Some Aircraft-Related pdf Files for Your Enjoyment

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    #1 GregP, Mar 19, 2015
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    I posted a couple of pdf files in another thread and got some good replies. I thought maybe a thread about aircraft-related pdf files would be in order. So, here's a start at it ... in no particular order.

    Here is a file in Italian Aerial Victories of WWII to start with. Not something I come across every day.
     

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    Here is a file on the standard aircraft characteristics of the YRB-49.
     

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    Here is a file on the Reggiane Re.2005.
     

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    Here is a file on Erla production of the Bf 109 in English.
     

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    Here is afile on the Bombing Operations Analysis of the Eighth Air Force.
     

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    #6 GregP, Mar 19, 2015
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    Well, that's a start. As you can see, the subject matter varies widely. I hope I mange to find some items if interest to the membership. Some of it is a bit off the beaten path, but that's why it is fun to find these things.

    More to come. I'd post some really GOOD stuff, but there is a 20Mb limit, so I can't include things like Hoerner's drag files (65 Mb) and the like.

    If anyone wants to continue this thread, please post away. pdf's are good, but don't shy away from Word or text files either. The subject isn't nearly as important as the fact that it is related to aircraft ... perhaps mostly WWII since this is a WWII forum. I'm sure, for instance, that the moderators might not mind a file on U-Boat ops as long as the main subject is WWII and mostly aircraft-related.

    Of course, I'm guessing at that. Maybe this thread belongs somewhere other than "Aviation," but I'm going to concentrate mostly on aviation in and around the WWII era.

    I'll throw in one I collected myseld in Word.
     

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    Could you set up drop box for the large files, because these are great
     
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    Thank you very much for the PDFs Greg.

    Geo
     
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    Never set up a drop box (I've used several, but didn't set them up), but I'll look into it.
     
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    Here's one of possible interest to you guys who restore aircraft. It isn't AC43-13, but sometimes the same info in another format is interesting.
     

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    Barracuda Pilot's Notes.
     

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    #12 GregP, Mar 19, 2015
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    Standard AIrcraft Characteristics of the B/RB-58A Hustler.

    Not exactly WWII, but of interest (to me) since I loved these things when I was a kid. Got to see one do a max-performance takeoff in Peru, Indiana at Grissom AFB in 1979. They had a 10,000 foot runway and it was 10,000 feet in the air when it crossed the end of the runway. Jimmy Stewart was riding as a passenger and they had the intercom on the base PA system. He was delighted with the takeoff.
     

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    Combat Chronology of WWII.

    Might be interesting to some.
     

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    Fighter Combat Tactics. This was written well into jets, but is of interest to most in here, I'd guess.
     

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    Here is an analysis of the Hamp 32, or Zeke 32.

    I'd bet these is some info in here of interest to many.
     

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    For those of you who think the Soviet fighters were vastly underated (count me in there), this might be of interest. I can't read Russian, but most is pretty apparent.
     

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    Here's a basic aerodynamics intro with some useful formaulas in it.
     

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    NASA Guide to Engines.

    Not exactly WWII but does have some solved examples that may be of interest, and IS applicable to many WWII engines.
     

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    A direct comparison for you.
     

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