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- 20 Jun 2020, 05:05
- Forum: Pilot's Lounge
- Topic: Open Canopy Flight - Spitfire, P-40, P-51
- Replies: 7
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Undercarriage extension speed in the Spitfire is 160mph and the drill is to open the hood before lowering that. Climb out has been detailed above by ratty. If I recall my discusions with Dudley correctly, the maximum practical limit is 200mph for the P-51 and should be about the same for the Spitfir...
Lewis, it is..except that in this case you have to make all the pieces first ;) Ok, as promised, a quintessentially Spitfire I item, the DeH 2 Position Airscrew "bike-pump" control. I built this from the very few photos available and scaled it from nearby cockpit furniture. This was a massive amount...