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Friday, February 16th 2018, 2:14pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q1/1948 - Chinese news and events - January / February / March

Saturday 21.March - Guizhou Aviation Industy at Lincheng High-ranking representatives of the Chinese Air Force will be presented the design of a new bomber in a meeting room of Guizhou Aviation Industry at Lincheng. The design of the four-engine high altitude bomber "YBA-5" was developed by Guizhou Aviation in cooperation with the air-force office for tactical and technical requirements. The aircraft should have a maximum speed of 630 km / h. The calculated maximum range is 8000 km with 6000 kg ...

Tuesday, February 13th 2018, 2:21pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q1/1948 - Chinese news and events - January / February / March

Friday 20. March - Cape Town Harbor After the common maneuver in the indian ocean, the participating chinese ships reach the port of Cape Town. After a short stay for refreshing the supplies and bunkers, the chinese ships will leave the harbor again, but this time towards the Atlantic. A visit of Atlantis and Yugoslavia is on schedule. While the remaining ships in Atlantis will running back around the Cape of Good Hope, the other ships will, after visiting Yugoslavia, run through the Suez Canal ...

Tuesday, February 13th 2018, 2:12pm

Author: parador

Results from the 1948 Summer Olympics

OOC: Very impressive work !!!

Tuesday, February 6th 2018, 2:42pm

Author: parador

OOB Q4/1947 (Textform)

Imperial Chinese Navy - Summary of Ship Type and Status, December 1947 Type : In Service + "Reserve (or Museum)" + Trials + Building + Refitting + "Purchased(not delivered)" = Total Capital Ships Battlecruiser (BC) : 2 + 0 + 2 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 4 Aviation Ships Carrier (CV) : 8 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 8 Seaplane Carrier (CVS) : 8 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 8 Heavy Cruiser Heavy Cruiser (CA) : 6 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 6 Armoured Cruiser (CA) : 0 + 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 1 Convoy Cruiser Light Cruiser (CL) : 15 ...

Monday, February 5th 2018, 6:15pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q1/1948 - Chinese news and events - January / February / March

Wednesday 18. March - Harbin Herald The last section of the Trans-Manchurian Railway was inaugurated with a solemn ceremony . It now leads from Manzhouli (near the Mongol-Russian-Chinese Border) via Harbin to Suifenhe (Russian Border near Vladivostok). With this route, a connection with the Trans-Siberian Railway is now possible at two points, at Chita and at Vladivostok.

Monday, February 5th 2018, 5:52pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q1/1948 - Chinese news and events - January / February / March

Tuesday 17. March - Kunming News After intensive preparation and a long series of tests, today the Support Wing of the 2nd Squadron of the Chinese Air Battle Force flew an aerial refueling maneuver. In this test a AA-4A bomber was re-fueled by a BA-3K tanker for the first time with a flying boom system. To date, the existing tanker aircraft of the Chinese Air Force are equipped with the looped-hose system. The new system provides some advantages like a higher fuel flow rate, less susceptible to ...

Monday, February 5th 2018, 5:11pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q1/1948 - Chinese news and events - January / February / March

Saturday 14. March - Harbin Herald With the Fushun oil fields, more chinese oil fields starting production of the black gold. SINOPEC und APC (Asiatic Petroleum Company) shared the exploration and exploitation of these oil fields. This is further step towards independence of crude oil imports.

Monday, February 5th 2018, 1:15pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q1/1948 - Chinese news and events - January / February / March

Friday 13. March - The Hankow Daily News The construction work on the "Yangtze Bridge" is progressing rapidly. With this bridge, there will be for the first time a direct rail link between the northern and southern halves of the Chinese Empire - previously, the crossing of the Yangtze was only possible by ferry. The bridge has four lanes on 20 meter wide upper deck, on the lower deck there are two railway tracks. The bridge is to be opened at the end of the year.

Friday, February 2nd 2018, 2:25pm

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Beijing Newspaper Q1/1948 - Chinese news and events - January / February / March

Wednesday 11. March - Shanghai Telegraph The scientists aboard the Nanjizhou stowed their baggage and the port crew is loading the research equipment onbaord the ship. The ship is on behalf of the "Ocean University of China" to explore the Mariana Trench. It's planed to make a complete survey of the entire Mariana Trench via echo sounding, drag lines and by using the deep sea vehicle and the Bathysphere onboard the ship.

Friday, February 2nd 2018, 12:22pm

Author: parador

His Imperial Chinese Air Force - Gliders

Repository for data pertaining to the subject

Friday, February 2nd 2018, 10:18am

Author: parador

Preliminary Profile - YHG-8 "Transport Flightboat"

Dimensions: Length: 37 m Height: 11 m Wingspan: 46 m Wing area: 255 m² Weights: Empty weight: 30.000 kg Loaded weight: 45.000 kg max. take off weight: 49.000 kg Powerplant: 4x Huang Po air-cooled inline engines with 1850 hp Performance: max. speed: 390 km/h cruise speed: 260 km/h max. range: 6.000 km ferry range: 8.500 km service ceiling: 7.000 m Crew: 10 - 14 men Armament: - 2x 20mm machine cannon in rear turret - 4x 13mm machine gun in beam positions Payload: - up to 92 troops or equivalent c...