P38 Air Ambulance

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  1. eddie_brunette

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    wich one would you be in? :0
     
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    None. Looks far too dangerous!
     
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    I wonder what they would have used in korea or vietnam if the helicopter wasnt there?
     
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    very interesting !
     
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    Wow havent seen that mode of transport before!
     
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    I learned something new today!
     
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    Thats a new one on me too. I know also the Brits tried a canvas bag on the wing of a Spitfire to carry personnel when moving locations but that didnt get past the testing stages really.
     
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    Me suspects that is the same with that idea. Not likely fielded in any meaningful manner. C'mon.

    Cool bit of history though!
     
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    Looking at it again, can you imagine how effing loud that would have been in a thin skinned aluminum tube being about a couple feet away from such a huge prop!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! JESUS! Another case where an engineer meant well. :lol:
     
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    ooo, I'd wanna be in one of those! =D
     
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    You were put in injured and arrived at the hospital deaf :lol:
     
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    I could imagine it wouldn't be the most comfortable ride either. I would assume the thing had to have some ventilation, so it would be stifling hot in the Pacific summer or nut-numbing cold in the winter.
     
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    and how high can you fly, no use the pilot goes up to angels10 and no oxygen
     
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    As big as those look you might be able to fit portable oxygen tanks. The big problem would be the cold at high altitude. No place to plug in a heated flight suit's.
     
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    You know there were some test pilots maneuvering hard just to jumble around the passengers testing how feasible the pods would be.

    1st class gets a window, second class only gets a breathing tube.
     
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    Third class is strapped to the rear stabilizer! ;)
     
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