RESERVE AN 0 REGULAR

[J P ill

Ilw lllnd

1)(

tlill I"'LUI fl.lld c~k:1. Ih'set-'t'

piluts

lJ5,('

the Iidd

:1

b,\V('

1'0

keel~

up II_ jll~ uhllitles,

MartllC'~ lise

tile uno below.

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Aus, ou lasl page.

NAVAL AVIATION
OCTOBER 1947

NEWS
No, 275

VI
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JJe (,l::;>,TLI;;"'''IAN ShUldilig pensively hefort, the awesume structure pictured above, is not g(Jttiug a pre\ lew of th "kitchen of tomorrow." He is looking at tho prop ller of the "'1<l11t ACA f 'jng Research wind tuuu I at the NA '/\ Cleveland luboratorv, This 1J)ofil-'rtlisti' machine is capable of srnn rlutmg practically filly ,icing cnnr]itinn extant, providing wind speeds nf lip to 430 mph. <tad producing loO() tons of simulnted rain every Z4 hours in temperatures ranging to as

51

low as 40< be I

zero,

has l'Ollll' akHI7 siuc« it. establishment back ill H) 1,J. Today J nost airplanes are equipped with 'lilt' .f~lIfl()llS .', • cowling, 1 worked for Jong years ou the laminar flow \ lag, the thermal uutii 'e~, .upersonlc ail' foils, and dozens of other aviation developments, 1 did fundamental research on uh« well-pubficized Hughes Hcrcuics. And in ItJ35 NACA was experfnn-ulmg with a jet engine at Langley. Th« National Advisory ornmitte for Aeronautics is compos d (11 some 32 committees and subcommil-

Thi wind tunnel is typical of facilitie th ational dvisory Committee for Aeronautics itiljzes to lead th way in aviation research. CA has played some part. and uSllally H major part, in practically Q\'c:ry acronauticul development that
Rest-rWted

te s whose members are drawn from
throughout aviation, and include

BuAEn and D

12-FOOT

PRESSURE WIND

lUNNEL

AT MOFFETT

Photographs pages were taken by NACA phnIO)Iraphers fn their lahorlltoril"'S" Oil prnjl'l'ts or iuterest to 'an1l \\ iatiou,

JO (All) heads. on the following

1

Mode,! oi a ["I.posed I'ighler.1Ylll' airplane llll!Jerg·olng IUgbt rest in the NACA Iree- tllg] I I tunnel III the Lunglcy Lubnratu!)'

rlJs~de,jjf'\I' or frt",-Jlighl ,~iml' tunnel SIHlW<1 pilotin cockpil Will u.i,,~i lunt adjll>i!.iJlg I'hill'" "f UI1U~uuJ dcft;ig)l Ix-fnre m~hl

For Special Problems, S,pe(ial Wi- d Tunnels
D
OWl' AT Llluglcy

No, he Jsu't "super-pilot," hot merely a guy with a "gimmick." The secret is thai lie f1ie.~ all or his planes by remote contrul, wl;th hi~cQckpit firrnly IIttached to terra j1f11U1. (Note. l1ix,) Tb planes are .small scale I:ligltt models, a huge wind sphere- some 60 feet ll1 diamer e r, and is ing:mduusly mounted on bearings so it' can IJe lilled through H wide range or angles to COIJ'e~
~I

Field.

VJrginja.. there

1S

Ii

pilot ,v11O

H

IS COCKN1' ii~ lOt-ilk"! S~III,gill Ihl: !nlJulb of fHDlIf!1. The lurmel IS housed rn a steel

i,:ilH l.must 01 badng llnwu prohnhly rnure d UTl<n'lll typl.Os tiC rinlles thun illJY nllrer ui.tu livLog, NuL Hilly that, lrut he Ims Ilowu phuiss or tile most J'oni{'!\1 tJesign known to nirerult engineers-cmd some tlli1t Buck Hugers [rusn't gutlQJl urnund to Ill; yet. On il 'lypic,tl day, tl\1~ ytlUlll!: IWIll uomesrlnwn 10 work in tho morning. crawls illt;) his cockpit mit] nonchnl.mtlv takes oFF in R weinJ·lnukilig supersunte craft which he hm. never seen hcl~[re. 1;hi~ pill!1 1<; reully glllld~ he n'lI'IiTe~ III) checkouJ-.Iltl: r!!lCkpll famllillrizatiotl. unel dllesu'i;"t'YL'ti hlJtiwI' to ghmce through the uperatiun uiunual. Quile II£te1l phm~,., he .Elit'~ experience m!lliul!o:Hlll1S ;mfl t'ftiSli. yet Ill' has 0 'I't>r gnttcu II .'ieJ'lllch. OIl bearings

spend up to
POWt!IN[

;30 glidt- lingle, or
0

JI :](lo

climb angle,

IIU-

Free-High

I w ind 11.llt.llel i~ uruu u.l",1 In Ihi" h ug" ",I,cd sphere iiil it call Iw IiIred rh ruu gh 11wide range I)f II II·gles

l'ul'lJds II)' ill a constant gl1de with the tunnel lilled down towan:1 Ill{' uir iIJ1{'l end of thll tunnel. Powered models fly toward the ,l.ir inler with v:trying degree ... of up ur dnWll till, !lepeLldILl~ 111)011Ill(' speed the model and wind velociry, From lhe cockpit located in the Hnnr of the tunnel ncar the ourlet fuu. the test pilot puts the little slUr thr011.gb its pures. Iu short ol'dt'J' he call give the designer the "word" on whether il .. !Jl' v.ilt uot Uy'--lllld if not why not. vill Tbe remote ('OUITOl ~:,stl'ln is electrical. Control power i~b'ansmitterl Frellil lll~ rockpll 10 tIle plane through a couple of thin 1:iL-.'tfhII! ires, which are hooked up to elccw lrllIuagnets attached t-o tho ail'erctils, rudder and elevetor. These multneL~ nl'p :1chl"ted h:v the pilot throllgh twa very

or

smoll thrf'·f.'-Vi""'V swtlelres,

Compare t11is lTIt"lhorl lOr l[!1ili inexpensive Ai.ght analysis Or a II!;I\ UWSigl1 with the wav it used to work. In the old days, hefo.re [I' new airplane c11l11d he prnv{"d or disproved, a full-seale model luul lrr he hunt hy hand at considerable tl.!1pl'11Se, u1II1 \hell h(1I1 LII IIf> flown by a test pilol. The utlendau] riS'k 10 pUot muJ plane, atraeheel 10 l1yi.llg an aircrafr (If untried dcsig-n. made excellent m!l\ 'C' materinl. It at'lso mt\c!e [lrnRI'I"!S,~ fI vel"Y ~IOIv and eostly process illrl~;t'(l, to 8~ly lIolhing nr Ntmhng a shill tah~ IJ( ll,sl pilots,

U

N'1I0,l·B.T~D~'Yru nn avwllilH III

eill'ly cl"ys. h(;K'.m~t" some minor 11111S', cakulatiOll nccnrux] In wreck Il,f' new plane. This L, the sort nf lhllig prevented by the ~/!..CA "Free-ffigTlf' tunnel, Til 111fttunnel. planes initially 111lst;lhle ill flig;llt ~ITC often l1H1dilled r1f!:ht tllel'", Hm] made IH.ght-wodl,y at practio-.illy IIOl~OS[, lind !'Clial1l1y 110 dUl1ger. A ~(lmp!et.e lIight amilYBis report with fljght films is compiled HIIII given to the manuIl.lt'

>'

1;rlDd

ideas were com)llt;tf'~Y ]0,1 .1(1

Ellchrrer

Another Ilnil]llC and valuable research tunnel loc••led at Langl!"y, ts lhe "spln" ImJUIJL 11 is a 20.foot verdes] wind turuwL with the air inlet lit t1u')'bnrrcm and the outlet at the lop. Small scale dyn;tlllic models nf jl1:mf' Iypes, with the

belnre tho

new

mrulel

g!)~:; into

production,

weight distribution lt1I~llbC<lI. L1II1 \~ ill! cOlIlTnJ!; locked iulo spin cunditiun am loxsen I!ll(] lhe trlllll\'! (l)IU <tUm ed to her lit plune has sdtl('lt down to u steady Spill ••• Jll.pnetic Belel IS Sel lip Villi 1111 illl!! l mrnel whicl: trips :I sulenoid attached lu UII;] pl.mu' ... t'Ullllllk 1hl1'< solenoid iu turu, sImps ill coutrqls inti) u nentrul condition or one opposing the Spill, .In this mnnuer. Uln plane's ubilily to recover lrrun a Spill can be SI'1 IlUl'd , anr 1 hy yar)'illg [LIt! euuIrol lorees used, it t:all be d ·tcl'mined jllst II'llUL it tukos 10 make .1 pnrticular plane recover [rom a spill. Ou model tnh;hL recuver \\ ith cunlrols neutrallzcd, annllJt:'J with Op)lLlsfte rudder, stiJI others IUlly with Iull oppu~ill' rllddl'l und nilernus. Iu Ilum('I'I)IIS Ius tlUlGCS, the spiu unu cl r isults lmve iu lluenced the final design .unlitur uirpluues. A.u$t'd or Ih" results vbtnined lhu-ing ~pjll tunnel tests, it has heeu pessihle to I~tilhll:>h [ajJ dl:si~'1 requirerneuts whicl; indlcutc tl)~ minhnuu: !uq ulrements 1:0)' satis-

wind up,

or

a eriteri:lIl has been estab~sh[-ld whi~b 01 dl.151gn purameters WIUI the airplane DlUSS distributiou and I' lative rler,sily. Spin tests have also been xtrulded ttl dettlrmiuG the best method of pilo escape hom nn uncoutrnlluhle spinning; airplane, Invorted pin charactertshcs have also been fully unulyzed, At Lbc moment. Nu y plane models that will 1,JOl Le ill operation iII the FI et [ur two or three years are wldeJ'goillg. VQJ-V rigorou tree llighl nnd spin tests, So the' bnsiuess ~,I St\l'ill~ the lives of naval nv iatnrx often begitls before uny jjyer ever Sees llre plane, low-drag airfoil Iat!! become nu ImpcrhUlt design Ior lrigh speed airplanes, NA A, III Llwgll'Y Field. diseovered theoretical advuutuaes 01' this lype high speed \ ing iu clIfly lW5. Ince that lim extensiv,e in~t\Slie,iltiuns lUI,,> Lcen -arried out usin lhe JA, A "free-lulllug," "wiug-llnw" am] "rocket" techui lllPS ill actunl !Ught. ~rn
"-W,,"I"I'BACK,

P· ccmbiues values
1\0,'\1 Sl'L.. studies, ....

luctory ]'eeov~ry hom a spin.

l\'Iotlel

CUI'relit wJjilc muliml

of SN2] in spln-lunu I j~ supported hy the vezncal air plcurres are tukon (If pl!lll'!'S r euctlons

T

51·ldle/t'll

pllOlogi'nph,

:U'I~

taken hy an Hppa.rulii.s which

pJ'oje(;l~ light Ihl't1I~gh glass side plates in l\ tunue], lind I'C" l'Ol'ds WI film 111(' liglll m[j";r('li'lll dJIt' 10 d,msily dial! rr-s. 'Ill) -k W"\f'S _II,' regioH'~ III iIlCI'CII.~ed air d'l~ily where tLe
tlil f:lmvnlg nt srrpersoulc speeds is slowed down or turned asid , Locntiun and severity depond on the ~ltal uf th airfoil IIrho 1) uud llH1 speed of tlre air. Ailf(lil.'i with IIharp

Svhlferen pbetngraphy

is IIsed

to

I"}holograph shuck

waves created hy ,Iirfnils Iwiug test d iii sup rsonic wh1l1 tuum-Is. T'liese ]Jhlilogl'.lph show ~r:lph1cl1ll)' the shuck W!lV es PI'OdUCf'd by rlilTe.I'elll-.'iIt,lllCcl alcltlils at lligh speeds,

"adillg

edve:; produce

a

'le:UH.llIl

shock wave. while con-

ventional feodjng edge airfoils s t lip \'cry great shock IVlI\C); :wu present mnre dlltg thnu 0,111 ecouuuueullv IH.; overcome by sheer horse-power alone at fHstcr speeds.

.HOfOC;lA.PH

O,f SHOCK. WAVE FIlO.M CONVENTIONA~

WI NG AT MACH 1,5

SCHliEREN

PHOTOGRAPH

OF HIGH SPUD

AIIR fOIL AT THE SAME SPUD

Rnt1'icted

3

NAVY

L.39

IS USED BY NACA

10

STUDY SWEEP

IIACK

WING

STABILITY

AfIIl)

CONrl!OL

P~OBLEMS

SPOILER

TYPE AILERON

EffiCIENT

TO MACH

.98

Supersonic Information
IX
Sl'(,tiOI1S

Is Difficult , 0 Obta·n
('C-Iflllilll! hody is usuall>
n torI'

Till'; willd tunnels IL lurge 11u m IX'f I)(~ upet".~(lll1c airfoil have hecn tested unrl 111(' lift, dmg uud pitdduJ; rnnrnent caleulatnd lip ln ~Inch 8.0-;-\Pllrn1l.imatel,1 flOOD 11\[111 I1t sen level. The A ~E!'(,,'.htllillg~ I (.llllkluC ('(i!lsi"ts ~imrly, 1)( lakill~ u research vchicln up to u maximum ultitnd ' that can he itll[lined by th(j carr ill~ plan and dropping it. Tho
fl

,\

Ill;'

uerodvnurnie
ITle\

and rudder.

I los i!tll ,

1111(1 1111"

11Igh-'1,ectl

Ilc-uos -d, near-perfect IIy\\ -drag wing,

The NAeA Tlnmu: 11i1'-~ !ll'Plltf!.Ilt'U 111·t'ri.'·II·rmim·d track 11III I j trackl~11 II} mJ!1I ",hi If' .Ialll!lf tl'j_pIJll'l~m·d 11II!'k I" grouml

oj- tiles\" \'lunpolJellls is ("lIll['llekly iustrumeulerl, Jln'.~SllrP (lrtfiC'l'~ ,Ln' inst:ll tl"d I" r1WH.~IU·e Ihe air pressnres, slruin. flutter and vibrallon gnnges record those data, The j)qdy is lilled with r I:ording and relemetertng eq uipment. 011 llu- way clown, while Ihe 1I(1uy Is Olctc1el:ntillg to and beElIch

YOlld tho speed
metered

rudnr.
,illICth
n

of sound, continuous I'e-a~lillgs are teleand the Hight path is trucked L e dless tn ny. jt is a on '-wny trip, hnt er proof research data till the Ir llSOll1c ;IOU supersonic
to the ground is lI~ed in hoth win 1 tunnel and

zml s, The '\;v-mg-flo\ ,. method

lu free :fIig:hL The systetn, ;1. the name implies. takes adVlIlItllg of the air flow over a wirlg to gait) certain datn. A small sCRLe section of the rmit being tested, La, wing, Ylu.ldel', 01' in SOUl(! cases !l half fuselage with one 'wiug and elevator ..ttuched (.~"() l WI! III plwtDf!_raph) ;s mounted on top of ;\
couventionril airplane \ ing and completely instrurneutetl.

Instruments heing Installed in wing of 11 P-51 to measure forces regis tered on small-s l;IIle half fusela;ge used In !low tes t

Forces can then be measured fJ.olTl subsonic speeds tlrrough the transonic zone and Into the supersonic range, in smu it us ill) ulrplune moving througll Illl" ail' a~ n speed of tach .7fl may have an airflow over llie wing oC up to '!:Jeh 1:. Flutter. drus and vibration are measured ill this manner. WIlen rsed in ;1 wind hl1111e1, u conventional wing section ts mounted right on the UOI')I' the tunnel, and the unit to of be tested Is mounted OJl top 01 this. WlnJ tunnel flow then reacts In much the same manner as free £light, and infarRn!richd

4

mation can be obtained at higucr .Mach olUnben:: thun from the usual wind tunnel stream. Ilockets have been used extensivelv I'm resetll"{:h ill thehigh speed regions. Fully instrumented. higJl-speed comP(I!rents ure b uilt Intu the rocket, and d IIring High t, i111(1]'matlon is t{lk«III;lIt'l"p.d t{) the grOIHlcl. N"AGA lius developed II 11iIlY-l!Lll"Ih'otJnblt' _folikot eupuble nl l:!_vulg recta IIgUlil I" patterns. However. no wITiel'll1g system is used, l'0rh<1IM montlh may be. ~t)t'J1~ prepnring n rucker for (me Hight, but when the- Hight i$ ever .• 111 the iI1frll'm;Iti()n de~ired has heen telemerered to II reoording machine for Iuture study. 'TIIIJll\!h it is a OlilJ-Wtt.'" ride, it is Oflt' way to ~et the dupe,

D button
ON'T

iUI;'.lJ. llll:! N<\C~ w!lrk~ :vHh !>hil'tly "push J) or ~AGA t('st pilots nre not nll fly. int!; r.'rmltch-t·nTltrnlled or .trlifleial de ices, .\[(.) Gnugll-

CL;_;'),thf'

research. nt

Cllkf ample"

Fliillt
lit

L!u,!!h"y-~tajeS:

.ljI:lL

l\JACA pilut; fly
l~or ex-

;11111tt"il all lyPl'li .1lId [nlJdnl~ nl modern

airerult,

Langley Field _there UTe two 1.-.lll ~lil']lhlJ1(ls. undergOllig [light h4~1!S 1111 II higll sJwe:d \\ jug i!j~tnnUUtlll, Tilt' 1.-,1" is a t'!lTlverted Bell Ki.ll~r()bw eqllipPl'd w-Hh 35" swept ['·fwk hJw-drup; \\--rTlg, Cot'gh slutcs I:hnt iL 1> u vtir:' lint pJaM Illdt"l'd. Stull cl iurncterist'ios lilT \ II \,11"I' S II 1\ 11 >1t Ihe 11101 1I"'!'1.
n{ tho methods being utilh_L'd at present concerns tIle m;<- 01 dp,wlts 01 shml SlliJ]~5 llttW.:hl1d In the tnp of the ~hill'P'O;~tll!;ed Will~~. These strings n'lttll:nHy lliHH!1l~l lhe air SIIVlllll ,Iud shD\\, 11)' their l1uslLioll during n stall. i\l'~1 wi IlIlppe u " tn the air 80w O"l'I lilt:! wing. l'htl st:rings-tl.T(· p.IH Ih!l!fUrllfJd alJlml1i1HC:lll~ ill fHgilt, by earneras il!~tallO() 0\1 !lIt' 1<lil, .ltlU ll1'1~(,111 snrne \('j')' ill{(lrest-il!~ stl!diC'~ u I .III'
:<,;1'·

·N'~l~dh ...nosf'~ will hI) carrier] 11_(l til some 4,0,0011 ft~,·t ill B-:N I" hel" il will lit' drl'Plwd 1l~llIg N o\C \ ; fn·I,.ruHing' Ir.'d I lIi.lllIl·

0
-

",t

Ilow clnuncteristlcs nuder "'uriou~ cOlidiuous,
Considcrnble work is al~(I dune (Lt maximum ultihirles at w'hkh d 1I-~ can By. whic'h is s('lnldhin~ nver Hi,U()O Iee], If vou l.ik e vunr whi~ke\ dear. therl' is :rH}lhillg like tlil' ['''hil':l'Ulirl~worko\ll OUI' oun nbtuiu ill a uiee nasty thunderhf'mi. In auditiou to proving luiw il't'lncl:ld yu1II' stomach is: or- iN not, it doesan excellent job of finding out whether th 1\ hltf~ l'ilH ill" LL)m from an uirplane. These lends rut lIll ,111 ;linJI'afL JlPC31.L'i!' vertical currents nre koowil ~'lS "gust" loads. Down !.It LUllgll;1J' ruther thaI' tear ilirL'H1H npart in Illlllllk'rston1ls, tl11,\ysiillOlul(' !!;U~t louds in a '~]'eclld lunue], III this "gust tuunel" modeL~of appm.ldrllOltdy six-fuot ~PfH't ilrc cntapulted to speeds up to 100 mph 1:111')1.1re!ens~d nnd nllowed 10 fly over n controlled vertical P;U!it. In this manner ;'\ number of inveStigations eun he' lllnde ()f tlw reaetions o! mrplntws to gusts hav-ing known chara:crnrisHcs.. Suo if you )!ll uround looking for black clnuds tmiy in the interest of SCil'l'H;;C. yon are verv !ikc']v clllplicHtiTl~ NACA 1IIf!1"k-Hlld HIP), always I:tl.'t 1"ll'1; For :it oonorsto exmnplc of ruc{s obtnlned frern the LUI1g:ley gllst hiunel wl,'lI look :It SI1111erecent lests. A mtldeJ of it cuuard-tvpe=ooutrol surfaces lorw,U'\J-nirplant> was re~led raceutlv and it was rl1lmrl thtlt (he _gust load increments were gmutl',r than Lh!' eonveutiurral case, Tests of rucelels of LWo other unconventional types, one having a ]OW-IISPl'C'('Hctlll will!!;. wert" ll.hm made ill Ihe <l'ust tuune] til e-srubllsh A:!lst loads 'lor use in design, Au a~-uly£is of dynnrnic stress in s,ingl(' aud rl>pe,llpd ((usb was made for two Illrgf! aiJT' kliles 1'0 prnvid I;' in form :tHon dllcillg: Ll1e design stage 01 UH:!!ie .dl'plmw~. ,me gust tunnel test~ wore (1)flUf' with Re~1blemodels. Severa] projects have hee-n eondncted to devi~,,, means fer III € cirem II venliou ur 1111(' I,j ution (I r tur b111en ceo Agu s talleviation Ilop de-vice \\1<16 tested ill tile gust luunel with pl'OltlL~in)l: results, This "'ill smooth out the rDu\fh 5)1011.

ur

lVI odels
t!rif

h ·illg. '!'~~'rld in, lilll 'gust-tunue]' are latllll,hed wil h (~U!allilh a1 100 111: ph. 11m! r1IlWII IIu.mgh 1i"'~'1if"al gu"t"

A .Sllccd.Jrilsh

l)llUl()

Ill' a S(;aplullt'tlil'

unsyrnmetr.lr-al gust in

gusr-nmuel

model (lyini thruugh an ~hr"'~ plune's rltll';:!iuu-

5

8.21 "ilb
j.. iI,1Ik, 1

Wi ,'nt'lIlr' l1l~l.~II,·d ill h,'ml,bllY ~prij)~ W(ller illl,. HI 1111-'11 till iT'lldl'~I" !t'~l iII"'! iLiI it'in{,l l!iI [I! l'I"ill!

Thi" NAt:A ~'ilil"ldld
willI!
s".I·liHlI

did IrllU'i,

,·~dv

with

Iii" "~lo·'\il .. ,j .·"h~ln"1 arul ,':l.lrli H',d'ill',iI, 1011 Ilw 111\'1"1111.11 1IIIIi·11"'1

C,leveland Laboratory Gets Dope On Weather
WI·,IIII('1. anJ his bowli t:omp<lpiou "i1'inq" han.' h.·ell ImH'I!l1 enerntes tf1 <'IdnlH\ll l1\ or ~illt.· the firbl ,lil'11kuw illl :1th'd l!leil d,UIHlili. 'J11t" recent -Ifllgiu:,s jT1\' ..~slj~a[j{)ll wa~

a

u> M \..'\

IIl1lhi! I),{ 'I~ t'o1llj)Hrt'd

III llll' t'IOLII uuous l

llIVP$II

l"qlliprll"d \\ Hlr 'LlI·Ii·il,)('r,~ pn)t~,{·tt'd IIllri ['olh'I'ts tir', ~;II1W .IIWIIIIII if''!' LIm! wmdd haw' l)e"11 {'lIlk,lJtl,d OIL LIII< phmc's WI111;s IMIl i1 Hoi. lin. [pmtf'diPIi. I"M" (~hV'uk~ III~ e-JJ-idelw) nl' ,mtf-idllt.! .'1II[i!'ll nf'll t II Isla Il'I·'ll. ~1Iprl!"IJIt'Jllilig. LIH~S(~ IlIgl'l l11('llllld~ (II i!,.lli)(·rill"4 ki!l\!, data, lhe gillllLldllg RC's(,OI'ch wind tunnel ill Cleveland Cll1.1 pl'mllll'(C' pl'i:!.eht';IJI.\ :lIly w!':ltlil'I' ('olldiHon d'bil<~d. Ior ~hlth Ol! the gnmll,d. These rill' t hurls III \\ I.'U LII,or~illll) a re Ill,· "1'<l5Y" WHYS!I) flirt! tilt' IIJlSlX'et:;. runst I'jklt~ ure r,"'tIHiut \\ ith
l1u111111rd 1)11 II \\'illl!

lHIe" stuu
1'111'~tlHl

I,

is

1101

ur

Ug_alitJH l\.\CJ\ h!ls~h"Q] "icin!j:' lJul'ing the etll'ly 3{r~ ,I Falrehlld
II illg Jitlctiflll

equippod

wi! Ii

shorl

bolted to tlte ~l._rltt~ led ;llk~ \llay ill tit.· dCI eluprn!;JJlI III llw HllOd"'1'11 lherruul wltJ-idil.g "'llJ ipn'lt'll 1, Tlw pblll!l wus L'ljuip[ll·d whhu !iJll'ay plpe located [usr ill lrnut ul lhe hlfld iII g edgt' nl t 11("h~);tsection and h'ld II long e);IHlu~1 pip!' rUllllillg !hrolJ~h the short wing. (See pictm'C') Tod:!)' 11ll' Iherlll<ll rrnti-iceris illst,.IIIed uu Illil!l)' ~Il\ly ph\lle~ unrl svvernl eommerclul models. A IIlrnlil1t'al-i1m III Illl;' old test it!f":l is used ll-lthly to deterJl1iU{> the olfcct of icing un jet lnrhiues, A B--.N with a jl!lL t-uri>il1e installed in the bnrab-bay aud with au' sellOp on top of tin: rlls~l<lg(;', has \\'ul-er spm)'~d into it III high ultHII(I~s, iu vluyil1g 11 uan tines so .IS l\l ~tudy icing efl'ects .. To liJld the ,U-m!lmt 01 lle;!l required to prevent ice, an uuxlliarv wing-sectiu!! is mounted 011 top of the fu:selnge 01 a trnnsport, This seetinn is ('[e()tricaliy healed while liyin~ If! kingconuiHol,Is, and the umouut of heRI required to keep the r-xtYll section I:rec oj ice. is measured, Thus. the umouot 01 hent needed Ior vnnous types of wiJJ.g is kunwn,
Ttl measure tbe'dffl<:tiveul'lss
of icillg equipment, u .. tell-

the "hurd' wav, OUt' hit III ;·"_~'.iln'h ~nlug illl (lIJWII I'll' L<ln~ky of pmliCHill!' h!tf'\'t!~l lu hi~-hl)llt Ilik)IS is I h~' (txl_1~ril1ltlnl''<; lJClll~
carried
Oll't III

thr- s('!flphllll! "impact
IIlWl' 1I1ways
h("'11

haxiu," mid
known

niP

"towina

tanks,"
Sf"!p\Ullt'.'1 Hj[eclillllilh~h

U\f' Nllv,v bv allY (HIe' 01 11 fl'w [II(Hlsnnd colortu] HOIl(} ol which donoros 'po(;cl. Tr:Rlitioll.,llly, '.1I1y!bfn:b!. with Iloats IH' u 111111is pl.u..'ecl ill the surne l~ilegIR)
Illl'llllgllllUL m!jl:cli\{'s,

However, the f1ying hnat has u hrund new set of 1:11am· piens, both in t'ht' N iWy and ill 'ACA. Tllt:s(:' gen tlemen i_.ll1im that <Ill tbe "uld ladv" needs is tu hl\ve lrer bottom revamped a bit and she will shuweornparahle landplanes n uleun set of heels, III tlw -towiny, tanks ))1 LlIng,!ry, they are
lwt'ldng up this tulk with some gllod-Ionking 1l1I'1de[~. hydro-

IV it h bll II 4'If'phll!l Is cuucemed,

[tIK]

1'11l1.-'l'H 1 prncp~);

lons

S"(l

far .1!>spt'ea b

dynnmj(t reports tWU {f!,~lIlh. Olle' new hull desigll that , ACA r.:'l,ajms will make u sprllltero( flying hoats, is known ~!~ the "plullirt.g-tilil" hull. Tnstead of the eonventtoual broad lurehody, shnrt, UCI'P hltll design. tile phmtng-tail' hull Is long and l!(lITOW with the step

Models ar~' aecj,leratl'n u,p I.. 80 Inph hy owrhc:ad earrhlg«, Iht'n Jh'PI .... 11111,llie water to It'''! Jilddng d charueterisaies

H)'ilrodynflmil' 'I!iali!j,'~ .,f llll' HUgil", 1I1'1'('lIli's ",,,II kUI1II'1l 1" NJ\ CA l',ersmmel who ca rried out !(.'1i1oill the tllwin~ 'I,wk" s

mittees or subcornmlttees 10J' nonsiderution. The NACA committee system represents every interest in uvlation. If' the hoard Il~leri"'-d f(>(lIR the project is worthy, jt will he aecepeed by NACA tint! whrk\'llm begi.rl. During the war .. ot eouree, NACA. 's facilities. were devoted largely to military needs, A.~'<I rusu 11, much 0 r th{l pure research went by the boards during. the wtl r ami man)' 1ueilllies won: '!'Pllli01d. I:v corrective research. Iu snme enses today a problem having to do unly with u pm'lielllflJ" Army OJ Navy model. and lint llviuti!lll as II whole, j~ 'lcC'bpteu b? "J AG.J\. lwC'ltLlsl:' it h<l,~(h(' bc~l ~etup for 1llllJdljll~ tile proilIum. Bill ill poau ' lime, it must (h:lif ho· !iCr(;'lillHJ(l hy some {nrrunjttec he[qrJ;l acceptance,

TIlt'
Poweri'(1 dVJllHllk n-sr-arch In"ilrl <lr -l-enulru- fl, in" lHOm with 1111' r'I \CA I; [.u.ning·tlJi I h,,11 II hi, h "lll~ d;~l! h)' 11ft} (WI'relll

f(·\\'

prnji:'ets

mentiuned

Irerein ;[11COTH:.!Cm fbe Ntlvy,

However, us N_.\CA is \1 nntinnul urgal.,tI:l.,tliUll, il does ~l I{r :u deal n! work 10]' dviHllli 1.U id Annv a\ iaLiIllI.. In all, r..:ACA has SOIllI' 40 whul hu;neJs Op~l:Il.Lillg ·Ilt its

"I rea 1111llt1d back intu H narrow V -$ lIa pr'd phu Ii!I'g S'1Irr;\Cfl UIJ i lIlt' bot!onl tll Lit!" tuil whleh rnus [bl hill length uf till' rL\'Iw. 'I'his "slirn-jirn" h,)l;t(l}]1 reduces hvrlr'()dY~Hlllti{' and ,w)'udy"anrk drag by 50C[, whkli i.'l more 1hun "SlIl:ficil'llj· to muke the seuplaue a l~l'1I1 compelit.lr 01 modern landplunes
ill SP~'l'J, Oth r bull cle~ig;l]s \\flrkiug (01-\'111',(1 the S:U.l1t: endaren't r:t\.Iic:ul II shin, but ",mph'l..~bw Lht-' lDHg narrow 111111, 1'tl.tJ-wr 1,IHlIl the US1"1·1 short rat lorl>!mU\'. S~l\rtlfles have till;' ll(k!mt-L~{! over Iandplanes o[ b\>i:l1l;!. the only type 01 tdrcraH Hill ultimarely restrleted ill ~b:e b) lhe It'ngtl1 and .~lJ'l'ngth of airport mnwayi>. All th.ey need i~ water. nrul 11m av)' ha.~plentv oj thut--y« lIP ho! .pIlUS tho improvement the IlluDing-tail hull olfen it] speed, lr ulso i)ffer~ superior nlngh water eharncterlstics urul praeti~,;tHy removes P!lfl)rli~i'llg rfum til!" pUnt's li~lor worries, In nddltiou to the flying bOQ.l wurk going 011 LIt Langloy. they are doing consiciE'TlLb'l{''('!Jt!atrh nn ,1 waterborne fighter l desigil. If p''eSCJII cxperirnerrts lire un accurate ludl¢atiOlI u(,\'llaL is ,In come, waterborue fighters lilliy be acenmpanylllg Uyi.i:tg bouts or lund-based bombers inlo lnrward areas 'I here n to airnl'ld husvet, lu-eu e~IILhlishel1. ~!i~dri!l~1'('BI~ill'dl, ilfl.Q hl'l:'LI c<lnohtd out. ul J .. tug I,,)! both III tOl\\'ilig Lllilks nurl UlIl"dmn·l';HllpnlIS. TII~ ditching: cililn!l!wnO'tk!; HI J T Arm,v and j\.1!VV mrplanes W(llf' dt't\:L'm;m,d durbl)l; I·IIP war. A1\:! (I;'S-lill Ilf il iI'nrtu1J[ioll gaillL'd Iroin tlr '),t' tests. !ttll\rl" uirplarurnll(kt~ witl 1,,1' t' gon(j ~hkhilrg IJllulHi",,~ "l milt In.'
;)N~lm:1LAIII'h

~I'

ree IahorllLnries k!(·" tt'll IIt L<1J1!;lcY, Cleve In nd und Mof! fpH. These bl.llr!!!']~ \1J..1'Y ill size 11'(;,11 IlJl _r'igl1t-illclr tunnel to tllt' gillUt .ij{) ),: !:lO-rl)tJI full scale tunnel ut Morrett. 111 ~p{>eds. tim supersuuic lunuels run us .hie;h as ~1l_1('b 4.,'5liomethilll!. more thuu g ..(lO IIlplt ~tl ~eJl level. t All tYlwS of p()\Ver pl:lIIl rw.~i1'il{·~'s IH(' tnc:'llted ILl OJI~"e· lurul, ]lr..letk'ully ull reSI1;1I~d, un [et lurhines, prupellers und mciprOcl\li~lp:eJlgillLls is cond ucted there ·in addition to most or the king and weather research. Laugley is the 1,1:.I'gest"NACA e.~llIb1i.~hmMt nnd has been f~ parl n! NACA slnee llJS(J, .\lc!lfett- and levelaud were
tIl

aelded

ill 11;140 III auticipation

or

war needs.

