A man explains graphical presentation of the proper speed and altitude combination for torpedo release in United States.
United States USA Date:1944 Duration:3 min 46 sec Sound:Yes
New techniques in aerial torpedo attack, United States. A man explains the graphical presentation of the proper speed and altitude combination for torpedo release. An aircraft in flight releases torpedo in water. The torpedo moves in water. The torpedo launching guide. In double entry type graph, the combination of 2 coordinates gives the third coordinate. Dropping speed and dropping altitude data is entered in the chart. It gives the entrance angle. The man explains the concept of point of release to the point of hitting target using the graph. The cross wind effect on torpedo drop is explained. Time column on graph gives time of fall of torpedo. Release of torpedo with proper range is necessary. Radar ranging requires teamwork between the pilot and the radio man. Demerits of long and short range is explained.
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