Posted by Anders Nordström (again) on October 24, 2000 at 02:42:50:
In Reply to: Re: Dumb Question of the Week... posted by Anders Nordström on October 24, 2000 at 02:35:22:
My "picture" of the finger four formation didn't
turn out as I thought it would. Here is a better
: A common formation during WW II was the so called
: "finger four" formation developed by the Germans
: in the Spanish Civil War. It looks somthing like
: -I- -I-
: As I understand it each pair contains a leader
: and a wingman. Wingman is not a rank.
: I suppose the number of planes on a patrol would
: vary depending on the strenght of the opposing
: forces. Is it the Flying Tigers you are writing
: about? Try to find some authentic litterature so
: you get the right feeling.
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