Consolidated Liberator Aircraft Pinner wrote:My Uncle, a pilot in the Flying Tigers flew one called "Tough Titty" ~ my great uncle was a Flying Tiger too PRT
The crew of RAF heavy bomber "Billie" (Avro Lancaster) of 103 Squadron celebrates 50 successful bomb mission targeting Germany and other locations in occupied Europe.
Luftwaffe aircraft timeline
1939-46 Bristol 'Type 156' Beaufighter. RAF, RCAF, RAAF - Heavy fighter / strike aircraft. Engine: 2 x Hercules, 14 cyl, radial engine (1600 hp / 1200kW). Armament: 4 x 20 mm Hispano Mk II cannon in nose, 1 x .303 Browning for observer. External Loads: 2 x 250 lb bombs or 1 x British 18 in torpedo or 1 x Mark 13 torpedo or 8 x RP-3 '60 lb' (27 kg) rockets (underwing). Max Speed: 320 mph (280 kn, 515 km/h @ 10000 ft / 3050 m)
Engine: 2 x BMW VI liquid-cooled inverted HP) ea. Armament: 7 x mm or 1 X MG FF cannon, 1 x machine gun, kg lb) bombs. Max Speed: 440 km/h mph)
Engine: 4 x Bristol Pegasus XVIII nine cylinder radial engines hp) Armament: 16 x Browning machine guns, 2 x in machine guns. Max speed: 210 mph km/h)