View Single Post
  #4  
Old 11-20-2012, 01:21 PM
Friendly_flyer's Avatar
Friendly_flyer Friendly_flyer is offline
Approved Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Oslo, Norway
Posts: 411
Default

I used that stuff in the military, and I can tell you with no uncertainty that tracers will do damage. Perhaps ever so slightly less damage than a ball round, but anything traveling at 2,525–2,900 ft/s (muzzle velocity of the wartime Mk. 8 ammo) is going to do nasty things to humans and light machinery. I have also experienced tracers setting fire to vegetation. I would imagine petrol vapor and tracers would be an interesting combination.
__________________
Fly friendly!



Visit No 79 Squadron vRAF

Petter Bøckman
Norway
Reply With Quote