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US Aircrew wrestle Flight & Survival equipment КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Motorbooks InternationalАвтор(ы): Hans Halberstadt, Mike HalberstadtЯзык: EnglishКоличество страниц: 130ISBN: 0-7603-0267-7Формат: pdf OCRРазмер: 106,0 mbI am thankful for the beneficiant aid of many of us through the years - and primary. to the ALSE techs who issued and maintained my flight apparatus in Vietnam and because; they seem to be a expert little group of unsung heroes, and that i want to thank all of them. i want to salute in particular of the ALSE congregation: gt.Debbie Gifford and Sgt.Steven Robertson from corporation G, a hundred and fortieth Aviation Regiment (Delta Schooners); they not just factor and retain the equipment for his or her super lively nationwide safeguard unit, they're usual staff contributors on my cherished previous CH-47 Chinooks - nonetheless flying after thirty years of service.RAPIDили IFOLDER zero

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Then the captain hauled back on the stick. It was only a four-or five-G manoeuver, but I felt invisible forces dragging me down toward the floor of the cockpit - it was a sickening sensation. Soon we were back at altitude again, but the captain was not through yet. He pushed over and we repeated the whole performance, this time launching the rockets in a long, rippling, fiery salvo. If you think the pull-out at the bottom of a gun run (even in a T-28) is fun and games for an inexperienced pilot, you're mistaken.

The current B model is almost identical to the version lots of us helicopter crew wore in Vietnam with many small. incremental improvements. The visor housing now accommodates a bracket for night vision goggles, and the shell is now made from Kevlar, with a thermoplastic liner instead of the foam rubber pads of the old version. The helmet hasn't changed much because its mission hasn't changed over the years. A helicopter aircrew helmet still has to provide protection for the skull against impact, for the eyes against debris and fragmentation spall, and for the ears against the tremendous noise inside any helicopter.

Left) The importance of a good, solid pair of leather boots will instantly become clear to any aircrew whose ship catches fire. Serious footwear is modelled here by USAF (-21 pilots Lieutenants Greg Short and Jolin Barriere at Naval Air Station Fallon, Texas. (Photo Robert Genat) (Below) The standard issue GS/FRP-2 flight gloves made from Nomex and cabretta leather are an extremely popular design; comfortable, flexible, and providing good protection against fire, they will also be seen in use by various Special Forces personnel, and many other service people who can "organise" themselves a pair "through channels", or are willing to shell out $35.

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