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ColoradoBBQ
03-31-2004, 09:32 PM
Did warplanes operating in the PTO use radio for guidance or did they use the compass and a lot of luck? I remember the story of the flight of P-38 which had to fly over open sea for two hours to catch Admiral Yamato's air transport. At that distance, a few degrees off would put you off target by a large distance and be completly lost in the middle of nowhere.

ColoradoBBQ
03-31-2004, 09:32 PM
Did warplanes operating in the PTO use radio for guidance or did they use the compass and a lot of luck? I remember the story of the flight of P-38 which had to fly over open sea for two hours to catch Admiral Yamato's air transport. At that distance, a few degrees off would put you off target by a large distance and be completly lost in the middle of nowhere.