B-24 Liberator Bomber Pilot's Flight Manual

B-24 Liberator Bomber Pilot's Flight Manual

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The Consolidated B-24 Liberator first saw combat in June of 1942, making a daring raid into Nazi-occupied Romania to bomb the oil fields at Ploesti. Nearly 18, 500 Liberators were built during the war years, making it by far the most-produced American combat aircraft. It served in many roles beyond heavy bomber, transport, and anti-submarine patrol, and flew in Africa, Europe, India, the Atlantic, India and the Pacific Theatre. Originally printed by the United States Army Air Force in 1942, the B-24 Liberator Pilot's Flight Operating Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Originally classified qRestricted, q the manual was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable facsimile has been reformatted, and color images appear as black and white. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.In case of failure of the main or auxiliary systems the flaps may be operated by the hydraulic hand pump, located on the right side of the Co-Pilota#39;s seat. This hand pump is connected to two globe valves located immediately forward of the pumpanbsp;...

Title:B-24 Liberator Bomber Pilot's Flight Manual
Author:Periscope Film Com
Publisher:Lulu.com - 2006-04


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