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Offline Arlo

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Inter-war Naval Aircraft
« on: September 14, 2020, 04:25:24 PM »

Great Lakes XSG-1 in 1933. Only one was built.


Loening OL-8A formation in 1929.

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Re: Inter-war Naval Aircraft
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2020, 05:53:49 PM »
I have a soft spot for the F3F.   Saw one fly at an air show once, and for as ungainly as it appears on the ground, it actually looked pretty cool during the fly bys.

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Re: Inter-war Naval Aircraft
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2020, 06:02:02 PM »
I have a soft spot for the F3F.   Saw one fly at an air show once, and for as ungainly as it appears on the ground, it actually looked pretty cool during the fly bys.

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Re: Inter-war Naval Aircraft
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2020, 06:40:22 PM »
I would not have guessed you could dive one at 480 mph!

Here's a modern day look:


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Re: Inter-war Naval Aircraft
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2020, 06:46:43 PM »
Beautiful footage. Thank you.  :salute

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Re: Inter-war Naval Aircraft
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2020, 11:42:07 PM »
 Great era of aviation history. Amazing how aeronautical technology advanced in the 20th century.


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Re: Inter-war Naval Aircraft
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2020, 06:17:52 PM »


VF-2B pilots doing their thing.