Moffett

is .,

smaller 4;!<Utionnf Langley Hnd is I:'IIg:flged !lImos! !txC'llls,ivel_ .in !Jig)] speed research. L1.'IJghN IIII1Idles cast ICUa.~t ~lufl"
~1!Ld

:\1nr£cu, west coast. FOJ' the Iarest in aviation look tn the ~Hlilllml Advisorv Committee for ACrQmmlks. "The~rirpltl!ll:I.,~ of "imOfI'I!\~' fire flyhlg tnday ill ,'JH" research InhnnltnrieJ; (11 N AC '\,," A ,king-~i:r.f:'d f!l.1l for I.h,! wel;llh~r-aH "!I"lrt'lun I!nlp~ller installutiun in La.rl:;;h,y 8-f1lOI hi-sTIr,ml
view 1II'IIIe
IUnn(11

Wind

C

T!rig attfd(, hus ihscusscd vurtous pl'nil'et~ I UlLkoi' ~hldv IJ~ 'iACA. 'luw [ust hu-v dues a pruhlern ~t'l iuto 1I,,~ 1J'lIltl~ (If llw "i,ltillll,.ll ;\(h lsurv C\lnlluiHIl(> h·JI" :\erllll1J.uti.!;S" III IiiI' fir-~l pJJW,', trw,nUll,I,' H~ '\ '\ C,\ i~ pdl:llal'il,v 11 ~)n'tlr~ig'l W"g(lIli:lllti'lll, I h ... m~ill1"ll V 01 rhl' work Jone LIY llwm i, [lUn rese.erch iLlli I J IH(!It!:'r IJ~hll 1101, research is il'lili:1h'l1
11:\ -;..jAC \ Us...] 1'lliltirluiH~ df"l'I-'I"[lIn!'ll\ kt·.. ps thern \\J~-'Il ill rl'OJi,1 Ilj' PI'l!dlldiOlI dunuuids. I'L~t as IlJlt' exp('rimllilt ill fLlIV st'ieIlU!il'

r.

This

i~ lwt'.I]H('

Ill-'W !'xpel'lll1t'llh"lti!lll

,jm!

iiL,l.l. if rolJI1\\,Pll In
\ ,!r'i~ty

or IlI'l\

j[.;:.

~:·Ii'lJl'lmi!)!I,

iUL,\ibhlr

;w!:'llrths

h

COlr\illl .. J'rll' Ilrl"~ ,If .\1'\ e1Hp11l11"L ~o it d(J_('" iu J
idpH

'\.\r~\, rrr dc~jg:n hus lw(' n "lllTirJ tn"its nIl i,'111('1 i]~IcJl'rilnti'lll ~ail\l'd fl10ln il III t' llll>llI"d III llI'l'li /rllo III !lu' wl loll' ,II iaticu 11"IIIS1""1'\ with n" l'IJ!I1ml'lIdalfoll~ ,II ho\'\. it sl ll!ulJ Ill' u[lli:wd. . Now, \.vl'iJt if ;1 manuluohrrr-r or nne 111 thl' militarv s.'] .. \ kl'N t!"i!nl~S lip \I rtll ,I ~ped<d pr'ohl;;nl \\'"]lid .. rHl",ds (.. )!'rl:'(" ~ h!nl. nl' dl'l,·lopnwlIL ulld \\ hkh N l( ;Ais hest I:'qllip:p(!t\ to IraIllJII~~ If I ~lm ease. it is inh'odur:ed to !lm' III tll(' comOIIC'1? lIl'IY

fir w

1lI,!tt'

C!lIIl'iUS!!lIl.

d,I(U

let's Use the Runway
\" ;;1>j .--;; pilut took fill' sburtl. he 611' . dark a' part of a nigh Hying ~ lCtiolJ IIP'f,ltfnl!, [rom Kdbkt F'idd. 'Ufpflll, Alte: .1.1 (,)111 two hours of S >~{jlJlJ WC" rics. Ihe gmll~) return d to lilt> Ii ·ld und ('llillml'Ilt'ed a normal brflak·11 p. This pilot W,IS number (WI' tf! 1uHd IllId W.IS IlllLkiug hi~ first niglll lallding: (II lhj:;; ~c~~:$:;"~

er heard

PNprCSSt:lJ

b~

.1

1II1Vl11

a\

lH-

111r. HUII'('vnr. 1 hear opinions voiced lreq mmlly which nre not iu 1ll'.rl"ellwl.ll \'\ Illy own npillinus., The fl)11m\'illl,{ ilh me ~I Iew Ih:H I hiNt' heard reccntlv: "L do Jill! IlglYifJ th.u when landillj!. ';1'1 1L

lickl. TIm [olloll'iHg (.>X('{'I'ptS lire) hum thp stntcruonts which 'Ill' mndc .tfter Ih~ U usli, ". look u s li gh11y 1011 ~t>r tliUll unrrnal iul -rvul 'itll tltl!' hltt':ntiml Ilf ~!vlt1!l I malll~gell 10 nufusleu one Wllfi w')l'klug 1)11 UF' other wheu I lust (:(lIIS('l()llstle~'li due hi the rumcs. 1 tnme ttl ubout un ]10U1' bl!;.·, then but

with a twill-tlllglTI I luue, II';!~ 1I10l'(' pow!:'! 011 tlt~) IIPwind L'"gIlHi dUI<irlg tll{" fiwu "ppl'mloh und landing thuu is used nn the dn'll1wind !:.'lIgilll:'. "r do not IIgra that iu .'HI illt'lpit'Tll gnJlJlldluop the outbourd willg \ in th

you should

crosswmd

downwluri lag. 1 W('1\!" {lvpr mv l'Ilt'uk-Hst .Intl :IS I stnrt ,t! my turu .. t: tL(· 18t)l· pllsi1~1

the pluue :tl'~'lJd nl' me
vll'!tl

SllfliClt'1I1

nlllt'

I, g: SIT,11' 'Ind

(he runwuv,

On

[he

in tIl(' dispel1Qllry

and \l'US tuld I had

NII11, I r:ll1t'd

till>

tnmar

"wheels

tuwcr fllr lhe (,CUS· down lind lnd:ed"

I'h~>ck: l 111m 1(· ;,Ll,ot1,t'f 'l"i(,1,; Nl(.kl,H t'lwd; !lite tilt' eull was t,pmpldl'l(1 :lud nl,'(l noted 1·I.at I WH~ • t -Hm Ir. \\'llh ubou! 1,5" more til 1"11111, ,I loqketl ut tlw Gdd I W I." apjll'plldlill~ J.l11-l sa\1
fU11I I'OW£ Ilf light~ I)i P'I'HII ll]',illilllll'L<. \1 ~ jH)m\~dinll" iHIjWt'ssillll WIL~ lhut tlw iwn nutnr rows IIi' li~hts tltl!ii![Imlrni till:'

1. nded (leur] t'CJ,Il'l' helwce'll the ta'ii ~lrip IIml tho flmwlly-iJlH1ul (."\.111.1:1<;1. hf'iug made I"ilh 1I hLlj!{o pile 01 COi"ilJ.
M

or
.1

turu ) I'L~{~~ rim' to the centripetul fil1'('1.: adill!=( on the p1:11)0 in th him, t\ II t\\'lnJor wlltJ is .111 oppnlti()IIS oflicer llUd sel1i()]' nWlII Iwl' of U1 ulrcru j [Ll'.lcidunt hlllll'd sal's this Iorcc is\lJt" S:IIIlt' as t1w ftll'C'e t n~.li"g tlllill th "'lullmllnl \\ heels

rt

,I sl.lUrl'

strip~ 1111 'ad. ~i<J ' of till' ruuwn • whit-It strips I knew ('f) e),i.~( b01l1 my day fiyil'lg 'xp rieru.. nn this fJeld, As 'e I bCMiUJ rnv flnrc' 0,11. I Il1'tlt' -rl FCIIl'lC' li~hb hu1fv'l f1n\\1.1 t h('o ruuwav apt! llnllwd i:lkly 'iutt,lj'!}I'{"ft>tl these ueLnlle: til tho pbllc thut landed aJwHd of
CIII';(1

to

~ "ramp" ..... Pt'II;~Olle $rJ.')'f: "'\,;~ Chalk up another life saved by pr I,er use of the shoulder ha:n"'s$. Next time yOy <lt~ 'ehednled for night Aying, 1'm surll. you'll get .. rh.oruugh b~tdU1g on the field lighting system. and be read to rake a wave-uff if a ny doubr exises concerning your. a Jigllml.>!11; with {he runway in use, I don t imag,ne mal you'U have 10 b", reminded abour lodcfng (he canQPY in the> fun 01'1'.0 pu ition r 01:' landings nfwer this expurlence e.idl~~. A a .I1aIety precautl n squadrons pnacticing night landings should ~t,ulon " ~ignal111an wirh emergency Il".r~u ac !h~ ap. preach lind of the runway.

f(J,IU us il ~IJI'.~ ,\r1,Hllld ",ud the prIlc"lIlllre when driver runs illlu ,I :In,,' at a fa:;t
.i

cur

"If

llu,!c

1'.'1l!Yl',

speed

is to Spt' ,'d

IIJl

to

;1 !II, tt'l' ~p!i'\'tL

ilL' .gclt uul < I.~xt hook with a [ormula 1"1 n1lltJipt'ta! Inroe [0 prov(' hh. poiut. I <It'tt'mplC'rl (0 ~J,n\v him hew ct'lIll'i· petit! rot' 'c .l1lq (,e'ulri[ugaJ Iuree pi (}due It coupk- 1('lJ(lli~g to run tilt' our, hilt he sttll secnns to think C'entrip(:t;II rOT'U ads ;tl tllt~ eeuter ol gt!lvit\' or
bv tl!!,' velncitv. I gre:tler the Inrcc teILJit)~ to hold UI!" eur Oil fill'! mud. He LiU fhillks tlu- ollthmll<u
•11](1 t hat Iii> car ;In(] is produced

lilt'

lfl.~I'!'r

IIII~

[11111 t h0

11Ji>,

vlv reaction Wa ... to udjl-l~l t[w throtlll' ;llld 1 SSIUII II Ihn'l! point '~'i£(hl:y kllol powe!' ~\Jlrl'Undl S~I us to Innd a."

"Deer Grampow P'eHibone:
"l eon tinue tn he surprised a~ 1I1P lhcllri~.s and H[inillll~ ill') I lJ~ IIH",:t1

whef'b "l ell!

hncl
IW/

III

flg(t'c

vise lrnrn lhr- I~JRd. thar in a tlinhttunl,d
liSt'

QrfllI.lldloop

IIIIt:" should

IDp'pMite

smoothlv ,and s11llrt us \\',101 J10.~ ihle. That mnneuv e r cul II11 all mv visien rOl'\vard, hill J I.·OIdd still mufl~t:dT! direc bUllU I cOil tl'O! hy oltscrvin (j l h" rO\\ or Iig;ht~ nT! eitllf'f side, I 11 'ld Ihal. ,1ttfhHl ... ,,:1 tilt' wa.\' duwu .IU,! unlv ti split ~1'('uHcl lwFm'f" tli!' flll]K1ct. wlHm the li£~h!'S disappCfll'rd. did I rnlli'l.,!.' I \\ <IS W1'!1ng. 1'1,(> pIaJl I;' llit hard l!!III1,(:t'd hI il'i:" lII,d 1111'11 Ilippp. 1 Ill'! its h,lCk, '\Iv shoulder hanless had kl'pl me fl'tlm 1fI1" hljl1ry "p til tlntt !' inl. St) r III1{usleller11TI\' ~aJ .. lv brlt ,LIlt! he~:" I to 1001.. (ll' ~l ~Y:.)'uui. TIll:" l'[IIlOpy had clm<'d ahout Ihree~'lnuttlT~ \1f the W,t", ~(I r kick~d u 1,0]' tllm tIll_" ~till'11 Jard sid ... ~)rtlw pk"d~t.s The ol" )Illig \\'ll.' till (nld~' small ,111£1 wOllld not permit mv (');it -with dIP chute 1111. I "\, ,\1> ) 'in~ d'·.... ll<.·llf\t! with g,1s11lill,e by

a\ iulOf'S .thuut varjuus Iuetors in rhe hOllllliHg ul un nil'J1hlne hy its pJlut. "Once. some om's ngo, I helll"d :J Chi f Flight 1I1S/;'/Wlllf an lnterrnediIItp Hight tminlng sqll:ldmll say t111 l downwInd hlldin~s ill tile ."h'Y weren't b~ld in :1 umderate willd. He bud l'\ Hrl

in

n Kld('1 nil d. if nceessarv II LJa ..1 of 'gull.' ;[tld If tills iSlI't el~nllgl, til stop the gr<1I11Idloop, me the outbonrd brake, Pcrsrmnllv, J hl'liC\I' ill using: the 111"1rKi' :1I1d a lair umount 01 f'lItlder from {1e \'f~ry 11l:.gctllllillg IUJd would pr(llnlhly not I1S(' 0 ),Ia;;;t ()I ~Ill wiles, the pbne had 1I1<1dt, ,1 pn·tt, nOlst. l:mmll'l' lauding'
al1d Ih(;>l'(' \V ...., :1 dHlIIt'e 10 stndglilell

pOl'mitt<,u l1is stuut'llt ill lL t'flllple fir t,'as(" til 'u uhcatl aud llUll! downw lHl wh()u tho stud\lUt luul me.inlcI1Jl'l'teJ lhl: imll.catjon of l'lw Willll sqd.., HIlt in e<wh {'4tse h <.lidn·1 pt'011tt tIle 1I11ps [-II 1,,,, 1I1wcl. \Vhf'll J Hsk~d Ilim whV' he didll't let the sllJdents liSt' fI,IPS th~ Ghil<f ti'light Insh'lI<.:tm- ~aid. 'Well, tlmt 1; the he,~t WiLY. iliu't it? YULI dllll'! want tlle wiJJd Ll~Wjllg ng:timt ~he back

l1ul'
Vt'I'}'

;'l.nd

[!~)

around

l:mni,w. -Tn ease ,:ell ,Hid ~I gl·t'!lt .1t'td

it :!gain fnl' a110thcT l)r~k .- diJI,·I· hold
llf [01'1'·(' <)\1

side of tIle Bapst' "TIp "hol'c is ,I bert! I Ule most 1)U,t· $lmillil,g 'xpre:;si(m of igllor:lllcC I lave

a 1)1'1')].;(> peJnl \\'a!; m·"dl'rI 1'(1 gl'l pusiLiw Ill'llkili!{ dTect I wtHild keep the rudder rer!.al ill 11lo!nlnll hec<!U5 In tltat pusih'cl11 1 c,1I1 ,'pply mC)re f<JJ'{l{' Oil til • hruke pcdu1. ('e~' '('FI,'h, In!'!" 4!:l-.J.2., Cj(l(Jtl d ill lhis Issl]e. G.P,) "/ cia Hat agree Lhl\t i:n :>('lmfl 1'1.111 ,..;, the ,'R.jy [01 example d.lld 'LIs!) ill t'iI GH,
1

Y0l! gf't 1!1'e~llfir cruising speed wHit f'stahlished powel' settings hy climbing

8

,;00 !'el (lDOVethe erulsinz altitude and then descending to cruisingnllitlld(l, Yet mnny pilots Sfl)' you get it 'over the trump' (Ir 'on till> ..t p' and that uti i '.\ Ivel 'hair pill t ill L1l1' BUI'C.lll can I"pll them ft isn't true, ".l,~ .1 mall r of inlurmutiou, I huve m~ll1;Jg('cl scm how 10 ;"Wole!n grouod!Ollp. Hnv n't had one in these 21 yt.'ar of f{lo1iug uroiuul \ 'ith planes, hnt I .ulrnit that T have made other ernhru'm,ssLlIg errors, Also, since I own IWIl Huwaals nml 50ml'limf<s have to

bird saw mrcrat

t

prim to ('C1Ili.'licllI.

In

Ul'lY event towel" ll:ld not authorized hird tu euler traffic circle. 1()O~'11 rror E uf Other Personn I-Bird:'

Slow Reaction

TJJe pilot of ~III s:\ry 1I1•• d!{ OJ.. normal limding. Duruig the- lauclllJg .rnll the plaue start id a slow swer e to IIJ ' tighl
pilot until II grol.lud-

Close Shave
TIle pilot of

the

first

I·'l,l'

in

the

pic-

p,~\, as

In U1,:11 IlS

Ij6t, H

gtll.lnn for g:,,;n-

Ir.... I \muM he gf'ttng IJI 'AI over the lrump' if I thought there was ;U1Ylhiug ill that theorv, But a..' u t. I'm stllh-

hom <!wl 11111'lIb,

1 just cllml: tu

CMI[~'

ing ,"IIHlJdt' and level oil ilWJ when 1 pul I lip [0 Illl: gns 1)[1mp 1 ins\ ~(I.v •Fill her up.' "Olll' of "mil ~md,' f1htht :.tlldt'lLb'·

Thank It lot for )'our inl.er"~li[lg I,·tt I'. T'har rarn about the Chief FUgh, In n-ucs... is a tougb one to believe. 'In... if you a)' YUH heard ii, Ttl rake ' ur word for il. Not 1<><> Jonga.go I priI1tl.·d the "tiT)' of II pilot who w"Ish<'-d out II JRB tq,inl'l t'i correCt for a lrang wind from IhE tight by .-arc},j,,!!, 30" of. manifofd pres· IIr' nn rh staeboard engine and about I 50' n W~ p rt en-gin" during the IMI patl hi~ appeoach, Thecrtle S Irings on 1>'1 in,,,"gill~ ph!ln ~ should be iI$. ne.arly equ,,1 as possible pu landing until th ..

-<:v~

G."",,,,,,,, l'l'lflbml~

~","s:

ture ubove had ;l verv close shave when hi! aircraft wns deslroYOll right "1' to Il.e cockpit ill II lunding nceid ut, II' landed short at all airport 4,=;00 feet ah(J\-(' sea-level and "':1,," utle.mptil1g; to turn off ill' the iulersechnu when he was uv r-run b~' the airplane lanlling dirnetlv behind him, the uumher Iwo 'plml ill a l!ruup I)f eight that, ere ILl1ldlng, he should 11(11 kept hi. ptUi' rullul.g dOWlL to the Iar eud of tlu- run>

loop \\ as well developed. Throttl WItS tlWLI added in uu drml to reguin control ..ut! tuko off agiliu, TILt' '~roundloop rupidlv inceeased and the plane 111(111d liver 1111 its back when it len the 1i'U11Wley. lIcklly the pilnt II Illp plan L' 'c:.qwJ lIIftlry.
~
JO let 3 gronndlocp develop is bnd' 'no~b bur ( belp il. a!oJ1jl adds insuI. to injul')'. Eacly and jud.icious us e of the brakes would have prevented this a • eident, The "aditio!1- of throttle after the gron:ndl.oop h8~ developed to!.ndsoo1y til in.'rellSe the 5l'vl)J'ity oJ, the loop, re.suiti:ng in nUII,h gren fer dalllage- to rhe "jrC'.fafl in. volved. Tb following is quoled rrQm Ted•. nic»! . 011' 49-4Z, arid it's just as tru to. d" ' as it WIIS five years ago: "Pilots 11150 ha"l' a l;endenq' LO (kla~ 100 long in using br!lkc~ for correcting a grcundlocp, Experience bas proved that brak es ate of veey minot v..lue in eorrectinS! .a gro\lJ1dJoop which has go<ten well under way, but lh ' are c.f inestimable

11I1I10Lic d b.v th

111(,,:;:;

Gcr",,,P<l JI' .Pe/li6Qm: ,ay$~

II

ay.

The pilut in the pI:li III
1ou~ nnd
!I(>~r

II

hioh
ruul

11\

r-rnn llim landed

f:l5(

appllrt'rttl_

did

11111'

til,

((JIW'l'S

trausrnlssiuu til tuke It .\ avc-oll." He burned bneh tfr A;tt in ;1 J (Jon ron'l

skid dOwTI the rUII\\ay ill ,111 [Inr I· ILl ,l\oid +he l,uL1isiI1U. Edd"lullv lie wux net rnVlU't' 01 th:- inc'TE'flS ri hmJ il1lt sp -cd on "i~h n.J1itml' flelds, uud his let'hlliqlJl;' iu II ing 10 ",!Jill lIT {'ollisinH \,'all "{'I'Y pC;lll. \n illtc'IJtimwl
-';Wt11V{,

nr groundlnop
(hI'
1111... ~ 11 \\

might

Imnl pretll('\

plane is ruUing on rhe ""ound. Th ..n, of cour ,;J. littJ addiri':>nal PQW('t on Ib~ up,

vcntt-d Jatl' 1(.

t:olli.sirm ,Ir\l'f it .", as <tw'-nlr.

I,)r in (he incipient §t;lge if they a.... p<opo!1·ly used during th... rllll."
SI"a rtlug

value in preventing

a groundloop

from

Wtud en~Ln.. mal' assisr in keeping rh .. plane ft'om wealhl!fC .:king iOIO lh wInd. The I<~~ of ..~tra power on ,h .. upwind errI:l.lne "I lIll)' dme b.. For" t.!l.. ",h"el~ "14> (In the ded; .... ll probably i rduh in !he plane fapdln in a skid, A~ lor d", ;lrgum<'''1{ that dll' outboaed wing f It airplane "lies during a Rt undloop, yul! can r"r er "" )'00" "';lh this DOlion to Grnmpnw'~ Gfollndloop file., ror J Orl"g Iilc r<!II)' thouliands of "as' 01'1 I._and wbere (hi'" plane gt'oundluoped tu thl' I,jght lind r ·qyired "1'pl""omel'lt ,,( Ib l"f1

Bird Error?
DlIrilll.!; the 1as I lwe1Vt months rhe ncddl;'nt~mHllysts 1\,])0 make up Gmmllrrll PeWfwl!c's SinH' stlldied reports \,IJ 257~ /II<t;o,. ,Ium"w· ,1(' ·id 'III' 10 '\lII'Y alrcrr It. E, h ae ldcnt is care ullv ~I11<1I~'z l 10 (ll'"lerTllirl(' the- prillcir,j_ x crms'{' I<lctol' Htltl lIIl' t'(.)I1tl'ii>l1lillg NoL hlllg ngl.l l! weUr\ U1Hllv~1 lip against tlII ~eciJ("lll U;nl de_hed tf_'I\tlv dussiGclItion, 'rt cOIlt'elTled , II l' l" IlIid-.ll1 colfi~im I \~HI, I hird hi 'h, hel iev(' it" ()I' IJUt, Ill·t·e~sitaterl a tria jor (lv{"rhrrul for the aircJ'nh as the blf<l simek anu stuck ill Hw lewHIlt.!; 'dg of
enlls('s.
C:lIIlC
I \\

Haste Makes Waste
All F.JI.'

pilot st:lrterl

g:Jvc- the "pull plane t'apt.ult. 1'1111rot'ward. the rctruct d. The
ruuw.t
o,;:lu:-iinj!

hi' ellgin and ehucks" sigI1ul to lllt· \~ I h plane IX'gau tl) slurbunnl luudillg ga-nr nircrul'l settled 10 th
the

d InHI!;illt,:

propeller
10 If re

and

wing. and an "qu"lI)I Jarge ""mb" .. <If 1,,(, h nd groundloop~ which n:quircd rrl1lacc· IIU'nl o[ the. ",gilt Ing. <.)1' wing Lip~. Wh)'
d"n't y,;u ulk,e yOUl' fri~nd ror II f'l~r spin "rOU!1d the block a"u,{ COn"iJ1Ce him Ihal 11 mi' roll II,""), fr 111 Uu dir c.-ioD of a hilth sp.."d lurn <Ind lb'lt the j,uiJ" he Is lend to Iea"l! d".. ground rather
[hI' cmu;jde

enzine. 011 III nmnlill\{ Ilr lhi~ a"ddetlt tbe Jilnd ill' ~(~llr ..el~lalhJ~ cylinder hud b 'l'lI cbituITeu hy tl rll::'J1i:"lldllble and exp rienccod pc,tfy tlme,>,', llf! ,va. hUrTYiller It) gr(' tit plmw lu COimnissioll for ~L gronp hop, HIH1 rf'versed the hvdrauli lhWl> .IS he mude tIll.! I.·Vlltu..,,·I'i(uIJ! to till' lIt'\\' HctnaLiflg cyliudN.

'illud('u tnppl'l!?,e

,lui,

ph-me n g,",od many t1m~s I.e" N:a :II Av;.>ti,m CW5 for Nov, 1946) hOW"vet, it will I'fobl1bl}' 1:'0)')' linuc to be a popul~"t' misconception for lb" n'lXl 100 yean.
I)

The

old

"'he~b. rh~ory ahoul geltrn
ha~ b""n

"0" the

':[<'1'"

~"l'loded

Congrnlu)"liQ1l5 o£ flying withom

OJ!

cOlllpl.",ing 21 y~3rs a groundloop~wi,,6 1

could say

l"he Mf1IlI.

Thffi i~ not "he fir ..r :;Ieeidenl due thf' front :tul!.ililJr,' "el\lIl. .\I't'r C'hew~ ~l to 1'\!v1!r1~,ing (he hyd.ouiic lin..... TwCl til!! (Jll hb IU'lIeil feu .Iwhile tlle ;U1H~ other5 hll"l! h!,'»n r«ported in the- past year-. l"sL wrote down thl;! lnllowiug. The only ,~re:pro.:edu:rl' is ~o JrfJ/,·dl'f!dt ''Tlll is ClI,W fOl' Ihe bH·ds, J '(I pilot rhe landIng 1:"". OIl an pL.n ..s aflel' reCHar involved. Pilot (,f111Conning to pairs have bee" completed. You lad.; who hhaHit: ll<lttenT alit! ·umpl.tillg cli 'ck- work on plan'lS must 11.1"'''),8 rem mb I' nIT list rrj r to landing. Pilo t stal s tha. thl> <",E",r), of me pilot, I..)d in larger platll'S the -@nlif" crew. Is in you~ h.at1d6. de£initely thllt he did l)ot Bee bini priol' No. matter how ~r.e>1~1 tne cm·L to gl!1: a tv coJlisiu!]. Due to de!t~l nf hirrl it' plane in Ihe ail'--donft udell any short (.'~n !lilt he psi hli.~Ih'c1 whetJlI'f 01' 11III CUts Illat jeopardiz!! "he aircraft or ere •

tll(' sLmlwll.n~ wil1g ~'f'lItel' lI('ttiou. Th hili H t WllS &-lJffid 'ntly ~ at to dQl'1lug

®1b

Gr(1l11pll1V

l'ettib,me

Stll'$'

9

hy

tile world's hottest uirplalltl were voiced Cnmmauder ';I1(lw(>11 ill all IllI!lrmaJ
interview.

"Flyhlg n plane like the SkY8trn(/), spoils it pilo! for tht' conveufinunl plant', y,)!! just clu,,'l want til go hack Lo IIw t()HIIW, \ iluutiou wei uoiso inheff'1iL ill "I! propeller nircrult=uot ln rneutiuu the Jittlc- dilfert'II('c 01 :J fe-w 11111l,]!' cI lIlph fll uir spe->t1 .
..A~·t'('l!'nltil)1Inil Inh'-olT Is 1I0fTiluL u1)oul. ,.l- G. approxirnat Iy tl same as in Tf'clprot'1l1 air) hUI!":>, Bill llll' rim i~ ~"I1'I"wlll'll- lOllgc>1' due tIl llll' [u\l!,h liiKllrl' la~!,,-"O ~r)t"f'd. T11<: plune leaves tile deck at 'nb<ll,f Hill mpll' Hull: llups ,1[(' used un tuk ..-ufl , Iull

1l1Lp

Oil 1alllli'I~,

lip

il1lllll'lliu<t'l.
I··n.ll teA! 'F!

alter

"\'ll4iel~ 11;,.v\:, tu g_n take-o;_H.

.l'"'\.

A

lap fIll HIP record n~l II I SOu 1III'u W IS mud lit 1300 I oct. I*,,~,

!-lpt'~d \\'(15 575 mph in a vertical

DOUGLAS SKYSTRe-AKZIP5 TO WORLD SPEED

RECORD AT MUHoe;

NOTe SHADOW 0,.,

SAND

BELOW

l'his 1l11IllC.II'er plilled ,lilllni :~ Cs . •, FIl!!' ~I ilig-hhmillg uut Irom lill' turn, I muintuined ultrnule until fairly

close
tnred

I

1''-1'' nuvnl aviatiuu unuexed ihe urkl's !(lLlg-dishlllC(' !lighL re ·ord. 111 AuJ.tust. 19·11 Ihl' • tI\') tnuk 0 er tllt' lI'or1c1'~ speed rl't~)I,a lnr the Br~l tilli' ill 2{ wurs. Twice in tht' space u] CHll' we~k thc' Douglas • kystrt:(Jk '·!IISI.l1tI O\t')- III· three kilometer 'uur.;c (!) estn hUsh 1lI;'\\' worl rl '~Pi!I'( I r~'(!nrd.~, ThL' fir.~r' tim(' piloted hy Commander

MEET THE CHAMP ,
revolutions
IlIw

tl) the marked ctJU1'St-, where I 8] ,1 3{)I' dive til Ilhtuili mnxlmuru
:IC'l'OSS

~pe ... d

lilt'-

strip.

\Injor

);u

I

Iower

Huru its rrded
J

7'(00.

w

'IIII'm''!'

I'. Cnldwell

of BL.'\El\. II Jl'W

murk IiI' H40.1 WIIS set. Five d« q lalcr \1 nillr \[ul'i'!l1 E Gnd IIj PlltUXl'!ul \. I\'HI '\11 Tl'~t- C1t'1I1el' living; the S.1!11l' pLillt', l)lflk" th~' ald 1'1'(;rlrd !II,d o'stablislu>d H III'W 1II1" n] ('t.';O.illllph.
011

ring thrust effi ieucv In upproximill speeds. Air speed during the lundntel 92%. Qu(.sid :;1. l\JDlPE"f,ltilre iug IIPl)l'lhtdl was frurn 220 lo 2-50, the IVa!; <wIUlHI 77" IITI tlJ -, £lrsl run us ('omp hu re seton ~ down HL IflO. \Vi tll pared to 90" on t11e second ·/light. hrukes orr. tll~ bnding roll wus nlllllil (Speed of sound go"" lip with tempera;))" II> 4- niih"s:' tnre- ll!l lll1 c()mpJ'>ssihilily "II't'l'ls.) 011 When asked i£ be onjoyl~d lIyirlg tlw tilt' lasll Ili"l1l the pluue WHS Jevclopillg \J-"~x' Lmnrmul(ll~r Caldwell t;11\,C iI 10117+ pllw(,'r, or over 7'(tOf1 rpm. pll.sitiH' "Y .. s, H \\as ,I Vl:'lj' c-xhiluratl'rirtlw_v llig,hl iustruincnts 1)11 till' ill).! (I),»(,Ot'II(,"'. lIlt' near ·S! tiling hI
D--53R ('(lmist 01, air spevd iudicalor. .\1 w:h meter urul all imeter , EJlgllI" 111suurnent» 111llSI "llp01"l.1I11 •• 1'0' III!' ){P",l iuJic'llot' nurl ll;" h,il-pill' u-mp. !!IUll!t'.

llM'd <, much shallower ill e out 01 his turns nlld iL was Fmu\u tJlnl tlre vnrinlioll in (ljn' made little' or 11(1 difference

com hat

H

Jill!;

lve 1111'

cume
\T:\\

(11<.' W 1I-"

That,
III

("lIlling llw

1111111 a

<[M'n!;S ~illc' Il1n'(-'-

(ill u- winner

lmL !;(')Iluds Ilk
Illy pl;I!lt·'10

v (;1'0)(1' III ouruIIIl'g.trhlt:<L \ onll
I'll '.

til!'
pl:lIl<'

I1T'~ III II. IIII' I \\'II~ l1!'L
1'jI111

hI. 11 Id-red

).rillll~
:11 WHI

.'dl'i~WlllthlJl

11'.;5,.

Il'bl

1'11\ ,'I'

Tl1l'bhll'

devf'Illpillj;; J nll wus ul-oul 100

mph

t1w
l'UIIH'

uir tile

\lJlp,wl (_'ul'kril
0111

:'billI' Curl, ~1;ll'hlf' .'\(',. Willi If)

would
111'e..

tt'mp(~ratlll'~'

to rise S(IlJ1l' ';:)"

:iJ,'

Il'1I1p('nd

1"1

OVU'

i,l\~ ,II \11110ll'

IIiN c'I'!'dit, w1\11 ]"I~,h"PI\ rh'im: i(~t~!,ol' 1\\'" W;II'S. s:.tid: "II ~ lI,,· s~~t'dl·~t ail plulJ , l'n· --vcr HO\\,Il."

LH1..(·

],11 kll1J1f'ratW-r's

1'lllllIillg
ill .t 1"Hilill~

nruuutl
Sy~te<111

Ul", II va II I2:t't ve 11 llOt pnriod ol' ~nll", ''l'h"
\H'lll
Pllt

ve rv ",hlll'j
.uldwv]]

(111 ('<IIII1IHllldO'I'

<I pi'.ll'lkp fli~llt, lml 11<' just 111ulL'd lip tIl lO.O!lO Ic('t allli slnwrcl d')\\I11 II bit til C'l)1)1 ott," I-In\\I·\,>. 11l' clnirnx I"" i1 '1l1k+' WlJ~ III \1;,'1 ,I TI\r)..I~11

(1!ll'ing

1011t11.

