Flight Log to Stuttgart

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Title

Flight Log to Stuttgart

Description

An abstract of a flight log to Stuttgart. It contains details of each leg including an attack by night fighters.

Date

1943-01-07

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

Two handwritten sheets

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Identifier

MSmithAC1459147-170607-030001, MSmithAC1459147-170607-030002

Transcription

7/1/43. Watch at 1200 hrs. G.M.T. 8 seconds slow,
Rate of gain 4 secs/24 hrs.

Route LEICESTER – SOUTHWOLD – LIEGE – STUTTGART – LILLE – LIECESTER.

Extract from Met. Winds. – 2,000' 200°/25k. 6,000' – 220°/30k.
10,000' – 230°/40k. Temps. 2,000' +5°C. 6,000' -3°C. 10,000' -12°C.

1825. Airborne BASE

1840. LEICESTER S/C SOUTHWOLD. Hgt. 2,000' climbing to 6,000'.

T.A.S. for climb 130k.

1853 Level out 6,000' T.A.S. 160k a/c SOUTHWOLD.

What is D.R. [indecipherable word] Co(T). (M) & (C). & E.T.A.

1920 SOUTHWOLD S/C LIEGE. Hgt. 6,000' climbing to 10,000'

R.A.S. for climb 117k. What is T.A.S.

1935. Level out at 10,000' a/c LIEGE using met w/v.

T.A.S. 190k. What is Co(T)(M)(C) & E.T.A.

193730 Check course by Astro Compass to be 136°(T).

1938 Loop CAMBRIDGE Scale read 149° Q.Cor. – 7° (Reliable).

1943 Loop DOVER Scale reads 099° Q.Cor. +2° (Rel) FIX?

1949. T.A.S. now 195k.

20-10-41}
20-11-21} DUBHE. Sextant Reading Average 35° 33'. Sex.Con +1'

20-16-46}
20-17-24} ALPHERATZ. Sextant Reading 43° 42' Sex. Con. +2'. FIX

2021 a/c 150° (M)

2028 a/c STUTTGART. W/V 240°/40k. What is T.A.S. to be maintained to reach TARGET at 2120 hrs. & Co (M).

2125 Incendiaries released.

2140. STUTTGART s/c 306(M) T.A.S. 140k Hgt 10,000'

[page break]

2148. Back Bearing of farm 123°(C). Dev. + 2°

2150 a/c 221°(C) Dev. 0°.

2152 Drift 5 1/2° Port

2158 a/c 006°(C) Dev. +2°

2201 Drift 7 1/2° Starboard.
What is W/V?

2204 a/c 299°(C) Dev. 0°. T.A.S. 215k

2211 a/c LILLE. What is Co(T)(M) (C) & E.T.A.

2238 attacked by night fighters a/c 010°(C) Dev +2° TAS 245

2242 a/c 284°(C). Dev 0° T.A.S. 240k.

2248 a/c 242°(C) Dev + 1° T.A.S. 235k.

2257 a/c 317°(C) Dev +1° T.A.S. 190k. Fighters shaken off

2306 Visual FIX? 270° CHARLEROI[?] 8 n.m.

2305 M.F.B. Return SALISBURY.

2310 a/c SALISBURY using Met w/v Hgt 10,000' TAS 190k
What Co(T) (M) (C) & E.T.A.

Collection

Citation

“Flight Log to Stuttgart,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 24, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/33376.

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