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  1. drgondog liked Andrew Arthy's post in the thread Frank Olynyk Data.

    Hi Greg, Frank has been constantly updating his victory claims databases (which are still stored in an old 1980s computer program, if I...

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  2. drgondog rated wuzak's post Agree in the thread P-38 vs P-51: Full internal fuel dogfighting.

    The Bf 109 could only out-turn a Spitfire if the 109 pilot was an experten and the Spitfire pilot a novice. I also doubt very much the...

    Jan 20, 2017 at 8:55 AM
  3. drgondog replied to the thread P-38 vs P-51: Full internal fuel dogfighting.

    Just a couple of thoughts on high altitude flight (from theoretical POV of course). First, the cruise speed for level flight narrows to...

    Jan 20, 2017 at 8:45 AM
  4. drgondog rated GregP's post Agree in the thread P-38 vs P-51: Full internal fuel dogfighting.

    I think you'd want a P-51 if you were planning on a high-speed dive, for sure. I'd also bet that even if you tried to stay in the...

    Jan 20, 2017 at 8:34 AM
  5. drgondog rated GregP's post Agree in the thread P-38 vs P-51: Full internal fuel dogfighting.

    I have my doubts that a flight simulator not specifically-designed for realism faithfully replicates the flight characteristics of a...

    Jan 20, 2017 at 8:32 AM
  6. drgondog liked Glider's post in the thread P-38 vs P-51: Full internal fuel dogfighting.

    I should damn well hope so

    Jan 20, 2017 at 8:26 AM
  7. drgondog replied to the thread P-38 vs P-51: Full internal fuel dogfighting.

    I just edited the above post due to latent and lingering brain fart. Lynch IIRC got mad at a flak tower and the flak gunner won.

    Jan 19, 2017 at 1:34 PM
  8. drgondog replied to the thread P-38 vs P-51: Full internal fuel dogfighting.

    Simply stated, McGuire chose not to drop his external tanks (presumably less than half full to near empty) and engage on the deck. The...

    Jan 19, 2017 at 8:44 AM