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    I read over some pages about the pilot are flying in Luffberry.

    What kind of maneuver that is?

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    I read over some pages about the pilot are flying in Luffberry.

    What kind of maneuver that is?

    Regards, T
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    http://www.acepilots.com/wwi/us_lufbery.html

    defense tactic named after Raoul Lufbery. Fly in a circle (at least 4 or 5 planes), protecting the six of each other. Didn't work very well sometimes, as H.J. Marseille prooved...
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    Cajun76's Avatar Senior Member
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    I was going to post the same article, that states it was not invented by Raoul. But it's still as Hnefatafl describes.
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    Luft berries are what you put on your Luft Waffels if you dont like good ole' maple syrup!

    Of course, some Luft Whipped Cream is absolutely delightful on top of the Luft Berries! And a nice cold glass of milk... Mmmmm!
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    lol
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Fehler:
    Luft berries are what you put on your Luft Waffels if you dont like good ole' maple syrup!

    Of course, some Luft Whipped Cream is absolutely delightful on top of the Luft Berries! And a nice cold glass of milk... Mmmmm! <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    Post of the day!
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    It can also refer to a turning fight...two planes just going round and round trying to gain on the other.

    As a defensive measure it refers to several friendly planes going round and round. Any enemy planes trying to get on the 6 are, naturally, exposing themselves to the next plane in the circle.

    Worked well in WW1 where vertical movements were limited. In WW2 I guess one could boom and zoom it a lot better. McCampbell and his wingman (Rushing?) downed 15 (probably barely trained kamakazie pilots) in one outing.
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    <span class="ev_code_YELLOW">Luft Berry</span>(Ll-uff-th beh-ree) [noun, unknown origin, possible expletive] 1. The orgainic matter released when a Luftwaff pilot is jumped by a pack of high flying P-47s.

    2. The fragrant offerings, cunningly disguised as valid points, dropped by certain 'luftwaffles' on the IL2 boards.

    3. The remaining unscorched body parts of a FW 190 "Flying Zippo" pilot.
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    Isnt it a thing you get on your brown eye from strain overstressing and whining of the only fms you fly
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