“Malo periculosam, libertatem quam quietam servitutem.”
"The Beast", SB2C Helldiver.
Yeah, for both sides!
Sonuva Bitch 2nd Class. SB2C hated by hanger deck crews.
First thing, plane comes with variable speed air conditioning. Faster and higher you go, the cooler it gets.Second, easier to escape the plane if you end up ditching or have a bad landing.
My understanding is this plane was supposed to replace the Dauntless dive-bomber but in combat, never quite lived up to its expectations.
Yeah and there is only one flying example left.
Noisy AND breezy
I bet that's a fuckin blast!
There are a few Dauntless dive bombers around flying.
About to land on the HANCOCK.