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B17 Video Shorts
B-17 Bombers drop airborne lifeboats (1944)
Boeing B-17s moved to Hawaii
just before Pearl Harbor Attack (1941)
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See performance charts, cockpit photos, systems diagrams and more from an actual B-17F/G Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions Manual
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Even More Neat B-17 Stuff
From a B-17F E&M Instructions Manual
"The B-17 Mechanic's Bible"
from our
B-17F E&M Instructions Manual CDROM
New At over 500 pages, this was the mechanics & ground crews "B-17 Bible." The amount of information & detail in this manual is truly staggering
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Bomb Bay (Fore& Aft)

Bomb Hoisting

Ball Turret Removal

Control Column Mechanism

Engine Cowl Construction

Bomb Bay Door Mechanism

Engine Accessory Pods

Air Foil Maintenance: Empenage

Engine Farewell Installation

Fuel System Diagram

Fuel Tanks & Installation

Fuse Location Diagram

Hydromatic Propeller (Cutaway)

Nose Gun Installations

Pilot Instrument Panel -- Rear View

Installing Tail Gun 1

Installing Tail Gun 2

Top Guns

Supercharger Flow Diagram

Turbo Supercharger Installation

Wing Flap Control System Diagram

Wing Construction

Bendix Stromberg Injection Carburetor Diagram

Inboard Wing Panel Installation

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* B-17 Emergency Operations (25:00) Listen in on a "hot stove" session where B-17 veteran pilots give hands on advice on how to overcome some of their most challenging emergency situations
* B-17 25 Hour Inspection of the B-17 F (Boeing Aircraft Film, 28:00)You'll literally get under the skin of the mighty Fortress as skilled mechanics perform comprehensive 25 hour maintenance & inspection.
* Managing the B-17 Turbo Supercharger Induction System (23:00) Learn all about the theory & practice of managing the B-17s complex and temperamental Turbo Supercharger system!
109 page B-17 pilot's manual with detailed charts, diagrams, illustrations, performance charts and pilot instructions.
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