At rll~l~r]\1tllll (lll\Vl'r till' pi alit· ·<IL., til) k\'n i, 'II~,II Llw l'alt' til' fioO gallons Pl.'!' II"LlI' The tunk 'holds Imlv 215 !!;llllnns, wl.leh llR"JlIS "l lurrj lip, Old
trt'l](l\\" lit" Fil)\\ In t.lk.- ,\ 'llikk (,:cJlln;,' itl dn(,'k-\\':.tt('hill~," ,\ (_'rllj~llIil: PI'WI'!

-,';i50 gnll{llls

mph=tho plnuc IISt'~ !lId\' tOO P...1 11I)I1l'. J., few (1lC'!~ ,Ihmll hll\\ ;1 kl'l~ III II)'
L

CA~L.

PATUXENT

HIGHT

TEST PILOT,

WITH

P-110

10

II" 1111'1' 1'")""",,

~.. "I"

p'lll~ ll'n'l" urnI'P}"!! IHl~\' ,.\'111,1, "II IllIlIhl('s b,,~kI, ,,,,,I ",,01 'IS'" (,hul'

Russ Thaw,
IlL dnlps

I)i)n!l;lll'

I\'~Inll,,1 IJ'II'~ ""I

U". "'><.:Hl''-' lIIt'('!)IWlSlll

;11'h. 1 Il1f.'Wtl1' 11 'qllt1, .jIll ""HI n!1~b 1111-.'1f t~tHIU1 h~j l·h 11\ lht.! n..i1.~-j.;, 1 .. 11I1'! "' t hi' ~~'III'I~i q,'I.j' f"'_ .. t"ll!-rl uf .~Il".tj TUI,h \\'l'~ ',\'l ith'it h_y H. I. llun .. \'lu'_, Ij !'..luJu.. ,11.1. I flJt:V"·t1'·, f411' I, S/Uo"r"df'
l

0-558 PILOT ESCAPE
\'

lnun

''''}/I'

,1,~ !)Iltprl"sl\m

111 ~'UIIIPil"'"'' III

as d"IiI\,,11

S

\f'bn'

pm~ 1"1"111- Inlllsl11lk· .11

tlu- D-o/'i

Sk'J~II"'uk
"Ilrly ill

'11I,dlk."

[01

III

I

pUnl "I
,'II· llno

irl vaSt

III ,'xln'TlIt-

"IIU'I'!!;t'IIt'}'

(('H,d rfiM·lJ.·SIII1I~ l)1111\;hL, .'111 IiI'"

I~J-l.j.IJl.'lIl'Cl'11

RIIj\i.~11.

N·\C\

1J11t' In IIlf' pr('S~iLri{'."~,d cnbin, iL wus IIl'CUSsur:o- til prevent l'\plll~;\'I' dl' ''''[lpn',~i(lll at rltitude. A I"", ddu) WI(" 1IItl'udlll'l'U intu 1111' j("lIi~lJllitlg ~ rstem III pI'I'mil. fedlit'lI1!!, thl THt'S,,"i'> hploff' ,lC'tLwl dh:'llg:l~t.-\lIl~'HL tile JIII~l'. Ill' The- ;\lAC .. 1I0\\' is ('(1I1dut>thIlZtl'sts on stahilitv 01 I full \

\il'l'l'Ilr!'"

('Jlp:ilW,'! s, \"l'rI'

~~'u!"

IIr'JSt;' ill

lite rt'I'P'r,Ll1

('olldililll)

lIml is [lisn

~'IWjLlctrll~

\\ 1,,:11' III) tU.illt:ulti,'s
speeds
1I.~1'll ;11 Clllllb,ll

1I~ the 11.(H1(lnl

emfl

\VlI~

":--lwt'll'c1 ill pi!pl I'gn'ss lit subdil"l'd r'tl~kp1t hal.ling.-oBI nl.dlmd hi be employed. IIL1IHOJ'OII" ideas
tr.II!~lIlljt' !fIl11'!) r,~,!t I'D]' II rc pilot.

~11l:lil-8t:'ll(.l 1"~ls 10 reproduce tlw jellistJllilig Ui.~1 d. Tests have been mnde OJI jeUisoninf!;

~ll_('t'li tIll' nos!, Irnrn

ill high

Wen'

disl'Lls~,'cl

l'Uill""fniHg

Ihf' flit.:'hl ,(ifpl,11 h- on the ~r(JtlIIU, )ltilahl.V suppoJ'b ..d $(1 as III insure rhnl lhr- uu-eluurlsrn i~ 1'llf'l'aLiu~ SlLLi!lJ.,f'lllril) ,

lhu'in)! trs lree rnll hy paruclurle ur di", brakes. BotJl decid d :LgMn!<t due to stn Icl1JI',1I dlllk'ilil it'~ in till: cuse or dive brakes unel 11I'c:ll1sC n ,~1LilnlJll' dHJt .. 1 hal would IlP(~B sen-cessfvely til bigh speeds was uot nvailnblrAIlU!·hl;'l· method lq which rml)' minnr cOllsirll'ru~illn \ ,I.'; riven was that II! IlIlviJig Llw pilnl lUll! Ih.. seut remain tur. ched to the n-ar l)ortinJJ of th ' Ill,s("lng:c after lhe 110"'1 \ us j!,ttisllllcd, B.. 'ails' of lhe diHk1l1~,\' of possible 110se olli~HIU and UlHt Ul{' rest of lit' airplane p1'l!b"bl~' would react ill lui lbl'llpl Hose-lip at till' moment of "g, ehall~u. this Nng zestion was deemed inndvis<lhLe. 111\e~ti~lIUOll flF I'll' present method iurlicuted that the nOSe euurpurtmeul would slt~w down to ;thll!1 :]0(1 mph without 3J1V det'elenll'iflg deviees, Hun lhat il would Ill' ~<ltisfilctotv' til hail out >,t !,his speed, p~pecia.JI~' some tiS protectioll' was alFrl1'detl ..II 'lit" momeru of >hr'J·es~. The desigll fiJ IUlly evoked illtn II luc!:hau[c:;t:1 fas'kl1ill)! 01 tho p lint's r':-OI)1 [tIlWJJ l to Liu: romuhuler pn III the IlIi:t'llIg~' II\' In1 II' homh !wJbtype hi ,oks_ Those were designE'o to
IIWJlt

l l WlIS t~\'idulil lila! din'l'l Iwilillg (Jill lulll 11,,-, ,dl' :il,'PUUI h unl -usihle, rhl' II'list lo!!\iC'cl] solu till" ,<'emc'd to he the rcleuse by tilt, 11iJnl 01 a xuitubh- ,,"d(l~IIIV wlucl: would htJl Iree au..! slow down to lhr- loJ1PNJ llwl wP1l1r1 l)t'r1uil !11m s.dl'I, to hajj 0111, CtllI'fderulillll was gh'IBII to slmvillg til' 1l0~,>\'IHflpart·

would

T

l!;sn

111:-111 W('I"

1I1:ldehl

lilt'

(lilo! iu llll' ~'~Iekrlll of Llw • experience wlrh tlw lllltir'lpntNl
In 111;1>

k!J,\'tl"l~lIk
at

altitude dl:mlhl:!.l with l~e ~i' h ml~hl nbtuin occurrences liholild 111"hi'

Iorccd

ibis

IIlL'UlOd

(J

,,".cap

bigh

i1Jlif'ucll'

Th s

were

If'~t" W"~'r' \rtllleh.llh·d sutisfa ,toril~. Due to till' euutiuus illl'ililJg-J(u"WJU'U Illllmc (If til, Hight rescurch prngn1nl into lilt, trnusonic runge, the jetLlsouable ('~CflP(' haw],' L~ nnt expected II) hI' IIH"ri, It 'LA'ords llw pilQI 11 snper-suh-ly provisiru, as n 111~1 resort mctlwd v£ egress, The r:ureful flPPI'OUC h to this llflllileni is cnnsisten I wi tll

tI,

trauiliolllil l)(Ilid,,",!) of the :-.JUI'V Deportmeut nnd the Douglos ,mnpnny III aLf(JrtiiJlg eve1', possible prnteetiou to pllots. I Ed. uute: The' jt'tLisOIll.lblt' IHISe seeriou Idea is IWill!! uduprcd f{lr possible Lise ill til J"311 l'(111R~1Iratinll, This ectiou would lurve ~nH11! drogue ,Illite· or Hns to stabilize
lull until slowed down to a speed \I'hcre tLe pilut coukl

hni] out safely, Othet [et 111allc desigll.~ call fUJ' e] "ctlnll of tift' pilnl ill his se,ut bv ,1 smal] POWd{')l' eharge.l

l)pl!l'~llf> Ine[,jwlli<."ll1y

II)' ,I

F'1i{!lit ,1IId ~('c()lltLlI'. controls 11'('1'" t'o"vl'fted III rlll'll")' IlUItinn 101 simplicity 111 PI'CSSjl!"P seahHg as well as to prudd,> a \irnplift ,II di$t'Pflueel tlrut woulr] nul t·lIlJ.LiI hre;.x<tl!t'. Bv thi~ mciluul III 1I11~!' ('()II'p:iI'l!nt'lll (O() II hl he 1l~' 'f(lnlhh,d to [J", 111111Jllltt' urul all}' number (,r Ili,,! .ieLl!~r!ll" milch .. us sl 11111"1 nhuvc, without I J istLirtlill~ llu: t'OTllrol svsh-m, '111t" e'llduljll1'i: it'tti~!/II ulsu may 1w al'llllll('u In gnlllild
pt'r'iil)1111

pnlllilludlr.

(.w't' til'lUJ:illg.

rill/II),

E~cape r '11111 )TJI~ .in, u II l'UI]

\1 illl "I'

iII insy rcm-h 1,1
'"

I

rill' !I':!("llillg

lilt· IlilOl II.

l'iI~I'

01

,III ('I IIt'rgl'\1(',\',

ii' IIr~1 >II

1111'

'III"

'I'~

"""'j

'I I"" i r

"ky \ II ea k IJi
l'II\"I'!,;('III;')

lot: he .trises

11

i~~ P SEATTLE
~~
CAPT.,IN .G~~BER ILI-lIUR ADMIRAL WAGNE~

~,,'SITS

RESERVISTS PILEUP RECORD
T
lack
illih,~

to-\\
,)]1

lUg.

Gmwrtir f:l~hkrs in Ug1>L wi1"L~ lunnuuon Jlhuiged 11U\\'1"1

warrl

in a srmulaled dive IwmiJilig Illthe' nirsrrip, HmL in n move \Ii hich seemed l,mg nverdue, the IIk(TUft pulled 'lilt LlIlt] rourvcl illl,! a slcl:'p

the iW,{)O(} guests WC1COIll(;.'U al' the Np,:H.TlJArst <ulnh ersaf")' "opell house" ll1~t JUlie 2~) by the - <l\'ul Air Beserve Trtliulng nlt ill Seattle,W;I~hiDgI01J.. But nnt for long. ~t:Uly " ~pj,,!;:-chmt'd speclntor left the grntUH.is !d.' the Se,llUr Air Statirm laiN tll,!t tim sutisfl ...d that the "Vireekcnd Warriors," both cornmissioned am] l'lIHsle"d.knm\' the whys

,mil

LlllJlh. Streaks III \'l.Ipor trailed rnnmeubl'ily from their wiu~-tip.~, hlar:kc'nal

.\. little old lsdv, the collar or her lurued ;11' lh-spile the bright
<IS she tllal
~{I]"l

l>1I1!~llilll', lit'l'rtlL'd to shudder

L.';"'~I)t·J;
diITicII11?" Tlu- C:hh f ..
"Isn't [II IlviJl[! extreme 1 v

.

.

Aviatifl11

\ late, In wliruu Un' tpwry )!;rilined a~ he turned Io reply;

~lil.chiilisf~ was dll'rdCld.

when-lures uf Hying el!lU rnaiutll.illin"g uavul ail'er'li't. uud. h,rlhenTlOJ't'. know how to pot thnsc filets across to il!l ill, 1(']"{'S led !lll b Iic'. .'\.ll h(IH!2:h nnw (1]1 pill'[-Ullie dul v, they 111"«still sharp, 11.1(lUI' short veur ~ll1t'e lhc oommissioning CCrCml)I;:V nn 1 ] nlv 19,J·6. the Sl'lIUl(, N ARTLT has ~l'own i1lto aa f'flcctive eNulhl""hmelll. carrying Oil tts uotiviries ill accordance with fhe pro\!tu.m'~ objcdinl of peucerime pl'OpHrell. 11f'~S. ,II u1 bus b reo me a tl I{WO I\ghly ac-

"JI would he lmpo.lwiblt,.

Ma'rn.

ff

those !I'lm'inc pilots were not thlltt1ug:h-

t'~J1ted ,ull! rt·~rl\·(,tfld purt Sonnd area communilv.

ur

the Puget

ly experteneed f'x;.t~(llnhnt £Lyl:rs wrtlJ Ihl)ll~alltls III [Jigl rl hours rn I Lhdr log bocks."

'1'111'
,'\bvli'ird null Lt.

~'OnVfI'S,ltjOU

W;\S

CUl short
lWI't!nvHr(l

us

till" Corsalrs elrrmderod uuother chilling; sweep.
Here come I~,o", II, f II!) 's c. {r-smer, J.

in

EIHult_

\IV. G!,(·rI~lih

The quest'luli ill the elderlv lady's l!"LiTH] ill; pl11 hub 1.1' ~h,u't:tl hy ;lIany'lJl' W

Gel ready (~W ,,,'\\ U!rilts-Iln' "'av~ ,·\ldhJUUll tL'lllJl is I;\~dllg out tIL lin liN s~lLlT fur L1Ll' 2().()OO spectators Will! 11I1Il' "01rw' tl) watch l'tu' anllin'utL'r; '1l{"Tn 1Io1'w" nir ...111'"

Officer, Gnptuir: :.. P. "D\lt(!b~ er(!lonr. wants it to be, AendCl'IW graduate 01 HJ21 :1l1cL wartime \~irme'j: llf llte Navy CI'OS:-;' (~(pla.ill Oreher has special reasons lnr W:U1 ling to m<lke his (our Ior CNAlks'l\o t1le. roost successful (If his nuvnl career. Reports lrnm the Pt\Crnt· 'J orthwelll III Itpost illdicate t!t~lt hl~ aims are \o!eiug ..acampllshed nnd that the NAH'TU ls forging aheud under his leadersl olp, Tire Caplaill is u S('aUidte l,y ndoplinu, .11 Fad which clll~l'~ l'rnm his rnarringe 10 "Senulo gi.rl in 1929, but hN current as~igllmellt here is his fl·rst. If
pl'0duCE'd a utlng-il[l oUl:ll:t. [urve emflE' in for heavy-handeel ribbing lrcsn .some of his Seattle husinessmen rr;ienUs. Nor WOllltl tilt'S£"

A mantling

""l TIIAT'S jlls\ about

wlnl! llre C(")rl1-

hr- ltadll'l hr- might

yenHslic ""cn(]eml?u couJj !III' miliIou)' leave for lheir ern plovees unless thev knew that time ~lWIH un tntulin~ dutv would IU;'TldH hlllhille Rrs(:ll"Vist ami Hu. N:1VY. Nolahle in tlllli connectilm il: the r~cl that onlv cue business e~hlh]~t1ll1tml Clut of hu;idred~ coutaet~\Ime

ed for the 7\,r~\l"dlunrl JUlie Ifniflin)l:

fuLi:l' f'liled
leave
far

tll

O. K. employee

the

Navel Ait Rt'Mrvis~.

peTrntlitary

NA'RTU5F.hT1'LF;\

Ist LL C. B, ">lon'lInuse

uud NAS

SQl·!\1>.,'U.lII·);

." S duty
"

Ens. \J\'. Hevuulds, Coruell and ~1.l.T, oarsmen, en 111 pare notes
I' "Tn, I;;')'

The man behind the rnun with n,t'" gU'Il_\.I,r, K. Ji'('lIh~"1I ·\0),,(30, tOM'S, gnlls rm 14 I.t, V, fl, Br"'I]1 In Hn- ill " !!_I'I,IU'r~' drill
tlml'j_f>;h

iniUnl, ]Wl'i(ld (lj training lur• Orl!!LO·1·'ef~ RQ.~"'I'Yl'st_c bee-: ~1 • ~ll ;11 lute March of" this ye.',I,r_ _'\ fl,,11 g'n • , 1 schedule awaited tl '" p~rlldJ1tU d d S', anr
,W ~ ,~iV _ ,

l!1cillti,·,l t.':rmllld Sc1WIII, ~'()J1itiOtling and lllhlr-I Ie program. lectures, and the

COl the IOI1~ p,d] lIile,u'l. I rom tie ('rior t s {l f r» 1 rr ~.lIphnH • r-oucerued. 11 is d"'b>]rt.d til lllah' .>pt:1111L1 C 1'1'Jt'f. uncl I' l':XB'Cuti\'C Oll' I' I his meeL" C ,!!InIlItmtil'U 01 1111'~.(] salerv 1"'l,;onl which rl' , . IWls un ,I rihulio!ls mander Leif S. :",ldSOJH. tn 1111''',,· f' Ileets alert anrl conscieu
11,t'~ OUlI Iml~
b", uhtahu-d

("Jop"rolii"~ und dllh;>nni"lllinH

or 1111hBads
lI,siglllJci

1'1111 arc

wnrkiug

L,'U' 1->.:)1 ('

l'lInlrtl

tlilHlling

til!'

misslnus

);'.r\ RTl'.

,s1r,r\.'I"r'I.E,

[utn H SIT\!)(Jlhly IIp-

!III Jmportnnt !lights. Excellent w0utllex. dllltlllg nther things, emlhlmllh{' pilots. l1Io~1 or tlwm Utl.iversity ol ,\VI\~I,illgtnll students, 10 nmnss "ir
!D t uls tJl

u I were

1)11IstamUIlj!.

'T'

TIl(' GNAtlhTr:\ wishes ro !'xkllll In \Ir [!ccu ami men, hnl h uctive nud jll~l'lh", who puttit.'i[1ulJ,!1 in Ilw lrainj"g l1'1.iOl'," 'wdl Dune'," B¥ SE\ K.".ll\ f week (uallliaj!ll'd rlur-

TIll" A!lTU is [ll1rliC'uJurl:- pr-twd 'If LhL' n lIic h.] cnmmenl s nf Ik\lT Admir<11 f~. C, Ewen, Cl'\}\.H.!sTru., nil tile
Sprnlg lnuuing

perlodi

"Tlu- r;NARe_;,Trn ,j(llii'S wit I, pleasure Ille outstending n'~111L'i of 1111'l.lrlll fII'Nl~1 Tf"Ulnilig Duly Cruls« al NARTt'. NAS St:A T-rt.f:, Th,· enviuhh- record "I' nil n\ ocr:,!:£! Hight Lillie "pl!r pilot ot 415.J ]NUfS, 111man :lH'rtlg~ 11\llillllJiHly II[ 849f, lit 'l.!' ;w'hie\'cme()t that tltli~en; find 'men ;l1ikt' !!IU' w .. 1l ht, prowl of, Besults )1111;1, 115

orating tp,U!l. 111id I ~'r0dll 1lI11~t lw l t!.ivPlI to rhu big typc-tminina fdfil·t:r Licutr-nunt Cornmuucler l)lI'ie:i11 S. "Pell'" H<'lrnlrl. Given a rTf~(, [mud to tfl!1I'!!<lni:-.e the ~ illg the illililll year also seemed "'\'f~1I d~f1lt1'hnt·T1t em Ids tm>illil last ~r.u·I'k worth the extra effort. when R~.:u Adthe ",,,~r()(J!ba.ll;;r From tIl,", \\'ltsl~ingtol1 rniral F. D. \VlIgnrl'j Chid 01 NiI'~ .11 ,S,I':Lte "Cow" Cuneg~, backed hy tl!Jt , L1: C) t' Air Tmilllug. utter il.l$pedi!lg Ilit, Seal:'tears 0'[ experience I1li.(' . PI-II'''.li1~ tlcinslnlh<ljQ!1 lust J nne with his ~Iaff Force, ind wJIlig ;J 11 ilch as C. n. til 1)[ 15, stated that: "J1I gellt:rH1. '\IA~TU FAETln'AC, started l'hiHgs slwwbllHS&ATTLE is In excellent eondlrleu Hilt! iug ill the Tight dhcction withnut dela) , could well serve :-IS :l model :'>JARTt ." One outsllllHrnlg ,u:'('omplh;1 Il1)!'hl is lIw A d 'armin« \IV'« ' e>" 'I' ~ these comments 11'1"'· 1,""'- thut Ill", S~,}II'I'I'" - llir\vf!:'11111'~e ,.~. '<'<> ., " bll«rl. II{) heads I HII'C ];t'ell In med II~ ,\ S, l'l,tQ !'OilS I,m'p rli'ucheci the- point result. bauds are aware tlmt the where tliev .1.0 ,,11 their ()\VII admil1ispn)grrun is lust gelling ,,1 good start '-!TId trativ wo~k,
,"',U Y .,., ~,..

An

Stalionkeepers
tach miol(\ture-

1... \{Pltl!Ji, $2(;, .urd L. CrHupbell, AOM2c, at\If<wlice bombs (0 plane Ilown by llil Lt, E, Dick

Plane capla.in J, Lrll1~'" sfgll Yl,l1uw

W. PUITis. A]o..ll\-t:2c,I'1IIches LI:. Cdr. W. E. sheet. CI'-pilot LL Cdr. H.. GJuSI>"'Y Jitml{!~ h~'

5NJ's

ure Ilnwn Iw Or,l!anized Heservists during
''''\'t\e-k~lltl
\Varrillf!;'

[lite

NARTU

Assistant
prior to
<I

'Op011 hllI I.';C.·

certainly

kWJW ;"<11the angles

flight ,IfACt',. LL. (Jg) V, A. V\;nllll(,{, brief's pilots P\' flight. ntdic.l map shows rugged llcarhy terrain

I

N-'iIS'fI':NCE 01)

rigid compltuuce with
set by BuAE-tI

standards

liE safety

and C'NAliesTra has kept the accident totals among the lowest. Th(lI'I:~have been no fatalities to date. (Said while klHIGkitl.g on wood.) A high point reached: ill training duly periods came. wlu~tl. in coop ration with the Surface Reserve. 11 simulated at~nck \\'HS made IJn II DE inllolvil1g u torpedo attack by nircroJt- from v ·7~A. iietlca! figlilers from \ 1"-7.1.\ slippHed II Combat _1Jr P<llrO\ for till:' vessel, and Whell aU is said und dune, however, were uil'ectcd by fighter director 111~ Ilw 'lllilstillj1 to be nu-t is: fieers to "nttaek I1l1d rlcstrov" the TBM's "Are the Sea!-tle S(!ulldl'UIIS lrairltlll hefore lhe illitiHI l!llltck could lw to the POil1 t- when- lhey (;0' lid be re>trl.y pressed home. I'm combat ill a rninimuru 1)1' tirnf'?'" Org n II j zed lWSe rve ~~1l1is J ]1 (.'I'SOIlI{' The II11SWer to thHt. ill 11'1t!I)pillion o.f lid l'lllJlrib\lled II mi.:l I ('0 tlw .. Ct:l'S~ I)f those IllI the seert(' ;'1:. m . -YES."
In the rlil\'m'~ ,·,u·lyligh!. ~~ !Iilnk.·ftp'·r F. (), Thompson, A!T.1M3<;. .• gh I'S ,la' 'tl,umb-llp' .~if.'l1!11 ,Pnllts ~lhnllt h) tako off 111 ;1 l'V to

the tTailiing penuds. III rlllIt:, fo,I' II"> ample, rated men on hoard for cruises we're jure-gritted Into the Operations und i\oildntena.uce Departments, They Wen' tlms able tv n:'isi.~t statioukeepers I'll handling tile heuvy worklollli dwing the period wben some 2.50 Organized and Volunteer Reserve Off1Ct'fS were I'aking their two-weeks tmjll.h_1J.!.. True f197!).1 Wght hours dHllh:d up UItests til the Hne- temT)wo:rk showu 11'11 hunds, •

NARTU Seattle
(lV(1-~Jl" V ..... -13-1\ VA-74-'\ V F'-T1!-A V 1i"-14·A CV~:I;",lr; V A-11ii-& V}--TIj_E

Reserve-Sqllodrons.

Lt. Cdr. C. R n"l-h~nl'~I· r, t·.!)'. .... r.t, O<lr. W. H. S~"b(lrn. 0.0, LL W. f\I'. Cb",;,,,"u,,,,n. Ex",'.
1.1. (Mr_ A. J. S"hul~h",.. U.O. Lt. W. C. 1'~.II~t'l" I':"e<'. 1.1,. OUr. 1-'. l!. Mo.o<m"-l<'l. C_O. LI .• ', K G'rcen, EN';~_ LL "R. G. Whll-""J'. 0.0 I~I. C, L. Brown, E"~", I.t. C,Je. n, p. M"""",,, CoO. r.t, N. K Jl~rll. C.O.

an

t.t, Cldr. R. L. L,'~"~h. c.o, L(, 11. E. Loosch, E;x~"F ,I. S I1()N )I;S 1.(. Ctk. F. A. M"·~·."r!u",l_('.0_ I.t_ ellr. H. Kli"!!~. Kxeo, I'ASRON 1", Cd_ w. W. PJoul1. C.O, •. Lt, A 1I. S,,~dc"'. Exce, V 1>-1.1 1.-62 C,I r, A_ L. Pc!.) 'Je"n. C.O 1.1. Cdr. J. I •• Smlih. E.""'" V'1'-M r.-I','; Ll. Cdr, C. If. Br-ialown. \:.0.

u.

F. ~'. !Jerwgnrt. E~~,·.

',1.

Vl'·M
VM"'--~U;

1.1. L. J;.. S"m It'h, I':..-e. G:""~q.L .M~ 'l\"'II1JiTl~Hnt l~..Q. "p_ C~I~L W. W. ROl{'CI'};.. Jr .. f:~'4l·. yet,

LI. C.I,·. W. E_ L"k..." ~:~"". T..L C,i,•. rt W. Hop". C.O.

No one I"," w'"ded

("I)

hit the stlk

lll,,~·~ ;1 ~(!h· :111« t;.d,,·s II '111IlI~ frUin PI I. G. H. Graham,

but V. L. Sluusou, ,'So llSMCH

Jll INOINllJUlMJSt WILt qlVI YOU HOI Sf,J,T - "EU DISTANT

FLIGHT SAFETY
,I!
1.',U'l'j 'r

BULLETIN
fun:!' mill will

2-47

,lilt! rnlllp~
\11'\'

J

jeT

\1!l(.ll ~v-I'

will 110

1'('1 UUl'TlI'r fill II

decks
f' WI

111'"ii' ~lali!lll.

;~M JI,IIlJHug lW1'SOIl1It!

1l1l1St

,It bolll pwh.

pW!ldlt""~ to lOll

learn

PI't'('(mlioLlS urI WI, ann,

Ililt Ut'u

~u avoid '"lury,

The~ hn

~'llgines tire dml~(;'rnlls

II re am the thit '. 10 \\ nll'lt Uti( f r: bhaust Blast ,1111' mll~l hazl ... tll)U:; ~l'oullli dIlLJO't'I' IIf j ,t. TIII~ rlulIg-I'r 'one h(4lind Ilu- ugim' varies wlth llw (l'mp<"'I1II1I'f' ;Jlld \ JlI!'i1 \ llif' I rlas I , rhl' hla, 1

lonst' ,:t'IIII'_. ruvk- IImJ l! ',H with c!Jll~jdl'ra"ll Ilj~,;; a IJcrwlI u rilll sidershle 1!1~laI\J·f>. Suctjo ·\ir I'llll'ring the irHak" "('(lIllr Imild!' up a lei 1';[[( ~"dj"II, Hats, eve ~I:l£~('.>\, nt!L-' luul ,uld lnose d dung will be sucked into llic 'llgl!l; ,uHl IlH.ly ause major rlllr!lag 10 th- machiuerv, Ihe tail pip!' ,lIud "IJIll' ~'rl\'''s SllUllld I,' worn
[001

will blu\~

Down-Aft

'0,

are hnl for haH ,111 hour, J..'<;;l>~ if work it to h\ dOl t' 1I1"1luml th U'I.

'" a

jt~L f'1I~ille

is "hill olr

lUCliOH 0' ~u

fNGlf\lf

All INtAkE Will

COUre"

MUCH lOOS£. Gr".

1MAt fAll 001'11 ~TAn HOT A ~ONG liME. MA"lE, SO KUP MITTS OFf

bases,

AAF and

cornmu nicutions

Navj alr~to~grolU]d and the Airway Traffic

ontrol centers. Over these Iiucs pass all Inlormatiun (In military flying. R:\pit.i communications allow Flight Service to keep an up-to-the-mlnute plot 011 all nircraft and any hazards they might en -ounter. Complete iJ.J'
J ormation
U[J

weather.

reports

un civi»

linn and

milltarv

rudio airls, henc()~s jects l'lIIl11t'cted wlth

airfield conditions. and aJ:ly other subaviation makes it

possible for FHghl Service to get pilots out of Ll'Oublf' he-fore they realize the>, ;U'f' uear il. Th 'ttVV expects to nse the mnrnunication Sen-ice and fI;~h1 aJvisOf}, Ieutures of Plnn 02, lllllllnes Ilut desire )I' expect }\1')Ut Fligl"t Coutrol lit I'Xlend to naval nlroralt, N[lV aud \ larine :orps air stanuus i)t"g,;lT1 • 'onn "Ollig Ip the Pl:ll1 62. netWOrk ill July this real'. Ulllil ade-

qunte sorvtces

,>r

are provldcd

and pro·

Navy

Will Use Army Flight
Service Network for Flight following

Sun ice st dl_ II cruumuulcutions maintainud hy • AGS I Airwavs
COl1lmllni(.'ati;lI1~ S(II'\'ie(") w'ld

and
nn

s t-up ir

Air

I)rdl.lJ'f~s for their use are formulated, the CAA will be used to supplement VFf{ (ern) coinmuui etlons. Durfng the first quarter o£ Iis ,,1 1948, w11ile instnllations are heing made III na <11nil' lIc[jyiHes, fFH aut 1 VFR

S

IIII;' '\il' Force v\ill start kr. 'pmg tal, nil IWWtl airernl't. I ~'!i ;111 a port of the plun on whleh t]lt' Ait Vl)I"t:(' uud UU:'Novy hnve 00t!1l working sinN' t'arl)' lhis yen1·.
Oj\JJo-rlHF: 1!1'~llllt

Ihi~

Iligh

plans

will h~ hand)

1 111 dupli-

cute OJ] Loth CAA and Plan fl2 cummuuical inns systems. TFH und V1"n lligll). plans will l'OIlI-UI1IH to he trans-

rn.mcd nil hlith systems.

ruler Iltl' takell over

IIf'\\

arntlll:!I·IlIl'IIt.
IJIl

follow-

iug of nuvul air('I"l1f1 will I, - dlseonliuncrl
h\~ •

\'FR +Iigllt plans

1)\

11112

tlAF AIilitllry Sende,· r:mllll.lllllic~lti<lll~ System. USe! 01 thls svstern uI."igllnted P"lan 62, i: exp '{'It'd 1;1 rt'~111r in .~l\ in~s

1'11(1111S~'J'\in' C'

IlliiJII'

.AA and th ~

O
tern
11ft'S FliGHT fOllOW INa \\'t'Hlh('I' station,
ureu, SCfl'll'! illtl'rpltllll(,

",J.~n'l'l. IU, Irmu

IIlI\aJ

instullarlou

whil,h are part 01 the Plnn 62 ~y~will 1.101. involve allY 'II(1W pl'OcedJor Nnv pj\n~~. 1'111' cleparl11re

PAN'ELS 'JA8 AllAIRCllAFT

IlIr the Nuvv and .liso III ellS,' lhe uillitar loud III~ AA rtlcililjl'~. Outst mdiJIg Ieahrres ,11'" thO! rupirl
eonmunricurlous between Sl;]lliOIlS il ~ the . T. Ill] II IIt'W l')'I>t('m of "lIigh,( j (Il\owiug" til wId ,II ntr .mrl pl'~ili()m;. are plotte<:l ,11 111l tiIIH"" by Fliglll SCI.'\ice so Ilml pilutli ('lIll be advised ImIlwililltt'l} uf W 'allU'f 'h'II1\!,f:S or Illltel'

Wlthin

each center's

Irom iie[d,~ \1'11(,1'(1 there is 11(1 -leuruuce 'lut!Jotily. Nm', pilots on a FJ night plau milt muke cnllcet telephone calLs
10 thc ilCo'llrt:st
01',

lines

CO)'llIil -t

FHg:I'1
Mnl'i!lt'

t'ltlTller 1<1

with

AF, ~a\!' and

it a !,11'lllt' is not uvailuhlc,

me

fligllt plans, !nay take

an

h I!Z;l rd s.

Flight crvior-, \\ hin!. heg,1I1 ill J 94;1 ;!IId was l'ec(~I\U) uruler I he 11'

Traw'purl Commuurl, hus nine fl[lt1rntiorut]. .enters rIlroll~h(lIll" 11." ('()lllllr:' (see map). Th~{~ centers me lll('nft·d at MeChurll F]eld. 'Tueotnu, ';Y'.u;ll._ Harniltnu 'il,ld .• 1111 Rllfll I. .ldiL ."1urcl I Field •. Rlversldo. aliI'.: Lowry Field. Denver. Colo., WtiEl;bt Field. Dayton. hin; Fort \VllI'th AAF. MlIx~ well Field, '!ontgomery, ,\111.: OJm led Field. Middletown, Pn., and lI.!(1CDili . ..i ld, Tampa. FIll, Ench center has it.~ trnin0d Fligl1t

rll~

NAVY Will

lIE .IN fOCOMMUNICAlIONS

CONNECtiNG

NINE FLIGHT SERVICI: CENTeRS IN U,

s.

