Ploesti
B-24 Groups

Bomber Groups participating in the campaign.

In this game each group is represented by six aircraft from that group. The six from each group were selected for a variety of reasons.

In playing the game each of the six planes needs to have its own data sheet. Note that the 8th and 9th Air Force planes have different armaments.

All planes have the following flight characteristics (Blue Sky Rules):

Flight Characteristics

Level speed  5 Climb speed  1 Turn  10 Brake factor 1
Dive speed  7 Climb 3 Slip  8 Size modifier 7

8th Air Force 44th Bomb Group
(Eight Balls)

PORKY II
LADY LUCK
SCRAPPY II
SUZY Q
HORSE FLY
RUTH-LESS

Damage: 00000 00000 00000 00000 00000

Die Position Hits Armament
1 B ooooo ooooo 1 f all
2 N ooooo ooooo 1 f all
3 P ooooo ooooo  
4 CP ooooo ooooo  
5 E ooooo ooooo 2 a high
6 RO ooooo ooooo  
7 SW ooooo ooooo 1 s all
8 PW ooooo ooooo 1 p all
9 VG ooooo ooooo 1 a low
10 TG ooooo ooooo 2 r all
Elevator: 1 2   Aileron: 1  2
Engine: 1 2 3 4

Electrical

Structural 1 2 3

 

8th Air Force - 93rd Bomb Group
(Ted's Traveling Circus)

Jerk's Natural
Boomerang
Hell's Wench
Utah Man
Jose' Caricoa
TARFU

Damage: 00000 00000 00000 00000 00000

Die Position Hits Armament
1 B ooooo ooooo 1 f all
2 N ooooo ooooo 1 f all
3 P ooooo ooooo  
4 CP ooooo ooooo  
5 E ooooo ooooo 2 a high
6 RO ooooo ooooo  
7 SW ooooo ooooo 1 s all
8 PW ooooo ooooo 1 p all
9 VG ooooo ooooo 1 a low
10 TG ooooo ooooo 2 r all
Elevator: 1 2   Aileron: 1  2
Engine: 1 2 3 4

Electrical

Structural 1 2 3

8th Air Force 389th Bomb Group
(Sky Scorpions)

Sand-Witch
The Scorpion
Old Blister Butt
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Wolf Wagon
Eager Eagle
Damage: 00000 00000 00000 00000 00000
Die Position Hits Armament
1 B ooooo ooooo 1 f all
2 N ooooo ooooo 1 f all
3 P ooooo ooooo  
4 CP ooooo ooooo  
5 E ooooo ooooo 2 a high
6 RO ooooo ooooo  
7 SW ooooo ooooo 1 s all
8 PW ooooo ooooo 1 p all
9 VG ooooo ooooo 1 a low
10 TG ooooo ooooo 2 r all
Elevator: 1 2   Aileron: 1  2
Engine: 1 2 3 4

Electrical

Structural 1 2 3

 

9th Air Force - 98th Bomb Group
(Pyramiders)
Tagalong
The Witch
Kate Smith
Boilermaker
Hail Columbia
Jersey Jackass
Damage: 00000 00000 00000 00000 00000
Die Position Hits Armament
1 B ooooo ooooo  
2 N ooooo ooooo 1 f all
3 P ooooo ooooo  
4 CP ooooo ooooo  
5 E ooooo ooooo 2 a high
6 RO ooooo ooooo  
7 SW ooooo ooooo 1 s all
8 PW ooooo ooooo 1 p all
9 VG ooooo ooooo 1 a low
10 TG ooooo ooooo 2 r all
Elevator: 1 2   Aileron: 1  2
Engine: 1 2 3 4

Electrical

Structural 1 2 3

 

9th Air Force - 376th Bomb Group
(Liberandos)
Wongo Wongo
Barrel House Bessie
Brewery Wagon
8-Ball
Let's Go
Teggie Ann
Damage: 00000 00000 00000 00000 00000
Die Position Hits Armament
1 B ooooo ooooo  
2 N ooooo ooooo 1 f all
3 P ooooo ooooo  
4 CP ooooo ooooo  
5 E ooooo ooooo 2 a high
6 RO ooooo ooooo  
7 SW ooooo ooooo 1 s all
8 PW ooooo ooooo 1 p all
9 VG ooooo ooooo 1 a low
10 TG ooooo ooooo 2 r all
Elevator: 1 2   Aileron: 1  2
Engine: 1 2 3 4

Electrical

Structural 1 2 3

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