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Brewster F2A Buffalo Aces of World War 2 has 8 ratings and 1 review. Jeff said: Informative, but not particularly engaging or interesting. A lot of the b. Entering service with the US Navy as a carrier-borne fighter, the Brewster F2A, later named Buffalo by the British and simply the Brewster by the Finns, saw. Editorial Reviews. Review. “This book is a must-have for the aviation historian and military Brewster F2A Buffalo Aces of World War 2 (Aircraft of the Aces) Kindle Edition. by.

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The addition of armor plating for the pilot and increased ammunition capacity further increased the aircraft’s weight, resulting in a reduced top speed and rate of climb, while substantially degrading the Brewster’s turning and maneuvering capability. Northrop N Convoy Fighter: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

I think it is probably one of the finest fighters in the present war. P Warhawk vs Ki Oscar.

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United States Navy Aircraft since Geoff FiskenMaurice HolderA. That is all they are good for” [22] —in the early years of World War II all modern monoplane fighter types were in high demand. Fighter Pilots of the RAF However as was still common at this timethe aircraft lacked self-sealing fuel tanks and pilot armor.

Alf Clare and R. Acex squadron claimed a total of Soviet aircraft with Bs, while losing 15 Buffalos in combat. Forgotten Aircraft of the Second World War. Book ratings by Goodreads. The Brewster factory removed the Navy life raft container and arrestor hookwhile adding many new items of equipment, including a British Mk III reflector gun sighta gun camera, a larger fixed pneumatic tire tail wheel, fire extinguisher, engine shutters, a larger battery, and reinforced armor plating and armored glass behind brewwter canopy windshield.


Zachary Lyons marked it as to-read Mar 19, Tim Taylor marked it as to-read Jan 17, Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! After Finland signed an armistice with the Soviet Union in September,they had to drive Finland’s former ally, Nazi Germany out of the country during the ” Lapland War “. Overall 37 Finns achieved ace status flying the Brewster, and it was the Finnish fighter of choice until succeeded by the Bf in Retrieved 23 September Fifth Air Force in Australia.

Report on England, November Indeed no fewer than nine pilots either became aces on the type or increased their scores to achieve acedom, and a further fifteen aces flew them in action. By this time, the Navy had become disenchanted with the Buffalo, and wold become especially annoyed at Brewster Aeronautical Corporation’s frequent production delays and its seemingly never-ending management difficulties.

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Navy and Marine Wrold fighting squadrons. Julio Campos added it May 22, Losses were aggravated due to the Japanese practice of strafing pilots who had bailed out. It was all-metal, with flush-riveted, stressed aluminum construction, although control surfaces were still fabric-covered. How to write a great review.

Aces of the 78th Fighter Group.

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Other Buffalos had not been fitted with plate armor behind the pilot, making them vulnerable to even a single bullet or shell.

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Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Many of the pilots assigned the Buffalo lacked adequate training and experience in the ubffalo.

Archived from the original on 17 April Only four airworthy Buffalos remained on 7 March.

Gerard Bruggink two kills. Luftwaffe Viermot Aces Robert Forsyth. See if you have enough points for this item. Hawker Hurricane Mk I—V. At the outbreak of war [ clarification needed ]only 71 had arrived in the Dutch East Indiesand not all were in service.