A-6 Intruder: Carrier-Borne Bomber by Robert F. Dorr


By Robert F. Dorr

An album of the A-6 Intruder and its prowler editions. The airplane, might be so much significantly deployed within the Vietnam clash, replaced the nature of carrier-borne aviation through supplying its commanders bombing potential the place sooner than purely strike and fighter airplane may be used.

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The forward portion of each fin is dielectric and can be hinged sideways; in flight position it is attached to the aft portion by bolts. The aft portion is attached to the fuselage frames by two bolts. The port fin incorporated a brake parachute opening sensor actuated by impact on touchdown. 2ft2). 41 MiG-25RB 'Red 40' camera bay. Yefim Gordon View of the camera bays of a MiG-25R BV. Yefim Gordon Landing Gear Hydraulically retractable tricycle type. All three units retract forward. The nose unit is equipped with twin KT-112/2 or KT-112A brake wheels (700-200mm) and levered suspension.

26ft2), maximum deflection is 25°. Early production aircraft (interceptors up to c/n 840sch09 and reconnaissance aircraft up to c/n 020SL04) had blown flaps which were deflected 47° on landing. Tail Unit Three-spar twin fins with spars, stringers and ribs of VNS5 steel and AK-4 Duralumin and skins of D19AT Duralumin. Leading edge and trailing edge sweepback is 54° and 4° 18' respectively; the fins are canted 8° outboard. 5%. 22m (10ft 6%in) MAC. 16ft2). Port and starboard fin have different leading edges and tips.

2) to which the canopy support frame and cockpit floor are attached. 2 has a mortise for the nose landing gear unit and separates the cockpit from the bay aft of it. The bay aft of the cockpit connects the forward fuselage and the centre fuselage (the fuel tank bay) and is an oval-section semi-monocoque structure. The upper and side parts of the bay house avionics while the lower part is the nosewheel well. The bay is composed of panels made mainly of D19T alloy. 2v, 2g and 2d, longerons and stringers and incorporate a number of access panels for avionics servicing.

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