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Aircraft turrets.

United States. Bureau of Naval Personnel.

Aircraft turrets.

by United States. Bureau of Naval Personnel.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airplanes, Military -- Turrets

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesIts Navy training courses
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVG93 .A66 1952
    The Physical Object
    Pagination258 p.
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6148232M
    LC Control Number53060173
    OCLC/WorldCa10926054

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    The weight of the turret meant the Roc was far too slow; what’s more the guns wouldn’t fire properly unless the aircraft was flying in a straight line (try that in a dogfight). The B Invader was a larger, more ruggedly built version of the A Havoc with more powerful engines, longer range, and heavier armament with remote power-driven gun turrets. It had a three man crew including a pilot, navigator and bombardier. It had the same high shoulder wing, but it was changed to a laminar flow design, the same type of wing that gave the P Mustang its phenomenal.

    Inside the gunners' turrets of World War II's finest fighter aircraft. In this superb book, aviation experts Donald Nijboer and Dan Patterson expose the firing positions of World War II aircraft and show the gunners' turrets in which so many young airmen fought and s: The official Navy name for turrets gives you a complete story on who designed the turret, the number of guns, the shape, the type of power and the model airplane for which it was designed. In other words, Martin CH-1 means Martin was the designer, is two cal. 50 machine guns, C stands for cylindrical in shape, H for powered hydraulically.


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Aircraft turrets by United States. Bureau of Naval Personnel. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface iii CHAPTER 1 Why turrets. 1 CHAPTER 2 Electric turret systems 7 CHAPTER 3 Grumman SE-2 turret 59 CHAPTER 4 Martin CE and CE turrets CHAPTER 5 Hydraulic turret systems CHAPTER 6 Martin SH-2 turret CHAPTER 7 Martin CH-3 turret CHAPTER 8 MPC CH-5 and CH-6 turret CHAPTER 9 Erco TH-1 and TH-2 turret Pages: Additional Physical Format: Print version: United States.

Bureau of Naval Personnel. Aircraft turrets. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., (DLC) In this superb book, aviation experts Donald Nijboer and Dan Patterson expose the firing positions of World War II aircraft and show the gunners' turrets in which so many young airmen fought and died.

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