Handbook of Operation and Flight Instructions for the Model YFM-1A Multi-Place Fighter Airplane
Technical Order Number 01-110HB-1

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Published: December 20, 1940

The YFM-1 Airacuda was an experimental long-range escort fighter manufactured by Bell Aircraft Corporation. It had room for a pilot, a navigator and three gunners. However it was 40 mph slower than a B-17A and lacked maneuverability.

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Specification Type Y-604, Model Y-604-2

Description of Airplane, Power Plant, and Equipment; Location and Operation of Controls; Special Instructions; Power Plant; Flying Characteristics; Weight Data; Calibrated Speed and Gas Consumption Curves; Cruising Control Range Chart;

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