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Old 12th Aug 2019, 20:14
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In 1942 Hough dived a P38 from 43,000 feet near Bovingdon during which a speed of 525mph was indicated at 35,000 feet; this was the longest terminal velocity dive successfully undertaken at that time. (With acknowledgements to Roger Freeman author of The Mighty Eighth 1970).

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