Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Flashpoint Taiwan: Low Level Intruders


I was interested to read about the ultra low level night overflights of South West China by Taiwanese P2V-7 Neptune aircraft during the early 60's. These reconnaissance and intelligence gathering flights were flown so low that the pursuing MiG-17's couldn't use their radars due to ground clutter. Even so quite a lot if them were shot down by AAA. Unfortunately, there isn't a Neptune in the Tumbling Dice post war range and the Shapeways option is stupidly expensive.

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