OS2U Kingfisher airplane question

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  1. Stefan

    Stefan New Member

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    Hi,
    I have some questions on the OS2U Kingfisher airplane.
    Under the left wing there is a lamp. See the picture.

    1. What was it used for ? Landing light or search light or some other use.. ?

    2. Was the light retractable/extendable ?

    I have never seen pictures of it extended or light turned on.

    OS2U.jpg

    please help me!

    regards,

    Stefan
     
  2. FLYBOYJ

    FLYBOYJ "THE GREAT GAZOO"
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    I believe it's a landing light. many aircraft have that configuration where it flips down and goes on when activated.
     
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    meatloaf109 Well-Known Member

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    You are correct. One of those little things I learned while building mine.
     
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    I agree. Mustang had a similar one but in the wheel well.
     
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