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B-36 Peacemaker Pilot Manual

490 Pages
$49.95 $41.95
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$49.95 $41.95
8x10" 490 Pages
The largest piston-powered airplane ever mass-produced, the Convair B-36 "Peacemaker" was also the world's first thermonuclear bomber. The prototype B-36 flew in 1946, and was quickly upgraded as the need for a bomber with a large lifting capacity became paramount.

Yet, when it entered active service in 1949, the "aluminum overcast" was already considered obsolete. Nevertheless, nearly 400 B-36s were built and flew as strategic deterrents before the B-36 was retired in 1959.

Originally printed by the U.S. Air Force, this Flight Operating Handbook is an authentic reprint of an original. Classified "Restricted", the manual was declassified and is here reprinted in book form.

490 pages, 8x10", softbound, b&w with full color covers.

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  1. Fantastic Reproduction!

    Posted by Chris on 20th Feb 2014

    Thanks Periscopefilm for such a great copy of the B-36II manual. Images and text are perfectly crisp and clear. Many other reproductions I have seen are fuzzy, black, over photo-copied garbage, but NOT this manual!

    Book is nicely bound and printed on decent stock. Showed up just a little bent in the corner, but nothing to complain about. Well worth it.