On this page I have grouped a number of unanswered questions and queries for
information. If you have any information on these subjects, please send me
- General call for pictures
For a new book about the history of
aircraft armament, we are looking for pictures of aircraft gun
installations: Fixed guns, flexible guns, turrets, sights,
boresighting diagrams... Such pictures would be most welcome.
Of course credit for the pictures will be given in the book.
We can also pay for costs of duplication, mailing, etc.
- Grumman F9F with Aero nose turret
A single F9F is reported to have flown with an Aero 17B nose
turret containing four .50" guns. I am looking for details
and pictures of this unusual installation.
- Gebauer GKM
Does anyone have information on the Hungarian Danuvia-Gebauer GKM,
an engine-driven, synchronised gun? Reportedly used on Hungarian
CR.32s, the MAVAG Heja II, and maybe some other aircraft. There
appear to have been publications about this gun in Hungarian, but
that is a language I am wholly unfamiliar with.
Where can I get this: An Evaluation of Defensive
Measures Taken to Protect Heavy Bombers from Loss and Damage
(published November 1944, 520.520a, AFHRA) ?
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