Report on Bombing, Gunnery, and Rocket Demonstrations at Boscombe Down on the 12.10.44.

Made:
1944-10-12
part of archive:
Collection of AVRO Weapons Testing Report and Cartoons
maker:
Beardshall, George
and
A. V. Roe & Co. Ltd

This report written by the engineer George Beardshall records the effectiveness of weapons, machine guns, bombs and rockets, being tested in 1944 at Boscombe Down. The report also mentions a form of locating radar known by the code name 'Village Inn' that allowed the tail gunner to track distant enemy aircraft.

Details

Identifier:
YA2008.79/1
Access:
Open access.