Kagura__Mea

26/2/19 Mosquito F.B.VI missing "Uncle Tom" rockets

"Uncle Tom" rocket was an 11.5in (29.8cm) diameter, 9ft (2.74m) long, 1060lbs weight rocket projectile, powered by a sextet of 3in (7.6cm) rocket motors.

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It was intended to equip the Sea Mosquito Mk.37. And it was tested on an Avenger aircraft and equipped on a Mosquito F.B.VI (No. RF. 899).

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The Mosquito could carry two 1060lbs "Uncle Tom" rockets under either the fuselage or the wings.

(The RP3 rocket got one 3in rocket motor and a 60lbs warhead, the "triplex RP 180lb"180lbrp.jpg.6595872d5083f732d0369d745571 (http://www.wwiiaircraftperformance.org/Fury/Sea_Fury_Hawker.pdf) on Seafury got three 3in rocket motors434908642_6.3.180lbRP.jpg.077c590de667fb and a 180lbs warhead1264917869_6.4.180lbRP(2).jpg.f67aae4399(https://forum.warthunder.com/index.php?/topic/272413-missing-payloads-for-british-aircraft/). 

So the "Uncle Tom" MAY POSSIBLY got a 360lbs warhead with its six 3in rocket motors.)

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AIR_65_286_012.thumb.jpg.4a81aa97bbae5c5*under the wings

 

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All the flying performance of the Mosquito F.B.VI with two "Uncle Tom"s under the wings that can be used to modify the FM in the game could be found here:

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Mosquito VI cockpit with "Uncle Tom" installation: (but I think that it may not be necessary to model it in the game)

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Sources and full pages:

1. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C2152448

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2. British Secret Projects Hypersonics, Ramjets & Missiles   © Chris Gibson and Tony Buttler, 2007

ISBN(10) 1 85780 258 6

ISBN(13) 978 1 85780 258 0

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Hi.

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