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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...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • 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...

    $13.95 $9.95

  • 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...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • RAF Hornet FIII Pilot Manual

    5x8" 60 Pages Designed during WWII as a long-range fighter, the Hornet represented an evolution of the de Havilland Mosquito and was the fastest piston-powered fighter in Royal Air Force service. Like the Mosquito, ...

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  • RAF Hurricane Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 50 Pages The Hawker Hurricane flew in the Battle of Britain against the German Luftwaffe. While Spitfires took on Nazi fighters, the Hurricanes assaulted enemy bombers. Between 8 August and 21 September 1940...

    $18.95 $11.95

  • RAF Mosquito Pilot Manual

    5x8" 52 Pages When Britain's brilliant aircraft designer Geoffrey de Havilland first proposed the Mosquito, the Air Ministry greeted the idea with skepticism. Powered by twin Merlin engines, the bomber would be constructed...

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  • RAF Pilot's Notes for Lancaster I, III & X

    6x9" 60 Pages Royal Air Force Pilot's Notes for Lancaster I, III & XDesigned by Avro's Roy Chadwick to replace the Manchester, the Lancaster four-engine bomber became the RAF's main heavy bomber during WWII. The most...

    $14.95 $9.95

  • RAF Pilot's Notes for Spitfire IIA and IIB

    5x8" 90 Pages             Royal Air Force Pilot's Notes for Spitfire IIA and IIB AeroplanesThe epitome of grace, beauty and design, the Supermarine Spitfire was...

    $13.95 $8.95

  • SB2C Helldiver Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 130 Pages Known by the men who flew it as "The Beast", the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver was nearly 37 feet long with a wingspan approaching 50 feet. Powered by a 1900 hp Wright engine, the plane was considered...

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  • SB2U-3 Vindicator Pilot Manuall

    8.5x11" 36 Pages The first all-metal, carrier-based dive bomber in the U.S. Navy, Vought's SB2U-3 Vindicator entered service in 1937. The plane also flew with the U.S. Marine Corps beginning in March, 1941. By that time...

    $18.95 $11.95

  • SBD Dauntless Pilot Manual

    8x10" 79 Pages The Douglas SBD Dauntless served as the U.S. Navy's front line dive bomber from the outbreak of WWII thru 1943. Dauntless' proved their mettle at the battles of Coral Sea and Midway, where crews accounted...

    $19.95 $12.95

  • T-6 Texan SNJ Pilot Manual

    8x10" 60 Pages Originally designated as the "advanced trainer" AT-6, North American's single-engine training aircraft was extensively used by the U.S. Army Air Forces, U.S. Navy (as the "SNJ"), Royal Air Force (as the...

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  • TBD-1 Devastator Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 120 Pages The first all-metal aircraft in the history of the U.S. Navy, the Douglas TBD-1 represented a radical advance when it debuted in 1937. Yet by December 7, 1941, the Devastator was obsolete. Despite...

    $22.95 $15.95

  • TBF/TMB-3 Avenger Pilot Manual

    8x10" 102 Pages One of the most legendary naval aircraft of WWII, the Grumman TBF Avenger (and the General Motors-produced TBM) saw action in most of the major battles in the Pacific including Midway and Leyte Gulf...

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  • The Travel Air Fleet

    8.5x11" 41 Pages Although it lasted for only a decade, the Travel Air Company played a significant role in the history of 20th Century aviation. Founded in 1924 by Walter Beech and Lloyd Stearman, the company started...

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  • XF-11 Pilot Manual

    8x10" 112 Pages The XF-11 was originally conceived as a dedicated reconnaissance aircraft, capable of high-speed penetration of enemy defenses. The plane's design benefited from research work by its builder, the...

    $20.95 $13.95

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