16

Restricted

011 it.nu mil III their Hight plans (0 Flight Survice through the nearest AC airwavs radio sration or control tower. :Pilols will nunnn'lly eontnol Flight Sel"'ic'e IhrougL ~CS airways radio stntions. When necessarv, lurwever, emiluct may be f!St;1blisl;ed through un ~:IV. or 1111)' tower in the I>y.;te-m. (11'(11 uircraft n:-quirirt_g <1 cha.nge "I[ route I1f point flr fln;,t lull'llded !,lI1diug 011 .1 VFH flight plan euu coutact ]1Ii flit S.-'ITi(~(" l'hl'Ollgh ;111 AACS nirwuys radio stntlon or tow r ~iJld ;_tdd!11" I.h(>ll'1. [11iI' [1( ::)c.l"\'ic· ulvisOfY messages tell :;;_ pilot what to expect Htong his routv aru] I ell hirn his h st onurs elf ;ICU)11 \\ ilfm in trouble. _ avy 1'i101:5 _fkin~ lUHIM "FR coudirions have 1lo:1en illstructcd to muk pl1SitiOJI rf'pO!'L~ wher(1\ er pructieable ttl A.\ ;. ulr ..\'ny~ rndi.o stutious cnrnut. III orr1('r to receive IIt'I;'t's~nr.\· Fli}!bt Service <\dy)~'lI'jes. Pilot ~ plllllnilig IlfK f1ighL w11l seunrc H :A_A Airwav Traffic >()JlITOI clearunce.
tit's are

LATEST

liLliE

ANGELS

TEAM.

fR.OM

LEFT 10

RIGHT,

TH£lEN,

KNIGHT,

CLA~I(E.

RHODES

AND

MAY

H
nnt

.'\ A

OI)Tn In !I II icalim I~

lucill-

available.

tile'

.uroe rnnv be relayed Service, • •

tbrDut:1l Fliu;llt
c:oni:'lI:1

'AA clear-

T

BLUE ANGELS TEAM THRILILS PUBLIC
il' A_!';GELS

l'\;!Vy'~

come nnd go, but th 811/{' AIlp'(~h' flight exhihltiun
more tlMII

team

1'l1lh; 011, E'utertaining

When
route,

ch..'lllging J FH Bight plalls eu'hlv)' pUO!s .. ill " AA

eommunications 'Italion, or "\. .-\irWH\, Traffic ,nntrol elearunce, however, if this is Irnposslble, AA S uir« fly~ 1':\din stoUl'ln may be l'llflta -ted fur 'Ill 1'cJilJa~inll hetwe u ~/\A and Fli~hl Service, n.TIN' , uuder nlt.{ collllitilll1~, pil'Jtt> wilJ mnke position reports n I ~i\ uommunleatinus H.~ req uirecl ~' ;h'il t\ir Regllilltioll~. aru] to tll(- AACS "ilway.~ 'r:ldfCl stl1.11ol1s encoute. 11'li~hl s n'il:l' c nt 'r~ 11lU~t noli1)(> He'd hy the pilot when Ilight Is terrninated at a base which is I1t'1t conueeled
ilE" OJI the Plan 62 n _twclI'k,
I'll

a million rpectators at 31l air shows across the natiun ill til' p~t J 6 rnun th . Till! team of nee lighter pilot. hal> traveled rnnr« than S-5,O(l() miles to pnrtieirul.te in til shows, They per· [urmer] ill \I (if] ever 1oca I ' from the "', es I Cuns t til t 11 E'II$l lind [rom £1 e
Pusn urlginal rout-Ill uu [.e' am is still o n d IIIv wi Ih the Angel.;;, enlls DC sea duty, ]1Jlt~ schoo! and ntlwr auls 01 Bl P1WS b(ling whnr
(-r) 1 III

Des Moine», Pensacola. DenOmnhu, Bdh Page. L. L; Clewlund I\il' .Races. Pm'kel'shlll'g, W. Va., Ottumwa, [ucksonvtlle. Oaklnnd. Sunln Maria, Calil.: ltnmi. Al)mlt;-\. 13:Ula1~:1 Riwr. Wlliling; Fi'lu. E:l PUS(). Tampa. SI. Petersburg, Orlando, Oharleston, , .; Memphis. Philadelphia, Binnill~ham, and ChkalW. .hristi.
Vet.

Prr-scu] lJlemh~'I'/l oj,

Ih _ (emu

ure Lt.

Chic:~gl),

III lh

W

Cdr, Robert Olark • leader: Lt. :dr. Dllsty Rhod '5. Ll. R. £1. TIl -len, LL. Gharle, . Knight :urd Lt. (jg) \\ illium
C.Mll . :\1\S Q\:'oNsKr-The Pd.-nom: IHI\'e
.1

tit", UrI'. Todn.v's

r.(11l",C'l phouo

pilots SN-, nnd 11 rnuchlnist's mates iuul rndi[)lllE'u to rualurnln the equipme-nt. They opl"rnte out (Jf acksonvllle.

curnprises 6ve fighter flying FI:!F" nnd u J [tB-pnfnwd
t
fU

1

}. r. P<'t(,!'MIII.

:(,mf'I" nil 'the elll1plaills' 'hil!'l, <II Ihis 51atllIlI. They are Cdr A. r't'I.'r.'!(!TI .uul Lt.

J

IL~ 10 Flight Scrv ice een ters me UI1tllOJ'i,wd for this, Fnilur til flit: uJ];h .t) I}I' ROK me SHgl'S may '~ll*' : ,urd, ~nd rescue- ft!('ilitif'~ to be' a1prte.J ill a liurrv and extensive ""ptmdHu(e of funds F,;r lracko(g down the aircruft, As 80ml as posslhl nuvul utrcrult " ill he equipped with rad i('ls CIJV,>riJlg: 47f1i1 Kos, und/nr 137,88 MI.,'S. for proper t'IHIII'! nwcliHlllIS illl CS airwnvs radio luliuus, Since this will ttlk~ SO~Il" LiI11(', emergency Flight-. rviee advis l'Y m",~sa~es ma b b':-I.T1~miltt·d (0 '\iav)' plall~.~ Oil contrnl tower Froque[]cie~. Ai\ S nirways radio stations are callao hy the location name followed by the word .. Irways," such ~IS ".Boning j\j,,\ nV5," This is distinct E1'Omth C. nullo call system which uses the location followed by the word "Radio," Restricted

The are not fI stunt team. hut xhow th public -iull'icute patl'l'rn. of ComIwt Hying, Their sluJ'w iHt:iIJdes evasive lighter tactics Xl~cul(i'd in tight FormaDOli, (;oIU!TIn loops. Ctlblifl t'ights 1111d reverse ~dlel()jl rolls, <"Tldillg tip wilh u muck ~ln~ Ilght \V'll11[hI.' ZI:kIJ. SomeI lOW the J ap uJW\I)'$ gels shot d 0\· 11.
IO;lVing a trail of smnlw and d r(lppillg

a rlnmmv
turer]."

wldch

is Lll'Olllplly

'cap·

Originally he All{!,d~Sew F6F' • bll'! wen' quipped ,vith the best fighter the N~I\'Y had when thev became available. The pilots w~I'e frnm the- instructors advanced b'llining unit at JlIcklion. \ ille who voluu teet d for such cJ llty. Their flrst l,uh]ic sll!1wing W<lS at the Southeas ern it Show and xposition at Craig Field on 16 June 1946. Since then tbey have flown [It Corpus

This is w/ltJ(
iI/iiIif'

'he I~)(!lf-d"esseil UylliStJllk wU/ ulfl(ll'. 1'/1« b1g Sllc-mg/?rublio« tl'lltl-lmUel lJe/m(!t. is lIl.odelerL bU
rlrit:UJf

Celle Marl. llilol 01 the Quy.DlJugws tMI Illnlle. tlie f)-5~8. Wl1i('11 fH~ made mOrt! :fha.11(I sore IIf -tlfgll1,f at Mltto" air base.

17

THE ABC'S OF TIHE NAVAL AIR RESERVE UNITS
;

..:.
.r

..

."':.
..

...

-.~...
~-

I,

~"''rl'''''·.~·''''I,-I_~~
1,'~ rmEI7 ....

~. <_' .. ~~
....

.,

.........

'-'

...... ,a.;:_~-. (!

~

j

1

5H:-'S~ "There's

NAl1\'U
U1iill~

,{1 the

ilHl~lv the1;~ units wert' known ,IS "Satul-

NAHTU,"

he's

nut

lingo,

dtll!I!lfl talk bul gooc.l Nav~ll Air He::Sl'rVt' NAil \'0, NA.IlTU_ AHA Illid 'JAS [Ire all llfficillih' COITCCt ubhrevlutiuux rot ~pecifie type:. 01' units .\'ithin
Hl'scrv,-' Tt'ai.uJI1!! Com-

lite Fit>lds." II term 110 lung!:'1 used. TIl(> [ucilltv 1\1 Charleston is a ~.AJlA. This

typl>

rnand. These uuits have heeu set: lip !hroughout the countrv lo III 'ct the 111<\11' lind vurted situations eXI~ting in
dilft'rf'lll Inea[JLllIs, NAS-Tlw Ial'gc~l unit opt1l':1ted hy tlw Navul Ail' Heservo Trainill~ Com-

(I.e Navul Air

liOlllllly unr] logistic-all. SJlPporl~(l U)t!~e NAS OJ· NARTlJ to which it is atta hew. iu order tn pro kif' fligl't lacilities r". a '\1. F. VU (A) . NARVU -TIll' leurth uuit withill till'
Naval Air Heserve
1)1

of

unit is udrninistrufivelv,

opera-

T rninincg Cnmmund Volunteer Hsserv-

is

rl

aval Air Beser e Volunteer Unit.
inactive

It consists

mane], !If t'(J\I I"SC. is the Nnv,tl Ail' Sh,llnn. '111<> pl·innarv missiou ullhis lyp" or unit IS the tl'ah;ing of Naval Ail' l~("serve personnel, bnth OrgtUliz -,Ii .1Jl d Voluuteer. Tllt-st, fadlitit>s vary ill si7.t'. "'A Lo. \.L..-\\II1(JS. for c ample, provides For the training 01 2 'v Croups, 3 \,E Groups, 2Patroi Squadrons. 2 Tr IIspOI'l Squadrons -l 1" SRoN' and 2 Marine Stl'mtlrolls. NAS D "v:en, on the other hand, provides fUT 1 eVE roup, I Putrul Squadron, I Transport SClllUdrtlll, 2 F ASlin>:!>; and 1 "Irnil)!!' FIghter,I[I1Hdron. NARTU - ext in size are the -a val Alr Beserve TrninDlg Uults. which are based OJJ air stations epernted IJ the re):t'lllar Navy. Thes nr separate commands. \ hich, [or th~ sake itJ' eC()Dom , sl rare th existiJ Ig ,\{:jlitie' nr Ihe ~tatiom; un which II. v ar based, Al present there ·,IT fout ~ fiT 's local(·u ,It AmI. .ostia, Jack.s(lIIYille. , !1rfoU.. lind S(:.'lltUt' and (llie N ARTt' (L T 1\) 10(,ntea at Lakehurst. NARA-Au ()lltlyill,!! fHcility of [IIII:' 1)(' till' "I how mentioned units is culled
~l

lsts, orgnnizod luto g,'oups lor inslructicuul <lnd lrainfng jlllrpnses. A NAR VV may be Im:.'uted It 1111)' reserve N t\~,
NAH.Tll or NARA nr al .111 independent

III IJnfl:nlo, N. Y., n" !! Lt. Cdr. Victor A 'l."cIHeUI \\,'~ due kl rt']1orl' ,I~ C, O. Durtug .lilly ,'\1(ril'f pllols 11.. ", an :lV(01)l:t1 of J4 ..5 !H'.~. pcr pi],,(, A ~routl fHgl,[ to r\'t\S J \ h· ~ON\'LLl.I::. led by Ail' Group Commauder H )SP(" >V,\S ,'11jU;.,pd hy 20 of lht, pilnl,. • :-.lA. OUl'llLi:- It'mbc-rs n[\'tVm-. \ ;'-70-A, Vf- -5-L flnd station pilots htiJp(~ dedicate L)... airpurt 'It I1lft·y\ ill Kal1~'ls, Iwfnr~' <I') estiruuterl •.nmd : HI 15,000. During Jilly II t.ltal ul 2()S7 hours wer» (1(1 WII , pillll~ ure 1I<W\ Tt~,"g Iii,· illlpad area at Font Leonard Wood 115 well us til(' eOil',mis~illllt'd
\III!"USI.

b"ll1bi,]g hLrgel
l'(lltl't(;!S)

of tlw Am,y.

III 0'<11:;('

for pntC"t!n~-ll~'

location, Wheu a ARVU is engnged it] active ayin~, it u; identified <IS U AHVU(A).
• All.TU UKEHlJRST-Alrshjp Squadron 51. the first lighter-wan-all' Rllsf'f\ squadTCm, has begun operations at this NARTU. \VUll "II allih')I'iz("{l e,mlpl mCf11 nf 65 lifIieers and 250 IlnliL~~ed personue] (150 il' iatiuu lind 100 geriernl s{'n lee rntes ), the .l;tJuudr()n drills 1111 e weekend ad I mon th iII ord er tliu l H eser vl~t~ lrnm N ew York, Fh.iluddphi(1 lind \OVII~hrnghm nnry
paNinrp"tl' ragulilJ'h' • i':AS Los ,h.AMITOS-' group 01 21 offi~:ers (111 their ;1LllllIIl I ~·nlis .. fll"\V up to hlbffel ''-icld. visited th NAC Tl-:;[

uvul

Air Heserve

811xilj~t.

Prcv-

Lnboratory, und got tlw low-dowu !III methods for modern and pmgressfve testIu , !If aircraft. Brillginl! hom ten first trophies, the swimming [.,,111, pia ed MlC!llld ill rh,' I 1\I D swlnnnintr meet. DuIt RnweT'. S J c, I,)nnet all~N!lI'Y mlddleweigllt cluunpiou, ret"l)rt<Jd abonrd and orgtL11izcd n hlJxillg team h\, eh.rllpetilh'lI with 1!)~'1I1 teams. • t\lAS BnOOKLy;N-NnvuI Air Reser ..., V(lIUJ,t(','r Unit 3_2 wa~ li-()ll~duleU hi hti.

" \lAS ATLAI'-TI\-i\ good safelY +eeord ehulked IIp ill Jilly-nu iuJuril'!i t<l lwr;'<IITll,e l Hnt! m,l, very slight damuge to llif(' ~liJ'cmfl. With tho;> jn~talilitilln 01 ;. l-G -l Link trainer (II th 1 RA in Charleston, the Voluntc r Unit there is starling to recruit Liuk nperntors. COl IDlissiu)lln_g dilt e fUT eCA lillit J u. 24 al Atlanta wus sclred111l'd rl)r 1 Augll~t. • NAS D~li.As-F'I\r rl'ndo::rillg a~~iSl.lUIC'· during the Texas City disaster, III<! tulluw_ i'Jg men receiv (,'{! Lelters or Cmn rueudu tio,,; WilULlr B. Webb, CAP: Charles l-1 Lewis, CIlM; Lyun C. Beckn ,II, All:Mh'; Frederick W, Kltrell, Jr" ,l)lc; CJ;flrh R. Gi[>S,)II. AEnll '; ernnn It 1 erseh. Pho"-US

1\11·; WHlil110

L. Bluek, T/Sgl~ llSM 'H.. • NAS COLl'Mnus-Olle hnndrcd m-w 01gua/I(('d He i'l"\ists signed lip h, July. Aeo:nnJin ~ to the rr-cen Ll>< sigllf.lct leas'. rhe '\In I'l 1II\d lhe Cit~ will divid", the co.1 of rnaintainlng the lidel, The Airpllrt CrOllIK,j) lind th~ I\,t,wy will h,w(' equal s~' iu jt~ nperarinn HUt! AA persuII'1<'1

1. Brown, AMJ\J Ic:

~I£'lll.kl

will

enntinue

tn operate

the

lu\ ilr

11-2 personnel. Shtti!lllktt€pt1fs IV rc ,livided llltll two f'umpetin.i,l; n'eraiti"g t\!a.I11.~ d,uing July unci ],dp(,d "UJ1" tI1l' Ilw'ltlll) euunt t1J.92 recruits,

• L)~: 1'11.lI-FlfleeJl offin,rl> and 3lt m,"" r ·llOr1:t.-U during J Idy r'IF Ihe Ii,', t nn11lI1l1trainiFJf( cruise f[)r flsull '-ttl, PH Illfin 442,3 hours [nr .ul nnWllg:~' of 3f:;1.1 Ins, pCI' pilot. Grol.LTld offic(lrs present (10 Ita· "1i'1lj~f' ~lIt1en'bwd IJI<' rruintug ul' the

• NAS CIIOSSF. lL '~Tht'rl' IV sre IlV aecid"'ul~ nl /11'11 J..iud eluting JIII~, Thi~ fine record wus dlle in greal vart In t1,,> vigil·
3.11("" (!I

AT I(INDlfY

F,n!),

IIERMUDA NARJU

ANACOSTIA

RESERVISTS WIND

UP

THEIR

TRAINING

CRUI~E

uuil, Upo;>u repurl ing tit y were assigned ~fl n cargo passenger run hom the fHd b UII Diegu, A rigid schedul of oue and 1I hrllf trips II dill' w u~ Itdht,ted 1'0 as a I.I2);,,11 of [Dl:wh hard wurk 0)) the par~ of lin Ilam} in tbp squadron. Iklf.'v!!d to be tlu';.l ill:sl VR squadrons to report ,IS a se1Esustamlng IHUt. tht' uutfit \, IS commandnlil p. Stutiuu hhlt'ffickcL~ I,Ned as SbOT(~ ed by Admiral HeeVl~ fllr its work. )XLtWI. • NARTU 01\ <iLK-'n, MjU'hlll AIr Detucluncut hoasts tlrat 10U% 01 its en• i\ART{ Al\"_,joS"nil-Orgulli~t'd Resorvlisted complement is till board, BE'Uer yet i t~, l'howli in tlw pi 'Mn~ hom left to -15 Im:J' are bllrkiHg ru the door, trying Tight ure: ~'llcelillg~E. Stl·l'lkl.ilJl'r, A~I"I· I' gct 011 Ihl:' list. 1" 0 . .1. Witchc~. Mt.\lJ;Jc: J, arlhel, AMl'Ill.,; ,,1\1. Sind,'lat, I\MMBc; F. Til softball team wnn the runner-up Irl1ph) in the 5ND 1,1IIr11l1ltWIII Lugo. :\~l lie; .I. M. PI IlIL Al'\NEk: H, \\' Bru" 11. AHM le· ,\·t!IIIo1I,If!- T, Vanden• \fA NEW OIlL>,.\,N ~JU!J SI;',)j·,· lor oil!Wlg. 'J('; It A. hlJllle, ·\It!\I.2t:; Ll. Cd •• erutronal ncoidcuts rayed at ,J. nice "fHmd J \1\-, Sh~f'hlI11; S, R Di;-'ClII, '\M [1i'2~ o The OY-1 i1~~ig"l'd. ... a W;';l.'ue pluIII_' LL II. Horton. "'us. J :\1. L'hOll'll: ,EllS. ].: was pur tn IISC recently wht'!I ;1 1_,1Tl~i"lll \1 II rim H'lo't(il I : EIJ~. L, \V. Me: heme , nghtt'r harl n Iurced IU11d.iI,g 5u miles Lt. H, bo, HQOV r; Lt. F \-, ~~nrniMI; [I, [rom the shli<lU. 1'1l!' Jlllot wus T!'sc'u';!,l B 1-1<1) J\C 1TM; LL .tlr.)oJ arrotl.ers: with miry minor injllr~, Lt, dr, P. (;1 gg....t: ]llIlIla fl(l/rli-Elis. ! Aft(il' numerous difflculties tin- Suppl~ '1', B, I\l.lcI1HlL[IV; Em. \\1. J, 'anloll; am] [) partnu-nt hus the g I olin sfhmU"1I lin1<:n, C, E, 1-1111. J. DUll"'\'\~. PI)(I/\] l c, d ... " l'hi(twl [or Pfl:I$f'llt nperations, ) wil<l W IS also un tIl(' erulse, took the pichrre ,II Killerle)' Ftelrl, ",AS ST. Lo I.ij-Ilelpillg iu ]0(,'111 enSt" "f'tfrn,~to he u reg\! lar fenlure ,(it thi'! xtutiou's activitie'''' Latest extJlull Involved du' rescue or two workmen who were hllrled in It cave-in dunllg xmstruutlon or 11 IIB!U'bv sewer. 'I'he station flTmj~]wd It t'r'llu:. Jrag I1IUl nnd nnerntor, who sfayed .UI the joh until til men were brought out
lILli'

• ~ARTU J \ .I'::1>QNVll,LJl:-COligraluk,ti()l!· t ... the l\hiultlJlJ.lli<:f' Dcpnrtrneru for keepillg avaih ... ilit. ot aircraft wltllill lite upn,~r b 101!~; ,Iucing JLLI)I, 'ur example, the hll 11 95)j % HI erilge. Li~t<'Jj in on Wecllll'sday~ I,l HmO to \\'MBH lind "MOl [ Y'/llr WIlt'k-Eud Wl\rrlors,' Thi~ weekI, N ,\ RTL rndio IIJT'granl' is ~1nW I. r~\ll!lr Feature un thp Kilil fwd Varl show, which ill presented daily lind which e-nirl)'.~ the highest lI(ln"eratiug of my loell] rnorninz program, Utilizatiull i~ made 'In lhtl Sefip!., which is [lft:pa r d hy the PIO. (jf Ioca] coler ill order to impress upou tL~t' lislN.er that tb, jucksonvlll NART iii a 10 at ourfh, rhH its members are local hoy and that It has become a vital part of the IlLHllDJ 1l11Uy, • NAS ME!\,U'HIJ>- iixteen officers and seving and gunnery practice duting their July cruise. Twe Reserve pUtltsfemed a PIW-5A from Weeksville, • "to' .kmplus. f)uriJlg the same nl!Jnllh i364 men of tIl« O. R. w"r under instru 'lil1l1, • AS !.!1J"""1'u",-E~(;ftll,,"\ coop ration is being received i'l'tIlTI '>lIJPlllyer, ill lhe
b'l'tll!UIIg of military 11'1\1'e 10 Naval HIl.ervists, O. R. !>l1IraJr(lh~ ure lIdlillll: 111'till l'll.\btt;(1 ITI~lt·S Pro c urernout Board to l!flltr tlie need d int"'n'~1 10 recrulllng. • 'AS G4" \'[I>w-.554 eulisted p.:rS<lIllld aft- now uttaehed (Ii 0, It sqm!tlruu~,

tower

PN'l\'UH11tJl.

<Inruen

ntjw

down to Pensacola .for bomh-

W \IE stationke pets, nf whum there we're HI a5 ()i Jul}" 11k,· thetr job SI> well that no r 'rJlLf'~ts(IlT relet se hit ve }wt;1l reC'elw'd tv date and enthusiasm mj~,~_

.'\S "" MI-lllgh -(,()JflmUt1ic:.(itJI,~
!I'sf pill'"

[1]'6

winds if J!IlniVRIl S prepnrud. Daih

lIun' ht'('II, rUIJ fill lit., 711{J) hUni('IWI' ,\ voice circuit WIiI:!< csluhli.~rwd [lJ1.1 h'~I!'tl IldWlWII 1111' s(,~lillll !Hul \,ul\sl

('IlIi~!jltl'Jtb, "btuille<l Iu Ju1r mainly tlirnlngll night 1'I'1'miIJIt\!, .J5 Wr'rt' \rHlI~ ]"1 "I'd III 0-1.

t -unrd operations 0,,1 of it lnlal of 110 ",dhlfIJffils

Of

r -,

I,m lilt' ri,non

1\ .:-. \IINNKAI'<Il,,&-Do,,'! )""k 1111\\ i-Il"lt'I'\'ist, ""I Wt' hln,' ,1<)11'1

"II h,.,!ung to (lIt'; Ai. 11.0",,1"0" '1\, ill Cit} S,ll r.Wl i\[" II n(,~"1\ " ILU, hnlv nu» (,d Intp II", ,(nli"" hrr rltiU Iwriot1~ ,111.1 )111\1'
III' -u Illltilll'd
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lru

t!C'HI

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OM,1 \~.JJ.-SI'\"I' "IH,·,'I'~ "lui t.J1' \ ll-fH and \ 11 Hi} \ l'Tt' Ilnl~",d I.. CO.\,"" TS ,ll \t"I[ .." Fh,ld [Il' t,."hllll~ tit.!;. .1' II i'1,lh ~L'II-"w.lmlllll'-'.
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AT NilS ,.,INNE'APOllS,

CAPTAIN

WHAL.EV nCORTS

AMllASSADoit

IIUTlU 10

PLANE 'Oil. AUSTRALIA

19

ALL CLE.4R
~

FEELS KINOA SHAKV

41-0

SPLASIf ONE fiSflo1
f 't'

IT'S AN OLD STORY
Moral: Avoid that slipstream.

its dangers: ("AS E

lnst ·nd. t1evpJIlj> u 11 >alth)' re!Opeol

for it" l('1W.

Sl.J:

i11~E~~l Ilccidel1l~ contlnue with IITl alum-nllg fr (llll::,Jlcy, This is principally due

tu th~ lat'k of mental alertness and h) the Iallur of pilots UI mllilltn.illiug s1,iln.cient luiervnJ during th~ landing apprnueh. You must h particularly C;lUtious around .1 busy airfield at
a time- when several planes are

attitud·but it was to little vatl. Til plum.' S11'lU.'k till' mil! hard on t11~ left wh '1'1 and propeller. It was the opinion 01 th ir "TIn fled lout h0111'<I rbut 30 d grt' cross-wiiu] of 12 knots from tho rip:l!t blew tin' ~1ipsljel!m or I'll", 1l'HlI 1'1111 into the palh of lilt' next pbne with, rcsultuut dalllilge. e CAS B II An F -1 -:I pi[ot mud!' a normal npproaeh til U the fU1'I\'\,(!,Y anrl tile plalle had almost assumed a three pui.,l uttitrrd when It \'ioletil slipsl ream 'VHS encountered. This slipstream came Irorn a phmr. :tllt>ull; il ha ing JUSl l;lkt'l1 H
wave-off
l'unwlI),'

The lli1()t pf all SB2(~5 W IS n1l.ikillp: U nonnal appro,wll 1'0 lue runwav ut II tli'111l1C(> ('1 ahont ROO feet I e[tinrl nnd JSO l eet to the left. of hts dJvjsirm 1cndt'f. Wht>lI jllsl 111'ilkin~ his. ~Iidl'I1£' encountered the slipstream or the plane ;~he,n.1 whicli lnrccd (11)\\'11 the left wing and nose 01 his plane. All Itempi \VaS lIlade tu regain normal :fIi_glit

r

in rhe landin pattern. It ts then that th Iamous adag" "Secollds saved=lives lost" becomes justly upplicable. F/ja71t Safety Bulletin. " u, 2045 uh't', derail d ilifol'mali()n regard!" slipstream aeeidents. Til ,;w()iti such acc.i.dl"ll~" it will really pay-nff if YOll fol1()w lhes pointers: keep sm'illteJ'va! hehiml the precedlug plane by planniJlg your approach, take a longer mtervol under ealrn willt1 cOndiUnlls as it tnkes 10llger fOr the slipstream to dis-sipule; maintain slifli.cielll airspeed t nuble \I!)U ttl keep control n[ the plane ut all limes, lnok Ior crosswind 'Hditions 1I1uLmay blow slipstream illto yOUI' flight path :JJ1d k ep deal' (If carJ'i.~r taol.:wllsh: by no] overshoottng the groove. Expel'idlC~ is nfteu a . evere tea her SCI don' wait until yl111 ure ('aught in II slipstream to learn n]
<

ulter upproaohing 10 within 10 fe l of lhe se-rvice The kft WU!g of the (;OflfClir went down and \\:1S

lLraggecl several fee( h ·fore ff'COvAry eIluld be dIe ·fed. GA..'{S TTf FOLU' TB~f-~Jfs were l'I;lturnilll!: from U ]'[111tine . tao ic~ Jli.~.hl HlIU hn I eomplet rl tIll' hreak-up f(.lr hmtlU1g. 1 h [111nt- of Ule second plane in the l.unling cir('ls had heen ele.ued rill' a lullding but 'upon untel'fng tlie> hase leg he eucnnnlered ":;(llJI slipstreum.' 1-1(' WHS them Hvinl! at ,ppl'oxjmllttily gO klLOts and nl 200 feel altitude. 'The [oreo of this Upstream WtLJ' sllfficil"TlI ill strength tt) on:': Jlis plnue into a vertical hunk, An ntteutpt wa~ .murie tel regau! a nerma] Highl LLtitu\!h' Lmt so ill ioh 'lhitllde was lust !luling this maneuver that ~ht' pJllne .~tl'llck the wutG! which was "hout 7.5 yards from lhe end of th.· ruuwav. turned over nn its h;ICk ~llId:lank. At/I,/!d. i/illt .~llflstl'eaw ..
C

20

RllIItricfea

Lambert

Field in St. Louis
by Nav)' Tower
n uurnh
l'

No L,onger Controlled Nava] ;.vint,n''{ hum

;;taHons contrnue to ('orn into ~,\S ST, Lours ou 'IUS~t'()Ullfry AiJ;t1It.!!, appa ..PHil)' wi lh ou tk rm\\' It:U j{c I)f N ,n \ PI"

or all'

\\ hal('-]il'lli('d afl'l:ral t haltied milllous Ill- pUUHU' oj aerial ,'urgw. mnil, meciiC'Hl supplies, anJ ration Into th' hattie TOiles awl, on 1'01111'11 trips, e fiNIal '0 II'OIII.dpJ from field hospituls NtlWuec.l l)l'yoml cnpl1tlly with casualties.

Missing Marine plane Found'
Rainier Icefield to Retain Victims Almost buri d in til ic wall 0 50\llh ']\umnm glacier 011 Mt. Rainier, HI{' n-malns of Lilt' 101~,jllgMurill R.5 wltkh CHrriNI :32- 11ieU 10 their deaths wore lound (111 22, J ulv, more thun Sl!.\'CU month aCtel' I'll plune Ili~~I.ppl:'ll.(ed,
Fnresr Jlnllg 1- Bill Buller sighted

I

CA .. rt'll'll:r(!lllCllfS.' , < Pilots' stntemonts indicate lhu! thev Alamedd football Field Calches Fire hiHr nflv,'f been hri led on the enll.!l~. S .1.L~lEn'~- The burn Ilt'll brio Linn I) [11 fil"ld-[Lf' l.l\C' [ th ..L Ll1IIlI)(ld r ldo willllGl fnterested ill this one. Hnd Field is a municipul fir'ld: I !tnt 111,> it Ill1ppt:Md dilJ'lng Ioothall season. it munfcfpal tower controls all apcould nnvt· 11"('II 1't:l~1I1t nl II "liur" gllnllJ pl'Wldle~: the t\'HI'Y tOWN ill. nul between Lh~ AS J( f:Uc(lls and one (,If muuuod; uul thai "'rrit'l' lrreaknps art' their fiery 0PP()rlCnts, tuboo. A good deul 01 C-IlIIHI1'r<1S;;ment \Vu('u the turf of rllt. A gridiron has beeu '11f' ri C'1l ecd Tn thr- PHst us .L tl'l.'tlnll) helthed sumk e- Iikf' !1 string of result rtf (ll!'~'e Helium. dt'stl'UY£lTS under 1!1!'C'(_,J Jrul'l, ullltmkVI'S C'nllld only shrug and wonder'. 111 Sl,Hioli 11I1I'Sel\' l!lItht!l'jlies wert' ·111' ,kl'([-;ll\ 'r the 1in~ t1t'pllrtT1wu1

This One

Will 'Cow'

You

parI 0f tlw .... ;.eL·karte u~ the 10.000tOIlI level, Tile IOlll~wiHg dlly skilled mountain climbers reached the S(.!e'iIC. Part of t)1« tail surface v ru; funnd 11', fe l ell wrr. Other evidence \\ hl('11 rnacl • possible the it! ·ntifiN.tioli were some health records urtcl service I'CCOI'd: books tIm.! n pil~Cl'

hod if'S were recov pel,

quenched
1{~IU'm"d Lhal

c.:-lm~e rl iI
HJ'd sl,trl,~d

«n,

the moke - .unl It Ihu sllll-Jri ~d lertilizer

W,1~ wus

,Vltich is ull bv wu y 01 'I.l1llrmllj;, mois! r...tilizcr b he$l 'for' ;In.t1rour~1 r results, 1m! h sm'e It) nvunl fin' '.
CONTRACTOR 10 OVEll.HAUl USED COMMANDOS

u

A L·a.rt:1e;;s]y-lnSsE'd ('igre manu rc lu slI'lolderiug.

Due III ULllIllcr of 'J' vasses opl'nilll?, and 'hilling u] tJw I!ltLCWr. lhere will he Ill) uh nnpt to 1'(-,'lWeI' the bodies, First Lt. Vincent E. Murph). l!ttltdlt'rl [0 engillf'el'ing S~ 'lion IIJ V ~IH1.'5::2 w('111 10 ~t1nl:tlt' III 1LS."ii);L i" Identlfying the wreckage', The plallt> was. w,siJinc'd to ~hal squadrnu,

rrr

i\ [urine

Cnrps

nnifonn.

