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|Bristol F2B||The Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2 First World war early two-seater pusher biplane and was used by the Royal Flying Corps as a fighter and also as a day or night bomber. The FE2 was one of the few aircraft which gave the allies the edge over the Fokker aircraft of 1914/1915. In May 1915 the F.E.2b entered service with No 6 Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps and it was 20 squadron which was the first squadron to be totally equipped with Fe2 aircraft which was deployed in January 1916. The Fe2B remained in day use throughout 1916 and 1917 and in 1918 was used solely as a night bomber. The FE2b equipped 22 squadrons, 16 of which served in France with the other 6 serving the home defence. As the German fighters got better the FE2B was outclassed and was used only as a light night bomber or used on the home defense front against the Zeppelins. Crew: Two Speed: 80 knots (91.5 mph,) Endurance 3 hours Ceiling 11,000 ft Maximum take off weight 3,037 lbs Length: 32 ft 3 in Height: 12 ft 8 in Wingspan 495 ft² Engine Beardmore 6 cylinder inline piston engine giving 160 HP|
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|New victory claim added : Fw190 claimed on 2nd May 1943 by Stanislaw Brzeski of No.302 Sqn RAF|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Whitley P4981 : Aircrew updated|
|Wellington Mk.IC T2888 of No.99 Sqn RAF added to the airframes database.|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Hampden P4405 : Airframe notes updated (added 10-02-1941 : Hampden crashed into Bluestone plantation in Norfolk after calling for assistance.)|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Flying Fortress 42-30032 : Squadrons updated|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : D. N. Beal : Date of death updated, Deceased updated|
|JGr Losigkeit added to the squadrons database.|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Hampden P1328 :|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : E. S. C. Halsall : Squadrons updated (added No.51 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Aircraftsman 1 Edwin Vick : First name updated (now Edwin), Service number updated (now 540323), Squadron service dates updated|
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