Airienteering with 13MIKE

by Fred J. Calfior and Douglas W. Miller

AirLeg 101

“This is an OOPS record! On April 7, 1961, a Strategic Air Command B-52 was shot down by an F-100 airplane from the New Mexico Air National Guard. The B-52 was piloted by Captain Donald Blodgett and Captain Ray Nobel. During a simulated attack from two F-100s flown by First Lieutenant James Van Scyoc and Captain Dale Dodd, the outer missile of two Sidewinders under the port wing of Van Scyoc's aircraft fired due to moisture short circuiting the firing mechanism. The pilots and electronics warfare officer survived, but three other crew members were killed.”

1) When overhead Westchester County airport, turn towards the “TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE

2) Descend to “7000” feet

3) Turn to The Gallery section at the end of this scenario. Match the following name with the appropriate aircraft, and go to the AirLeg indicated.

Messerschmitt Me. 163 B-1a

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