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Curtiss P-40 "Warhawk" By Air Age
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This booklet provides a brief history of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter aircraft. In addition to the photographs, there are two double-page plan drawings, the first showing multiple views of the... More > P-40D, the second showing general layout data which provides precise measurements of the P-40D. Originally published in 1956 (although believed to have utilized material originally published circa 1944). Contents: History; Design; Structure; XP-40; P-40; P-40A; P-40B; P-40C; P-40D; P-40E; P-40F; Late Models. 16 pages, 8 photos, 2 plan drawings.< Less
P-40 Warhawk Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By Periscope Film.com
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Flown by the American Volunteer Group in China known as the "Flying Tigers", the P-40 Warhawk earned a reputation for its toughness in combat. Facing odds of 6 to 1 in most combat... More > situations, AVG pilots relied on their skill, daring and their aircraft's superior diving speed to achieve victory. By war's end the Tigers had destroyed more than 1200 Japanese planes, with another 700 listed as probables. Their own losses came to 573 aircraft. Originally printed by the U.S. Army Air Force for pilots transitioning to the P-40, this flight manual contains detailed information about one of history's great planes. Originally classified as "restricted", the manual was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. Some color images appear in black and white, and some pages have been slightly reformatted. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Vintage Airplanes at Chino, 2015 Calendar By Brian Lockett
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A dozen photos of vintage airplanes flying at the Planes of Fame Airshow at Chino on May 14, 2011. Aircraft pictured include: Grumman J2F-6 Duck NL5SF, Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782, Goodyear FG-1D... More > Corsair N11Y, Goodyear FG-1D Corsair NX29VF, Grumman F7F-3P Tigercat NX700F Here Kitty Kitty, General Motors TBM-3U Avenger N3967A, Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk N518TA, Douglas A-1E Skyraider N39147, Canadair CT-133 Silver Star NX377JP Pacemaker, North American F-86F Sabre NX186AM, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 NX87CN, North American B-25J Mitchell N9856C Pacific Princess, Curtiss P-40N Warhawk NL85104, Lockheed P-38L Lightning NL7723C Honey Bunny, Focke Wulf Flugzeugbau FW 190A-9 N190RF, Mitsubishi A6M5 "Zero" NX46770, McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle 90-0232, and Lockheed P-38J Lightning NX138AM 23 Skidoo.< Less
Vintage Airplanes at Valle, Arizona, 2015 Calendar By Brian Lockett
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A dozen photos of vintage airplanes flying at the Planes of Fame East Fly-in at Valle, Arizona on June 23, 2012. Aircraft pictured include: North American P-51D Mustang NL5441V Dolly, North American... More > P-51D Mustang NL7715C Wee Willy II, North American SNJ-4 N75964 #44, Ryan PT-22 N56017, Vultee BT-13A Valiant N2808, Yakovlev Yak-52 N2255C, Cessna 195 N195P, and Cessna 190 N9848A.< Less
WWII Legends in Black and White By Jason Fortenbacher
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The Pacific Northwest is home to dozens of restored vintage aircraft including those which served in World War II, including American and Allied legends such as the P-51 Mustang, P-47 Thunderbolt,... More > P-40 Warhawk, Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane, and Axis aircraft such as the Japanese Mitsubishi A6M "Zero," and German Bf 109, and Fw-190.< Less
Le Tigri di Kunming By Francesco Cernecca
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1941 Un'aereo vola solitario fra le nuvole del cielo della Cina meridionale, a bordo troviamo un pilota americano in missione contro le forze imperiali giapponesi, pilota un Curtiss P-40 e non sa... More > ancora che fra poco gli eventi assegneranno a lui e al suo gruppo un nome con il quale verranno ricordati negli anni a venire. Ha dovuto affrontare un duro addestramento per pilotare il nuovo aereo, per fortuna esiste un manuale che ha potuto usare per conoscere rapidamente i nuovi comandi in ogni dettaglio. Questo libro parla di questo manuale, e di quello di cui di solitamente nei libri storici non c'è traccia, cioè la pratica giornaliera di un pilota delle Tigri Volanti che deve fare i conti con la meccanica del suo aereo per volare all'attacco del nemico e riuscire a tornare indenne alla sua base. Un libro che completa la bibliografia sulle Tigri Volanti, e permette di capire veramente cosa volesse dire mettersi ai comandi di un P-40 nei cieli della Seconda Guerra Mondiale.< Less