5th 18 10:40 PM

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In article , R2D2 says...

On Wed, 05 Dec 2018 06:39:02 -0800, Stormin' Norman
wrote:

On Wed, 05 Dec 2018 07:29:50 -0600, Mitchell Holman
wrote:

For a piston engine aircraft, the Spads could deliver a world of hurt
just about anywhere it was needed.


Bomb load of a B-17 PLUS 4 cannon...



Consider this...the F-106 was only 4 inches shorter than a B-17...designed for a
different kind of mission but still...only 20 years or so apart, the change in
military aviation was huge.




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Byker December 6th 18 12:55 AM

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"Miloch" wrote in message ...

Bomb load of a B-17


Twenty years later, the F-4 could stagger into the air with 18,000+ lbs. of
external ordnance



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