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BigKahuna_GS
12-03-2006, 04:03 PM
Interesting read :

Flight measurements of the flying qualities of an F6F-3 airplane (BuAer No. 04776) III stalling characteristics

NACA Wartime Report L-717.; Originally issued as Memorandum Report L5B13B, Feb. 1945.

http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19...92602_1993092602.pdf (http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19930092602_1993092602.pdf)<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

http://airplanesandmore.com/prodimages/largeSting%20of%20the%20Yellow%20Jackets.jpg
The Yo-Yo is very difficult to explain. It was first perfected by the well-known Chinese fighter pilot Yo-Yo Noritake. He also found it difficult to explain, being quite devoid of English.
??? Squadron Leader K. G. Holland, RAF.


It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you just bombed.

??? USAF Manual

BigKahuna_GS
12-03-2006, 04:21 PM
Here is an additional NACA F6F-3 report:

Flight measurements of the flying qualities of an F6F-3 airplane (BuAer No. 04776) I longitudinal stability and control STABILITY and amp CONTROL, LONGITUDINAL - GRUMMAN F6F-3 AIRPLANES - FLYING QUALITIES AIRPLANES - GRUMMAN F6F-3 FLIGHT TESTS (AMER )

NACA Wartime Report L-715.; Originally issued as Memorandum Report L5B13, Feb. 1945.

http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19...92600_1993092600.pdf (http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19930092600_1993092600.pdf)<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

http://airplanesandmore.com/prodimages/largeSting%20of%20the%20Yellow%20Jackets.jpg
The Yo-Yo is very difficult to explain. It was first perfected by the well-known Chinese fighter pilot Yo-Yo Noritake. He also found it difficult to explain, being quite devoid of English.
??? Squadron Leader K. G. Holland, RAF.


It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you just bombed.

??? USAF Manual