P 40 Warhawk Pilot s Flight Operating Manual

P 40 Warhawk Pilot s Flight Operating Manual

P 40 Warhawk Pilot s Flight Operating Manual

Flown by the American Volunteer Group in China known as the "Flying Tigers," the P-40 Warhawk earned a reputation for its toughness in combat. Facing odds of 6 to 1 in most combat situations, AVG pilots relied on their skill, daring and their aircraft's superior diving speed to achieve victory. By war's end the Tigers had destroyed more than 1200 Japanese planes, with another 700 listed as probables. Their own losses came to 573 aircraft. Originally printed by the U.S. Army Air Force for pilots transitioning to the P-40, this flight manual contains detailed information about one of history's great planes. Originally classified as "restricted," the manual was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. Some color images appear in black and white, and some pages have been slightly reformatted. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.

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P-40 Warhawk Pilot's Flight Operating Manual
Language: en
Pages: 94
Authors: Periscope Film Com
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-05 - Publisher: Lulu.com

Flown by the American Volunteer Group in China known as the "Flying Tigers," the P-40 Warhawk earned a reputation for its toughness in combat. Facing odds of 6 to 1 in most combat situations, AVG pilots relied on their skill, daring and their aircraft's superior diving speed to achieve victory.
The Warhawk
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: F. Claudius Armstrong
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1855 - Publisher:

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P-40 Warhawk vs Ki-43 Oscar
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Carl Molesworth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Known for the distinctive 'sharkmouth' decoration on their noses, P-40 fighters first saw combat in China during World War II. Their most common adversary was the Japanese Nakajima Ki-43, nicknamed 'Oscar.' Carl Molesworth describes and explains the design and development of these two foes, the products of two vastly different
P-40 Warhawk vs Bf 109
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Carl Molesworth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Although the P-40 and the Bf 109 joined the air war over North Africa at nearly the same time in 1941, the German fighter had already racked up a considerable combat career, dating back to 1937 in Spain. In contrast, the P-40 was a bit of an unknown quantity and
P-40 Warhawk Aces of the MTO
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Carl Molesworth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Thrown into action following the Torch landings of late 1942, the 'green' American pilots flying the obsolescent P-40F suffered cruelly at the hands of seasoned German fighter pilots flying superior machines. Those that survived learnt quickly, and a handful of Warhawk pilots succeeded in making ace by the time the

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