Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II by Roger Chesneau

By Roger Chesneau

Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Linewrights LtdСерия: Aeroguide 23Автор(ы): Roger ChesneauЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 1988Количество страниц: 42ISBN: zero- 946958-28-9Формат: pdf (72 dpi) 1225x1710Размер: 15.5 mbRapid 17

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Further modifications aimed at reducing drag and capable of complete jellison produced the Mk V, and was tricd in a Mustang. Benefits of this encouraging RP installation were spoilt, as the aircraft's allitude and thus accuracy was affected by the automatic operation of the enginc cooling flaps. The Mk VI was a modification of the Mk V, specially [or the Beau fighter; no report on a Mk VII has been found. c. no launch rails) Mk VIII, made possible by improvements in rocket propcllant, were underway at the end of the war.

Both were adapted for rocket firing. the first modifications being made by thc Establishment to thc Mk IliA star sights of the Hudson and Ventura. Early Amcrican sights werc considcred inferior to thc contcmporary British standards, and were replaccd-as in the Martlet which gained accuracy from fitting the GM2. In other US aircraft, thc cffcctivcncss of thc STI A sight was improved by the Establishmcnt removing the framc blocking the vicw. Thc structurc supporting thc sight on the Buffalo and Tomaha\ k was found to nced strcngthening.

Both were adapted for rocket firing. the first modifications being made by thc Establishment to thc Mk IliA star sights of the Hudson and Ventura. Early Amcrican sights werc considcred inferior to thc contcmporary British standards, and were replaccd-as in the Martlet which gained accuracy from fitting the GM2. In other US aircraft, thc cffcctivcncss of thc STI A sight was improved by the Establishmcnt removing the framc blocking the vicw. Thc structurc supporting thc sight on the Buffalo and Tomaha\ k was found to nced strcngthening.

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