Convair XP5Y-1 & R3Y-1/-2 Tradewind (Naval Fighters Series by Steve Ginter

By Steve Ginter

;Convair XP5Y-1 & R3Y-1/-2 Tradewind (Naval combatants sequence No 34) ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ,ТЕХНИКА Название: Convair XP5Y-1 & R3Y-1/-2 Tradewind (Naval combatants sequence No 34)Автор: Steve GinterИздательство: Ginter BooksISBN: 0942612345Год: 1996Страниц: 124Формат: PDF в RARРазмер: 91.94МБЯзык: английскийThe Tradewind used to be a four engine counter-rotating turboprop flying boat designed as a part of the cellular base inspiration besides the Seadart, Pogo and XFV-1. The tradewind used to be the delivery component to the idea that and used to be additionally equipped as a bow loader meant to switch the Mars flying boat.Скачать: DepositfilesUploading Hotfile zero

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62.. I INNER WING STATIONS 41 AIR TRANSPORTATION SQUADRON TWO (VR-2) On 2 January 1956, the Navy formally announced that the R3Y fleet would be assigned to VR-2, where it would replace the Martin Mars flying boats on the Alameda-to-Honolulu run (see Naval Fighters Number Twenty-nine). The first Tradewind to arrive at VR-2's Alameda Base was the last aircraft built, BuNo 131724. 131724 was also the last of five R3Y2 bowloaders. 131724 arrived at Alameda on Saturday, 31 March 1956, where it was named the "South Pacific Tradewind".

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Jacobs, navigators; ADC R. G. Barry, plane captain; ADC Phagan; ADC J. M. McGann, AD1 A. L. Williams; AE1 W. G. Kelly; AMi R. R. Brockington, AL 1 R. R. Caron, ABC J. E. Harrison and AN D. J. Murphy. In addition, Convair's Chief Engineering Test Pilot Don Germeraad and company service representative Walter Belliston were aboard as observers. During the ferry flight to Honolulu, the Indian Ocean Tradewind crew had volunteered to rescue the crew 46 Above, R3Y-1 Indian Ocean Tradewind taxies into the Keehi Lagoon on Oahu after landing from its ferry flight from Alameda, in preparation for its recordbreaking return flight.

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