Pilot Training Manual for the Thunderbolt P-47N

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Published: September 1, 1945

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Pilot training for the P-47N Thunderbolt. AAF Manual 51-127-4.

Sections include: The P-47N; Description; Canopy; Cockpit; Flight Controls; Power Plant; Induction System; Carburetor; Propeller; Throttle Quadrant; Power Settings; Water Injection; Detonation; Long Range Cruising; Fuel System; Oil System; Hydraulic System; Electrical System; Radio Equipment; Lighting System; K-14 Gunsight; Armament; Armor Protection; Oxygen System; Automatic Pilot; Personal Equipment; Pilot's Preflight Check; Cockpit Check; Starting; Taxiing; Take-off; Landing; Flight Characteristics; Emergencies; Acrobatics; Dives; Formation Flying; Instrument Flying; Night Flying; Ground Gunnery; Extereme Weather Operation; Bailout and Ditching; P-47N-15; P-47N-25.

The Power Plant section describes the Pratt and Whitney Aircraft R-2800 "C" series engine.

The Acrobatics section describes Chandelle, Lazy 8, Split-S, Slow Roll, Barrel Roll, Loop, and Immelmann maneuvers.

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