Nit

Overhaul
Curfis5-Wright uItis-Wright

Contract

Placed

I

Will Recondilion RSC's has hOO11 awarded a !'r!2,O(}O,()f1() ccntrnut tn nverhnul tl11" '\1.1\ 's 36 HSC: 'ommOll<lo nlreraft, Tn·lllclE'u in the cornpl le u 1?1'ho.uJ will 1Ie incorporation (If design in pl'Ovements and standardizalicu items, such as lIew ill trument panels, cargo sectinn insulutinu, releeution or uuxlli.l1 power uuit, and ucw surface control locks, . AS s." 1)1.)':GO, whe e the fiSC':; ure
hl'illg 01 erhnuled has been to lermiuut induetiou of this model for nverhaul and Lo complete !lilly rlms(~ :nrcraIl 111)\1' in rroccss.
('urrt'I1i1~

advised

Th rea tel'. ,,_,,::; S.·I!" Dieco will Ill> longe be desisnntcd till 11';C overhaul
11

II is plann d that Cm'liss.\\'J'igltl will pi oduee Ih ree nver! llLu!t'd J15C:uireralt
per month. ('ommf'nC'in)!; in Fehrunrv At the request of the New York ,itr g(wG'Jl1Inenl; the Nn\')' Is lruinirrg special ~Lir[JlTrt l-irl' Aghling alld I'nhh erews ••1 ' S Fit,},] llt'lllwlt Fteld, in a llfugranl to }ltr!l1l11:' lIigllIy trained mills (to 1111111lilt. mun] ,jpa! .lirportl;-L,t ;ullrdill, .Idlewild, ewark and 101m d Brmnert , Here II instructor lVi('ldff II crash axe tu expose wing cells ol the plane b. uu dfptt ,,, n'!t-HI:l' gmlu)irw fumes, TIt~ ~l1\Y ~'Iehnp Fln- Fi,ll,l!tin.r Unit isIrot» Me!llphh.

'ljvitv.

19<t8.
1I~ ~1 bv tile Ma.. rilles. was Ill!' worklrorse IlJ· iJJeir transport squadron during UlC Will', J II the
lOIlIllI(I'1I1".

TIl

:VrariHm1." cmnpnjgns

these Iiie:h-spetld,

21

Phontem

Will Get Ice Test

Jet To Bef.xpos~d on MI. Washington '1'1[(' Navv \\{Il ice-test tL l'hanMm, 1,'1 figll~("r plmw, hy e,,!!O,~ll\g It Ulis winter to the lrigid hla~t~ 011 top or 'h-. Washington. New Hampshire, one oJ the highest nunmtuin pcak~ on the East CO'l.S-t. -rile 6. 2.$8-fl. sit· WLl.S selected b ~ cause {~1- tbe severe icing: conditions it breeds ulong witl: Ihe 1.50-mile.nnhum wiuds th'l.t sweep thrlHl~h thar pl1rl fJ( the White Muunluins. lL also is unique ill the L!Iil-cd Stutes in th aL I il IW<I s \.,g-etaIiOI\ r _~i milul' In \hal (If t III:' Arctic regillll s, A pnm,u·y object of the tests will be l<) cerrelnte cn¢:ne 1111(1 Ivilll{ loin!; contlttiQ.fIS II! onl(,t lu determine whether till' jet t'ngiup uruler the QlwrnLing contill-kills 0]' the pl~l1e'~ willp;s will ice-lip ,first, Engineers from the ;\tlfOlH)lllical

ill, 1"01 t.ht: liWll~' rcasuu, the I.'ugineen; will work in groups 01' three and roUlte their uuly by !>peildillJ{ 2() Jnys lip the mornrtuin lind 10 liays dOWH, Thl'" plan!" will be carried tn tlJ" lop f}1_ the mouutaln 011 a ruilwuy Hot cal' nver tht' IVlt. vVilShingtoll co).!: railrnad.

Navy PBMSaves
lands

III Seaman

Gli de- Stretching
NATSGives

Dangerous
Flying

in Hazardous Wa.ler fo·r Rescue Naval u-v;i_a!ionadded nnother l'eSCI1!" to its ]ong lls I of rn e.~'cy !l1issto II~ n! se a roeenrlv wltan a MariJl{w from "T-~JS-fi (It !-I<l-rilihou, Bermuda, flew miles out into thl:! Allanrie to pick up a mere h an t S(l~U an ill wi th ~~PJl iei li8 , n end

eoSs

Findings onGCA

Continued experimeur lvith.CA IlP~ prmLl:J),es hns brougjJt out the f:;lct lhllt

die pilot in actnul insl:rument approach shnuld not g!lt hdnw the glid~ path .11Jd should maintain air '~l'lled of about
10 knots ill excess of contact approach

speeds, NATS reports. Oil LYle [lnul leg it may hllp.pen that'. ",!Ine Llu) plmle with the usual power setti'n_g remains _(l'bnllt on the glide path until tlw tme-lIlllf or I)()ssihl), the onetjllarter mill' point. tlltlffl Jl1ay nevertheless be an almost Imperceptible deEngin Laborafory, AMr: PHILADELcrease in air speed. Thix may" result I'm'" and the Airc:t'aJt Icing ResC<-'tJlch from jiggling of puwur settings on the L:. bOnlfory of tIlt) v\'old·Chmnberliu anal leg or FromLhe fact that the pClwcr Cempnny, Milloe:.tp"UN.. will conduct ,~etting or dIe air speed. nr both, may the tests. 111:.'~I shade helow uonnal, The plane will be secueed III II HlItIn sueh a ease, the plane has retopP{Jd "Butler" building to he erected mained ill glide path liy _qtTetching Its WI top of the mounhlill. The lmiJdjng glide. 'The result evidences. itself as /1 will I:lt' opened at hoth f'llU~ hl Iorm :1 ~hllr{l drllp below glide path, which, 1!llh!rul wind tunnel when the tests are H H does- not occur until the end of the run, :mr! will be. closeddnrlug non-test runway. Is- unimportanr. If it IICClll'S ::J pf'l'i(]thi In protect 111(1 engil1lce['.~ [rQul quarter of H mile b:luik-.the ·effect is ~o 11If'- S vvre whiter Iii MI. WaHhiligtou. rnpid tlJal n lther t!Je CCA uperullli whenthe thermornct rr sometimes uor [bf' pillit .may he able tu campen· drl'l"1s 111 40" below Zl'ro, sate JOl' it uuless they are unnsnnlly Alth')II~!J the uctual tcsl<: \1111 "lit alert :Iud rapid il1 tll('ir reaclious. gl'l IIIIUl!r W,,) II n Iil III tor, 1:')Il.~trUt·!iol! It is obv iUIIIl. IIJ' course, lll[11 excessive fa~,t{}rs such H" II enmhinatinu of exof the buildIng wns sdll,;'dIlJ~d 10 be corn pletecl by ,- lriid"S~pI.0u\lJt'r. .-\ftet (l!:'SS speed and extra distauce above the [IJlll time t1,C wtllrlS and thl" wt-';Ither glide palh lnflY br f"qmilly hazardous 'HI' Inn ,~1-'vere[or lIl., 1'lliJd('rs to work ullles~ lh~ 1'lllIway is ~lI01\g nne,

LL. Audl'ew Sinclair pil(){ed the plane <llId bmngbt it down for u hmding Oil h-eavy 5C"1~, uear the S,S, Eastern Guilfl'. 10 pie-x up ~_heseaman, 'rile h'!msh>-r was made in ,eight m.illt!~es (md the PBM look off with JATO. The man, Mnrtin Lope7" was taken to the navul lu)spittll lor the operatiuli. The round trip look six und u half hours.

Coral Sea Is Comm,is,sioned
Third MidwQy~dCl5sCarrier is Readv Third a 11d J asI of ~lle A.fkf tOil Y -el ass big curriers, the Cllrlll Sea (CVB-48) is. scheduled for cummi!!.'>iQui-lIg at Newport News. Virgiuin October 1 and will he fiHeO' out ..It tlll' Nuval Shtpyan1 at Nnrfnlk. The Gortil Set} i~ a sister Hhip to the Midu;ny lind Ftallklin D, RvosoGef", he~ ing 968 feet long.. 136 teet wide ami havi.ng <I depth of 84- feet f)'Ql11ceutel
line, :Iligbt dHck -:,u'nidships, Standard 111'60.-

displacement

of Hit! CVB's is 45,000

tuns with fILII [tlUU displacement

OOn tons,

~'DR, SISTER 5HI,P

TO CORAL SEA, AT

('Iseolol

TIIl~ slri ps cnn

dudillg Wi fi'~U\ and eveuhtally problIbly will have ;If'l figJlter ,~qH!ldmflS and attack bombers ,~lI()ft as AD-J's. AM-I·s. Named after the r"mons hallIe Coral Sf"ll. )'by, 1942·thl:.· Uuiled Stutes N;I\ y"li firsl major d(.'-Iory ill till' war=tho ship will be attached to ~111~ JUlm[lic nel-l. III I-fJl' hutlle UI~ ;.[.1.\ \ ], )Si tilt' (,e,l:fllgl,m. lru t ~.. ul. LlIP J l' urier Slm'm, lWI1 Uesll'oVI'I's. III iel sl,(" t dnwu 10-1 planes, Th./ carrlers SI,vImku ~lIld 7.uikllkll were- lW;llj!\ Ihlll

I 2.'5aircral t, iu-

0'

;~il

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\ViIS

The
III

Navy',.

1u-,\

1111.1\

t I""IJI"'L 11".,\1).1 o.;l>~u.j,l.'f
ll.SS Sll'iil 1C .. E~l J,'li
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j'Mt'j"1 'ilj.dHit'.lllulI ~jll~k··"{';al !!JUHl'

1'1<';1 ,ullrlllg

]lIllI' ,dJII>Lrd Ill.,
S rur urru, II",'

bt'I!;""L

1IIl' ':-"\\\
grrl"~I"_

I'ig; 1~(JIIl!:I"s I"JIJlber

showed gtJ')U cJi;'I"l"'I"rishl's-~lllbilit-r

IIJ III., 11"'j,ld

hI" 1.1I111ib~~p,:,.'1LL,,,1 L'a~,' III 1'1lJldU"g: ,"\i'llJ,dlllljll),! 1111-' 1,('11111 11(\) "I THF llj_lr>,dl'""dl Ih,· "l~I',d(!,·! 1~1I!'i,'~ ih ]"n,l ,,1 \>Wl1h, m JUrlll'riOl ,'\I"nlllll>.

tl II' hrst leu 11(' III 1,i.stlJf) t nnl I rlecisiv lI(1\"nJ PTlga\,;r'nll:'llt 11<1.d 1'1'1'11 r. HI!!) tl II ilililllil ,~llrlll(\' ships \.1)..,illl! l'ollllmlnilt rflll·~. 111(· \",h"l" ('.l(-tlt, I\('_ ilil~ rl)'I~i1t hv .ioriul ~trlk0g lrolll t11l' 1'1\;11 n(~els' ;Ii I'L"I'li l'<lJ"I'ic:r ]"ml'(;"S.

It

rl

12

Randol'ph

Put .in Mothballs

Veteran WOf (tinier :Flnisnes Coree.!! .\Illltht'l 01 tJu~ Nuvv's war-tried aireral t 1.:01I"f ie I'!;, I Ill' (I.S .. . Hlilltfp/,1l!, hlto S [oincd lilt' "mothball Heol," rt'pO.l''lillg:
III Philndtilph i:l~hip> uud dNl~·li\lltl!l!I.

"'.I'll lor

')\I(~rh:1II1

TIn; !lllllt/IJ!/J!J smrlou her war eareer in Adrnirnl Mnrc .\. Mit!ieher's uurrler I-;I:~k [nrce th;ll launched i!1I!:i:ldoliS ~trikp~ l\\lke :lg;.i!l+;t Tnkvo urul other jap lnru;l'ls, It P!'tlvlo('d ell 1M' Hi\' mp· purt For the- l)lvasioll nF !Wl' [irnu illfii(:!ilill; .51 ~'a:;Ullltlch lin Ill(' .r..!t' nil" Inth' R,lIl dll'Slt'llyillg 7 1 nu the" t_!l'OI! ud, While Iviny: ,If anchor ill Ullthi all
\h,rell

'-'raslwd
.\II<.>r

I [_ J1:I45. :1 J"l) Kml,lika::1? ilito hr:'l' NidI' kill ill Ii: J6 lTll·lI
(hl)'l'

W

of dUY--HlLd-nighl on-the-

spot
IVHd.~

rorwil- work. the Band!Jlpfl wa~ 1,\1 light ng'aill ~!ud S!1[lp(Wtl"d the Evolution
Ilmgrl",.;:;inl1

01 1-IHm11lo!l-Slandatd lmln till'
;dlTllllfl.

IW"P~

lmnt

1H3f! ,,, tln, present

!8 S<'o;tn

here,

Note tho

bhuJ... 11 Idt b.' !11t' SCll1\lI'O" tip Ill" "pflddh. ,.;!wpc·· .•1. right. Tlus j:"-!"l" t)'l'e is In hi' 1"lt'd on 1'2\0'-2 l Trueulcnt 1'u·rlte) and 011 future "'R'r"ft. 1'wu "f 11w Hdl',tnlages 'II tM, hlade .ire- lts light wil:ight and internal c,lee.trh:al de-ieing, Thl' pitdcfl,· has ,1 11ll!1nw ste(>1('('r(' willi H ,,:1,·,,1 she~t In giVe it its shape. plJ'"lnl

(jg) B. A. Hoffman was Iroru lite aviahon unit oJ the .S,$. Uttfe Ilo"k ca92. Ht!MIS taling off hnlfl the QUOIl. ser 1'Ol11t ramp whnn lw heard the
rescue l-eports (,()l'I1ing in, :;0 he 1'1'0-

All-Jet
phantoms

SquQdrons
Will

Forming
Outfl.ls

.Equip Fighle,

RAiIIDOLPH'S

'ISLAND

CARRIES J 17 JAP

FLAGS

Okinawa lnvusiun. Al (JIlt!' tim ..., AtlIn i rul !\Iitllt:iwr nsed th~ Ruut/oT1Jh for

oeeded to the scene. He made the lamliog uud rescued the pilot who WHS HNU' deuth from exposure, The rescue by the IHtle cruiser Hoat its propoueuts, who sometimes reel ubservation aviation ls a Navy ~te-pchild . ,wo:ording to til(' UH/I" Hnck nviatinrr unit.

hi~ l:!ag~lJip aJtN two others were hit hv Kumi.k(~e.". • F1-I1'11" Iby~ after she got hlll'k to San: Pt'd~'u in Juoe, 1945. an Army P~'JH
c-rushed on her Hight deck:- fo[w:rnl.

plane was a source of satisfsetiou to

Caring for Children Is Exira. Job NAS 'VIOFFETl" Fmw-Behlg uir transport offieer {or this .'JATS statlen tTllinillg: AnHapolL~ (uiushipml:'ll. med e !'t'<]uirl's something extra ill uhility, .t tOUT uf till:' MrJditerranean sea, and Wl_dJe h(· was hftllllli1lg (me dethis year carried midshipmen 10 Nor pendent flight several cbHdn:,tI ardved WLl'l' and Sweden .. for the trip to Honolul u, 111 the I'us-h '\Vith Ill e retlretnent u[ 'tile' Raudol}Jh. the bus from SHf) lhe S/IIUlgrM,tI r C\'-:38) is the (frJy ~I) pack and catch Wfl;~ overil1okeo und Fruurisc(), tlllmer rurernlt carrier on active duty in tlw they arrived t'ryiug and wallting SOtn0~ [' S. Fleet which h115seen Wll1r actinn, thing ttl eat. The cook was ahsant There lire in C\'S's. C,''s anJ cv~r~ from tbe gilBey, su tIle air In.-uuPQrt .lti11 uotlve. oHker rolled up hill- sleeves uud flied Seaplane Rescues F6F Pilat some bacon and eggs ,((1X them, Smgll 5C-11 Outstrips Larger Plone!: Ollt: woman arrived fmm WashillgI!IW(l~!l Lh~·SC-I Sefll,(/wk is not tpll wi.th 1\"'0 obUdrell, <t,ged Se\0lJ and supposed tu be a rou~hCw(lter plallc. it 1H mouths respectively. Shl' lwd been I'I:st'ultd 1I elnwru-rl He/frill pilot Irnrn informed when leaving; that snmeone .J1~t' turhulen t .1IIt! mlrl Atl antic ,)IJ at each liLop would ttlkt: care of tlw
~.alltuckul .lsluud r""N~lltlv \VJIi]", :1 Cou~t

killing IJ I1f her {'I'CW. HdurniJlg to lHp wuters. ~Iw participated in firmi hlows ut t!le Jap N;niy. Since the wnr's end, thet:llrri('f wus used for

NATS Officer Is Busy Man

TIle ~ avv's !Irs!: squadrons (0 bl' equipped with <ul-jet -airemft are ht pl'nN'S~ of ht'illf!, lnrrned ,IS NAS QI'()N'SET Pm~-r-\·I·-17-A and "F-1B-A, furrnerly on the U.S.S, iJnndo1]JlI, whiel: is Ilein~ deactivated. The 'ltluadJ'lJlIs will be land-based willie th!!y arecheokmg out in, Operatirm of rheir planes, A M.Min", squad1'011, V~,IF-l4-n, also will be e(lluPl)ud wirlt jets 'IS they eorne nil' the production Hiles. First jets to be received were l"lI-(S with j,'J-(s scheduled UI .mgmenl them Iater, First piluts to- fiy U1C [e ts well t to Patuxent l:tivt:trNaval Air Test Center 1'0 dlt1cl. (lilt III them and Or them tt) Qmmset. So.lIIt:' f-'8T"~ will he retained
bv tho SfJn,ldrnn)J, in .udditioll
til jcls,

Tile Jirllt Navy sqnndron tn use jets was \IF-I-E ILt Sm1 Diego. It had FR-J HYi!lI FirehallH. Tl!i~' rn()!lth'~ ('U\,eT -rur! 1:ly:ing fnnllutiou on lUI 1"-5'])011 the unit 111\\1' lUIS Plil'·S.

pflotogn!pll shews planes 1,ltluli squad-

West CM,.~t. The

Cnard P.!:lY ;,TItl a N~, V B-lT from \\--l orllSted overhend, ' 'fll(, [lilllt III' the rescue plllil'. Lt,
flr:striMrd

kids.

OTI

.uTivi.!lg

al

.\-Jnffetl

Field,

1iley were [limed lWeI' h ...... )I(1Il gllessed it. This is pl'Obnbly good cxrel'ience. II i~ !Ioj' ill .-iil" Tl'llftil' lkg!liflliotlg ..

COMAIRLANT

GHS F.H-I'. TO EQU!P SQUADRO-NS

23

M'ystery

of New 'Alphabet'
Novigation QUdndary
[rom

NANeW5 Solves

The rnnuthlv news lI'lirl' J [uly." The Iteru

'\'HU-!

111 rh jJllciJ'jc' said "the new POMAA posinnn reporting and cod .. went inti I
lISl'

wus hlbi'lllU

":-.!i1\'lgaliml." "1\ lust be 11 tll'W kind (II Lorau Dr Sllf,Ilclhing," l111e N l!:WS w1'1tt'\' "pilled, "B etter cull HnA I': Ii F.lel'tl'l>l11 S S.'cIWIl. mali" wp'r~ missiug sorrwlhlllg." Thre 'dill tJ' nt experts ill that sc tiilll had never heard of P( ~lAK \'t'iLllcr had a eornmaurler ill pilutt'li a!U':1<lIJ
lint
,I

FiurUJ.

rn, 11 in \Il\ TS' own heudquartcrs. om 'on ~ thol.lgh~ that J\Nfllol.!:Y

new-type or form whiol. piluc .. must 61\ und radio ill II(1t1rl~ on hm,!!. UVlL11"wider hups, 1L is all part nf III ' 1'(;'\ Ised we, iher unrl posirton reportm' 'ystem approved by th Int 'l1l1tifllllll ,ivil viatinn Orgunizatiou. II replaces u SIJO"WWh:lt longer Iurm called the Gombined ir{T(~ft Weathcr Rtlpnrt Cork
OUl

mighl' kJlo, some thin ' :t1l11nl il The . II r) futa11y o. me (\111-il wnsu t tI lWW uuvi fl.ltiull prograJl1. mere] II

fighter

by Navy, rmy and cemureroinl phwcs. What cloe~ "POMAR" stand Jor? The report has three seclions-'ro·itirm. 0l}erntinua], Meteorologtoul. Ailli the '-A1\"
stand fur llircl'llft rCllIJrI.

mll

ev ra] ntb 'r report:. ,l1u1 il> Iu use

ject. All PbF WIt! :111 ['IF will he used Ior evaJuatinll of lilt' \'LU:iOIU types t :lid. both for lake-01f..; aud lal'lclrngs.
Previous transport

plull('s til the experirueutul

pro-

Fog

Foilers

Get

Fighters

work hns heeu done with plauos, obicfly cmpht,~j7.ing bud weather landings, "["Ike·, iffs are less nf a problem wilh large air raft b atls' of th ir gwater stability. The Arcata projects include high intensity Hgl1Ling systt:ms. hoth upproucll unrl runway: I J, (:l1fft'l"etH Iypcs n[FTDO inshl1LHtinn~ For thermal II).!; dispcrsul: ILS efIUiplIlt'lit. and (lJuiprucnL.

Contract lor operatioJl of the J ,nnding Aids Experiment Statku: is held by Trans-O '!Jan 'din s wlueh tonk 0\11'1" the work after ni! d AirJIHt·~ withdrew, TJJe progriHlI is n jnlllt I.ny. Navy, r:AA undertuking, :-.J ATS it; se11tJilig rrpl'l'Scllt'll1ves tn [ll1rtkipllte in an insI'l'1U1IC'uL land!llg

Landing Aids Research Make~ Progress

The Nuvv's latest cuutributbm to pfuhclpunull' ln the jJlt gl'ntl.'d landing
aids program being curri - on lit Al'('al~l. ":a Iifcwni a, hth.,. .ls:;ignnwnt III' h\'o

u

~ hool beillg oonduoted at the Arcata sturion. 'fhe school. a sixteen-weeks p.rllgrarn, heg~m ill Augusl r.lIl' 111e [lllrl10se or evaluation awl j'!lJ'I!Il~I' developmont of GCA. I S. fID . ,mel higll intensity lighting. ')m'N~\T, Par- has \1 quota uf 1)).11" plane L'fmllltautIf' pf'I' wpek for parlrdptlliOll ill this program. Army nnd Air Transport ssociutiou rr-prl~Sf'I1l';lliv"'~ also will h~\ i111.'11\11 ed, A N;I\ Y nviattou Lrahlillg AIm is hciJlg rnurle ,It th Lnndln ,.\uls Expcrhucnt ,)tati()11 I'll indoctrinate pilnts ill tht' op",rali\li! ;;111(1 Hppli 'urion or til v rious lOll 'i~jtli1ity aid,.;, ~

Coco Solo Sprays Mosquito
Malaria Pest Licked by OY Sprays lI,J \5 Cnr:. Sm.o-Anophcles nnie ih begirltlillg tn find lJfe Ol1 thjg Pannma uir !o'tfllion is gettJ Ilg t()llghcr nllthe Hmt-, Becnuse the malaria rate her" \ ern up willi the nc'\vf):ul of the ruiuy s asnu, a ~pra)'in,~ control progl"um WlL~ lunuchcd Lo keep dnwn m[1SfJllihl$. I perations d 'pn rtmen t fi ttr>d nut an or- J IIircu lit u t !h A&R department
These jacksonville gunners WI>lI the 1\atillua) Servicemen's Skeet Tmph)' ~Il 'YTn'I1Ilt', 'J,Y" In August. Tilt')' arc, ~bul(l1llg. i-n to right, Capt. C. C, \1iI1'1", l"lplaiJl ,( II. tt'R'Ln; Is] Lt. W. , . Bryant, S. r J; Lt. (jlt) F. E. Fit.ld: Lt. 'dr, H. A. Rollinson, and D, T, Callienno, aviation chi(·f urduuucernan, Kneelmg, Lt. . C, Orton nd.E, A. Varner, avluflnn C'hit'f fir~{'mJLrolnmll, OrLQl'l 11lIid Varner were higll g\JnJwr and runner-up.
L

rank arul externally system, The air stntion aud adjacent areas 'hav been spra ed daily with :1 mixture of DDT and oil, with very gratifying results,

wilh

n 30-g,lllon

mow t d spraying

24

NEW PLANES

NEW FEATURES

bUllli) I'S und II' uISpOl'L~. Faster, heavier and more powerful than current truiners, it hils th "ftlel" of a hig service type 11lnne. Designed primnrily fol' CArrier trainillg_ it may also be utilized for advanced dual illstruction. t\ ullique [eatnre of the ~SN:!J-Iis .1 set Hf contruls ill 1Me hal..'k eockp it wblt-h enaLle.s tilt' instruetnr to "upset" certain insmrments in tilt: student's Ironr

C(IV"pit
hous

lo simphila

-mergeH'Y

eondi-

dlJrillg truiujng. Wi(b thl'lO',epush hutrons, f(Jl urmple, the instructor em] .. 'pill" tho student's gyro instrurneuts uud hl·l K(ltlge; with A\" others
Iii.' ~Hlj "lIP~ t" tho lront (lckpit uirspeorl, ultimet 1\ turn and lmllk. oil

BENDING

NOSE GEAR PERMITS NAVY'S

XFJ-I JET PIGHTER

10 'KNEE:l DOV,N'

FOR fAH

HANDLING

and 1uel pl'eS5lLru gn uges. Tilt: plane is powered Gy II ninel:ylilideT Wright ClIgrnc witlt a tukl'·off ratillg tIl' l.l ()()1.£1. 11 is equippcrl 1 witlr a sing:lc-stage. lwo-spcerl SlIpfJrvillil'ger.

F
Sf"

XFJ-1 Has 'Kneel Down' Gear XSN2J-l Offers 'Push Button' Training ,
dl'mon~trntinllS of 1\" lIi'\' '\',IVY airplanes, huill- 11}" "(nth AmI1ril'[IU, tht' PWduCIIO-1i modol 1)1 tlte
II'. I

til opl1ratillg: Sqll.ltJI'OIlS with til lleet. he low-w ing, nil metal x. ,'~J-J ~V;\S 1 uilL 10 meet the need [nr 111(11'(' ad\ uneed trainers and a h~\>i' d pilot tl':"Iil1ing _pmgram (nude ne 'IlSSUI. by the d~wl()pment Ilf new high-~peed lightet~,

K

the high IWr· of mildern Bghtt'I's, the Xl-iN;JJ-l has a lop speed of 2iO mph ami ;1 service ceiliug I If SO,DOn feel. U.-;ing 01 tl'lk(',(I1f run of about 500 [ ,t, it will cllrnh at more tho n 2,000 fprn,
!':t:"tV; fill 1r11I1l(,'I'

p 10(> with

XS)I..!.I-1

hekl fit ATe Patux 'nl Hivr-r; ])c~pHe its w0fghl II J 2,OO(l prllllld~. the s: 'j'1 will travel at more than 550 miles nn hour. It- is the first ,,\uvv fight -r to ~U\ploy It sin 11' nun du~1 \\ 11 h it untrance ill till' UI! P. Wuh lit • air intake, engino and Fuel tanks Ijn· dusl'd ill lhe uselage uud wit]: its 6lu1)1I),. ntper-thln lnmtnur 1111\\ Wllil!;!>, I lil:' plan. h:L\ Ih!" UPP('Urrlll(!(' IJJ II "'flyhlg bomb."
TIl" X' r-r is powered b;' :.1 slll~l(' eneral Electric Tl,.-ISI! ,t.,l:.itlI-ilu\\ luilie-jet enginE', r l;; e~l'£·pLit'II.11 fait> of climh puIs it in the lIIi1e :l !Hilll ilc class,

.1-1 jet 6gb ter and the OXJ.) crirn ell trd intermediate trainer, ,ne twrng

and has n stllJlillg "P ed of 75 mph, The lrumer hns it runge oJ rnurr- than 2,000 miles. Its normal lue-I lund is seo gUllllliS wiUI provisions tnt' carf),-

in~ 1:\\(0 uddlticual 58 gaUoll droppshle wing tunks, Normal ,gross wei~hl; is S,.,}OOpuuuds • 110 UI{: wing sp.11l is .,12 J eel. J 1~ Iucl I s. Dolh the hUll I and

::illl~t'~ in
CLOSE-UP Of X.SN2J-l 'UPSET' CO Nl'ltOL PANEL

I'

rar cockpits

are

similnr

nnd

urc

ar-

m:c(lr~a~~l'e with the n \ lunotic Uti I co ''"'PI!. TIll" 'J'a,,, lias ol'dl:wd IWI! XS::-'~T'I'~ 101' C\,:dllat(oll ]11 the b'ainilll; pmgl:l11T1.

peciul ft'atmC:' of L11~' fightl'[" is the ht'nd.hl~ lJIlS' ~eur whir-h pnHhh-s it HI
"k 11,(,(,1 d,IWII" fill tho l!J'OWdNI ded .. (If u 'Ilrnor, This geM permits ~f()lIl!d crews lo lower LIlt'! plnne tn n dnllv. [111 which it can be /.1:\ifld Or easih pulled I'll .uiv pu,~Hjorl deJiirl'.{J. Ti,l' IHISE' Io!Ct1t

is nJlr~l"[!led Independeu tl y Llf the I ;1;thl rear b,\' mouus of two telescopic "knor-ling" cylinders nttuclied to tIl gt'UI' ~bnck sIJ'IlL. AcnwJ lnw{'\'illg; ,llld l'uisillg i. acoornplishcd hv a I, druulie luurd pump. When ill tht' klH>eJiug positinu the nnse ge.lr is eOl1lpl t('l~1
retructed. The hIll jet cvhau '1 thus is .~!lcIL irrto the air where it cannot bum

personnel or make them ill From fumes. The Navy has ordered a pnxlu('tioll yer"~it)fl ,)rtltisAghter [Or ussignmenl
Restricted

FASTER. AND HE.AVIER.THE

NEW

IUINER

HAS THE 'FEEl'

Of

A POWERFULSER,VICE

TYl'~ PLANE

25

/ltIII2TIfERE / WAS ... ,' ~\, I
l1"?~~
~"!r
II \

,

'",

',.

.

.

-

il"j"'d!h]" aIr ~1'1"'"'1. dw seu wlill JlllSSf.d ity, 1 IIII".d II.., ,I\', 'r.t 'Hul,', I i\ layhe I rurgol 1.(1 ((,II }!llI that tl,,· wheels IV,'fI' ~till up ) Til" UIi,ill Hunl 1,"II~!t",d "111" 111(' ~lH()Fltli "1')'" ,tS gfmlt, us a bIrd. i\ fitl [,' !(;rw'll'~ ,lk!.; I,·M her 011 ro,,~hillil: inlr: lI,~· .''llQW harder ,'\l1l1 [,.1>[. p, i Il, ..· I"nili!' $l)(~ed 'Vl~ '''!Ire lTIllkiJ1~, Ill!" Irietnu .. I" .tlll ~n"'" ,~I"~I{I ~o'l I,Had, 1)('''1 rlull ,I pHil, 11) r""1 wtcle. us kl1l"; I,~ II I' rm h\\ it). 'I'" 11. 1[·11" ,tl. iflll11<KI hilt'_\) [rr
III) _h,
'IIj.'Hl'~l~

ill,

Till' ~i~b

uir

,!;l!l~inll'" (l:>C"lldn.omillH1h,)-

VV, U '11 II n' n' "' -11'llIl irig p1."'C
\1,)\",1'1 bv water

slo.}\\'rd

ft"i"j ..w..',', J 'Illkkiy lnw"r",d 1iI~' wht'c'h; aucl. I.S II,,· wnler tlnl.illi."d ,,'IF tile' il!·!d r tn.>';wd cnlmh In frIO' p,lf!;-illg

(·asily spy I Rlid t!ndgl;l) the nntres privft t{~ lives nnd lrwes oJ: th~ sen gl1lh ".r,d mur.v {Jlll!"'l' :foathered n'ltLlioll~. !'>llIl'I' Plltsl'l III winter tlLl: gllih h,IH" pl"!'ft'lT(;d pln.cing; Lllcir poste\"il'rs II ]:11111 t'I,t· warm onncrnle l'U nway:. to 11< If Il!~ 1I'~'m III lhe uold Wll[PI'$ III lJI th~ I.av, Lib; their cousins out .it \1!dway"

11,,:

area

IllIrl

~lepl,ed cunol(}rtlLhly
iirm
1i!TIIIIlld.

IIU 1(> dlL' .:0\1'11_

dntnn

hilI-

Mls~iull

11;'(to'n1.l'.

!lIt'

"1ili~ .....

n!l'll~l"d I'll nhserve Ihe b',LI';C f,'or;1 timr' the g;1I11 [alnlit)'

N
A

Fir'e Away!
,\1-S
Sqlllldl'UIl

!,ll,t~'lll 1\\ (0 J.mll
t\J\,l1n1!~h)l.!

"wj,lI'\i~ III' .rl''-'I. 'II [ ,\,1'11/,.\' Ili~lltsll''''il

[n A lnrnedn. TIl(> piau" \\ II~ two hllll!"!; "'u[ ;uul Ill(' plllllL' Comurunrlcr was milking u rnutinr- [um' [IiT,,,ogl, II,,· :1 S~, '11<1'" '" ,~'" I pnrtrn e tI t
\;'>'111

Hnuuluiu

S

Bombs Away!

nail

~'i\ Hi.;!!!

r!I~~t"1 r, ~..

