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03/16/2017

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SFC Dunlap 173d RVN

Good ole Buffaloes Airways and their C-54. Great show!!!!

Quartermaster

The story of the original can be read at David Irving's website. Very good read.

Casey

This is too cool.

MadMarsupial

Looks hard enough in the daylight without any flak!

Quartermaster

Just think - The Brits that flew the mission did it at night.

SCOTTtheBADGER

Fascinating!

Captain Ned

QM:

Doing it at night actually helped in one way. Spotlights were fitted fore & aft of the bomb bay and angled so that their beams would perfectly overlap at the desired release height. Hard to pull that trick in daylight.

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