Supermarine Walrus

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Walrus
Supermarine Walrus (1935).
Vloga Amfibijsko izvidniško letalo
Proizvajalec/-ci Supermarine
Oblikovalec R. J. Mitchell
Krstni polet 21. junij 1933
Predstavljen 1935
Glavni uporabniki Fleet Air Arm (Kraljeva mornarica)
Irske letalske sile
Kraljeve letalske sile
Kraljeve avstralske letalske sile
Kraljeva kanadska mornarica
Izdelovan 1936–1944
Število izdelanih 740
Razvit iz Supermarine Seagull

Supermarine Walrus je bil enomotorni amfibijski izvidniški dvokrilnik, ki so ga razvili pri britanskem Supermarine. Bil je prvo serijsko britansko letalo z uvlačljivim podvozjem, povsem zaprtim kokpitom in povsem kovinsko konstrukcijo. Zasnoval ga je inženir R. J. Mitchell v 1930ih.

Specifikacije(Supermarine Walrus)[uredi | uredi kodo]

Supermarin Walrus
Seagull V, leta 1939

Podatki iz Supermarine Walrus I & Seagull V Variants; Brown 1972, p. 48

Splošne karakteristike

Zmogljivost

Oborožitev

  • Strelno orožje: 2 ali 3 × .303 in (7.7 mm) Vickers K strojnice
  • Bombe: 6x 100 lb (45 kg) bomb ali 2x 250 lb (110 kg) bombi ali 2x 250 lb (110 kg) Mk.VIII globinski bombi

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Bibliografija[uredi | uredi kodo]

  • Cummins, Patrick J. "US Navy Anti-Submarine Operations, US Naval Air Station, Wexford, 1918" Aviation News, Volume 15, No 19, 6-29 Feb 1987
  • Andrews, C.F. and Morgan, E.B. Supermarine Aircraft Since 1914. London: Putnam Books Ltd.,2nd revised edition 2003. ISBN 0-85177-800-3.
  • Brown, David. "Supermarine Walrus I & Seagull V Variants". Aircraft in Profile, Volume 11. Windsor, Berkshire, UK: Profile Publications Ltd., 1972.
  • Green, William. War Planes of the Second World War, Volume Five: Flying Boats. London: Macdonald & Co.(Publishers) Ltd., 1962 (5th Impression 1972). ISBN 0-356-01449-5.
  • "The Supermarine "Seagull" Mark V" (PDF). Flight XXVI (13): 297–300. March 29, 1934. No. 1318. Pridobljeno dne January 13, 2011. 
  • Hall, Alan W. "Aircraft in Detail-The Supermarine Walrus". Scale Aircraft Modelling Magazine, Vol.8 No.7, April 1986.
  • Kightly, James and Wallsgrove, Roger. Supermarine Walrus & Stranraer. Sandomierz, Poland/Redbourn, UK: Mushroom Model Publications, 2004. ISBN 83-917178-9-5.
  • London, Peter. British Flying Boats. Stoud, UK: Sutton Publishers Ltd., 2003. ISBN 0-7509-2695-3.
  • London, Peter. "From Seagull to 'Shagbat':The Life and Times of the Supermarine Walrus: Part One - Development and Production". Air Enthusiast, No. 74, March/April 1998. pp. 34–39. ISSN 0143-5450.
  • Mitchell, Gordon. R. J. Mitchell - Schooldays to Spitfire. The History Press Ltd., 2006. ISBN 0-7524-3727-5
  • Nicholl, George William Robert. The Supermarine Walrus: The Story of a Unique Aircraft. London, G.T. Foulis & Company, 1966.
  • Thetford, Owen. British Naval Aircraft Since 1912. London: Putnam, 1982 (5th ed.) ISBN 0 370 30021 1

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