,,1)\ il !1J.,I~

I ~lcl1\' I n1thlI<'Jlt'd. usked, .'" 11 ere's [h'l lu e ?" 11,c Plur« GUlllmnnd,er 1;"''''1 lI{lthilig 01 111.Yfin', ~Il lXl~l'dlJ, d;ll:i.~k',"Wha~ fin'?'" Wlu-reupon tJH~ lady prlinte<l h. 110. . Iligl 01 ~,rd"rlj' will' was hllSH~' !'Il[!,agod til spraring mseeuckle ~1hf1'II1 'U1\'\ "sked. ~B .. 's .~l'mylug! l~II'1 Ihnl rl!_'~'lIn~1' w ..'e1 on lin·?"

l:\f.:.t. printillF; tllt: -ton vI' Dilhnl autk'.~ of tl,e' GOO!l(>v hirds: :It "lidwuv, NA~E\IlS lml' l'cr:(liw'O ,1 speeiul disj nrtch ('('111<.:('1111 n_g tho malicious !I!.'livitil.'$ ul [1 much mnyl;' ~peciaJj1.tll.l t1rni&l11 01 thl' air. Ami tbis charncter eurrtes on his subversive activities rle;ht l(("n~ hi the u.s,». Pel's( iuuel ut '\J AS T[j.RMlNA 1_ sl.A ND J have decide,] It is. definitely ;} good Ihing thal cows- don't By, :\11 informu[iV(> letter [rom Capt, Jack~{m H, Tllt\;'

1';.II'e J'e.~Hl1iflg Irnrn collisions illvOil'irlg ulreralt threatened to ·sHrp:.l..~~ ~'he lli~h p('destriall ~!'(lrt:S chalked lip hy rnIlI'OFi·,t~ hi .L lwarlly city, Desperute (;11 rreeti VI' measures W(,I"rncoded. A ri!prJ and manrlntory course (If Iustrucuou was .llugmenh:'li loy b~l ~C/)ot<'I' putrnl. Success 0.[ this traini1Jt' ls tesfilled L v the curren l lICll:!li~h1t.· p~ I f'ltality mt;". ' TII(" wt;'l!-Indo(.)trlllater;! TlJl1l1iwd glill

seus and complies with

course

et.m~g~s

Now

N'

rn Tell One
'lI'v~'r

k·jb whv.
Encouraged
tl"lHl]l1illity (l11(lration~"

by a superebuudnnce ('if
eansed

b{·I.iel't's I>W when I tl'll lbl,~ ~lory. li<l 1 gAwss tl,Io'r!.· is -11\1 hurrn ill td'ling It onee more. It happeued in tlie !-.1'O(ld 11M d~)'& hefm'e the wur, J was rleI;l\ih~tIIn ferry fill ancien! J2F ro Nurflllk, It had bet'H ·S(' W,HlH in P{'l'ls:wt.,l:\ that I (orgot all (Lhout ~no~"lind ".".
ou!)in'

hy

reduced

JIll t1Ut udes

or

ain:nlIl

fE"~lthery,
eon

111m'," promptly than many nf till' local nilh'NU., ITe HOW r>Hrb only HpOO the rnuwnv not in lise. Th(>~t' dear little aquatic members of lln;' suhlumilv Larinae 11111'1' WOpl nul thai!" weleome. however, l1yidcliflv (,,~olllltilIg: tlm 'rigid ceurse (If in~ITucli!)ll. tllt'ylmw practiced lOti!! ~IHll

warm-blooded set! gulls have ~ouLld. Terrniuul Island a dreamy, smog·c"Ov-

hartl un whut

S(!j,!U15

to be

tl!l'ir

spr·

Ned paradise,
1)( tht'
!Iil,

Alter gaining

tl'ol

the St'l"l'lething horde tnrued IIIl' l'IJJ1WI1YS into veritable parking l(JL~.

(,ialty. Sn accurate is their station personnel consider ll<~fm·t' gn:.dug skyward.

aim th'lt caf~f\lll:v
1r1-CT-

l'heil' uncanny
ul!t:' Cu lifnrrria

precision

under

Sn Ihere 1 was al 20,OHO feet YH'T j\'>I. {ulk. (llm"sl !lui flf 1'Jl:.' [llltl wilh ,I I"It'n~}lw,~\ ily (be lIighl Iwl,)r,'! TI.~·.re were at l1:t1~t two ioet of' ,-;0 h, 1<111)',\ <11' C!,ftl1lh,'r~ Viel,d. Wh~' t[II,t ~1tm\. had
,11l)W",i

Iir<,d vou kmlw WhHL

Woe

I"''''~mel

JI

w<Julil

hm O! wubhed

llly

whwh

lik" a

Salld Stme! la_il"f arkr a IIt'W (·II~I()JHer. WEll, the ll1lf(wer "1'3& "111>,,)', pull,l'r down '" 11,.. wall':, Fi>lll. hjLl t h('~I' plc(','s "I
fn Willoughby Blty \ (1uld [:luI '11m I.' Illlh'~ 111 Ill) hull 1111111lWft' me in .." old t !_Ii t'1',," n f S\I' i"~l'heese. So tell "{H\ ~,'hill ! {hd. I t'ireied up 'w<ind f,'01l1 ·t!tt' fit-Itl. rull,..:! Ihe now L.,b 1,'fn .....1·d .me! pmh.;d 11mt WOI"lh~' Hit! DIWk l ke

I'n

int"

sm\'~lT!iu!,( U.h'f' The I"lggin.g \\'Iws to! hUIll, At 2.,OO() f('(.[ IJl~' h'llr ",.~.'U1['I"d "":-.learN' l>.b· Gnt\ T" Tlw(·.~~" 1 ~tMl't'd all eas), pu!i':"" [\' ·till ...ll!1 r OH' b lI1il,~ 11\1 wind, I leI rlPd Iml ,1 k" reel IthOH' [11(' b,l\-, 50r"nlllinl'l: tm, lttIl thr ReM
~l

'taTted

l;;oudiUolIll of ".isihill\\· (7-Rl'U-l.el'U ) leads to f he Sl1l.lt'lIlnl.il III thai thev mav he ontfitted Wittl radar 01' it ~in~ilal" eJevice, They might teat'll J\ r r, \hm[t,n " Uli IIg nr -(-\VO. Gulls are {illite impartial ill 1}'u;11 (·lloic.~ 1)[ largets. hhl.l\tiu~ S{tiUn~u'~ ha ts It! it! shmv bras~ visored (.'flJl.' ifld[5~I'imin[ltel)' al1d. ,,,,!til impunity, II i.~ ()ilvions t-t1at tJ1tiV do know a lw.nrl rn~Jl1 U!!3il~ ta_jl.~ hilt they ilJ~l dOli'! ;;oem 'to gn1e a hoot. Well. ,lJIY''''UY, ifs Ii gl1(ld thil1g co\\'s dou'[ l:Iy. VR-cI·, !'I.IOFFEn' Ji"lr;;LD-1"hl, ~(ltlJld,....m !l;(!. flll(lId ;1 g(),ld war ttl f()(~ntfl' nlI)_LI~ t'llr~n i'l ,h"d (lIm\. The corm;,.-, (If th .. ,'l',]f,'S lire ptlililed dillt'n'1I1 ,'"I()r~ willi d
hl~,t·dtyillt!; 1I1('(II1O.r put 1m h>' ITIllIIlni II hf1l~l,e_'. g".::h II/·ll-ver}' j1uin t hu~ 11 ,-"lint IIf {\\I'" aud !(mtief" 111w'ay;o; luuk fel( It,

n,

Moa'L~

11FT IN COllAPlED

rOSI'JI'oN

HAS '".INCH

M.... ltIO\uM

H~I"'Hf

MOBILE LIFT DESIGNED TO HOIST GUIDED MISSILES
l 1i.l.'uJarly high (Itwing
'UI:: I'HOIfj..EH

arruing uir121ulles. V:u• types such ;1S (.be

I'B~T-..!, with pilotless airoraft or guldel uilssiles !la. be II olved by the design uf a fit'" niece ~,f gellf. lIw Mobile Lilt, At't11 X-lA, WCil!,ht 01 the pUotle!.'!; uirr-ruf] und gnidt;'ll missiles llrohjbH~ ,.."Hda's dangerous the use ,,~ present TI1:mII,d Ieetril' J,lliSUlig t'qll.ip:nll'lIl, 'I'he Aero X-JA mobile liit has ,t ruuxl1111"1'1(,IP;H'ity "r 2500 PlliUlcls lIt II ntaxi11111111 speed lit L,1miles per hour Husi 'ullv It ts ,III :\s~embly III tw(, ('xt~ltllg jli;cc~ of handling "''lllirmH:'nl; 1. Bomh trniler, ,\lk 31v1ud 1. l'I"lIplHC, I LL~t IIf dhl\vi!}gs-EI,IQlllJ SJ..d,'h Nil, WS64!J; GeU{~I'l1.J :1,tfllJlgt'menl - 13l,Ollo Dr;\wll1g I (t, 371')943: Sltfviec M anual UllOIiU IQr .'v,k :3 Mod 1 bomb rrntler. \ 2. Lift truek, Arruy M-22 with wlil','l~, Ilxlt,S uud drawbur flJJllo\l~d. (GO;>rlt' r u] ar nlligPI ""Il-I\ml) Ordnance DnH iJlg :-J"(., 1.-1>,50:1, \\'nr J) partment "'toohnicft] M;U1-

II, ..

(C 'ncr.Li anangl!lmout-B:oOflo Drawing' No, -11461, Li~1 of dnlwings-B QUI'> Sketch II, 1325i3{i, ) Aclt:IIti\.>lJill strueturnl Jdml. \ en' ad~!f'd Ie' til :"J.k!1 M'"d 1 bomb truiler frullIt' 'lrl lid ;1" a support hir the UlutillieJ M·:22 Iii I II lie],. tlila III the sante limt' prO\ ide tb .. additional height requtn-d tel [ullill the pnr1105 rur whidl iI \" ...ill'sigOt'd. ' l'ilutles~ ll.ir()raJt or guided lliissil,,~ J111l~1'{]. 1111 the llwhn.. lift Ilrt' rul,(>d 1'1 I"wered hydr llcliclilly by two hand 1_)'1t1J p~ IIlCaLcu IHI lilt; front ('lid \If tlw !iH ham!'. l~a~'1ipump is [lTCJ\dl'd with its ,1\0\" handi <lp(>Tatcci release \;!h.'. ()p ml.!ou III tilt' fqfwunl [llIlllfl hiiJl~J\.. I'uips LIlt! lurward t!llIi of L11~> cradle, ""I,u" (111f;l1'utiOIl fhl' rear Ill! mp 1Iuml1L' l'Ill!\CS. trw rear end u! llll' urndlc. When eltl.er "lId the errlull' j,. I,li:;ed fWIlI it, 1:,,1·

uul T!l1 U.762.; Wur Depnrrmeul Numencluture LIsl C~161.) ,'I, Lilt mobile, Aero X-lAo

Slllud.trd

or

lupsed ]1I~.ig:tll u,1 70 Iuehes l,1 Its ruaxhnum height of 94 inches above the ground, Illt! lilLing nuglr- j~ upproximately 15 degrees, The maximum vertical travel Clr nUt 'mell!i~ 24 ill ,lies. When the tWI1 hund pumps are used t« ralsc' 111('cradle, II iR kepi level hy operaling ll.lt' [)lUTIl' handles in unisnrr. 'fllt' 1'" lea e wilyi' 011 PHdl pump permit luwering ,If th ,'mdl to lilly desir d lh:ighl ur ulIglt·, wilhiu the runge fmlieal(,d above. The upper portion 'If the rnubile lin [',III II' moved hteraLly ~ dis'![I:(lcc "t t'i!(ht in 'ht!.~ ! rOllr illt:fll'~ til I:"nl.:h (If th,' lUl1brlt\uIiJlal (-e.l) LeI' line) by using the luuulwl.eels lilul uplIruting meohanixru pmvided III each emlll{ the lower strueturr-, W)WIl in 'rett~l'd heiglu is required, Uti' stnndard 1.1-.22 truek extension erndh can lw ns,';elllbll,.l 011 top IIf, the ,nohile 11ft

"iul'

or

TIl(' (.;"pu~ity luad II! :3S{JO l~(lUllt.l$ iuust h· reduced til 1;0{)0 pnllll(1N "J, It the '0\-

"mlllt;-.

:

.:

-

(1

~ .. ,a.~:r

"'l'V!I'.!l't:P'1l'""

"'~".l'-..~~

fIOj'

"" ..

~g...

11' .I~"Q

r '~N

~~"'rr '~r'.\iI..5I \.~

Pt'"

I

27

OVERAll

flEIG""

Of 110 INCHES IS MA.x~IMUM WI'H

EXnN510N

CRADLE

EXTENSION

-CRADLE RA15.E5 COLLAPSED

POSlIIQjII

HEIGHT

TO 86

""CHES

REA,R VI.EW Of

McallE

LIFT FO.R PILOTLESS

AIR.CRAH

$BOWS

CAfWAl"

weighl uF the- mobile lih, Aero X_lA--.'3g{18 pnunds, Capnoity-2S00 lXltmds at 1:;;
rntles por hour. With the aJdltJ'.:m nl 11,,· M-22 truck oX"tension-U2 pounds, Ih(1l1 we i!;:h t of th emil hi Ie tifl (''1tl ip!!lent is 4320 PQUllt15, and capl'wity is 20011' pounds III 15 miles per 10 tIJ' Distributton of the mtlbilr· lift. :\1..'1"0 X-I A, J ras been clllten.uined as follows: three units to NAS A:r-W.,,-rl(; Crrv, N. J .. Squadron VP-HL-4j two units to uval ,,\ir('r,r~Ft Mo{UFW,llilJli lIuil, johnsvllle, fill: [1,1'1'" units to N'i~'111 Air Ordnance Tl'~t SI3ti1)lI, C!tiJl~l(ttlo'llgu. VIt.: three nutts ~" Naval: Air Missile Test Center, Point l\lll1gU. ~ril.lthree units to NAS KANEOtIE, Oahu, T. H., Sf]IlO1.rirOll VP·l-lL-J3: three LLD;!,> ~,) Navul Ordnance T(!.~t Station .. Inyuh'rn. Clllif. No Iurther uisllibuUo1! of the A,e'[(J X-1_A "Jno bile IiIt i.~ en n l 111]'\ lnll'd u I I-Iiib t iTtl!'.

('rlw t,xtt'usion cradle weighs <-lJ~ ]ltllwlh.) Wh,m tli(J extension cradle> is i!ls(alled, the minimum hrogJlt above We ground will be 66 Inches, and the maximum hlolight will be 1111 inches. F'oi!O\"ing an: weigl,ts or ti,,, varinus components of thts equipment: 'Trailer, Mk S Morl 1-14'30 pUll1ld~: Lirt truck, Army ,11'1-22 ( ... 1111oul wheels, n)l:I('~1!1Id drawbar )~IOR() 110lU'ltl~; AddtHon::J stTuotu_r~-139~ pcnmds, T,)hl1 k.nsloll eradle
is used.

CONTROL SURFACES SUFFER FROM GUN BLAST
Parking to a Aircraft Too Close
huw tJ re blast elfect uf $~ antlnircraft
"11
;1

guns

Carrier's Turrets Leads to Dcimage
'iOUII.

carrtcr

may IUI\'c 1'1

trol surfaces, About 144 eie-llator failures mid severu] unexplained crashes nf J1ven. g"I'1'1 oyer ~ pc;tiod of years during the WRr
pniull·J

bud

uH'cc·t

(mCQI1-

D

currier (igh1llt phmtl fly uS . Lhl!lIgh n diJ !lut have II purt dcV'"..lur? Or does your TBM take alilt of elevator to Ily Jl'vd? Maybeyou can -blame it-not {HI I he plune Cirgt'!lln or the hangar deck crew but on rom: carrier's five-inch
'1llS

lilt'

[luger

uf

s''-~]_licihll

ut

the

batteries,
KnHwn f nilures sisterl flj' eraokiug

j,~lt(4'ks. Sound f,IT
.1

fe:h:hed?

BuAEB bus reissued

Teel

II 1ic'ul

Orde'F, N". 13-47. (!>(plnh1Jng

etAS1' DAMA.Ge l£AD

TO TI115 !lAD 'C.ONEI1TIQN

the ~·Il'V!1t!lr" cunof the ribs TI.'<ii-,f thrtrniling \.'Jg~'. Other failure, were clihiaI egm liml tim ~11!'\IHtor ,mll>iJll\"l1 of the tp blind af-t of tile elevalor IlllIg(l llue, Prul:><! blc CRUSe- of SOI1U! .,)J these f,tilures was nUdbn1.ed to spotting til" plauGS on Ih.. lllght ~lecl:. wil'hin range of Ihl' 5" guns' blast, This effect from 5" .:lS's is !'lltlsi<ll.',·,·u had 011 1111' fllbric-otlvW't·J con1:1'015if (he plane Is within a 75-fo\)t drd<· IO('ntrd ·30' ')lIt 011 th(" gun axls Illl'1ISlIl'rd hom til <, 1\11 11 hre"",h. In U-". case- "I 5" ,'j;l t.nm~. tlw center nt tile J:lng",l' (lTd,' is \/11 th ... lil~il 42" frl>!J1 till' bl'! ,<:d I If IllaI1!!!> have to be ~p()tted urskle litH ~drdlc' while !iring is goillg 00, the SltrfllCt'~ sh"I~ld be Inspected !,fh'r'''ard. cSlwd<lily lLI 11Ui' .IH'IL aujauel-II hi Ill" [miling <'dgh, If lInyuistortlnn is >lJoth·d. the fttbne sl-uuld Ill' r~m"v,'d for fur-tlu>r It "jll'I·tillll.

or

or

28

NEW METHOD IN AIRBORNE MESSAGE PICK·UP
\ \)0.1:1-,\ lughl}
[rom s.1~is[:lclvrj 11It";'IIlS of

"FBF-J

e:.,1.!J11 '~Iluiplli['111 occurred grnnud IlIo[ll!!d alld

when .mother erturned at this station. The! plan lund d IHI Hs back ill the .aru] with the pilot tmplwd III tile
0\

th ,anulLd h~' ob tlr'lIlulll .un'faft ill IHb"l1t Im~ hcen tle~'dor)t',d I·, j\'I:u:illf' Oh~ct\nliuJi Squadron Six, 1'1 ... Ilid .sysl("m of lr.,ilillg a wl'ighl m .,!i~tl" hom a line lowered hom tll" l,l11rl '. CI,H1lll<luly e"lIt1d "R'hillg:' was j ,Ii (litH" 'LLI';HH~!lldlJrv [ IIr several reasous, T!r~ Iii" ill\ al'illlJb "lnr1~ I JI '11 JllIlI<'d 'ill alt'l tli!' pick-llj'J has bean aCl.:olllpliiJh(·rl. I~ is
Illei'S"1!I' Ilicl-IJI

;;w,Hf1lW~"~:-"-"~'--"_'-'/f-~-""@'~;' '
.r,,1

eO ckpil.
IV

Th rapul tnlll~it "p rsonno] 'llIl'ier" ill I its srljdalJ~' d('~gn(ld cnuu- (see •A'h;w:;, :"pl., PUg!,' 2 ) W 'lit into 11'lion
.Bu~'all~('
HI!"

,·tI

1J«('(',:;ury
w('igill-

III

use

.111 ,'sl1"'1Ii exeessivc

·1"

·Cflmt· 'F the \ t"11icl • 111 ,1rivC1' W .. 5 u bit' tv cv,j)1$ cltreellv to the tail of Ih" plntll::_ Ilts lIS Istun] p1!H'ccl lh,· ,lItlg :.rnLII1c1 tile lu!;clagl1 Ju~l Iorwnrd III the
jJ[I

im1Jl<.'uillll·lv.
HIt'

crauc

iii rnount-

hl"ll} ill HOO"
DETAIL

• '111jWrI1I11):(e,

-\1 th

instant

the

')illl!

was

lhe 11 ppan'lI I 1\ i"J, 1\ salisrll<.'t"f) poillt jor <lltud,illg lhe 110e to rh p\nrll' IS nul avail:11.1". ,ulll it is e lC 'Illdy duugoruns [0 hold
lu prevent

tr:ll1111g

(lie LilJO III the hands. Although IIf' II/l·· III' a n'l'] wv"I,1 ('Iunilml<- snnrliiur, tile S:IIJ"U 'z{' ut 1h ('uckptt Mil III 'k \11 s~ttsf,wl .. r) att:1l'hlng j'1<lilll~ 1I1ak,. II... reel j, 1J[lf1u,ltku hi ... TI~~ Ik~ [VI:' ilu<llt} ('\,01\"1;[1 ilft!'!' experlnu-n >llinll is pil1ttu'(·tI ill t'v' .1CCIl11111t\1IY-

11 consists of a mild ster'l lit 1 , iudl rrltlllcl ~tnLk,Ill.} rt'''~ 11l"~. C;'tIPljl., NIt! vJ rJIIl}k. On« (!lid of tlll~ md i" h lit Itl Iorrn .1 lw";~ (,ff't< d'/III /t'g \ ancl a supplementary huck i~ w.-.lrlnd em I. p "I th .. I, lld I" JOTIII • graVl'J,· dIt"(_·I. \\\.ldlil\! uu Lop III tho bend PT<'''l'l"Ili the
JII)! wl.lwilll!:.

-,).1

,/1 till' ring ~1tj>1 flll;tLl!h [he 111",k 00<' tn prl· veut l:atdlil"lg again, The Inl foul h'ng-Ih hriJjgc~ lIlt' ~1'lI.pph' f'lIt1 u1 'lJ.~ d "i(,,, l'v'e .. with lb.· rlh~,'rn'r when it ,~ rerrnered to n-niov nu- -llll~t·. B~ lis «wn ""night. U1f' d¢vicl.: will trail I_I 1111 ulIglt' 11 appI"~ill1l<1tdy !lOr> !It 711 1111311, J.!h ing abll111 5 \.'ll r ~~I lW](II\ IIII' W h1'l.01"I"lIlel'
T

rigged. the {1rivcr hoisted t11(' phn ,vhile hls as~fstallt moved tIll' pilol ",leU'. The trapped pilnt 'W[lS extricated frIllfi Itt- l'pck~ l'fl !II~I frHlr minutes tt1t~ Lll'" ;lhm'n WIJS soundr-d, which was 1,"55 limp lh"l1 11 look TIl{' lnunl'U\"l"llbil!L} of Ib{, h1gh-~ll"'c(l c"'tluipllIl:nt was
rpjipIIMlbl", f(lr Ih,\ hIlIl11ttii1[f' leSCUI""llIn1)'7~' the l' \lIlth'(' 11,ud[ S of 1111' Tl'gldllUun :II th .. sc,.,n<·

rtf

J;lIIVJlg'1" I'q,utPlHl.'lIf

W arrive

th" accid('nt,

lIIudifled by AS ~\I...-\~IEII'" and till! G:'Il"Vl)I'ld and HtH' J.lv cranes, fl

r:m;;]~ v..hld,

"1')

[11('

If· 1.11 g[llppll'

IHJOk ,

t'I'~""'-g,' line
•\t1II C'hill/!,

Frmn (lmlillg

till thr- weld .

end oj Iwnk. 'tid IU I" all 'll~u tu llw
wllh

nil' end

"I tit·

Dl,ul~' J5 ),I'lnt

1m, tl1t'
rill:,!

a .~nKLIl ,'no"ll~b radh1l> !If Lf1ud til" 1· entlrv ulludling vn I 01 rud to

lw plIslwd whr-n

tllJ'ulIg)1

righl llralll h!!Juillg I!<!!lr. ,'hU5, h heud i~[lush U tll1-IJllgl, II II' ring :llIil pulled luiok, tile rod h :1!lllcbed fjrm~ 1.-, IJl!1 pm)' wi "I lit' IIml d,IWIJ ill II \prlll'lll T'lall~. Retm(·timl 1'1 J,ook, ..\ l(IJlgll •• If lh·~jble:. 111~d~lcll~'llp:pcr nnt£'Jl1IlI. wir' is uttllc,Lmd It IIr mt! n ill Ille Illl' ~ag(' j;,'lllPl'll' ,;JW, 30lld S('()urt!d lO IIIl1 IUllln o.'1'(l5~hl'a('·,> hcI,i'ld til." J iI"t's S",,\. Thl« permit" lifting (!t!l de' I~'l> up fro III 11 tr,dl:in' fl" llinn r 0\'
r/·11Im 111 "f rnessagC''!-,
"1' dl~ellgllg<i'I11I'l1r

1111 !lU'

th,· tow bur .11 tlt!:Liug

lr~~

rrash W~$ approxlmately 34-70 (",d. TIll' ('<ash obit-d, tI'lI~ ·limilll.lilig ,111\ lhllI (,:(·r nl t'111111'nlt'rH IlloL1fflell I,) I he .stMiotl arrlveJ elmo J;lf' ttl IUildil1g 1:!{'lLl' or pluuc in "a;I" Hrst, Till G-arWn"d l1(fllipm "nt llfl'l\lI'J liLt' l>'TI1I111Ii' IliJ()k.~ sh'I,J~l ,n,l)! \LH)l" ~tl1ill lIbjt"·I'. '11(' hooks sLmhdlt"II;'11 nut 11fl'W 21t !"l'rl1ld,~ 1,111 uud till' Ilil~' Ci L~ crane 'f, Tl'ls TIlU wus nn ;1 '[ r H.,in.:: ,I lJghl I)in,· J.I"lt. '" \ lit!" h<}1:l1~ wla millu! later, )lanl-~lu'flL~'e 'rIHI\\'''~', mid it 1\ .m:;h Wl'W used (0 support til(" Irtf'SS,'Il:<' pkk-II[I Iirll' AtlvmlliJgl's ,if tll't'il't, Tl.ls r <1.[., ('ol1sidl.'l"ahly off VII' nrnwav it b UHubtFul if 1111' Ba~' ell) eraru-, Il(lt'tJU.s1" "I jrs ,"":1 ilub Ie. ';lS) to upornte ;'Ilollhod (11 pkkw(>ight, would he lIl,l" tn 1}r<11.,..;cl 0\1;' tIl ... ill!! I(P Ino'~Sllgl'~ pr"n'lLl1, (allglll'g "I ltues. !Utl!lt: saud, TIl(- v..,\'I'ouJ cmne would It is away Irum ccnu-r lim' ()I llir~''''lfL :UlJ prl'\,"nt~ lhl('~ f'HIUU;J, hdJ wheels. '11",0 )LUI.,. \illltJar diffi"lIh_ TLlld ct"ri:lllil} w""ld hog down lwfurf,;' ll,1'" P!tfS,"llJtJl carrier. pilot {'un sif;(h1 un I1w wJwl'l. lhl!~ <liding
LWlt'C S(;£'JI{' ,,[

Tlu- ~(lh litl'l'l h(lpJ,.~ 111'111 WI till] rml \\ill slrtli!{IIlL'" Iml l'1I,ilv II tb ev srriko 3n:

1111 d,ree \ ,·lli"lf'S were ti 111 ed.
til \11('

simulaled

er Ish w.ts

pr-rFnrJn('(l

ill "hici,

The dis-

lilt' ~illI11hlh'd

llilll

ill ll11illg

Ill-'

11[1 (',,11['1

'1[

J1l<'s~a"e

Tiu-

,ulV-"II[agl' of Itlldllg " n,hidl'

\~IU\

al the. attarhtng hnnk £rum tilt' rint:( "{1 tho dghl IUllt!iug g{,ll,L P]j'_,ihl". bmicl ...d wir!'
Ii S lIoll-lallglJlLg PWW1'"til'~, T~'dulhlj/, f'lj II,W', TIle !I~lok i-l> stowl'll lJIs[rh tile 1)11111,' 115 ,<t.anrbl'd '·quJprn'II[. ntt:w1illlto! ~Itl fllnlurd, WlIl·n thl" (lbS!'rII'r ,'UlIIl, " pi·1.. "ll ,l I1I"~sag., II,' 01p... I, 1

".l~ ,.ho.~(>11 fnw

iwJgil.g ~i,~ ,I<'pl h pel' ,,'()titlll.1 til IIUW hi((1J or loll' tit pass ()I('t ll()Ic'~ Tht'l't, ilo iii I J"n ~~r of llljllJ"ie~ fr,,,,, sLlnppcd liliI's Ilvil1g; b!llJk l11tn (;()~,kpit.. 1'JII' lit'l ii'" l'liJllinllll'~ hulk,' n'"I~ pr "IItf't "Oll rI prcvllll'li]]),{ de I'i{,C'5 , Sine' the fill." ,1,'\'(,I')PIlWll I three pill It" hn~1' !lltHl" [wel1t~' suc('\~>.<;iVI· pick-np" ,;,at'h with 1m II1j~S';" y.,{, mu::l nil )lilM .• tr,· elllhm.ia.~HI! about till' Illt'tlwd Tilt· 11 id' l\~\S d"I'(')uped ..\ jlun!ly 11) tIll" CQm.mnndiTl~ Om~·t')' and ~'b" EllgiIJl,I"r. tug fIlt..")' "f Y\l0-6. wil!1 >til pilOl ~'Oll
plt'k'll[l IJ{II'.'. Ilild (

.111«'

j II

tIll! crall!.: 1)111,llItf'd OIL U1e tOTwtlnl part of ,II' L1"w~ lel~ th,' IIrh er 1Jri Llg it iilt" pt)~iti"IIJ witJ.UII[ '111, mflllI"Ll\"'nlig. An) ,~hid,' rCl_(lIfl'C'u h. ~lOll "lid had: ill SUrlU is HalJle to beC'onH' b()j,f.f{t~c1 down for It lllilA "lIilur;b pl"'rind Itl lil(lhl' It Illdf"l:llIul as crash cquipnt ul. ~ BuAer
"peed rnQd.ifi d Cllmrnl',It-Th· ilnd ma:neuvI!l'lIbility
lite

advantage!i

of

~u~ v"hicle

in a crash res· obviow •• and therefore .h"

rfJ but il"lg

V(lI'1~'

hIe

.s11!!!H"s!illlt

....

\\ ml _,lid !lut ,,(, lbl'
111t~ LIllo iJlllll ' in t

hj~ thilll ha III [

dUM_

pnHs tile !tonk
1'1.111<:,

f(lf'

TIll'

Crash
):A~ ~III!\\ jj,g

Gear
lIL('

Proves Its Worth

1111111

.\.L.L,u,:TU.-

11 no~,~ high attitlldt' It! :lP[lr"TIllmh",' 60 mph, 1I1l'1Srt· Iur;llu [hI' UJIPlU ell I I"ind in I eludlY. and enl1~jp!l it I" 1,1",\ no I" r]irr'dl I<lW:tr(1 rll., t'lld 01 tile hoor... >1Stll~ f'!!J:II"n-<or pm'I~'s H llow'. I.. lllE' r[lIg II} fill' rlgLJ[ lalldjllg Q;PtJr uud uitJ.dws It. Tt'st flid'I~,llwv",d 11m (~lrrI' J IId ..1) i"I'~IJl<Tlt,i.l '1111 Pl"t~llIlld 1.tl'urngec[ fl'I' sf'cflnt\, VII 111t'1~ lil'sl t1'\ 'It lItt.I~'J hi\! Iii,' !llItlk \1 hil,' ill I!i\lhl. ulIlll1I~ l\PV"rcnt win.-l C'o\ls\·d ,H difTkuhi s ~II all, D"tachuWIII io l'lIsicr yet. (;{Jnsl~l!ng fiIl'Tel} <If plI~hillg f"rW,trd IIllIn tile nlloll·hillg h"uk I':; Frote nl the rmg Ulld thpl1 !lr:lwillg tI,t! \ 'Jltlh· lliillg Imd .. \hmu~ll 111"

"l'~md ir;~t.alICf' cn,'dll'l'llc,';" of ILigll.spc('d

personn,,1 cart'ier i a ",,,Icowl' addition La [he hellvie. 'but slower ..pee;"J. i:l:ed lifting equipme.nt alrl'ady provided by DuA" .., Hnweve[. ·th" neW unk is primnrily a Jir~l-ajd emcrg.enc)' a.ppl!au_ce (or Oll

ligh plan..... and ~hou.ld he w;·d 10 supplement ""ther tb" .. replace existing e".,ip.
<}

u....

;o...t\S 10"r ·,-:li.Vl RH' ,I~-A Lllrp{'(l" ,Jj"c ""[,,bur lni)K oIT hom Ilere rece],lh ,Ill :\ 111111111\"k_" [figllt. Dllriug tL., IlIght it
\~U~ fOTced tlJ I1I(Lk~ an t'm ..... el1t'y wat g

h,pk nil: of III e1l1M'" g"l1c.\' >lml W,lS In'~1 to Hml tIll'" ditohed pilot The YJl-:J plan' rn.]ioi-'ll t,le pusitiliH and "tl.. fl.JaIt,,·d illft""Ull("lif)!i .!r 10 the P"hn,<,nt tUW!:T. A PBY ill t"t· :tn'l1 1un!l~ ,~I ",IU pi"k.ntl lIjl I],,, pilot (hninjured \,
·ll1mlillg._. ,\ tmlll.iug lHf!.'lll

\'H-13
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iUlInediatt"l)

h{!i\tiug

",hilt-

tile

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WilS lolllnrIiJlJ.llw.

