WWI Mk 1 Bomb sight handbook

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  1. Micdrow

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    Ran across this WWI Mk 1 Bomb sight handbook, kinda interesting.

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    Thanks Micdrow very nice M8.
     
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    Thanks for sharing!
     
  4. Moggy Cattermole

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    Thank you very much! I've been researching the british Mk1a Drift Sight, and I think this could be it!

    Good man!
     
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    Your welcome!!!
     
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    Hi Moggy,

    >I've been researching the british Mk1a Drift Sight, and I think this could be it!

    Hm, I believe drift sights are actually navigational instruments, not bomb sights. The bomb sight manual actually demands "avoidance of drift".

    Here is a picture of a bomb sight from CW Hewitt's "An Elementary Course of Air Navigation", undated but certainly pre-WW2, showing a simple drift indicator. (There were more complicated devices for the same purpose.)

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    Nice bombsight handbook thanks...trying to find a spec sheet or drawing on the bombsights used by early Japanese bombers. Maybe it was a gunsight.
     
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    nice thread guys.

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    Thanks Micdrow. :thumbright:
    I'll be checking this out tomorrow, its past late for me. :lol:


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