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Author Name:    Air Ministry)

Title:   Pilot's Notes for Fortress: GR. IIA, GR. II & III, BII & BIII : Four Cyclone R.1820-65 Or R.1820-97 Engines

Publisher:    Air Ministry, London, 1944, 

Seller ID:   115923

(Air Ministry). Pilot's Notes for Fortress: GR. IIA, GR. II & III, BII & BIII : Four Cyclone R.1820-65 Or R.1820-97 Engines. Restricted. (London : AirMInistry, May 1944). Pp (40),+ 3 leaves of plates (2 folding). 8vo, bound at spine with twine, blue card covers, lettered in black. A.P. 2099 D, C, D, E & F.- P.N., Supersedes A.P. 2099 B (Dec. 1942). Contents : Part I - Descriptiive. Introduction. Fuel and Oil Systems : Fuel tanks; Fuel quality gauge; Fuel cocks; Booster pumps; Fuel transfer system; Priming system; Oil system. Main Services : Hydraulic system, Fortress IIA; Hydraulic system, Fortress II and III; Pneumatic system; Electrical system. Aircraft Controls :Flying controls locking gear; Trimming tabs; Tail wheel lock; Undercarriag e; Undercarriage indicator; Undercarriage warning horn; Flaps; Wheel brakes; Fluxgate compass; Static pressure selector valve. Engine Controls : Throttle controls; Mixture control; Air cleaners (Fortress II and III); Caraburettor heat control (intercooler); Cowling gills; Turbo superchargers; Propeller speed controls; Propeller feathering controls; Starters. Operational Controls : Bomb doors; Automatic pilot; Oxygen Part II - Handling. Managementof fuel system; Operation of turbo supercharger; Preliminaries; Starting e ngines and warming up; Testing engines and installations; Before taxying; Taxying out; Check list for take-off; Take-off; Climbing (Fortress II and IIA); Climbing (Fortress III); General flying; Stalling; Descent; Check list before landing; Approach speeds; Mislanding; After landing. Part III - Operating Data. Engine data, Wright Cyclone R-1820-65 or R-1820-97; Position error correction; Flying limitations; Maximum performance; Maximum range; Fuel capacities. Part IV - Emergencies. Engine failure during take-off; Enginefailure during flight; Feathering; Unfeathering; Failure of Minneapolis-Ho neywill turboregulator; Undercarriage emergency operation; Flaps emergency operation; Brakes emergency operation; Jettisoning ball turret; Bomb jettisoning; Bomb doors emergency operation; Parachute exits; Fire extinguishers;Dinghies and ditching; Inciendiary bombs; Crash axes. Margins browned, wit h some neat penned corrections, else very good. 40.00


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