29

NAS QUONSET INSTALLS REFINEMENT OF G.C.A.
11 till rq leirul con f ro J s L'UP " i(" ltil L'!1rIIl"1I11 enu (1t>jld tlre er Tit
Z[) 11('

:tllt(:;IUid ill

,HI"

dlrc 'nflll and lrru 1\' ialek IIl'l.rrt[]itlf' 111(1ulfitutlc ul (lit, pIUl'If' ap· 111'3rillg. 011 11w fll'ighl rim]irlg ~rid,

Tilt, loaf!. dt·lii,W pn'Y;'llt-'111 1111\\ .1111'iii); hilt! wentbo: w!t,·" [1lull('~ .1.tI' "st;l("kf'd" ,II tl irrCfl'11 t altitudes ulld Wclit
Illlkd

llu-ir 111111 to 1.llld ",mIlt> 1.lIw;h l'lirlliIN L1ris Ill'll Cr.A. SVSLt!lII, CIt',lI'~'I

]li'I'M'nl;!IHIlI

and

illlrnm'('d

L"plJPIIIl'"L

"ill l't'I'lIlH .It'("llrnk "lvlilr survr-illnuco -uI d 1'1\1 "I' ~·tl\)11'01 til ~,-'\'," I,ll pld III"~ .1 r tilt: "111'11(' time,

P
lH£ HEIGHT fiNgER ANT~NNA 15 MOUNTEO ON A 67·FT TOWER TO HIMINI'\Tf GR.OUND CLUllER

I

I'

lilt! i'!Jd jIlIn IIll' lJllldillt! ]1:rlll :iI u, rapi I lill'-' ~" t lrat ttl< lI'wl itiuu lrolll
II

will h" rrhited ah, III t lIlt held
lll Ill'

C

Search and He.'ght Finding Antennas are New Features of Station's Radar System
'):\!>i l{nrrUI' firWJncIIL ill
illi

I"I'Sl.

\ er, will hr the c ulruliz Ilion ol .11I illstTl'lIn 'nt II t'atlll~r fwlH1" de-

all

llil \Jd\ wCCltlwr

\'S

I:Ile~1 ,'I'·

<I;w(lill<fsvs-

h,L~Iwell compk-led, and the new (;rllllud r,onll'ullcd i\pprmll'li h'af1k ~I'stNtl H ~ ,0\, S <)I'f):-':~I ~r Po I""I' is ill For' t npcraUoll,
11'111 enl!' 11t'~\'

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of

its

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[rmn

iustulled

11I1Y\I,jWI"("

is

lIpC'wtl,d "OTTl-

th~

mrpurl

'(mh'nl tower .Hld

mlvanlllgl'S ulreudv proved ~\JUI) ·Bcmli,,,CA pili; t, (I 1l~\\ d .... • V!CPS which will Instantlv idenufv drcrafl ill I hL' approach p:~tteru :111{I d h'rmiut' lilt' ,dUt1UJt' "I' ";lah pluue. '!.mrtll lind ht>ight lilldiilg :llIl(>llIl.I.~ JIIIH' been raised 011 67·1t, steel towers Til order tu hdp elimiuulc "W)Lwd dllltt'r" t';1 used II" nearb uhstacl . Hadar clrcults I,a\(: been imprnved aut! ppe'r- .. tors will b ... nllnwed precise visual presentutions ol tlte :30-mile 'ky-spl1t'<· u rOlll) d HI:' uirfi e ld. III lid d in 011, fe We I' cuntrollcrs will he required, Tlw higgest of 011 a(]Y'U1lagl',s, h,~wIlillt,!> lilt'

or

,'ICt'S ill the ,lirr()J'L control l'll\\f'l. .'\II inlormnlion r ceivcd hy tlwso' instru1I1eTlt Is (~(I til u control mum locabxl dlreotlv beuealh IIle ViSI1,1i (:'(\lItrul lowe)".- thus limu flUng: tlu- 1I,t'd Iur ~Cplll·"tl:' prows for iHsITIiJIlt'Hl wcathor ,mel nurm II1 (:0" [-<1('1 t'nwc r I!pc fit h ruts, J II contrast III sets IIOW III use, 'h mobile',A trailer 11l1H employed j;i\t 1)r't~dsi(1TI iustrnmeul J,llIdjrJ~" n''ll tit('~ nil npcrutors niul 11I1I. !) "plugged iu"

SP{,I"1I11'1.-'t'1111iIIIJ!,~ will 1)l' ~I'l lip, :ltI(l N AS VI'Oi\SI.;'L' PUJI'.T will Ill' IJ IL' ~\"l'lIl' nl ruunv ~t~lil-S, TIIl!s\" Il'~1 ~ will .I'l (,fi(!I'I1IH1l~d with 111(' wnr], III I-ii,' IhlilL'.-l States 1\ uvv A II' ~:Wt,L;lI. b,;JJillI:.';S.
I"

l'lllllllJbt,,',l c,mrmthl,,\ mil] will, 11nlc 11,'lav lTnr' II hi~11 I,ll' 01 IIISjl'IIITWlri

II", ,til wa)'s t-u the ~r(lllIld

HI'-

to service nnv runwav,
Ooe of Ih~ two n~>v.'.devtees to beGCA TRAILER OPERA'TORS

I;'UlploytJd is

R

s\,porat

very !Jlgl [re-

litlll
'1II\HL£5'I'OW1",

n. 1,

I'\AAS

Still newer refinements are boill!!, [lilm ned or each l\ ttv)" insI U.1I11 ti on 0f Cround outrolled A pproneh. luvexligntion into improved CC,.... e"juip-

r

1l1eJlts

will he given a high priority
search

011

list and fixed installutiou development will prnvidr- snperinr p(,l~ [nrmarrce, greater economy 01 muiuteu,wo€' and r quire r wer p rsnnnel. n'I'

Ihl:i

lHf

SEARCH

SCOPE AND HEIGHT

FINDER SCOI'.

'luellCY rower

lei utilication n

illdi(;'lltor \ hil'li

sulLillg in greater (I emil economy than is posslble hy usinj1; ubsoletc mllbill' equiptneut ~lf wurtim dcsi~ll and
munut.ieture.

llashes f)I,1 a c:mnpll~ rose the henril1~ of .my plane eornmunicuting, with the

This beam uuirks IL plano's exact positiun ill relntion to the airport, thus el imhJaliJl~ unv eunlusiou U5 1(1 lite Idcntit of planes ill Ihe Vil'itli1Y (.I~ they llPI\ r:ll'
'Ill (Ill'
'e(;(

voiee rudin,

or the 27 Navv C ,A st;!HClII,~ plunued Jnr lise in [11(' United Stutes. 24 are !lOW In r 1111 (1)I:'1'U tinu, I'lli'
:'\I:l\'Y

also

tllli>

sh!HOIlS

ClIll'l':llfll!,l

.dJJ'lJl1<J. Th ~ final objeotiv« is UII' d·, veluprnoul of "II airport lrn Hie cnul n II
svstern Ior thl'll(j~lt(lllt lhr- opmnHoll
dftilnl-~ of
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at

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III

lIw wllI'leI
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t II11UU1'

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THE P!UCI510N AZIMUTH
,&

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H!lteI11l11. jllllicatjnll~

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EUVATl.ON

SCOPES

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30

New Medicine, Old Compleint
r-..A,,\,S m,"lth, Bu"t r ..~'ej d Training Squaclrou \·T ..i1.C, lil.'ltlg SNj-Iyp .. nin'raft from her > lla~
'.Uh\~TSS FIEl.!l-lli

~lIdl ,I I?u:;ilioll us It> minimize the plissih1tlly ot its b~ing "ll'rJo(1ket1, J.S has hflpJWII<'1::1 ')('t'tls!OImlly \\11th till' conventiunu \

Winter
l'U]

Flight Gear Oleayed

wa\e·{,f! system,
.. in BuAtlr nighr C()m","n/~ThiJ appears
[0

1""'11 t'UIWf"nlftl with IJI(' tilt! pruhlem o'l I,re\ tOoling wheels-up IIITldill!,'"S [Iuriug
ttiglll
illl!

b..

a d"l'~r

solution
la,ndings.

to

1I

.:bJlon1r dH~(ulty

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Wl"<llinHi'.

IO:xpl."ri,'nr:c hns ~11<!\11I lhnl a 11j\ul l1mkII II/gIll blldil\g_ lunks f:lrliler uhl;ml 1lor", when lIIuJ-ing n tIny 1:1I1dhll,!. Herux-, Iii 1111"'11 does uol see l\ 1'",1 Very's :>tl1r
fll'..d [rum the runway
JI,t} I!mC-I'I'~ 111)"i ..

11,,11 011Uu.' hilitlilig t'tld vj' Ih" dlllf rnn\I "y. I"l'\ ionsl} II... u~lI,LI 1Il'IIdJIIg gear~llHllt'l .uul rllnwa~ duly olliet)f "'Wll11wll wltl, \"''1,''' l~i~tol~ )"1\'1- h 'PI! IIUlit:I"! til pro'wlIl Jl,i l~]Jl' lit 111M",,,. Si,w., r1J1~

HYDRAU.LIC

TEST

EQU!PM~Nl

SPEEDS

CH~M'ING

I1t'W llght\ vdgld uerouautiwlnter Uiglll gear, approxnnntely 90 ~lljt~ut1mprisi,ng shirt, trousers, juckel, (.O'!' ernll ,!,lJd detachuble parka. hood W ere issued 10 TI1:<k F')H-'I' (i8 011 .nmretlc Operulim! IliJt.fl It.mp. A n'l1(lrt 11:0111 thE' i1IJ$ANU1\ uffil.'illl '1hS!'l'ver, which st],pplementeil previous repnrtx Iruiu H~'A~:l! ppr~olulel. commenb-cl fn"VorRbly upon tl III insulation, wind-pruo] .. ness, WdtCI'-pr<)()jJlI"'li~ und Jight weight of the se j!n.nn(lllts, Ceneru] I} 1111' trousers, il~,,]i..l'l and (Il.qd were worn over statllbml underwear (n 101 wuulen }, xurnrm-r Ilrin':: slIlt" IIr dungun-e trousers and d lamhr:~y shlrts, wonl ~hir\., uud .~wr"kr, (,llVer;lll.s 1"('1(' ~i'!d()lIl wurn oxeepr liy Llt'rsflIuwl '·\Ll"~I'.1 or 111 .tit '1'SI.1I;"'1 .. I LI,· PB~t durIug ILight> \\'1'10'11 It'mpNU\UI"I'S !If mluus 5~ I"

'to el'ulnat"

Landing
pt,'nnH:<

\,/A" J 'IeMON\ 1l,1.I'(-E!lll,ipIJ!P~li oped .d lI,is stmion b) a civilian

Gear

Check

Aided
rlevolCITI{)I'l. t... •

~flJ",und t'(1[1I't'nivII1 uperutiun <lnd cl", ..klug of hHldlf.l)f geurs aucl d!lur~ wit-huul wj,Hilig for till' "y'H,tul1L phuHh;IIg h. Ihe cookpn III h[' crnupleted. '1'111' 111('1 hlld i" \ ,11\ CI; IJ,(' Ill' ,,1 ;t .:;d{",lSAFETY OFFICE!! CUTS NIGHT FLYlNG HAIARlIs

equlprneut

r..l'lh

did

nu! prove

100 por

x-ut ••(-

lor \ .~I\'t' und rclie] valve nurl are phlgg~d ,nit. II.... Ial1tiillg gCM up ulI{l down Hrw.... Thl"~~t. \ alv _. (,lit tIff IhL• res! nf ,
t!3L' II.} druulhH"illl,'fO'lltKL l'ystl'UI

t· H~ I J}rt'\"·IILivt' ineusnre, an

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ttlT

nl:,:I,L II) lug I'h~· qllndnill s

o(lt'tlllillllS

cl,,,,t"lo\ll,.J

hy

, hile hln\lulg '!I'ar and doors art· nper.rted f,'1' dl!'l:killg purposes, TII" addililJl1 of' a [''''f, su-re gu,,!' tn III e test l:'qlliplllf'lIt I'lfllbl'lo lilt· '11~l1N'111l t" l,I1l<~k lilt, \lresstu'c lhrounhour lhO! (est.

li.'W

HJltl ",,·r U..• stundurd leather winter lIigl.1
gt',lr. ~I:'J:b
....... l1l 1\'!lWlf'r

I,I<'r

IkAlrn <'I,lthin!! generally rulll('(-O it the NUIY stundurd wHll!"r dullJillg

rn~u;

I~l H'· "'1'!ljJJ'~M 1!:~ 1{looEw .•.l!l \

Clomp Protects Flap Assembly
11{

I 1'1" 1'<:11(11'1 ~IM"dlhal BIJAJ;;H IfUlIHmI [.It ).. ,t WPW t>(Jnsiclerml 25 per ..
nil,.,

ill .. llighl>'-l'ffk';"lil
itelll!>. O

II,I~ l}pl'(_) !I ,,1,,1111110 prt'l ent dllltl!t!;(t· \11 tlu' \\1111111011 h'alill I~" rHi']"II't'ri bItlis Il1l1lJl ~lIl1'- ~ L")W 1 IILIP slidL' tl uriu ~ it'rlll~pl1rttl!i01' 0i1L1l1111f'<1 to shuu- rlln-ctlv lownnl lallding .u.d st,)t,'gJ·. 'Iil'l'rllft .~ ,ttl .ul\lIlil'lI.t1 'ill'''''~ "I \\'>Ulllnf~ Till' (laol!, SI'HJ1~ "IHily in place ...,rns~ I" 11", (llbt. 111\ 1"1 I'T lj~~"1 nhl~ ,1111] Illl'\':s Ill., tIll!, ,1,\ ,'rl,' I)i~lt>ib <In fi,l'" IJ\' II 1:2-\ .,ir s<'llIbl,\ III d"wd l\ns1ti<lII. J'u'\ lousl" 111< ""It'Hull! \·IIl'I'(!.IU!d \" till hllIL~''''' \ 'lilt : I'.! I, Ii" oInIPllll.!l:'· "I lie Ii 11111"",,1 ... to I''; \llll~ II! I~H)" It 1'1< 'l'r~~.I'tv III l1W ,I 2:1-\ "It 11""11
lilt' IIIJ(i;rulllal. III

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;!lIIL';

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th., rriggl'I' .mll (lI!lt"T~ >II 1111 III Ihe' III II '\I II Willi lIlt' 11111\\!1) dqh ,Mll"1 ,lilt! till' \'",:1'\', lli~I"I~ ,IUd i\ldl' )1111'1' J,O It. up 1\ nit! 011 tl,,,, I.,",liltg Il,d

ClAMP

HOLDS
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FLAP

ASSEMBLY

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pblll' t\ I~ " '11ft, 11 prl'Jl"ick" (\\'11 ,ld!liliIlIIH J Itm's .I"J ,I rNl II'ltfJIIII ~ IiI!II! 1",,11 110m, II" lamtlJlg rllf1Wn" 0111,1 11

When I his 111'VlIm'd 1"1110 II II' J1t~[ls \\'1'''' ll,,~.~J, t 1](' slid.' l,v"I'IaPIli&J I lit llt,p lmel \\ ns spht. nt'lllltl'(.'lIIl·lIt (It II... Illwnrt:t ~Hlli' 11H'1I \1 ,IS h~q\lir('(1. '1'116 "],,, II P' l:J.11I b~ 1'(1I1m('.1 ('"sih t., dl'HIl Or i(I tl"l"IlIII w,nk L!ll II,,· vowl 1:111]1 1l5~t .. nllli,,~

'J Tfi, \ r') \"'Tlc:-L"I\rt)l ,o"'J", .. I,',,n Twn II J;\""d WlI, IlIllispll~' ,"f USl"l (,Jlgluc till. dlltp]l"J,I,· lu<"l uUll !lti .( Mk 11 Iii 1mb I"tilt·, I~ wlll't'ltid 1llldl!t all ~!ngill\: In.jug t'J'lmllll,d nlld thl' ; til tkruw'd iliin tli( fill", (111 ,tliIiM. TIl<" (II') slrai,wr P T"111~ ,b.u[1 ","l('~k rtf tin "il\ ,·,,"dlUul1. TIll' 11111 [;Ill!. is "l1ipli~,<1 by "pl'.III'ng tue olraill "lUll: flt 11... hlllhlJ1l Til" iJt"il '1U1W t-rn'if l'hlf'r, J ,J, 'Hl'" nlld D. F:. Sn\llh,
"IIlIIIJ
.[j\

31

,()[;Ulr

40000

a slow blJflJillg 'fin; can combustor "ftef the Il-ngillt'i~ otherwlsv properly cool cl and shut down, Dum aged bearings will b TI·plact'o ;l[ SIo'r. i~'('TI,~t and h ests will CUllI inue, ]JO-I'-::'OA I'urbll-j(,[ englue Nil, 1'.
illdlr.:<llt'S ill

Tb/l>

minut s of lest time at ;'1 tuuO ('eet \lUriD!!: ruutine lltght, P,iloCs llrst il\llin(liou uf ensuir 'I! ~7fllrifll Iailure was sllght. loss ill rpm. ,U: '(JJlII':lIl)'ifll,( det~f'lIS" ill turhiee lIu!·lrl IJ'11111<'ntl1lr(·" nnd a slight v illl'a1ioll,

fail

I

afl"r

.,8

hnurs,

nineteen

Thl. lifll""r ",;'1'1" Ib," ]r. <\1I1l1lI [1I"'I'lm R-.~1HJrtl or S(lJ''\."i!:!v 1'1,1''=;"1,. NA1', ·Pjllllx,,·nt~ .all.' d "" nut Il,,,,,\,,,.. t'll~ t;,l1~ \ n"A,,\' Il..l"'~ .

ulll~-r ill

parrs, !ncludfllg

lllrhilll'
$llHW

_,I"tll,

Ippl!:lf

f'WI,1I '11t C'()III]itl<11l

SC~2 C257 Hours] Dust ,hi ,JeI fur j~ck screw broke at g'~al (,';1, lLfWT B 1.9 huurs tl[lilrutilig I1m\·. 111~tallulirm iJ; .1 mltractnr's lIlocUlic,::tlilH. j" cnrr 'cL 1"reiUJll! Ira ubl e, "\Jler 2,57 hcnrs tt'sl tim!!, Illt~nlllw air cloo stuck II'I;,I",'IIY Twtwl'l.'o ,,It''nll\l,, ajr !1t1~lli!ll nnd direct (HI" posillou. Tottll
Alternote Ai, Doo' Motor.

Iuilure LJ! No, Hear bearilll!" nil seal appn.renll, lr:\iJ-d U'~ HIe! permilt ..d Illhri(:ilting "iI to "~~'Hn inln .ornhustnr uud be burned, !L~ L>'idot)cc of utl "1111 1>'((' Wu' pTI'\'Hle11l, Left euatne showed
'1 \it'IIThl\! as lle_~cribcu ah(l\(' , 'nginlo f;lilllrl'~ were resuh. 0 illll~I""rc"11dm,1l1l); sillg]" "llgllii' 11[iI"rll!,nn witl, "~Itlil.l selector valve tUTI1I'ci LO the "HOIII Ou" llusith"" wnh llji~ IIh f' In "Hnl), On" j'10,i!ioll nnrlone I hrottle e1os(JIL
IFlIIly

[l;'1Jl:illl' wa~ ilntlJetlliltc.ly hili duwu. and :11rrilulw was tlJleY»tetl onl}" 011 th... fllht<l' "II ':::ll1<,J lit! IIg J',.tm~ill~I~'r of 1l1\tl.11. II" "'Lig;!l1l1ll shuwecl l\1I tlu- t!lrbill~ blnde's (0 I,., h'll"llt.'u oJl ut lbt.' uiid-sectlrru \'([l1lll1y .tr(jll\lrl Lil,' pl'npltel)'

him

l'pLof.

Although

('[uIS, ,

of- failure

fir the

turhilS

"Ill L~"'1i ,I:'t rJllili 'd, fl 1& hdit'H..J that prl'l i(llTS irnprnper sllIgle engine nperntlon, ~i!!llllIT HI Lh:11 in fnllures uf ""glues lOS. J'-411()()(4 U1d P--400005 may I.uv;' been ,l

t"lJ,trlilnlil!l,!

Iurtur,

11'11"<,1 ui (iul'r wns <Jill' illdl whell illl~'JHL1tilig (0 rHO\'~ dUQr to eilhur nostuon with ('\wk!)[l euntro! wItt-ii. 1"01'1111 1'111>1 er

<'!llll1gh JO"1 wlll

\ aht'

1"'"

10

II II Lill 1.1ill It

~I"w fin: ttl combustor.

tl'rl)ll~h

I lit,

(\LlllI))

Inboard FI~~ A.<e'mbly. ft('r 18,\J2 hom'S Iliglu Ihlll' III TIll. II, l1J71).1 IUld R.14 l"lIlT'\' ill BlI~n, )1]7.'58, flll·,cer)t l,rtl1 e Jln~h ril ets III lilt' 1l1l.i1ing edge nf the inhllard II. p~, P Il\! R-k3-t-1 -4--1 OOB, were

seu] It!'" 101'11 <lIJd jll nrmod dour. 111ercuscd e!f'Jli req uiw( I tu UIJt'l"II~' dQIJ1~ caused limit !<witcl ..-s 10 d'jse prernuturel Limit '"·ltd",·!' oI Dmlor nrc (wl'lokd 1.v h'lI~illll Ilt CUlllprt· ,ion of Sc:n;\,' Jilek shalt, H"('(llll1IwnJ that posHi"(l JUf"dlllllkllliimil S'I [tell." 1.1' f'IIlJlluYI'J ~md Ililit m"ld~d );(;"sl<d Ill' j'(\plac()d lw fU(lll1 flll)lwr g!L~lwt,
:'IiI hhc\o.t
ll,\klll,t

:111 dl1J'ill-!l wlglt· <' cll!,(iJ]l' II!Wmtlllll I,~as i"llows: \V1,tJl1 throt11,· I. .. ,·h.St,d (-]1. dlllllII vulv« npt>m illg .
,ll,LlII)) \ pr':S~lIl'"
Il'II "l'I1Wf
'l\:)S('S

OjJ,·tatinll

of

til

h(1

a 11I1H'lil)1I or

till>

pr,'s..".. ,,' HI u] 1'!JeIlJ11t~S .1 J'l1ndil'l'J nf ttl' .dttT.1I-1 fuel blll1,l"r pump
I' (L1I111

Tlli"

:tlllili'

RIser,

-\Jtl'r

HI;'! hl1(1r~

fI)

[I I.e;

time,

p"~"SUH" ,'\;0111 1'5 ll,~i, iN mail1l,uJLf'U 1110: P ls-I ()I , \ ilh tl fll 11 '" Il'll'llp \":111 r-. P"'SSHre I~plow llil't<1I1 \ at" 1'1"" 11U'.q tile'

i'"rnd tn 1)(' loosened. II-lodiHp.d Lru;Iit'-1' ril ~,ts. \"IJ -If'iA D-1-.Q, were- ilJ~edl"d itl "'1l1l'" il,tM-, WS between ol'h.!;inal rIvets \\it], tlJP The! ""u.d~ Ilil till' Iow ... sid j)f r 11100IIi'll skill, [1llPL"f Hop skill was- counterBllilk J/ !o" lJ) 111!nllit II IigJll th'll lit {k~ ""'l/Ii("I'/ 11m( trallil1g e.lg", of inii'HIt« lh.ps hl ~!,ul ",deii'd in ;1""I)td:.J)II.:t' witll
I'Trll,ttllLl',' Engine Ai, 1I~~"I1(III ()lIt1,(!lard Duct CORRado"
H,I(IS.

1'1~1'Tcracked ,,1r('lIllIf"l'elilIiJfl :,pPrJI),'ilJ1:'1wly live 1.rwl u'~ frOIl! Hunge. Til i~ b Hn;L h..lure rlf rnrxlified cxl must Si-~t('n' i P,"p e jJ". G".,,,",O'. Prllp\'Ikl' 11lll1h,ti In-rn 2()O '1"11 ['"I(11V tu WO rpru llbovI' the ,~. ledud rpm, G!)\ \llilll( Wl'!~' r..,l1l1\ I'd, aud r,lil,r I ttl,.·, (;urli<;; /;., JOl'i'm), W;lS
fnmlcl [lrt'~Slln'

~pring Inrce ,111"11', nborLI [) p)<i. When up' sl III ~~ 'JI! eugiu s,·r"(,(pr \ ;1]..'1 awl 111l·rF!'w." ~111I1:s flA' all f,",1 nil" (II til{' (111~ne. the 15 lJ,j tllw\ l! Ill(' l,i~tol1 \ ai, 'I.! lwulJIw" I."r"i II,,· .5 1:'01 I'l,h t· Sl'rilJg bd,,,,,
erulor IIlI
piston

'lihe
dlllll1)

r(lrcv,~ tll\l
nllthlt Ihidl!"l

t';liv('

lrom its

"'P;l_l ill

Ilw

~L'nrl!d,
ILlid

I'('SUllIlH!

III

1·~,rllll"I·11 'Iil

,ITlg):!:hh

'~TIl'f[)lillr'_

thr fu(') IlJilllif(]ld hi 6'l'a, ity pIli'

Wid Ihe [utll in is 111<111 j('lll~(JlIlld uut.:
lIir PW~~\lr'
in

II,.. ('nmhllstor.
ellJi!.hu· ,1~f;I\lr I 1111 I! i.., lrft ill OJ]" pmrlliun dW'il'l!! .!'illglc engine (l!le~ati,,", tlll' 15 l'si flJel )IT<'S~IIHJ frrHtI till' llircrtt.tt hwl l.oost·r pump is 11I(.iJllajll\,d '"I tlll' ltl_l1 "f Iho 111.~'11111 \ ,JVI' ill tIll;' rlllnm \ ;Lil't, of lh dr<ad lI1!ine, ami tILl, v;tke \-ill rpmail, (·lllsl'I·L Tldl> flU'l will .,llI'\ 1," !ltI.~.~ nr!>llll(1 ll'!J "plr ..! grno'(: 01J tlit' "lJ.Jv", [lI~tllT\, \\ilh·l, L~ Ilwvidl'ri rl'r lnl>dl'"lirm j1Hrprl 'e~, 1IIIU "lIt«r tlie ltd lnllullultl III
"HuIL

FD~l

(13 Hoursl

'Vii Ii!'

Th ' Ul',jhl,· Ulli' III' 'Im 1,,'hVl"'1I lilt' l'lItt'!Tth valve l\SM·W11]" nnd llu iulcrruedlan: cln~'1 is IaLrk':lled Ulau ruhher or ,I rubber ('CJiup... ilirJ!1, This (.11011(','1111 IS. l'LULlpcd Lo after Clld of 11£ 11UiI,,,II,, \',llv!' '~"~"Il'lbl" and FUl'wU1'l1 fOlid 111 11 term dintc dll~t' assembly I with l'wv ·tUIIP];. Dllrhlg tfllg:in,· ,,\ ('millIn, the IIlg1J lJr(~SSIHt'~ di~t"rl I~I{' rtLhh~r ~"w '11 etl)f, restl!till!t hi liB: r"vOIulinll a 111>clwi' j J to ¥oi Ilr till im·11in d,'pth th;It dhl,u'b~ (1,,· nirHuw tJm.lU!lh Ll.JcUlJd.

nr

J30·P·20A

Turbo-Jet ~ngineo. P'unllJ"1'~ oJ boLlI ~'Jj_~IWS, ~os, P-4()00!14 ttllti P4-00UO,'i.

011 Prenure

Una.

'fwo

[ailm,·s

IIf

Ulf'

oil

prndlll'tiuh IlInd",!. of \VCSlij,gllUll"'_' E U/, X:lEl IlJl(JluJadllTcd by Prall "'hitfll')'. .....'1',. (lhdtf~t'd '1111'11 I'ligillCS eQuid lH)l LI.' ,

«

tlUlled rllt

It'<'1 1m

IHl<~'HpHlIg (u

lllLl

I"('ltl

Iligll1. Las! ILghl "" pn vin1JS dny ,vII'> I"r ~);; lfIillllt<'S, d!-ll'irn( wldt'l, 1111'l.,ft ·n~ille, f_"IO()(J{)4, W'I~ upt:rntrd ~--iIlJ!I)'f,)I' 20 ttlllJlllI's 11III I kid 'Ji1!' :,i! llilU'l. 111lf1 Iht' ngJH enp:illf', P-H)O{)O,'5. \ IS npf'mh'd stllgly fnr 1('11 Illillllil'$ \VHil nu lIf .. ,wrb. Engfn P-J0(IH04 kLS willi ",penllillG" tiJ1l(! oj 29 l'lIUI',!; IIJlf! 4:5 111\llulp" tLIIO!mgilh' P400(J( ,; ! ,S (qt(tJ of ,'lf$ hOllr~
II I1I0ffliTl14 ilIK1

,,"I1l~.(t')1(
ill

till, uliL\'

(.. il\lJ.U,tlllll

tJ siow

Ilr(!

II,,· l''-'mhl1~t(lr,

4.']

lIUH11tDS

Ilf 1111' J'iglll ","gillt! ~11(')\\'ed bah!Jitl benrJrlg .,ll 51'111 riH~". J.JG-l ·tfj-I arid P/'l l·l~~ 7'54-2 PIX l,JC-IJ;;i-:1 aptl PI;\. jjCtit Til. 11 iteaM"!! lu,d nwltl'lI .llId htld blocked till> oil sca\'t'ngilll! '1IlIt'f-. 'IL l" ~ tee.l rill (!kl'd bnb 01\1 1ltlc{I IWM. ill" hilwrb wl're fl1l1nd to be s()uifed, All
Dj"u.'~ellJJ,h

tiwi lI,e ItlI PI 1~lIti LH 75:1 I, "f

A f!.IOItit 11"~1 HI\,dl' to (]Cll"l"lllilis 1l111(111111 rl( fuel .. n\f,r111,g tile [;Ol1liJuslOl" rlurill'g lhll 1I1)(JI'" 1'()lllBtloll ~hnwl'rl 1 ~ gllDVtI "!f gn:lO)~ lilli' 1'lIllIIWd t1ut III dist'l1flnec(xl f!1(·t lin flIl Jell "UgilIL' .. .il~ ri_!tlll l'lI!/.ilw flperOled d III idll' slwed lor III mil1l1!~~. It j. IIlII ~II1IWII lr Ill!:. \llltOlilit [II,e] jllt.j tIll' (,l11l1hll$loT is lI1.er ,ls"d during fliglll, bul- !lfllgl," t'llgill(' "lll'nIHIII, wHI. d'w ~n!tju" sdednr yah e in "Both Jo" POSII it)ll, ollr dud (,1,'S\'r.l. :l1Id I1m.(lle clus&.i, 1l1LS pn,rltWI·'d 111'1 irtc:rca.~<, ill tmgille tllil 1'1111' lt~n 'llcrnl u[e nil I II et'urffi "rtgTuP.:

MS41)'i'O. frutH nil 1;lImr' 1(; filt", .. hal (' 'wen1',,,d ii, IliglLl, fl';,ullinl': ill complcrl! lus~ 01 Inbdvalilll! l!iI P'f"Nure 1" t.'ut'll "a5.· !lIlIIt,lgf< til ""gine \1 as 111 nidcd hv illlmedillLo- ~11111duwlL. Due til til,. h;lrt 1t'l1g11, tl11U l1(Jcessurv TlI<ll(lS ill tJl(~ j-1L1~il1g-, - suess i~ impose;l cillTiug lill'tllifJl 'ligim- .'[ "I.llinIL, Nil \'i~ hl'lll;"11 \V'IS 11(JI;ot'd ul Hltll' ,)1 j"ihrrc, Firsl fa it II]''' o( 'llIT"d ,It 2, hmlfli, '3,; lltinutl' engine lime riliriOg f"rJY fjjght. S"('<llld fll i1 ur,· "l'~'lIrCI! lit 2.') 1'fJUr~, 5 r milllll .... ~",yille lime. TI,bulqwa~ mplHI'I,d 1111 holll ridl1 lHld left e'I'g"'l'S \\ illl \~. n~(M--< fle.rihlll med IIll)} (ltVSSIlT' J'I),'t', '\- TS PAf'lI'IC-t'SlIlllJ" VATS pilots ar nn l11e w~lrp[\th lor I.u1 \"Il-R ('1'].111 II!"I\' 17 J)(IIrni1s <i!' 1J", )11' '11.. 1' r"l\rtI HUII:tii ttl Gilam. This till]'" il "'{(S !I ,liipn1eJlL 1r<101l till! Fiji hl;LI(U~, don."lteo hy'tlit 13riLish Dtl[lortmpnl of Aqricwlure lu 1"'1tllbul OIlUloIllt) r()ot bar.·!', WlllL'i1 IlW .\~taC'killg Ill> bUllllna n1.mts nil Guam.
line,

J'll'SSurC

PIN

32

AVIATION
QUIRIE5

SHOUL.O BE .A,DIJIlESSED TO llU CHID'

ORDNANCE

OF aURDUOF

OIlDItANCE

J~J42·n.4i 1-450, Both ure available in the nvtatinn "nti! IT(;I" lIPl}l> yslern. Spore replacement gyros will b ulluwed one per SI,!I.!>lilrl)n and will be nvulluhle under ~toL'k number JH42.C.1660.

WRENCH

CAN

BE USEFUL

IN, lIGHT

QUARTERS

Chief
'\A~
)]!lIl1.'"

