Bombardiers' Information File (BIF)
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Published: March 1945
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- Carlsbad Army Air Field; Carlsbad, New Mexico, USA
- Mike Voisin
- Private Collection
- 000021: Navigators' Information File (NIF)
- 000023: Radar Observers' Bombardment Information File (ROBIF)
- 000148: Pilots' Information File (PIF)
- John E. Voisin
Added: January 30, 2007
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Army Air Forces Collection, "Bombardiers' Information File (BIF)" (item 000022), AAF Collection, http://AAFCollection.info/items/list.php?item=000022 (accessed 29 March 2017).
This is the complete document. Due to its large size, you can view/download this document in the following separate sections, depending on your interests.
Table of contents and front matter.
Section 1: General
Section 2: Fundamentals of Bombing
Section 3: Computers
Section 4: Instrument Calibration and Navigation
Section 5: C-1 Autopilot
Section 6: M-Series Bombsight
Section 7: Armament
Section 8: Combat Bombing
Section 9: Emergencies and Precautions
Index and back matter.
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 Mike Voisin (12-Jul-2008 05:46 PM)
This book belonged to my father, John E. Voisin. He trained as a bombardier at Carlsbad, New Mexico.
 Reed Hammans (08-Nov-2008 01:26 PM)
This is an outstanding site--and this set of documents is particularly interesting. I just sent a link to this to a former bombardier of the 95th BG. Thanks for keeping this site updated so regularly.
 Tom Nicoud (12-Jan-2010 06:30 PM)
Dad was a bombardier with the 95th Bomb Group (H). I am part of the AZ Wing of the CAF and am doing some research on the Norden that is part of our B-17G "Sentimental Journey". We are trying to maintain and restore the onboard systems as accurately as is feasible.
Thanks for the great resource!
 Heather (29-Jul-2011 05:16 PM)
Thank you so much for posting. A very valuable reference.
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