Glossary

A&AEE

Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment

AFDS

Air Fighting Development Squadron

AFDU

Air Fighting Development Unit

AI

Airborne Interception

ATA

Air Transport Auxiliary

BAC

British Air Commission

BAFO

British Air Forces of Occupation

CG

centre of gravity

CO

carbon monoxide

EAS

Equivalent Airspeed

ETPS

Empire Test Pilots’ School

FAA

Fleet Air Arm

FS

fully supercharged

IAS

indicated airspeed

IFF

Identification Friend or Foe

ISA

International Standard Atmosphere

MAEE

Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment

MS

moderately supercharged

OAT

outside air temperature

PRU

Photographic Reconnaissance Unit

RAAF

Royal Australian Air Force

RAE

Royal Aircraft Establishment

RATOG

Rocket Assisted Take-off Gear

RP

rocket projectiles

R/T

radio transmitter

TAS

true airspeed

TBO

time between overhauls

USAAC

US Army Air Corps

USAAF

US Army Air Force

USMC

US Marine Corps

USN

US Navy

Boost Pressure Conversion Table

Inches of Hg

Lb per sq.in

22

–4

26

–2

30

0

34

+2

38

+4

44

+7

48

+9

54

+ 12

60

+15

67

+18

Aircraft Index

Bell Airacobra

DS173 –

DS174 –

DS175 –

AH573 –

AH574 –

AH579 –

AH701 –

Blackburn Skua/Roc

K5178 –

K5179 –

L2867 –

L2868 –

L2888 –

L3057 –

L3058 –

L3059 –

Boulton Paul

Defiant

K8310 –

K8620 –

L6950 –

L6951 –

L6952 –

L6954 –

L6955 –

N1550 –

N1551 –

AA370 –

DR944 –

Curtiss Mohawk

No.188 –

AR645 –

AR678 –

Curtiss Tomahawk

AK176 –

BK853 –

Curtiss Kittyhawk

AK572 –

AL229 –

ET573 –

FL220 –

A29-1161 –

Fairey Fulmar

K7555 –

N1854 –

N1855 –

N1858 –

N1859 –

N4016 –

N4021 –

N4079 –

X8641 –

X8756 –

X8757 –

Focke-Wulf Fw

MP499 –

PE882 –

PM679 –

PN999 –

Grumman Martlet

AM969 –

AM991 –

AX826 –

AX828 –

FN111 –

JV642 –

JV782 –

Grumman Hellcat

FN322 –

FN323 –

FN331 –

FN333 –

FN344 –

FN360 –

JV109 –

JV127 –

JV224 –

JX822 –

KE209 –

Hawker Hurricane

K5083 –

L1547 –

L1696 –

L1750 –

P3269 –

Z2346 –

Z2415 –

Z3564 –

BN114 –

BP173 –

KZ193 –

PZ865 –

Hawker

Tornado/Typhoon

P5212 –

P5219 –

P5224 –

R7617 –

R7646 –

R7673 –

R7700 –

R7881 –

DN340 –

EK497 –

HG641 –

MN235 –

MN974 –

Hawker Tempest

HM595 –

HM599 –

JN731 –

JN737 –

LA602 –

MW754 –

Messerschmitt

Bf

D-IABI –

AE479 –

RN228 –

TP814 –

North American

Mustang

AG345 –

AG351 –

AG360 –

AG365 –

AG383 –

AG393 –

AL973 –

AL975 –

AP222 –

FX953 –

FZ107 –

44–14134 –

Republic

Thunderbolt

FL844 –

FL849 –

274699 –

Supermarine

Spitfire

K5054 –

K9787 –

K9944 –

AB505 –

BM572 –

BS552 –

DP845 –

EN223 –

EN409 –

JF319 –

JF321 –

LA201 –

LA215 –

LA218 –

RB141 –

RB144 –

RB179 –

Vought Corsair

JT118 –

JT270 –

02155 –

RAF Squadrons

1 –

2 –

3 –

5 –

6 –

8 –

11 –

16 –

19 –

20 –

25 –

26 –

28 –

30 –

33 –

39 –

54 –

56 –

60 –

64 –

67 –

71 –

73 –

85 –

87 –

107 –

111 –

137 –

141 –

146 –

152 –

155 –

208 –

213 –

234 –

243 –

247 –

249 –

250 –

257 –

264 –

266 –

303 –

312 –

453 –

485 –

486 –

488 –

601 –

609 –

611 –

Other RAF Units

2 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit –

1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight –

Fleet Air Arm

Squadrons

800 –

801 –

803 –

804 –

805 –

806 –

808 –

882 –

885 –

888 –

891 –

892 –

1830 –

1831 –

1833 –

1834 –

1839 –

1841 –

1844 –

1851 –

Royal Australian Air

Force Squadrons

21 –

80 –

Luftwaffe Units

JG

JG

JG

JG

SKG

Engines Index

Allison V-1710

BMW

Bristol Centaurus –

Hercules –

Mercury –

Perseus –

Daimler Benz DB 600/601 –

DB

Junkers Jumo–

Jumo

Napier Sabre –

Pratt and Whitney Twin Wasp –

Double Wasp –

Wasp Major –

Rolls-Royce Goshawk –

Griffon –

Kestrel –

Merlin –

Vulture –

Wright Cyclone –

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