Designs Gun Wrench J \CI(~()"'Hl.l ,,-T11ft leading orll..
l·hil·f

NEW GYRO NlII: le,

ON RIGHT, 15 !:ONSI!)lIl.AII~Y

LlGHliER

fHAN

MK 15 80MB :11 ,d,

SIGHT STA81L1ZER

Modification of 20 mm. Spring Ori'll!' I t Is lWIISillel'l.-'] neoessar-, fill' suf ty

nuly 20.5 pnunds
[.11'111
C"'I»:lt

uuv

'Ir

flpt'~(1I1Il111
hL' of ill stu]]

that

drive

,o;11riug '.(tliJe rill' Irive

~!CJUlit

'.lpS

employed

pose

d on 30nulJ . .\1:) I!.tUl~ in .Lirt.rafl turrets, The puris [II prl'I1:'111 11'001

'Ilk 15. AN/AI\..s.\ l1rl1Jr],slgl,1
'111;1'1"11.

j unettnus of the slnIJiliy.t!'1 1I11~ liSt' "j til hOlllb,ighl. 111uddl~iU1l, ",111m used wit]) thf' {lll1(ili.try IIUlI'IlL

or II,e

will b" ;11111't<) P 'T-

hombing rudur, til" Mk 2 ~tnd 1 i~ 11()1 r .. •

llil' cap l"Ullf!l'I'

IIf Y,\ ATll 1'\1) • .J tli'~lgne~l ;1 wrench to hlclHtate rapid h,· ~t'llIll.\illt1 t(,lItnV:U M till' Ell, l'Wal("l udapters UII ~B!C 20 IIlIn M I. ~11 _gnrL~ Tlli;. wrench is a ~lllmll()r ruade trE 1.2" Ui,il"r platt" wulr a span nl' 8~i" I" dinnu-Ier ,trlU " hll"'IW,1 til fil 11 sturulurd \.1" drivo ratclu-t, 13m "I Iilllltc·t! wnrkiuu SPIl('1? arount] U16 '!tl 11_UII. IJ;I'''' T1IOlI!] l~ iT1 tIlt' l<"nt •• lIr urdll.U1l!eJlWI; hl Ilu- IlIlIt Iound rtH.'\ spal mer uSl~fu I.

UL>W-1Y]lI'

.,t

".~f'

I D"~¥ELtJPt'll !!~TO

11'11

jl~~

T·)

Me::\l"-IL~"4 "\,• .'\r~-t-JM I

of the rl.riw spdllp; P1Ul1 gt' I' •
.Iuleruul thn'uds

lwing: [orctblv ejected nil (Jugl! the hnle ill thC' drive SpTIlI1! ~lLide in tl II: e tllt! Ilf br ·ukag
\prillg

Tile aztlllulli

cut iu the wall

of

.·SI.lhl,sit· EI slahillzer1 alii~ ill .'Ikl cuu Iw Ilwd II ill. dthrr or ',nlll oj the h)lIuwillg: l'!'jllipml'ult, now allIlillrfYed lur imtall.ltilJll III \'1' IUfl'l"flfl; a, 1\ \I, '\PA~'jA ll",iliLlr) hmlllJl1Jg

Corpus
Mi Dnrllll<',11

Equips

Photo

Planes
A&R
])c

t)11l'\lS CIII\IS'rI-Tlltl. lI~(!{'I,lIy ~'illn(1ld

the cap of si'l:€' to coulor In tn l"xttlT'rHU threads C\I~ on the eXlN\siOII of too drive spl'iug guid Iwud t)fll\id a lJIeall.~ of IItl(lch ing Ihl' ('iI Jl to 111 drive e sprillg ~Iide h ud, A J'1l'k \ asher is provided to prevent the I";t p (rom 1]II· s("r..\\'in~ [rmu the drive ~r.rillg !!,Ilide 11~mJ. [1~di(flhli101l ill the drive sprin( guM!' Iwn«.l and munuf'acturmu rlelnils of 11,C ('<1p Ill' showlI (Ill fI'II'l'al, (If Ol'dmlnw sk"tch I':Ulllht'l I ~25~~'·:'.
.\
:'\.1\,:1]

Had

Ir

b, lltnblliz"d 11"!!Ihi!ll,( .11'1'T·(filL!1 !'tJ,l.l.iPIlIl'ul, }'Ik ~!nd 1 (~IiIl1lt'liJlr.llu;-I·lmH'Yw 11 ",-I. 111,) Pi1nt) 111 adrlitiuu, it lin); IIJhll~ nther possible ulJpHcali(Jw. wlwr<' H'I,jn"tll, ~l<lhili;mli!lu

e

d the 11I1IIlili·()· tinll III ei.l!lJt f.>lVY·lr> nlrerul'l w<,11 ahead III' Ih., 131 .'\1i:!l ~ II ","1111,·. Prhmu')' IJI'iwU\,' wus U, e lustullution 01 !'llIlIlmwnl t.r l'rl"vrut
cenl llljl,l,!illg

!II

('lIlrIr'nl

I~JI~c~

lrum cold t(J warmer
nutl-ioiug

.1Ir

'IIkl

des-

All

,'qlJiPlllt'UI

'l\Id

(~Ibi"

is rl''luirc-tL

A~

the

'ItIl1l\')lclntuft' ts
:'I

(·t,tUi[llf"'"[
lIIlil

~yr,,~cl1p~.

illdi~l('s, 11 acts

trw as 11

prpj€'Ql Crill

IliL~

been

111i(iated

[nrc \lr drive ;;pri.ug ~llid e (,Hp~ aud tIl' !lInd illt'~ILinll of Iltl> dri\!' SpJ'illg gllidc IlI'utls ill RlIfficicnt qUfllltlly luI' ins albHim <III nil 20mru. ;"(;3 ~111lS, il,~l..ll1 (', in uircruft turrets, ]11 addition ~p,'n) crip. ilpe! nl()difi{'u drive "rrlll.\{ guidr> heads will 11(',tltnwed to l't'r"<icC' activihes UIlder the IlpprOpri'l\C turr •.[ inst Illalitlll on • AVO H LJ I ,i ~l 201{71l ,ttl!l ~IIhse'llIl'lll revisions. Patrol Planes to HaYe Mk 1 B Gyro

,,'ucton'

h,r llico

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A.ircraft

Division
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Division

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size, dictnt ~ 11 ••• -d for laruer diameter elr-ek Pl'IId.~utli. All i!lv('J;ti;galilJll \\'as made .. f t cl",'11111 of lellf Sprilll!-t 'pe wire supCly !,lJrt~ I!~ed Ill' ,~t",'J df'r;;h llIul )'i ..kUng ,-1"1111'111:. 1111 Wi/lid nc\~k~ tn SLl)JplJrt the t"',1\ "'r w1re at JJw right heigh!. \bqul """ i"'11 lIddiHl\lllll IW.f\!'ht ",ill ue !Ieee snry. il wns

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Power Plant Division

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l'Ilsll) rt<Qesiguiug.

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Turbo-Jet

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first ~irLlkme is 11~)\ 11I1dt'l"\"I.. .A pill in III mnltl lUn.tlng glllir Ilchu\lin~ syste-m wn' shellIlld unriflg II recent lIi g.h I whldl will l1('cI>ssimte sonw dl:'hlY In T"d~igl1

"lIgiIlS 11dug w' i,l'kcd h) jltCOTpnn'li'Jg bt~~t prndm,tlnll JII'lId .11·II<,ctol".~ In gill,: gn~a± I' c uHlig. ~8.TS \dll :mu fli,l{llt LeEls Oil T('wlirked (»dlilllill sl,t~k" witl1 ..llI'fmding f['I1I1I\ed til f tlUll! \ lbnIU')11 caused br Ulf' l:i rg:c tJ'VcrliuHgilll! rll()mcb~ Oil tile 11-5850-8 \'Ilgin·, Housing Corrosion -8111\£1\ lind P6. ~. \ llr .. Sl1ldyillg tlw pruhl(101 of cntTosivf1 11a:rill

Engine

Cooling -H-;13;;O-2.lW
;11'1"

P2 \'-2'5

ticles coJ1cct:illg on lh· Itwl reed \',th' .... du .. I." ell'cl.r(llvLk l.IC"("iOIl ht"1 Wl't'l 1 IIll' ~tHin' less sleel \=nl"e f\lul tl! m, f,,".... sillin <."rue,

36

fROM ASDAND
Maintenance
For nenrlv

EW sa PLY DIVISION IUIER

l'f

II!· I .. tes woulel \\:,lInw H)'<lIU,tI it, rh~ul·~s.
Volid Dato As it happeue
V1Ifrt'il. []nll'''\''T,

11l'('ClJlH :1 :>('11

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ill'-

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5h",w~d

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Usage Data
""llr$

~IHlllj, fulos WPf> 11<11 only III the Jllujnrfl) hut 1.11l'Y "111 'I'i!;"d rl1!l Ll wlwr' thev 1\ ('1"(,' IJL,t'(it'd-ili the: H;'m~ Ih.lt ure big and bulky lind f'KPPIl-

II""

.... eutualith-s

sive.
zero

'uppl)'

om.';"

II, RI'

the
1111'

Avia non

hils 1wt"'" I"

bUbUJ ss ul

('nll(!ctlnQ ilml compilmg duta on the usage vi 'OllIe parIs ill l'Ii,' Hmillwnllll('(~ of 1111vnl nircmtt It- was nt the ,- elght ()~ the WIl1',

10 J Oil \VII:; ("I' lilll, t'l)nse~l'l(.1J1('''' whcu lilt! r l s f(lr wlug pmwls r.lIlg,'d 11'1)111 ~C/l) to \Vf,. 1'1,. cost ,'II our- ",,11111" JI.IIII,I

~o operuting

The Lal'l

lIllll

"~llg:I' l1IoM],_

"r

plune

r~\;,ged

gaAk,(,ls

f!1r fl1l1l1

when jlnJ 1ll'Ium in 11111<wlug. thut ,11<' ueed for d"SI'r v'mtml ..~ this huge Lid ilL T!I~IIL'Ji"ls didalo-II tht' e~blhlt~huu-nt Ihe l1~lIgl' dat .. I,)TI!gnulI This prOl,."'''.lll was ,,(11 svktl) It swivel (,hn!r L'(j"t,t~pl, rlU till' Hf"" ('''11 III l<l tlds tllrrnsch ['5 Immel tlK1t lhe plenuhrl supply

I",·

would m,l

e110llgh

or

IlJ

Sp,U'f'S,

wl,[dI

they

hnd

11)l1);! sunglu,

Jt~ lllsa,h II11UI,gCS \ hen 1.\1[' "\lpjJl~' bCL'UIIIL' burdensome lu $\Wl lines. :-:u carrier WllS 5t~ hug· that it ~'nnJd d.e
nctnally had
\ (t spaeo to (",dIT}'illg

vI 1"..1 I;,od Is tended to stabilize with sue,·ef.'dlng labllll1tiom. hilt Ih.n-e is n 1'rmnrknhlr- degree or ~Irnil"rity III thu rntes [or C")lrfllllfl'nhll' [lurt~ ill dif-fnrPllt ll'''lll'l~, So. gradually, bu t ,....itt. tlw lirrnness bused (111 ~L!' rlntLl fllnJ1s!J(;fl f,y fI,l' ,UI[[I iti('li perlormlng the tuuiu] enuuce, the exl't'SS

go a I"ug \ ay Inward hll) ilig g:H~h!ts to figl,t ',llIlllL(1t W[It, ,\ud onlv have tl, '''''Ig(' ml"" hit indl·

ullownnces

:If

Iwillg <"111 dnwn .. J\1I)'

h, his Inlll ho:. or 111 rht' Jllll:'k.,t of Ms. how wall II what dilligilret'"~. it WIIS llgrct·d llot l lIr ull p .' IJt;eU.,u t. 'Jpnnl(' lil~tl PUI1'11Sl"S I],; isSIl ., hUll! ~11'll sl Ires pJentiful O<{ the HlIJ1Ih(,lf "f dl,1:i)m ~Ul}o could be cousklered as actual usage, FurIlly Officers. 1'1". 110101\1 was l\ll[1llrtmt fru Iher, the illfpnrull/(m W.I.' cnlleored so closer 001l1w/ 01 mnintcuance spares and elMC> tnt he nnern Hous hi pt. in t of 'lillie tht> uiwil'llif. meltlll' uf v.IJIIIg It was to pretlrul Ill..• liM)i;I(-' dnci euuhl hI' 1MI'd, UI conrude TLwillliC' ullownru .. li'i'ts wluch ~ outd 'il wilh tIm ojJcra! il 111111data Ier the T\.\"t~111l lh > mllg~ ;Iud <1l.Jllntlty ",r ~lITlfe~ jUtlt;tlulI same activity, to W\'I;: fit 1Ii>;{gc' ra tes Iu tn 11,· fed iuto tIl nltilFlIS Op"n;tilll!! activitf'nn of parts I"c,d fl~r an ~iv u num ber ues, '0 ASO Wok on the 101,. wilL lllt 01 O.Pet;lUu~ pluuu lillmlhs, Previously, 1'1 dg .. lilt' 1l,,1'l '~limtJfllld~ [n funtillll an IIs;\gtI.w.lu Irom whatever sonrce nbIII., hlfonUllhllJl tuined ~'I.)lI!d(1111" be 1I~,'d 111 cunjuuctlon ASO 1111'1111\ Ililc IUlll not h eeu 'P ratwith fJpeT;ll1unlll dlll'l t!aflt hili'" 110 relnillg ill the dark. A ,'''mprcltu IV reoti'!fI to Il in pein t 01 tim , fIfO of th,· !low of n11lt-t~lijlls through Ow Th report fOT"l used f"r SlOt til In ''1'1'" Aviation SlIp!'h' systetn W3S belllg ob· material was 1111"' IlHR (!.; ..~chon II Report Illilll'CI Irom the {'pl'l'1Ilinn OJr illf stQl;k 11\1 n~'<lllisltiou F "1'111 ) ",M"I, WIIS JlIcrllly statu .• "fI.lpnrtiog S)St!'TO, 1311 Iltl~ dtltl"l on auulher version t)f the !:.eotiOTI B Allowance l1VnnU!ie~ d rtliitrori'a] heillg IfU1ved IlS Li.,t wilh l.h,. ih·tl1~ IITTlillg'l'<1 al'cording obbt fned f mn I tlll'.,,· ... 'llL1TIS n'rm?SC'll IT,d is:;ues of SJ:)Ill'('.~ ~mm suppl~' uepu(S ~o [,1 ~lllcl. IlUI1Ibt'f {clr l:llJ1\ "luen{'(' in J'ePlJrling. A enhunrJ fur r pnruug UStlge optlralillg ;wlh'i1it's, How fIIH.c:h of tlulse' wns atlle<l .lIld IL ~l1l'liDn of the llI,\'cr pug" issues bCClltfle ~tOl.'k UtI lIlt, ~h(!l[ (If th!! '>l) raling acth ity, !LHd h()w mil h \ ns: was PTO' "Jpd rOT r rotting til, 'Ip r:tLioll;11 tlata Ltml CIIITI'"S})"ncll-o IIIf" n~llgr tl'pnrt;il. ncfua]y used, nnd wb:H Irs l'l?iulil)Jl WllS h. Pop"r Work Pold Off 1... t'xtelll oj upNnliilUs. WIl-S-1111;nf\lr* Lik!l all 11I'W pl'l1gnlrlt~, this flll{~ had rnution tb il :I)uld not be ublaltH\rl fT()ltl tljl~ 'It) 111'.)(', ill> ~har llf g1'llwillg pnlll~, },hlllY JIltsImdllntrmd ",hal' was WUllt L OUu,n'$ Only the u.~, KnOW5 The (JbIe(,U,'c iLl til llew prCl~rrllln, J'Jlll.lli! e~ff'J a fYllkn I II'siS-lm ".I' If) l1cldJ" I ional pttpe.r w"rk. ,~lId rlill uth!:!'n ~iJrl .. I!'ffl' Ilre', \I'll.> lrl Jearn" hal was ncllloJk pi\,' didn't k~l'p glint! I'lIl1ugb n>cllrds- W btll)£: ,,,~ed, Rnd it 11".1" UC~C;!l~'lr;.r to 1.\[;. flUnisb (I(lt:JITtlH' du 111.. lI'h~flY r""ports n1,tde wjn Ule d11.111from tJll' point I"here the so UtUc S'11St) thaI lhe)' illl![ to be dis'Isngll tll"llU1IU), took IJh,(.:(', It \Vas hardly t",nkd. But ffllm many fllla~rs l"J.!I1e jJoe fN,sible to ask tlte mh,lll\nil hilnsel[ W nHa;h llf.!edli'd h,['oJ'mnt1o) •• r('port mage. for he hnd neither the ruue t ASP [J,e5E" ["']lOflS \ ,'r~ ('l!Jku llpd IUlt tll(~ II\('linllllion to do It 0 tire alh,lrna.tive \YUS to set up shop stores frnm [lrcpared tur ma chine 1unlllauoll. <Lod as the <lccumul tt:<1 dalll grt! I', usn):!e rates tll~ 111 clmnics w(JulU drlW their I)arls ~ tJlb nccd!ld them, 1t \\IllS adelf real I'atn b gan 10 l1Ier~e. AHor thl! I;'UrlieHJ; b1hulatiolls, il \\"!I~ 'ulll E~llrlaiJl mitted that IW1"(" to., then' wn' 11 gall wbcth ..r th US<1ge rates were valin r\)' !Jtl-we(;111 Ihe i SlIl'! wi.tl.d'mt ofllJe shnp ~torl"S ami tIw llirvhllle (In wh.lch Lhe parts l.~ot.for tllCl'(! was n(,tItiJ~g wi 11 "'hidl to wefe Lv b", r<lIlJa('~, SuI, since there are compare Lhem. Only after sl1cclleding distinct limits t<:J lhe taugc and quantit)T tabulatiun. were made liver :l. J.nugeJ per .. of mllteri.aIs that a 'medwllecan cam iod tim" (,!1uld It be dtltermim.ld whelh-

stock,

lind

III!" numbo

~c..~s )lClt ill of couceptious of rauge 01 parts wer" an llclility were n~

THERE'S NO ROOM

ABOARD rrOR UNuseo

ITEMS

or

('tImer grocer will lel! )"" that II' :tl"'! nllunl tll oarrv II Jul 'Jf stu ok W(ll is,,'l m v ing, and tll... N, v~· can't aff"rd It ithor, So the extra ailerons and extra ngil u's tl lit glt t o sen r<lr 'lht' nil are bl!in g bClLdlll'd. Furnishing all the parts needed ,vUlJOU L ·Iutlt'rln~ up the slur,'· WOms de sn't hay to he just wlshlul Illin king Whl'lI Ihe right fl[!,11rl'S .. 1'1' avarluble. :'in if ILe pfT.,UlIOtl! \vlm tm ont the DHn's Lave lui~gi1l"ing!t uhoul lit vIII ne "f lh Ju.h, r meiuh e r HIM there are renl (,elh,Rls it! Illis program.
Etectroni<s Item. Induded Amona the most re('Phl rlcv lopmunts IlL 110 rfln <,lim, or usage .:Illl>l is the iu·11111111 of d ct nnics muterial in the pro~HUlI, l'OiUDIU [U" fl'j)Ortiug issues I included in the Scerinn "B" Ilownnce Lists, 11m! np 'r.lI1Ilg iW(lvil te' are bemg: r""JlI"s~l11 In r pnrt [heir usage in th ~l1I11C IfI11.II Il'r I as. ,rnr Seulioll Ilnl1it~r[al. A rel'i!jj'ln of thQ h''Imrt [urm for . .,ctiUlI II irlatf'rilll. [he nl\ (r~lwrt form fllIly) lH1S I '('1;'\1 pr"'[Jar~d rtll\l ~lIbmiUrt(1 to the fleet (,()lJlllUllllJS fur lWPIUVul 111 IItttlilion 10 clrrlPl.llltg we re-<j1lildUtln feQUlres of tbe nJUI. the new 111\ has c1il"'liu-

,,[I'd

h

II\.)tllf'lI

hdnte

:!I1J.

.tll J"ernrliug

"web

or

bint'~ in ~" Oil f! dnCHlnC'1l t ,'I.il the "whn. w h II fwd wI! ell" Ilj,OIl t f"'llo.rtirH! dtlln. ThoLlgl, Ilai~ 11111)' ~flllild iJ)lLX1~in_g. it i..really just flIl dlurl tu nul;lill more J.~llll \\"ith le~ wmk. M(I~t ('(lI1lriblitors huv,' ,,It, ch' dis 'ovcft;ld thm when records aIP kPrt ~vilh this .'wl lro \ jf' • ,'h", uclun] pleparntion of !"t usage report isn't milch \\ nrk unyway. And, ill flltUfn, thf' COli" lrihnlor grts !hr· hClldft ot the colIectil'l' e~1leri flee oC nIl nclivilies ill ~1.e form 1)[ ml ollhw:JII{'e list tllllt tolls. Y<lU \ hut {Iud how millly ate ue~ded 1'". ;mur "lJP-mlilln, 1'lm t cerl tI i[lJ Y TIla kes j] f'~ excil!lDge. if

c;\'cl'pl Ihnl rpr iS~"f'N. Dif"tli~... Co".0Iid1:lIed Also 1"Iwitillg ,1-ppmvl.l1 is a new cov"ring 1,'lkr iill' lli>lIgc .1u_lil pJ'tlgl'lll", ~~om(lJjdlll:ing and hdnglng lill 1o dahl -pfl'viu[J' I.HrectlVl'~. TI~~ ll(i\\! lett(;'r 'Utll' ".11mlln

rill

un

37

• • Pub lea Ions Index
Aviation
Till" ~ ""'alilr In tuct ,nil UIS'no~i1 rrtn flof I Re.tll·,1
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AUGUST SUPPLEMENT
Circular

Letfers
1I'I'J:lrr. ro.. l0T N•• ,jfJ .. ~·· 67-~';.

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,I

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• ft~.o,;;,L:r.I.

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~ 1'~1!N'<I' i ... hljrl N~,u.,.J':.... "",·n1 Jul '-tHI'H ·~j:i,~1Ilnt .Jh "nyel' PI·llt,Ui·Bllh'~i ~I,.tl'.rl"uaifln uf _ i\~'h( lind :\11111"1111' rurp .. A~t" ~hiL1Ha!"j. hHh Arrr1Y • \11 li"tJf't'lw..l::;l: ~Hln.llrl· l"Ul!ht S('l'\'le'l" COll'ifinHikl,Ull[l;<i" S¥~t{!]'n (I'lulI 6~ I ~ H\iCl..lll Ltl4.Ult htH 1'4--':~ pj 11t!(·,1'11I'e.. 1tlidl1 Vt"hj,,'~. Sp.d·, I'as ts, I'{tOL. nud Cl!.[i&.umall~t.~ r11[ AiI'iH'uft I ar1 i lrs---llutfit.tiu[l' .l:Utr' l(eplunt~hm"'lH (~r._
1

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L\"'i{ C~~[~ ... Work

.1".tlll'II\(iHu-n

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an
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f ftj'ph\L'etne:r,t

Technical

Orders
hJ~Jt';'
21) .. 4.7 2.]-1'1

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Flight Safety Bulletins 16/'~ AUowonce lists
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N",";\,," 2d'J] N ~"Ih,r ~4115 N~yAe.< 249!lA

Accessories
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f'OlIisflln hdWt'l.lt " 1."'111 Ilshi!1l.1 Sllltll'll't r\lld :l (Hghoul 'I'll(, sear·h und J'(~scur Jlh1l1f' (lmJllw~l ~ 1k 8 nljr~~ lI.rllUllrl Ill!' SL'I' '. III f"'''l''',liUOfi ''lith tl .Alasl n8.n1 V\lSS '1. 1111' slJ.rlil~·e mllft rep 'Irted bt'~{f l'~·suIl"were obtained wh"T! lb,· Jiarl>5 '"ere iliopp~d thl' e ;11 .1 l!m', 1Q L 15 ~(1conds I\p~t. Thll missiJlg four m",n C'btl1d I.,tJl be fOlllli,l ruthplIgl', the c,trch went on {or four holJr1i. Nt C-25. Ii:L oHo-Gas leaks Ul mD'~ W!'ft' Mopped by frll]owing l' DOI..l.g1as AiJ('J.,,£L .0 .. pa.rnplliet Teeonllllending use of dl';,r lal:'JHl>r, Cl;>mi',t! lu'-m., Selll£'T -'f Ille:nd C lind F":tiriIH! Clllze l'X-;!.S';.

for

d'eoR

WIlS m!mcogmpheJ

on

11

sheet for check 'rews to follow. NtH.... n ~ySh'lIH L~ used wherl'i.ly tha 30hour ch(~ck slleet i~ mad ... t(l ~ [ve for ell 39 lind 9 lwur d1{,<';k.~, Fur Iha 60-hcrur chock n ITP,rrdtt' sht'e~ i~ ildd~(l wH'},finly
separate

VR·S-Sounclg like the eurIy days of Ull~ war. The squadron recently bud n 1M f gyro in!<lrument EailuTl!.'l. BciIJg uunble to g(+t re~C'em.,"ts afte! n c 11111~ I)f weeks. the sqlllu;lr!ms '}langed gyr(}~ from plan· tt. pll'lflc 12 lime ... til lIlaitll'll.in scllPdules.

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39

LETTERS

1,M. ~~".t."ulO1' oleIn
t """

n+.e COVE'R. Si~t.» ayb,thm write~ in C.Illltol'oio ~."'" Lh""" Vl"-I-J'l K»w, po Ih' n•• 1 B N.~TS \.r";"l'~ ..1 ,\lith p.ops lcllUl' ~....,\1. N,~ or S. Phnt'-'jITnph~r q,p 'I'. il h.n urn n.h .h!11

1~.Ii"n.

c. ~~

~ir

tl~

rl"h~ ''i'h,. tllrttlation.

Srns.
till'"

I "11\(' 111. 1!1.~1 ",11('['")"" gill IIII' Ilk'(IT till' s[,jr~' lo go wHl, II, bUI ylJur
ill

CONTENTS
NACA Research Pettibone • __ _ 8

pi. I in r-

Droll," 1111,~1.-II i~ 11,,1 '. ~),nl

IIII' ~I"n "111,,,l,,& Assess TImllb 1\",\ l\ rws J Ilh , IVUS ilI\!orrf/"nlr

"m.
ill In'l,

EI/IllIl/

Inc]: is
h(IS

11

~l1l<l\Hlk(lil

\1 ...

htrd thnt ~kjl', 0\'1 r
!III J 1,,1

I hL'

h"{'1l1111' lIw St'<I\,J1IW (I[ tlw nmll 1,..1'I1re l1w '\d hulldiug'

Ill

hhll'k-

It mny It,'lp sonre horul.or l,1 know that I! i:. n sulnn.u'lne. [,mln 1;l1h Sl,ih'T su J (lon'l wall t l1TIV born bs tn 1'3 It 111"'" md IlIt:' h) 11Ii~I;lkti, \V" lunl l,h'lll ~ fl'Il'jUg lill' wnr (111 islukcs ) U.S.S. BIn. \11 1 W \\" ",) 11$, CC'-'I II N.\NE\IS c-hecked with \ l;'-V3-A which sent li,t; pictnu- "<om S",ip;,lll 111111 wus ;[,1\ iSI"l nil' ~lijp Iwhl~ homhed WIIS U "0 11111 ,", r ,S'!' 1Il. llil ';'ptiml idl'"llflcd It.

!lr

1111 LST.

Grampow

0-558 Sets Record
0-558 NANews

_ ~ _ __

10
11

Pilot Escape ~ Visits

• ___
z; __

12
15 ,6 ~_ 1,7

·\hUI1I,d:.L

His dnll1l1ill is t~yptes. .. urul \\'1'1' I" hilll whu would ('I1CfO,Il'h '·:hOIl(I,\' !,<nillll') -JlurtiClllarly whiteI N~'C rm ),
II, s( m'l'S

,I

Jet Exhaust

Danglers _~ ~

will

!l1l11S1 IV Ii,.

Army Flight Service
Blue Angels
Reserve

11'[". l·'-!\\t·Ltl 11I1lt", his III hwk;. .J3uld ns t) •.ilS'_ Illm·k as bunt. ,llId swll t ' ,1S II ~~!IIl,,\~. ,lil' ll/ll!' fl".ltiwr ..,,1 rufdl'r strikes wlthllut "Ufllll.g. 'The Iadtes Iw,
[gIil1.,l'!'i, IIw iI'll:'.

Flying
Safety

hili wlll'lI
H 1"If"

,I

sHllur

11I.1\'f·~

1l1ln vir-w,

war

Drop_phi!t

1.;llOn!}

t(·slwiTig Ilh rufHnl dlgt1ity. TIlt! hlllc'k 1111:111 10m rf'~pcl'tE lli"i Iher TanK 110r rate, S. ,!. MICflAl!L.
COl\IHA:'IJJNC

rlu- next tl'\\" nuuueuts nran 1lI11l bird '1I~l"l\gcin :I .(m'( Hut! 'r!llg WILlg~ .lIId lI"jlill~arms. III everj ll!.t'(JUII{I"J'~" lr f.bllllll JtJI,k h'1-<O;,>tnf'rgell 11100 \ loior, le;lI'Ing his redfill: 'd llP!) nrent r(.>l!'lUl1r.il)g Jils hal a!l~

h·",I~ IIf

"t h.."d

like II plummet, I,,·igllt nnd clur

Flight

_______

20
21 25

nr

Did You Know New Sms:
[\pl:('IIIJ}
II

Navy

Planes

hUHnl

11- \ ~('l.'~'LL~l ns E

"I' I],

S(t.II()[

lhe squadron's

"Pilot of the
In:

r-r

[lilo!s ill VA· Walker, Jr .. us

And There I Was Tech Speok:in.g _
Quonset GCA • .

26
'17

Ionth" f"r

OFFlOEIi

j.1l(Y. Olrlstntldillg l'0fli[wHtor. were voted en :1 FLaT r"I1n5-ic1<"r:1 Him lIt' NIOh il1C:li-vidlllrl

.30

1111kE'r'.~1)IlSI nchlevemeuu
Sill 1

1'1,,,

nC(:f'llIp!lnyinp;

'Picture

was

taken

h('U1b)ng.

""nnl:! the 'i'V'Wl':'s fifth auniversarv dane hr'ld ~'I 'X \1> O,u,l.,\:l, in July, It'mav b
III' IUI..n·$f ,,, i\: \ ~I'::WS ruud -s« Iooklng for I1111iliu r [.Wl'.,. l 1\ A,'> I)AI.I,A~ .1. H. Hor.ro»,

'H~,:l"I1 ..,,- a, S"'"rl"' .... h, mllll"., 'w""i",~ "",I
ml1ill,,"ji t..l-t~lI('h)"l\'

1. g.}(~·elle]"·(~in tiBIt" of t1dmnJ')~ W~01JQn~lliv-o ~]hll' lllln1hin$:', rH(!'ket tiriJlI: n.n,rl 1tr11Pnral.7 .. 2... 'SIll!l"rhl'rirr ;" ~c"f'T'Hl u3r wd·)<k ;I:i:r\ii ~ir

5er"lc Ho .... sr l

TClSt 32. 34,

Avian"," Tips

Ordnance. 35,

33,

,l1;o.·IHHiti'

tor

I

~'\.'1:1UI11"')· ~nil ~ lWllith4l1

in

Wins

Aviation 39,

.JlII"!,,r.d j"

~"tlu~.

Prog.eu
10

36,

Slipply and

3;7 ,Pubflt.dllon A"'o,~

Ei'l;. 'wlIlkt,!

Ih~ first

m!.

f

of the
(u

S111l1,LlfI1ll r('('I·h,' its h';(w\ing lJ'npby In mildHlllr,,· S132e nil'(;tl,,'l 011 a hese

Indf!M 38, Alloa' te<s to Edlr,,, 40.

tot-

nl

dark hrowu Inw~. held hy the ~'nll.'ltf'IT mun at Ll ",-, extreme righl 0(' II"" phralo.]
'\ pi I, It 1\"1111 i " ... it I" WI' H I III -s w nD(r·tl -,;01" TIU1\.,~%"r, \Vl1l1:"r (·IIII~lt·ri ill til(' \fUI'Y
H)J
j~

,Jf'~lg-

in

l, and served in tho Aleutians. hefnrc
nfght Imhling.

J ulv,

AIR STATION QUIZ
{In.ide Front coved
SqllaITtulII.

enledng

He l)egilll Byilllt

t-Ielldh.'t!r8. in M y 1940 and has logged 140 hours mce them and made 16 C3rrTf'f
landings. NI\S D,\II ~s lIhrT<l. L \V.,,\\,.
FN~.

To_NAS

Man. lawer-

MCAS Cherry

Poin'.

• RECOGN1TION QUIZ
_Inlido '-'ac~ (ovurl Top_AM." MQuler. lowe,-fJ-' .

P..1>II,he-<I M"'"lkl¥ by Chtm 01 Neve! opi!,,,n,,,,. (Op •.50·0) and Svreo" of A.,o"ay"'" I" <J; .... "l••y 1".. 1..,,1. moinl." ..~( "m;l ,...hnlce I data. "'ir mall .kould bQ -e 1J'~cl If pr",~n,~ble... :.1d.... 10: Chi.of of N"'",II Ope,aila"., N",,,I A.r",tlon No ......, Navy D. P<l rlrn" "1. Washington 25, D.. C. DirO-CI ~alnmunl,,,lIon ... n b. mode to N"y,,, I Ayh:rtT<>n NowlrRcom 4927, MaTIT Nev )' Bldg., omoe 181ephorl6 .." •• n.;,," 61662.

mi"".~.•

40

RfJ8~rietcd

FAST TOUGH fighters and attack planes of today's Naval Aviation equal any in the world, Can you identify them? Check your recognition with answers opposite page.

T

HE DRAGO on NAS Trinidad's ill5ig",' represenrs we starien's plane5 po~sed to crush a.ny
who dar VPP.2's a bear of
aUl.a;

enemy dragon.. the air station, unit's symbc] mission features

,ronger point

ameras and iris dlJ)w

me

[0

ns an e)lll of the Fillet.
SnoW}'

ASEON 115'.. with tnol box and a P8Y
mounrains, VMF(NJ.

'l'j-th b,a<kgl'ou~d

55i1'~ eat frOID HeU hU1l1S enemy- ,in the dark ...itb fI ..,lliligl;1I' Bnd th;;·barrelllldpi5Io.L. This squadren

SQUADRON

NSIGNIA

boasts the bighest score of any Bacific niilht·6ghring outfit and rh" only oillht-lighcing ace of

any

service,

FASRON

115

VPP-2

NAS TRINIDAD

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