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Blue Max best aerial combat ever. Becoming a Dogfighter : Documentary on the US Air Force Red Flag Training Program. Reconstruction fokker dr1. 1.5 SUPERFICIES DE MANDO/CONTROL. Además de que un avión vuele, es necesario que este vuelo se efectúe bajo control del piloto; que el avión se mueva respondiendo a sus ordenes.


Los primeros pioneros de la aviación estaban tan preocupados por elevar sus artilugios que no prestaban mucha atención a este hecho; por suerte para ellos nunca estuvieron suficientemente alto y rápido como para provocar o provocarse males mayores. Una de las contribuciones de los hermanos Wright fue el sistema de control del avión sobre sus tres ejes; su Flyer disponía de timón de profundidad, timón de dirección, y de un sistema de torsión de las alas que producía el alabeo.

Por otro lado, es de gran interés contar con dispositivos que, a voluntad del piloto, aporten sustentación adicional (o no-sustentación) facilitando la realización de ciertas maniobras. Para lograr una u otra funcionalidad se emplean superficies aerodinámicas, denominándose primarias a las que proporcionan control y secundarias a las que modifican la sustentación.

Alerones. Dicta Boelcke. The Dicta Boelcke is a list of fundamental aerial maneuvers of aerial combat formulated by the first great German flying ace of the First World War, Oswald Boelcke.

Dicta Boelcke

Boelcke's list of tactics[edit] The Dicta Boelcke consists of the following 8 rules:[1] 1. Try to secure the upper hand before attacking. If possible, keep the sun behind you[edit] Speed: the pilot with the faster of two machines has control over the combat. A documented example of Boelcke 'securing advantages' took place on 17 September 1916. 2. Rookie pilots would start a fight, but instinct (fear) would convince them to break it off and run. Who Killed the Red Baron? PBS Airdate: October 7, 2003Go to the companion Web site NARRATOR: April 20th, 1918: In the skies over northern France, Allied and German fighter aircraft are locked in a ferocious dogfight.

Who Killed the Red Baron?

One of the contenders in this aerial battle is the legendary German ace, Manfred von Richthofen: the Red Baron. His distinctive red Fokker triplane is in hot pursuit over the Somme Valley; in its sights are two British Sopwith Camel fighters. Steampunk Aviatrix: May 2010. When a chappie calls to mind a triplane, it is likely that the first image to be conjured is the gaudy, all-red affair of Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, the Hun flying ace who used the machine to such deadly effect over the skies of France.

Steampunk Aviatrix: May 2010

Indeed, the Teutonic association with the triplane is so strong, that it might shock the modern reading public to learn that triplanes are not German innovations. Rather, they are wholly English. For it was in England that the machine was first devised, in England that it was refined, and in England that it first went to war. The very first triplane was constructed in 1868, by Mr. John Stringfellow, a charter member of the Royal Aeronautical Society. The Celts - BBC Series Ep 2 - "Heroes in Defeat" The Red Baron - master of the air.

Boudicca. Warrior queen (2003) [Subtítulos en español] The Destructive Might of the Roman Army - Must Watch Documentary. THE ROMAN EMPIRE - THE ICENI REBELLION. MEDIEVAL WEAPONS & COMBAT: Heavy Armour. The First Dogfighters - Ep 6 - Season 2 - Dogfights. Mig Alley - Ep 1 - Season 1 - Dogfights. DEATH-MATCH: Hitler's Luftwaffe VS. P-47 Thunderbolts in Europe (720p) Dogfight - the mystery of the red baron. Soldier of Fortune - US WW1 Infantry Soldier. WWI Soldier Demonstrates Grenades and Bombs, 1910s. WW1 British mills No5 hand grenade disassembly. Uniforms world war 1. Military Transport of World War II including Post War Vehicles (Mechanised warfare in colour) (Repost) Documents matching "Blandford Colour Series" Extracts from "the Australians' final campaign 1918″ Ttle of Hamel : History and Memory - The Ba. WWI, Aircraft Formation. The Hall of Fame of the Air. By Stephen Sherman, Mar. 2007.

The Hall of Fame of the Air

Updated April 11, 2012. Up in my father's garage attic, along with unopened lawn mowers and fireplace andirons, we came across these cartoons he had saved for six decades --- the "Hall of Fame of the Air" (HFA). Every Sunday in the late 1930's, newspapers ran this cartoon feature, depicting the feats of legendary aces and early aviators. Next to each pilot, an airplane associated with him was shown. Well-known American aviation artist Clayon Knight (1891 - 1969) created HFA. The scans below show the development of the HFA itself. In the scans, one can see taped corners, pin holes, and occasionally missing pilot sections; evidence of my Dad having cut up and tacked pictures to his wall or notebook.