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FlakMagnent
01-13-2005, 08:13 PM
The last question that I asked was what German Experimental Bomber had four Junkers Jumo 211's and BMW 003 Turbo Jet Engines?

Answer: The Me 264 Experimental Long Range Bomber. Dec. 1942

Todays Question: What was another name for the Lancaster IV and the Lancaster V?

Zyzbot
01-13-2005, 08:22 PM
Lincoln

FlakMagnent
01-13-2005, 08:40 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Zyzbot:
Lincoln <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

dang that was quick!! should I try another harder question then?

\What was Britains first Twin Engine Single Seat Fighter to be put into Naval Service?

Athosd
01-13-2005, 09:56 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by FlakMagnent:

What was Britains first Twin Engine Single Seat Fighter to be put into Naval Service? <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Hmmm The only twin engined single seat fighter I can think of for FAA is the F7F Tigercat - it was trialled but not accepted for service.

Bluedog72
01-13-2005, 09:57 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by FlakMagnent:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Zyzbot:
Lincoln <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

dang that was quick!! should I try another harder question then?

\What was Britains first Twin Engine Single Seat Fighter to be put into Naval Service? <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

DeHavilland Sea Hornet, derivitive of the Mosquito

Athosd
01-14-2005, 06:02 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Bluedog72:

DeHavilland Sea Hornet, derivitive of the Mosquito <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Looks like a winner.

FlakMagnent
01-14-2005, 06:04 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Bluedog72:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by FlakMagnent:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Zyzbot:
Lincoln <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

dang that was quick!! should I try another harder question then?

\What was Britains first Twin Engine Single Seat Fighter to be put into Naval Service? <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

DeHavilland Sea Hornet, derivitive of the Mosquito <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>


Way to go Bluedog! Im gonna have to find something harder for you guys!! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/11.gif

AWL_Spinner
01-14-2005, 06:06 AM
The Mosquito itself being the first twin engined monoplane to land and take off from an aircraft carrier.

I believe.

Can't wait for a Mossie http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Asgeir_Strips
01-14-2005, 07:27 AM
It was the mosquito.. Allthough it was the DeHavilland Sea Hornet who saw action in korea, it was the Mosquito who was the first twin engined 2 seater aboard a RN Carrier

FlakMagnent
01-14-2005, 07:42 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Asgeir_Strips:
It was the mosquito.. Allthough it was the DeHavilland Sea Hornet who saw action in korea, it was the Mosquito who was the first twin engined 2 seater aboard a RN Carrier <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

The mosquito you are talking about is the DH Sea Mosquito. Also it was designated a fighter/bomber. The Sea Hornet was the first Single Seat "Fighter"

Bluedog72
01-14-2005, 10:50 PM
Single seat fighter ruled out the Mosquito, it being a two seater fighter/bomber.

You are definately correct though, a Mossie saw the deck of a carrier long before a Sea Hornet did.

Anyone know what the first (flying) heavier than air craft to be launched from, and recovered to, a ship was?

flemsha
01-14-2005, 11:29 PM
I know now but I had to look it up so I guess that doesn't count http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Daiichidoku
01-15-2005, 01:40 AM
mmmmmmm DH. 108 Hornet....

If the Mossie was one of the sexiest "birds", then the Hornet was her younger, more nubile sister...yummy!

woofiedog
01-15-2005, 01:50 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif 3.2] SEA HORNET
* Even before the first Hornet prototype flew, de Havilland had been considering a carrier-based version for the FAA. In late 1944, under specification "N5/44", three early-production Hornet F.1s were modified to naval standards, with Heston Aircraft performing the work.

The first Sea Hornet prototype flew on 19 April 1945. This machine had high-drag flaps, yoke-style arresting gear, tail-down catapult hookups, stronger landing gear, and naval radio and other kit. The second prototype was similar, but the third prototype added wings that folded upward. The third prototype began carrier trials on the HMS OCEAN on 10 August 1945.

A production order for the "Sea Hornet F.20" followed. It was the Fleet Air Arm's first twin-engine, carrier-based fighter. It retained the four 20 millimeter Hispano cannon and underwing stores of its land-based cousin, though the FAA used half-size drop tanks, with a capacity of 455 liters (100 Imperial gallons / 120 US gallons).

Dimensions were the same as for the Hornet, and surprisingly the empty weight was almost the same, despite the carrier kit fitted to the aircraft. The only major difference in appearance from the Hornet was that that Sea Hornet had a camera port on each side of the rear fuselage for an optional oblique reconnaissance camera.

The Sea Hornet F.20 reached formal Royal Navy service in June 1947 with Number 801 Squadron, and a total of 78 F.20s were built. The type performed its first carrier cruise in 1949, on the HMS IMPLACABLE, and served in operational roles until 1951, when it was replaced by the Hawker Sea Fury. Some F.20s lingered in second-line roles until 1955.

43 similar "PR.22" photo-reconnaissance Sea Hornets were also built, featuring either two F.52 cameras or a single Fairchild K.19B night-photography camera in the rear fuselage. It is unclear if the PR.22s retained armament, though given the "PR" designation it is likely they did not.

* In late 1945, the Royal Navy came up with an urgent requirement for a carrier-based, two-seat night fighter, under specification "N.21/45". Heston Aircraft modified two Hornet F.3s to meet the specification, adding an ASH radar thimble in the nose, flame dampers on the exhausts, a small bubble-type canopy on the rear fuselage for a navigator / radar operator, and a larger tailplane assembly to compensate for the second canopy.

The result was the "Sea Hornet NF.21". It was slightly longer than the F.3 due to the thimble radome and its empty weight increased by about a tonnne. Despite its role as a night fighter, it apparently could carry the same underwing offensive stores as other Hornets and Sea Hornets.



79 NF.21s were produced, for a total of 200 Sea Hornets built to final end of production in 1951, for a grand total of 411 Hornets and Sea Hornets. The NF.21 served as the standard FAA night fighter, operating off the carriers HMS VENGEANCE, INDOMITABLE, and EAGLE. It was also used to fly as a "formation leader" for groups of strike fighters. The NF.21 was replaced in operational service by the Sea Venom in 1954, and lingered for another year in the radar training role.
http://hsfeatures.com/features04/images/seahornetfmk20sn_001.jpg

hotspace
01-15-2005, 08:23 PM
I want it http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/heart.gif

Hot Space

whitetornado_1
01-16-2005, 06:20 AM
Don't hold your breath for new aircraft.

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