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Classic Wings Magazine WWII Naval Aviation Research Pacific Warbird Digest
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 Post subject: Re: Littlest Gunship
PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 8:16 am 
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Knowing little about guns, I'm surprised the "Grease gun" was still in the inventory during Vietnam.

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they were still used in gulf war I

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During WW2 a Lt. Col. Charles Carpenter installed bazooka launchers on his L-4H and is credited with destroying several German armored vehicles. He wasn't the first to do this as he was inspired by other pilots who had done the same. Seen a recreation of said aircraft at the Evergreen Museum in Oregon last July. His plane was known as "Rosie the Rocketer" Quite a Gunship


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A friend of mine says he was a door gunner on an O-1 in Nam. He has pics of an M60 mounted and pointing out the right window


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Piper offered a gun mount kit for the Super Cub that mounted on the struts on the right side for a flexible .30 etc.

The Cuban Air Force (both of them eventually) used armed Tri-Pacers

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