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Книга F-8 Crusader (D&S №31) F-8 Crusader (D&S №31) Книги Вооружение Автор: B.Kinzey Формат: pdf Страниц: seventy four Размер: 14.61 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Книга серии intimately & scale.Covers all fighter and reconnaissance types.
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Chapman RAAF Sgt GT. Harrison RAAP Fig Off Montefiore had transferred from 8RAAF Squadron Hudsons, having completed the Wirraway course first. Sqn Ldr Allshorn was not completely happy with his Squadron's detachment to Sungei Patani, nor was he satisfied with the Buffalo, and later reported: "The Brewster Buffalo undercarriage once re~racted gave frequent trouble on being lowered again, in as much as the undercarriage used to stick up in the locked position and the manual release devices were not efficient.
No experienced fighter pilot in charge of training at Air HQ. The Squadron had only been up as a squadron - twelve aircraft - in an operational exercise, I think twice, before I arrived, and had little idea even of what formation to adopt. " Regarding other facilities, he added: "Telephone lines were entirely inadequate, and communication IIp country difficult at all times. However. contact with own RDF stations was, under the circumstances, excellent. With the exception of Air HQ, the lack of any type of camouflage and air raid shelters was immediately noticeable, and none was seen at the Naval base, at Kallang Airport, or outside messes and barracks.
From memory it was eight or nine seconds between photographs that I had to wait. It was all taken by hand, of course: I had to press the button by hand to take the photographs. All the guns were taken out of my aircraft, and all the annour plating from around the petrol tanks and around the wings, so as to make the aircraft lighter. " During one practice flight in W8136, Sgt Wareham became lost while flying over Sumatra. Fortunately for him, he spotted a group of Dutch soldiers on the ground upon whom he dropped a message, requesting assistance.