Military Aircraft. By: W. Abbott Lawrence. Table of Contents. How fast planes can go What they can do What are used on Aircraft for Combat. How fast planes can go . The Airspeed oxford can go 188 mph It didn’t fly very fast because of its very heavy weight for its 53’ wingspan.
By: W. Abbott Lawrence
It didn’t fly very fast because of its very
heavy weight for its 53’ wingspan.
It only has 1,145 horsepower.
During its time it was the plane of its kind.
“Falcon HTV-2, an unmanned, rocket-launched, maneuverable aircraft designed to fly at Mach 20 (about 13,000 miles per hour).”
It has manually operated browning in the cockpit.
It weighs about 19,350 pounds when it is empty.
Each bomb weighs over 1000 pounds and sit right behind the cockpit
B-17 Flying Fortress
They are the main type of turrets used on aircraft.
They can be used on two seated planes.
On large combat planes they are on the front
where the pilot is.
Usually there on the sides behind the wings.
When there on the tail there 40mm turrets.
The torpedoes and bombs are used to take down large watercraft.
There are never more than 10 torpedoes on one airplane.
Military Aircraft are very helpful when in a war because they can carry large amounts of bombs and fly fast.
WWII British Aircraft
The Visual Dictionary of Flight