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  1. drgondog liked FLYBOYJ's post in the thread Would like more info on Crew chiefs/repair men for bombers during WWII.

    Spot on Bill - I'll jump in a little. The form used for write ups were a USAAF form 1. Discrepancies were broken into 2 general...

    Feb 25, 2017 at 8:33 AM
  2. drgondog replied to the thread A-1 Skyraider vs A-26.

    All prewar US bombers - were designed to +3/-1.5G Limit loading at design combat loads. I know of no reason that B-26 Invader should be...

    Feb 24, 2017 at 2:11 PM
  3. drgondog replied to the thread A-1 Skyraider vs A-26.

    Nope. Not possible, not plausible. Three major problems right off the top. The B-26 was not stressed for High G maneuver. The B-26 was...

    Feb 23, 2017 at 11:02 AM
  4. drgondog rated GregP's post Agree in the thread A-1 Skyraider vs A-26.

    Arguably the Bf 109 was one of the best piston fighters ever made, at least fo you go by combat record. I can't see how that's possible,...

    Feb 23, 2017 at 10:38 AM
  5. drgondog rated tyrodtom's post Agree in the thread A-1 Skyraider vs A-26.

    I know it's not as simple as just looking at wing loading, but I don't see no way a A-26 could turn inside a Bf109. Even at just 1000...

    Feb 23, 2017 at 10:37 AM
  6. drgondog liked GregP's post in the thread What determined the number of prop blades?.

    I can tell you this. In control line speed models, the fastest planes always have a one-blade prop that is counterweighted with lead on...

    Speed_Plane_1_Blade.jpg 26840903_DSCF1956copy.jpg Feb 20, 2017 at 9:20 AM