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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

  • 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...

    $13.95 $9.95

  • 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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  • BT-13A Valiant Pilot Manual

    8x10" 142 Pages Equipped with a more powerful engine and a larger, heavier airframe than primary training aircraft, Vultee's BT-13 served an important role as a secondary-level trainer for the U.S. Army Air Corps and...

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  • 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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  • Elco PTs in Action

    8x10" 58 Pages Built by the Electric Boat Company, the Motor Torpedo Boat or 'PT' was a potent, versatile and highly effective weapon. Small in size, lightly armed and relatively cheap when compared to other combat vessels,...

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  • Know Your PT Boat

    8x10" 48 Pages The exploits of the U.S. Navy's 'Patrol Torpedo' or PT Boat crews became famous during WWII. Known by the Japanese as "devil boats", the little PTs landed big blows on the enemy, sinking numerous ships and...

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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

  • Axis Submarine Manual

    9x7" 34 Pages Originally created in 1942 for members of the merchant marine and anti-submarine elements such as the Civil Air Patrol, this Axis Submarine Manual shows the principal types of Axis submarines employed during...

    $12.95 $5.95

  • 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

  • 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...

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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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  • Submarine Phraseology

    8x10" 39 Pages Originally printed during WWII by the Commander of Submarines, Atlantic Fleet, Submarine Phraseology was standard issue for sailors serving in the Silent Service. The first section of the book puts forth...

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  • 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

  • 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-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...

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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...

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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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  • 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,...

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  • F4U-4 Corsair Pilot Manual

    8x10" 74 Pages One of the most storied aircraft of WWII, the Vought F4U-4 Corsair was the first single engine production aircraft capable of 400 mph in level flight. With its gull wing and giant 18-cylinder double wasp...

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