World War II changed the face of warfare forever. Now enemies were fighting and flying all night, which mandated that a fighter be developed that could carry a new technological invention aloft - radar. Northrop's Night Hunter covers the development history of the P-61 Black Widow and the radar built specifically for its use. The P-61 was the most successful Allied night fighter of the war, and flew combat in the China-Burma-India, European, and Pacific theaters of the war. This book details the aircraft's offensive and defensive systems, its operations, and covers its unique uses from missile testing to flights by the U.S. Navy.Tanks could be dropped electrically using the bombcontrol switch and a release button on the control wheel. ... These code numbers corresponded to the wire numbers as shown on the wiring diagrams contained in the aircraft data case. Junction boxes and disconnect plugs were provided at all necessary points to facilitate replacement of wiring and the ... The hydraulic system operated the landing gear, brakes, main-gear up and down latches and wheel doors, upper and loweranbsp;...
|Title||:||Northrop's Night Hunter|
|Publisher||:||Specialty Press - 2008-11-07|