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  1. Micdrow

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    Spitfire IX, XI, XVI,

    Here's one for you lancaster kicks ***

    Enjoy

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    Spitfire IIA and IIB

    Another one for your Lancaster's Kick ***

    Enjoy

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    Another spitfire.

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    Spitfire XI, VX, and IX, yet another spifire

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    Spitfire XII with griffon engine

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    Seafire 45 46 pilots notes

    Yet another manual to enjoy.

    Micdrow :lol:
     

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    Great, thanks.
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    This is where I will be transfering all the spitfire manuals so please read all the posts for the model you may be looking for.


    Thanks
     
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    Great work Paul. Thank you very much for the effort you put into the forum. Well done mate. :thumbup:
     
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    Micdrow......here's one for your Spitfire stuff
     

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    Thanks Ron, yet another great one.
     
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    Offered for free by HLebooks.com
    The Spitfire Pilot's manual

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    Download web page : Spitifire fight plane pilot's manual - hlebooks.com

    Ebook's Content
    Chapter 1
    MAIN SERVICES
    - Oil system
    - Hydraulic system
    - Pneumatic system
    - Electrical system
    - Primary flying controls and locking devices
    AEROPLANE CONTROLS
    - Flying instruments
    - Trimming tabs
    - Undercarriage control and indicators
    - To raise the undercarriage
    - To lower the under carriage
    - Electrical visual indicator
    - Mechanical position indicator
    - Warning horn
    - Flap control
    - Undercarriage emergency operation
    - Wheel brakes
    ENGINE CONTROLS
    - Throttle and mixture controls
    - Automatic boost cut-out
    - Airscrew controls
    - Radiator flap control
    - Slow-running cut-out
    - Fuel **** controls and contents gauges
    - Immersed fuel pump
    - Fuel priming pump
    - Ignition switches
    - Electric starting
    Chapter 2
    - Hand starting
    - Oil dilution
    - Engine instruments
    COCKPIT ACCOMMODATION EQUIPMENT
    - Pilot's seat control
    - Safety harness release
    - Cockpit door
    - Hood locking control
    - Direct vision panel
    - Cockpit lighting
    - Cockpit heating ventilation
    - Oxygen
    - Mirror
    - Map cases
    OPERATIONAL EQUIPMENT CONTROLS
    - Guns and cannons
    - Reflector gun sight
    - Camera
    NAVIGATIONAL SIGNALLING LIGHTING EQUIPMENT
    - Wireless
    - Navigation identification lamps
    - Landing lamps
    - Signal discharger
    DE-ICING EQUIPMENT
    - Windscreen de-icing
    Chapter 3
    - Pressure head heater switch
    EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT
    - Hood jettisoning
    - Forced landing flare
    - First aid
    ADDENDUM
    - Jettisonable tank controls
    - Fuel tank pressurising
    - Air cleaner
    - Desert equipment
    - Seafire I II
    - Arrester gear release control
    - Arrester gear warning light
    - Air intake control
    - Radio equipment
    - Stowage for signal pistol cartridges
    INSTRUMENT PANEL - Spitfire VA, VB, VC Seafire I II
    Chapter 4
    PORT SIDE OF COCKPIT - Spitfire VA, VB, VC
    PORT SIDE OF COCKPIT - Seafire I II
    STARBOARD SIDE OF COCKPIT - Spitfire VA, VB, VC
    STARBOARD SIDE OF COCKPIT -* - Seafire I II
    FUEL SYSTEM DIAGRAM (tropical)
    FUEL SYSTEM DIAGRAM
    Chapter 5
    HANDLING FLYING NOTES FOR PILOT
    - Flying limitations
    * Maximum speed
    * Restrictions
    - Management of fuel system
    - Preliminaries
    - Starting the engine and warming up
    - Testing engine and installations
    * While warming up
    * After warming up
    Chapter 6
    - Final preparations for take-off
    - Take-off
    - Climbing
    - General flying
    * Stability
    * Change of trim
    - Maximum range
    * Climbing
    * Cruising
    - Stalling
    - Spinning
    - Aerobatics
    * Looping
    * Rolling
    * Half-roll off loop
    * Upward roll
    * Flick manoeuvres
    - Diving
    - Approach and landing
    Chapter 7
    - After landing
    - Oil dilution
    - Flying at reduced airspeeds
    - Management of 170 and 29 gallon auxiliary fuel tanks
    ADDENDUM
    - Deck take-off
    - Deck landing
    - Catapult launching and accelerator take-off
    - Ditching
    - Seafire III wing locking
    Chapter 8
    - Characteristics of* the different models of Spitfire
    Chapter 9
    - Spitfire cine-camera model G.45
    Chapter 10
    - Other historic resources​
     
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