Northrop Yb-49 Flying Wing Pilot's Flight Manual

Northrop Yb-49 Flying Wing Pilot's Flight Manual

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Visionary designer Jack Northrop built a series of experimental qflying wingq aircraft both before and during WWII. One of the most radical designs of the post-war era, the propeller-driven YB-35 bomber's all-wing design minimized drag and promised maximum payload capacity and terrific endurance. The YB-49, a turbojet powered variant built on the YB-35 airframe, forever altered aviation history and inspired the design of the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber. Originally printed by Northrop Aircraft in 1948, the YB-49 Flying Wing 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.3-3. The airplane is equipped with a 10w pressure, demand type oxygen system, operating at a maximum working pressure of #25 psi. ... USE OF OXYGEN. oxygen aboVe 10, 000 feet, and at night use oxygen from the ground up with an unpressura€” ited crew nacelle. ... The regulators maintain or change the cabin air temperature as selected by the automatic positioning of flaps which regulate the flow oranbsp;...

Title:Northrop Yb-49 Flying Wing Pilot's Flight Manual
Author:Film Com Periscope Film Com, Periscope Film.Com Staff - 2006-04


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