I am on the road and can't try the experiment with my models and Neptun aircraft, but I recall that CV2-3's flight decks are narrower than Hornet's. Can you pack the same number of B-25s in aft without using up much of the extra deck space anyway? Just a thought.
: As we are coming up on the 75th Anniversary of
: the Doolittle Raid, I thought I'd ask for a
: bit of speculation. If I read the specs
: correctly, the Saratoga and Lexington had
: almost 100 feet more flight deck than did
: the Hornet. Given that the B-25 bomb loads
: were limited because of the need for extra
: fuel while remaining light due to the short
: length for take off, might Sara or Lex have
: not been better choices from which to launch
: the raid?
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