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060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
060925 WW1 Air War
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060925 WW1 Air War

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  • 1. The War in the Air Tom Mouat:
  • 2. Introduction or "Cliché's of the Air War"
  • 3. The War in the Air 1914 to 1918 • Introduction. • Observation. • Parachutes. • Weapons. • Zeppelins. • The Aces • Four Planes. • Strange Stuff.
  • 4. Observation • Kites and Cameras • Manned Kites • Manned Balloons • Telephones • Cameras • Planes • Radio • Rufijii River Delta
  • 5. Observation
  • 6. Observation
  • 7. Observation
  • 8. Observation
  • 9. Photographs of Verdun
  • 10. Parachutes • Rigid Frame Parachutes • Oscillation Problems and the "hole" • Bourget in 1804 • Kaethe Paulus in 1915 • Austrian Escape in 1916 • Morale • Von Richtofen
  • 11. Parachutes
  • 12. Weapons • How to Kill? • The Propeller. • Avoid. • Detour. • Deflect. • Interrupt. • Bomb.
  • 13. Avoid
  • 14. Detour
  • 15. Louis Strange • Louis Strange on 10 May 1915
  • 16. Deflect • Saulnier Interruptor. • Garros Deflector • Roland Garros - 01 Apr 1915 • Roland Garros - 19 Apr 1915 • Fokker Eindekker
  • 17. Interrupter
  • 18. Bomb
  • 19. Bomb
  • 20. Bombing Casualties • Bombing Casualties (557) • Flack Effects
  • 21. Zeppelins • Navy and Army Rivalry (6:1) • Antwerp and Liege • Korvettenkapitan Peter Strasser • 19 Jan 1915 (2:16) & 31 May 1915 (7:35) • 06 Jun 1915 LZ 37 and Lt Rex Warneford • 1916 SL11 and Lt Leefe Robinson • Strasser's "Height Climbers" • 1918 Strasser and Cadbury
  • 22. Zeppelins
  • 23. Zeppelins • The Babington Raid • L59 "The Africa Ship" • OA (40% and 5:1)
  • 24. The Horror…
  • 25. The Aces • The Horror of the Trenches • The Knights of the Sky • The "Ace" System: • French required 5 in 1914 • Germans required 8 (then 16) • British required 8 for the DFC • Eventually 21 required… • Rene Fonck - 75 Kills • Mickey Mannock - 61 Kills
  • 26. Rene Fonck
  • 27. Rene Fonck • Paul Rene Fonck • Conscripted in 1914 • 1st Kill 06 Aug 1916 • Expert shot • 6 aircraft in a single day • Highest scoring survivor • 75 kills (but claimed "at least" 127). • Post War Inspector of Aviation
  • 28. Four Planes • Fokker Eindeker • HD-2 • SS D-111 • Sopwith Snipe
  • 29. Fokker Eindeker Horsepower: 80 Wingspan: 8.5 m Length: 6.70 m Top Speed: 137 km/hr Ceiling: 3,000m Climb: 30min
  • 30. De Havilland D.H.2 Horsepower: 100 Wingspan: 8.61 m Length: 7.68 m Top Speed: 150 km/hr Gross Weight: 645 kg Ceiling: 4,270m
  • 31. Sopwith Snipe Horsepower: 160 Wingspan: 9.47 m Length: 5.84 m Top Speed: 195 km/hr Gross Weight: 955 kg Ceiling: 6,100m Climb: 38min
  • 32. Siemens-Schuckert D.III Horsepower: 160 Wingspan: 8.43 m Length: 5.70 m Top Speed: 180 km/hr Gross Weight: 725 kg Ceiling: 8,100m Climb: 35min
  • 33. Strange Stuff - Lozenges..
  • 34. Questions?

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