Keep the Skinny Birds Flying Safely
Discussing various planes with friends (all of us are part of the over the hill gang)
and a number of items came up during the discussion. I mentioned that the PC
had a long wing and one of the fellows mentioned a term I had not heard before,
"Flying the Wing". Seems that "early" (30's to late 40's) were given that term because of large wing spread and small motors. They also tended to have good gliding ratios because of the unreliable engines of the day. Anyone else ever use or heard of this term?
Question, the subject came up of wheel track of the PC. Middle of tire to middle of tire. Can anyone come up with the measurement? Not vital, just curious.
Type A or Type B landing gear???
I am not sure, but I believe the question was about
a plane manufactured in 1940.
If you are getting this twice, it is because I have not figured out what
to correctly push yet.
I am not sure but I believe the question was about a plane
manufactured in 1940.
I'll measure 41Vermont, though she's an early '41 FP-65 (s/n 875), she has the type B gear.