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PBY Catalina Flying Boat Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By United States Navy
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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,... More > and gained notoriety in the Pacific as rescue and reconnaisance platforms, and as bombers. With their distinctive fuselages painted the shade of midnight, the “Black Cats” undertook daring raids of Japanese shipping and shore installations. Originally printed by the U.S. Navy during World War 2, this Flight Operating Handbook taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Classified “Restricted”, the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable facsimile has been slightly reformatted. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Volume 2479, PBY Catalina --- Pedal (Orgel) By Deutsch Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2479, PBY Catalina---Pedal (Orgel) Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big... More > data. Michael Mandiberg wrote software transforms all of Wikipedia in thousands of print on print-on-demand volumes, drawing attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a poetic material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. This German version encompases 3406 volumes that were uploaded in May and June 2016. Eine gängige Größenordnung für Enzyklopädien sind die Bände ihrer Ausgaben. Michael Mandiberg hat die aktuelle Version der deutschsprachigen Wikipedia in enzyklopädische Artikel umgerechnet und eine ganze Bibliothek des Wissens geschaffen: 3.406 Bände.< Less
DUMBO DIARY Royal New Zealand Air Force No.6 (Flying Boat) Squadron 1943-1945 By Jenny Scott
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History of RNZAF No.6 Squadron operating PBY-5 and PB2B-1 Catalina flying boats in the South West Pacific, 1943 to 1945.
MAD Cats The Story of VP-63 By Kernan Chaisson
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Thestory of the World War II service of VP-63, a patrol wing equipped with PBY-5 Catalina flying boats. VP-63's aircraft were equipped with Magnetic Anomaly Detection (MAD) systems that allowed them... More > to locate and attack submerged submarines. The VP-63 Patrol Wing played a crucial role for the US Navy in WW II.< Less
Patrol and ASW Aircraft of the Argentine Navy Vol. I By Santiago L. Aversa
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A study of the Argentine's Navy Patrol and ASW Aircraft, 1921-1960. From airships to the Lockheed Neptune. First volume of a two volume set.
Patrol and ASW Aircraft of the Argentine Navy Vol. I By Santiago L. Aversa
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A study of the Argentine's Navy Patrol and ASW Aircraft, 1921-1960. From airships to the Lockheed Neptune. First volume of a two volume set.
VP Association Sea Story Library: Volume One - VP Association Fund-Raiser By Marc Frattasio
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This 115 page book is a collection of "sea stories" recounting the experiences and adventures of Naval Air Reservists who flew and maintained PBY Catalinas, P4Y Privateers, P2 Neptunes, and... More > P3 Orions with the various reserve patrol or "VP" squadrons that were based at NAS South Weymouth between 1953 and 1997. There are a few stories included about the carrier anti-submarine or "VS" squadrons that were assigned to South Weymouth as well since many of the personnel assigned to the base's VS units were transferred to the VP squadrons when the VS units were disestablished. This book will be of great interest to anybody who served in the Naval Air Reserve or who is interested in Naval Aviation.< Less
VP Association Sea Story Library: Volume Two - VP Association Fund-Raiser By Marc Frattasio
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This 115 page book, the second volume in a series of similar oral histories, is a collection of "sea stories" recounting the experiences and adventures of Naval Air Reservists who flew and... More > maintained PBY Catalinas, P4Y Privateers, P2 Neptunes, and P3 Orions with the various reserve patrol or "VP" squadrons that were based at NAS South Weymouth between 1953 and 1997. There are a few stories included in this volume about the reserve training program at NAS Squantum as well since many VP Association members drilled there before this base closed and moved its operations to South Weymouth. This book will be of great interest to anybody who served in the Naval Air Reserve or who is interested in Naval Aviation.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 7: Warplanes By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Articles covering the following World War II warplanes: (1) Consolidated PBY Catalina (2) Heinkel He 112 (3) German... More > Jägernotprogramm Fighter Design (4) Gotha P.56: German Flying Fuel Tank Project (5) Gotha P.57: German Glider Bomb Project (6) Martin A-30 Baltimore (7) Blackburn Firebrand (8) Aircraft of the French Air Force (9) Amiot 143 (10) Arsenal-Delanne 10 (11) Aichi B7A “Grace” (12) Polikarpov I-16 (13) Czechoslovak Aero A.100. 592 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
ATCS Bill Horsch By William Horsch
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This is the story of Bill Horsch's 20-year career in Naval Aviation. Starting as a Seaman Recruit in WW2, Bill climbed the Navy's enlisted ranks to retire as a Senior Chief Aviation Electronics... More > Technician at the height of the Cold War. Originally an aircraft radio and radar systems maintainer, Bill later became a Naval Aircrewman logging flight time on many different aircraft such as the SB2C Helldiver, PBY Catalina, P4Y Privateer, R4D Skytrain, and S2F Tracker. During the early postwar era Bill was part of the elite cadre of active-duty “Stationkeepers” who moved New England’s Naval Air Reserve headquarters from historic NAS Squantum, MA to NAS South Weymouth. This book features 151 pages covering Bill's experiences in WW2 as well as his postwar career as an active-duty Stationkeeper in the Naval Air Reserve Training Command based at NAS Squantum and NAS South Weymouth, MA, NAS Los Alamitos, CA, and NAS Minneapolis, MN. The book includes a special section containing 33 photographs.< Less

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