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B-29 Airplane Commander Training Manual in Color By United States Army Air Force
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The Boeing B-29 was one of the most sophisticated aircraft of WWII. It featured many innovations including guns that could be fired by remote control and pressurized crew compartments. It was also... More > the heaviest production plane of the war, with terrific range and bomb-carrying capabilities. Carrying a crew of ten, the Superfortress devastated Japan in a series of raids in 1944-45. Finally, in August of 1945, the B-29s "Enola Gay" and "Bock's Car" dropped the atomic bombs and forced Japan to surrender. Originally printed by the U.S. Army Air Force, this B-29 Airplane Commander Pilot's Training Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know about the Superfortress. Classified “Restricted”, the text was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. This impressive facsimile presents the manual in its entirety. It is over 200 pages long, and reproduced in its original multi-color glory for the first time ever.< Less
B-29 Airplane Commander Training Manual By United States Army Air Force
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The Boeing B-29 was one of the most sophisticated aircraft of WWII. It featured many innovations including guns that could be fired by remote control and pressurized crew compartments. It was also... More > the heaviest production plane of the war, with terrific range and bomb-carrying capabilities. Carrying a crew of ten, the Superfortress devastated Japan in a series of raids in 1944-45. Finally, in August of 1945, the B-29s "Enola Gay" and "Bock's Car" dropped the atomic bombs and forced Japan to surrender. Originally printed by the U.S. Army Air Force, this B-29 Airplane Commander Pilot's Training Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know about the Superfortress. Classified “Restricted”, the text was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. This impressive 8.5x11 facsimile presents the manual in its entirety. It features over 200 black and white pages of pilot and crew information, and puts you right in the cockpit of one of history's great planes!< Less
Memoirs of a B-29 Pilot By Charles R. Reyher
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From training as a pilot cadet, to bomb approach pilot, to B-17 instructor pilot, followed by training as a B-29 pilot, he and his crew operated from Guam between June and September 1945, flying 13... More > missions against oil targets in Japan. The book concludes with the author's personal views on how the war with Japan could have been ended without the use of the atomic bombs and without invading the Home Islands. 228 pages, 38 illustrations.< Less
Memoirs of a B-29 Pilot By Charles R. Reyher
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From training as a pilot cadet, to bomb approach pilot, to B-17 instructor pilot, followed by training as a B-29 pilot, he and his crew operated from Guam between June and September 1945, flying 13... More > missions against oil targets in Japan. The book concludes with the author's personal views on how the war with Japan could have been ended without the use of the atomic bombs and without invading the Home Islands. 228 pages, 38 illustrations.< Less
20 Years of Stealth - B-2 Spirit By Brian Emch
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This is a 12-month calendar featuring some images I took at the 20th Anniversary ceremonies at Northrop in Palmdale, Calif, honoring the first flight of the B-2. It is ready for 2015.
20 Years of Stealth: B-2 Spirit By Brian Emch
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This is a 25 month version of my B-2 20th Anniversary ceremony calendar. It is ready for 2015 and 2016. Event was held where the a/c was originally built, USAF Plant 42 in Palmdale, Ca. Contact me at... More > socal_airshow_review@earthlink.net for a complete list of the calendar titles I am planning.< Less
60 Years of the Hawker Hunter, 1951 to 2011. Volume 1 - UK By David Griffin
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In two volumes these books are a fitting tribute to one of the world's greatest aircraft, illustrated with over 1,700 black & White images. They cover the chronological history of the Hunter in... More > service in the UK and overseas from design and development to the present day. The Hawker Hunter is a classic postwar aircraft. The Hunter was one of Britain's export success stories and was purchased by 19 countries worldwide. It still remains in service with the Lebanese AF. The 20th July 2011 will be the 60th anniversary of the Hunter's maiden flight. The books give the currently known dispositions of every airframe constructed; all 1,972 of them. Please note that these printed books are in Black and White, not color.< Less
60 Years of the Hawker Hunter, 1951 to 2011. Volume 2 - Foreign By David Griffin
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In two volumes these books are a fitting tribute to one of the world's greatest aircraft, illustrated with over 1,700 black & White images. They cover the chronological history of the Hunter in... More > service in the UK and overseas from design and development to the present day. The Hawker Hunter is a classic postwar aircraft. The Hunter was one of Britain's export success stories and was purchased by 19 countries worldwide. It still remains in service with the Lebanese AF. The 20th July 2011 will be the 60th anniversary of the Hunter's maiden flight. The books give the currently known dispositions of every airframe constructed; all 1,972 of them. Please note that these printed books are in Black and White, not color.< Less
60 Years of the Hawker Hunter, 1951 to 2011. Volume 2 - Foreign By David Griffin
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In two volumes these books are a fitting tribute to one of the world's greatest aircraft, illustrated with over 1,700 black & White images. They cover the chronological history of the Hunter in... More > service in the UK and overseas from design and development to the present day. The Hawker Hunter is a classic postwar aircraft. The Hunter was one of Britain's export success stories and was purchased by 19 countries worldwide. It still remains in service with the Lebanese AF. The 20th July 2011 will be the 60th anniversary of the Hunter's maiden flight. The books give the currently known dispositions of every airframe constructed; all 1,972 of them. Please note that these printed books are in Black and White, not color.< Less
60 Years of the Hawker Hunter, 1951 to 2011. Volume 1 - UK By David Griffin
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In two volumes these books are a fitting tribute to one of the world's greatest aircraft, illustrated with over 1,700 black & White images. They cover the chronological history of the Hunter in... More > service in the UK and overseas from design and development to the present day. The Hawker Hunter is a classic postwar aircraft. The Hunter was one of Britain's export success stories and was purchased by 19 countries worldwide. It still remains in service with the Lebanese AF. The 20th July 2011 will be the 60th anniversary of the Hunter's maiden flight. The books give the currently known dispositions of every airframe constructed; all 1,972 of them. Please note that these printed books are in Black and White, not color.< Less