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By Jim Mesko, Joe Sewell, Don Greer

Built out of the DB-7 sequence of sunshine bombers. A-20s, Havocs & DB-7s observed motion in nearly each significant theatre of operation in the course of WWII. Used as a mild bomber, floor strafer & nightfighter. Over a hundred photographs, forty aspect drawings, three pages of scale drawings, thirteen colour work, 50 pages.

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A-20 Havoc in action No 144

Constructed out of the DB-7 sequence of sunshine bombers. A-20s, Havocs & DB-7s observed motion in nearly each significant theatre of operation in the course of WWII. Used as a mild bomber, flooring strafer & nightfighter. Over a hundred images, forty aspect drawings, three pages of scale drawings, thirteen colour work, 50 pages.

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Little The night path foot the to the Pole involved climbing to cross the 10,000 Queen Maud rangeof mountains, by way of a 'valley' among peaks created by the Axel Heiberg glacier. As they neared the mountains a fuel check revealed that the aircraft was too strong headwinds had heavy to climb above the Heiberg caused fuel consumption to be much higher than they had — calculated and so Balchcn had kept the Floyd Bennett down to its most economical cruising speed and altitude. Weight had to be reduced, and quickly.

52R to face the challenge of the Supermarines. came as all three completed the course, although Flight Officer R. L. R. 6s was disqualified for cutting a pylon. It was Flight Officer H. R. 63 Warrant Officer T. 52R was Officer D. D'Arcy Greig in the second at 284. 5 was third at 282. 11 mph. Britain now needed only to win in 1931 to secure the trophy, but a parsimonious government announced that it would not allocate the funds needed for participation. Despite pressure from many sources the government was adamant.

Arming aircraft had not been taken too seriously pre-war. and the Squadron's only permanently armed aircraft at the time was the Astra-Torres airship No. 3. which had just been returned to England. On the 22nd. flying from Antwerp, four RNAS airplanes set out to attempt the first air raid on Germany, armed with Hales bombs. Airship sheds at Cologne and Diisseldorf were the targets, two airplanes intending to attack each. xploded. All airplanes and crews returned safely. On 8 October two of Eastchurch Squadron's Sopwith Tabloids set out to raid the same sheds.

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