Here's How: Operation of the C-1 Autopilot

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Published: Minneapolis-Honeywell, December 1944

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Item: 000044

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    Type C-1 Autopilot


Added: November 06, 2007
Revised: February 12, 2013

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This booklet is an illustrated outline for bombardiers and pilots showing the operation and use of the C-1 Autopilot.

28 pages; PDF (.pdf)
Original item: Booklet; 5.5 x 8 inches
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Miscellaneous related, but separate papers.

This item includes two annotated diagrams, Autopilot Control Panel, and Servo Unit Mechanical Schematic.

It also includes a notebook page with student notes on operation of the autopilot.

A scrap of paper, probably torn from a military magazine, indicates the autopilot is no longer classified. It is undated.

4 pages; PDF (.pdf)
Original item: Paper
Resolution: 150 dpi
Quality: 70%
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[1] Bud (17-Jun-2010 04:55 PM)

Have same copy. I was repairman on the C-1 at San Angelo Army Air Base, San Angelo, TX 1944-45. It was a bombardier school. Also, trained on the Norden Bombsight at Lowry Field in Denver. Brings back many memories.

[2] Chris Ball (09-Jan-2012 02:59 PM)

Where can I get a copy of this book ?

[3] Mike Voisin (09-Jan-2012 04:12 PM)

@Chris, such books sometimes come up for auction on eBay. Also try leaving a post on the forum at There may be a collector willing to sell you a copy. Of course to see the electronic copy of the book here, click the icon in the View column above.

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