About TLAR bombsight
|July 28th, 2003||#1|
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TLAR bombsight info
Holding out his fist, he extended the thumb up and said " This is a TLAR bombsight" Some pilots actually used it in korea and viet nam: what they would do is hold their arm out, with their thumb up and level with the face, and when the target lined up with the top of the thumb, the range was just about there and the pilot would release his weapons. And that was the origin of the That Looks About Right bombsight.
Incidently, according to him, clipped nails could throw you off a whole bunch....
If we should have to fight, we should be prepared to do so from the neck up instead of from the neck down. General James H. Doolittle, USAAF
|May 7th, 2005||#5|
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A \'good\' landing is one from which you can walk away. A \'great\' landing is one after which they can use the plane again.