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    Self-sealing aircraft fuel tank demonstration - GIF and photo

    Self-sealing aircraft fuel tank demonstration.




    Manufacture of self-sealing gas tanks, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., Akron, Ohio. 1941.
    Fullsize image: https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/h...e_fullsize.jpg




    More: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-sealing_fuel_tank

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    Not particularly good shots with the two machine guns, 8-9 shots hit the tank,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ralphxyz View Post
    Not particularly good shots with the two machine guns, 8-9 shots hit the tank,
    I assume that's because they're Marathon engineers, rather than professional shootists.

    Neil


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