B-29 Bomber Pilot's Flight Operating Manual

B-29 Bomber Pilot's Flight Operating Manual

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The Boeing B-29 was one of the most sophisticated aircraft of WWII. It featured many innovations including guns that could be fired by remote control and pressurized crew compartments. It was also the heaviest production plane of the war with terrific range and bomb carrying capabilities. Carrying a crew of ten, the Superfortress devastated Japan in a series of gigantic raids in 1944-45. In the end it would be the B-29s qEnola Gayq and qBock's Carq that dropped the atomic bombs and effectively ended the conflict. Originally printed by the United States Army Air Force in January of 1944, the B-29 Bomber Pilot's Flight Operating Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know about the qSuperfortq Originally classified qRestricted, q the manual was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable facsimile has been reformatted, and color images appear as black and white. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.2, 200 brake horsepower at 2, 800 revolutions per minute with 47.5 inches of mercury manifold pressure at sea level. ... (475Ad F) 850 C (185AdF) Rated Power ( cont) 232Ad C (450Ad F) 85Ad C (185Ad F) 70 percent Rated Power (cont) (c) Normal Ratedanbsp;...

Title:B-29 Bomber Pilot's Flight Operating Manual
Author:Film Com Periscope Film Com
Publisher:Lulu.com - 2006-04


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