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254 to warn me that it was no joke for an aviator to lose his belt. Some ludicrous things happened in the "stunt" field and "vrilles" were common. A dizziness takes hold of you at first and you don't exactly know just where you are on the first tricks you try. The rest comes with practise - oh, much practise- over the German Country perhaps. I wonder what one is expected to do when he finds himself on his head, with a Hun on his tail and a jambed gun! [[Several scribbled horizontal lines]] April 26, 1918 Field #7 [[strikethrough]] the last for the R.F.C. men (#8 not required) [[/strikethrough]] The work at this field was ^[[mainly]] to get used to the [[ROP?]] 15 meter buses, in cross country formation flying, at different altitudes from [[strikethrough]] low to the freezing [[/strikethrough]] ^[[low stratas to the colder]] 15000 [[strikethrough]] [[?]] [[/strikethrough]] feet. The 120 Horse Power ^[[ [[?]] LeRhone rotary]] engine has such a high compression that it
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