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  • F6F Hellcat Pilot Manual

    8x10" 73 Pages The most successful naval fighter aircraft in history, the Grumman F6F Hellcat accounted for nearly 5200 kills during WWII. The Hellcat featured self-sealing fuel tanks, a bullet- resistant windscreen,...

    $19.95 $11.95

  • F7F Tigercat Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 100 Pages Built with twin, under-wing engines, tricycle landing gear and shoulder-mounted wings, the Grumman F7F Tigercat was an unusual looking, all-metal fighter. It was also one of the highest-performance...

    $23.50 $16.50

  • F8F-2 Bearcat Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 133 Pages The Grumman F8F Bearcat was designed to defeat the nimble Japanese fighter aircraft that appeared at the end of WWII. The conflict ended before the Bearcat could be placed into service, and althought...

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  • FM-2 / F4F Wildcat Pilot Manual

    8x10" 88 Pages The Grumman F4F Wildcat was the primary Marine Corps and U.S. Navy fighter aircraft during the opening year of WWII. Although outperformed by the Japanese Zero, the Wildcat more than held its own. The...

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  • B&W

    6 Movies 108 Minutes In April of 1944, the U.S. Army's 1st Cavalry Division launched Operation Brewer, a campaign to seize the Admiralty Islands and isolate the Japanese naval base at Rabaul. The landings were one phase of...

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  • Color & B&W

    6 Movies 105 Minutes In August of 1942, forces under the command of Marine Major General Alexander Vandegrift made an amphibious landing on Guadalcanal, a 2500 square mile island in the southern Solomons. The landings were...

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  • How to Fly a Piper Cub

    5.5x8.5" 32 Pages Built by Piper Aircraft between 1937 and 1947, the J-3 Cub is one of history's best-known civil aircraft. The Cub's simplicity and affordability led to the plane being dubbed the "Model T of the Sky",...

    $9.95 $8.96

  • Hughes Flying Boat Pilot Manual

    8x10" 170 Pages The legendary H-4 Hercules was designed and built by the Hughes Aircraft Company. Intended to defeat the German U-boat threat, the plane was intended to be a super transport that could ferry 750 troops...

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  • Instruction Manual for Ford Trimotor Airplane

    6x9" 116 Pages Instruction Manual for Ford Trimotor AirplaneFirst produced in 1925, the Ford Trimotor had an immediate impact on commercial aviation, enabling Transcontinental Air Transport to launch coast-to-coast service...

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  • Messerschmitt BF-109E Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 126 Pages Designed by famed engineer Willy Messerschmitt, the BF 109 scored more kills than any other aircraft in WWII. It flew as a fighter, bomber escort, interceptor, ground attack platform, and recon...

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  • P-38 Lightning Pilot Manual

    8x10" 78 Pages Originally designed as a high-altitude interceptor, the P-38 was the first U.S. fighter of WWII to compare favorably with the Spitfire and Me-109. The twin-tailed, single seat "Fork Tailed Devil" carried...

    $20.95 $13.95

  • P-39 Airacobra Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 117 Pages The P-39 Airacobra was designed by Bell's brilliant engineer, Robert Woods. The plane featured a mid-engine design, intended to allow it to carry a lethal 37mm cannon in the nose. An all-metal,...

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  • P-40 Warhawk Pilot Manual

    8x10" 94 Pages Flown by the American Volunteer Group in China known as the "Flying Tigers", the P-40 Warhawk earned a reputation for its toughness in combat. Facing odds of 6 to 1 in most combat situations, AVG pilots...

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  • P-47 Thunderbolt Pilot Manual

    8x10" 55 Pages Known as the "Jug" because of its fuselage shape, the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt flew in every theatre of WWII except Alaska. Nearly 13,000 were built by war's end. The large aircraft carrier eight...

    $19.95 $12.95

  • P-51 Mustang Pilot Manual

    8x10" 112 Pages Used primarily as a long-range bomber escort in raids over Germany, the North American P-51 Mustang earned a reputation for toughness and agility in dogfights. Carrying a two-stage supercharged V-12...

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  • P-61 Black Widow Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 86 Pages The heavily armed P-61 Black Widow was the U.S. Army Air Force's first dedicated night fighter. Equipped with radar, four .50 caliber machine guns and four 20mm. cannons, the Widow was a fearsome...

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  • PBY Catalina Flying Boat Pilot Manual

    8x10" 114 Pages One of the most widely-used multi-role aircraft of WWII, the Consolidated PBY Catalina was a flying boat to be reckoned with. They were used as anti- submarine warfare platforms in the Atlantic, and...

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  • PT-13D / N2S-5 Stearman Pilot Manual

    8x10" 38 Pages Stearman's Kaydet biplane first flew in 1934, and in 1935 the U.S. Navy acquired the aircraft for use as trainers. Within a year the U.S. Army Air Corps followed suit, buying 26 of the airplanes from...

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  • PT-19, PT-23 and PT-26 Pilot Manual

    8x10" 50 Pages As late as 1940, the majority of Army Air Force trainees received flight lessons in biplanes such as the PT-17. The advent of high-performance combat aircraft led the USAAF to seek a new plane for primary...

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  • RAF Bristol Beaufighter Pilot Manual

    8x10" 105 Pages Known as the "Beau", Bristol's Beaufighter was based on the design of the Beaufort torpedo bomber. Heavy and slow by fighter standards, it nevertheless had a long career as a fighter, fighter bomber and...

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