BFC-2 Goshawk

The BFC-2 was an early example of a divebomber, the pilot descending at high speed and a steep angle to drop ordnance on a target.  To prevent the bomb from hitting the propeller when dropped, a bomb sling or cradle swung it out away from the fuselage.  The markings on the museum’s airplane are those of Bombing Squadron (VB) 2B, known as the High Hats, a squadron still in existence today as the Tophatters flying the F/A-18 Super HornetRead More