How turbo superchargers facilitate high altitude airplane flight. World War II warplanes equipped with superchargers
United States USA Date:1943 Duration:1 min 36 sec Sound:Yes
General Billy Mitchell wearing fur coat and western style hat. Animated illustration of U.S. Army Martin bomber operating at 15 thousand feet during the famous demonstrations of air power against battleships, in 1921. This was possible because the aircraft engines were supercharged, an outgrowth of Dr. Sanford Moss's developments at General Electric Company.World War 2 scenes of U.S. Army Air Forces aircraft that use supercharged engines: P-51s; P-47s; P-38s; B-24s; B-17s and B-29s. View of atomic bomb explosion.
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