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Drogues

Drogues
Author: CZ_RAF
Time Stamp:
14:06:31 08 July 2001
Post:
I am looking for info what menas DROGUES. It was used in Stranraer after landing on sea...


RE: Drogues
Author: Ross_McNeill
Time Stamp:
14:21:31 08 July 2001
Post:
Hi Pavel,

The target drogues were light fabric tubes that were towed behind an aircraft and could be fired at by an attacking aircraft.

The sea drogues used be the flying boats were stiff canvas tubes with a sealed end that acted as a motion brake when dropped into the water attached to the aircraft when taxying onto the moorings.

Regards

Ross