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Rated 4.3 (18 Votes)

Pilots' Information File (PIF) Click for Details

Pilots used this manual to keep up to date with the latest in flying technology.

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Rated 4.3 (12 Votes)

Radar Observers' Bombardment Information File (ROBIF) Click for Details

This reference guide was used by bombardiers to keep up to date with the latest technology in radar bombardment, also known as Bomb Through Overcast (BTO).

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Rated 4.3 (9 Votes)

Air Navigation Click for Details

Textbook for advanced navigation training.

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Rated 4.2 (9 Votes)

Bombardiers' Information File (BIF) Click for Details

This reference guide was used by bombardiers to keep up to date with the latest information and technology.

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5

Rated 2.8 (8 Votes)

Rank'n' File Click for Details
Class 44-D, Rankin Aeronautical Academy, Tulare, California

Class book for pilot class 44-D at the Rankin Aeronautical Academy, Tulare, California. Includes the future television and movie star Jack Webb.

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Rated 4.6 (7 Votes)

Navigators' Information File (NIF) Click for Details

This reference guide was used by navigators to keep up to date with the latest information.

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Rated 4.1 (7 Votes)

AAF Pilot School Click for Details
Pictorial of Dodge City Army Air Field, Dodge City, Kansas

Pictorial of base activities and personnel of Dodge City Army Air Field, Dodge City, Kansas. Army Air Forces Pilot School (Specialized Two Engine).

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8

Rated 3.7 (6 Votes)

Echelon, The Click for Details
Class 44-G, Perrin Field, Sherman, Texas

Class book for pilot class 44-G at Perrin Field, Sherman, Texas. Features a custom cartoon by Milton Caniff.

9

Rated 5 (5 Votes)

Aerial Camera, K-24 Click for Details
Handbook of Instructions with Parts Catalog

Handbook for the K-24 aerial reconnaissance camera.

10

Rated 5 (5 Votes)

Gunter Field Alabama Click for Details
Pictorial of Gunter Field, Montgomery, Alabama

A pictorial of base activities at Gunter Field, Montgomery, Alabama.

11

Rated 5 (5 Votes)

Instrument Flying: Basic and Advanced Click for Details
Technical Order Numbers 30-100A-1, 30-100B-1, and 30-100F-1

This set of three manuals was used to train pilots for instrument flying.

12

Rated 3.6 (5 Votes)

Detached Flight Click for Details
Number 1 British Flying Training School, Terrell, Texas, Volume 2

Class book for British airmen in the Royal Air Force who trained at the Kaufman County Airport in Terrell, Texas.

13

Rated 5 (4 Votes)

Bee-Tee, The Click for Details
Class 44-D, Waco Army Air Field, Waco, Texas

Class book for basic pilot class 44-D at the Waco Army Air Field in Waco, Texas.

14

Rated 5 (4 Votes)

Chanute Field Click for Details
Chanute Field, Rantoul, Illinois

Pictorial of base activities, Army Air Forces Technical Training Command, Chanute Field, Rantoul, Illinois.

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Rated 5 (4 Votes)

Keesler Field Click for Details
Squadron H, Keesler Field, Biloxi, Mississippi

Pictorial of staff and base activities at Keesler Field, Biloxi, Mississippi.

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Rated 4.8 (4 Votes)

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

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

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17

Rated 4.8 (4 Votes)

Victory Field Click for Details
Class 43-I, Victory Field, Vernon, Texas

Class book for pilot class 43-I at Victory Field, Vernon, Texas.

18

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Rated 4.5 (4 Votes)

Hickam Bomber Click for Details
1942, Hickam Field, Honolulu, Hawaii

A 1942 yearbook for the Bomber Command, Hickam Field, near Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. This book was published in the months following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Rated 4.3 (4 Votes)

Bendix Chin Turret Click for Details

This booklet describes the Bendix chin turret model "D."

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20

Rated 4.3 (4 Votes)

Pilot Training Manual for the P-38 Lightning Click for Details
AAF Manual 51-127-1

This pilot manual describes the features and operation of the P-38 Lightning, twin-engine fighter airplane.

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