P-47 Pilot Familiarization / Training film (1943)
Describing initial familiarization techniques for
pilots of the P-47 pursuit airplane.
Describes flight characteristics of the P-47 Thunderbolt, including
service ceiling, speed, power, fuel consumption, supercharger system, use of
turbo and throttled landing gear and flaps, armament, switch and control
P-47 Ground Handling, Take-Off, Normal Flight, Landing / Training film (1943)
Demonstrates procedures in flying the P-47. Includes preflight and
cockpit checks, warm-up, taxiing, cruising, banking, stalling, speeds for
approaches, turns, and landings. Also shows how to conduct post flight
checks, Ground Handling, Takeoff, Normal Flight and Landing.
P-47 High Altitude Flight and Aerobatics / Training film (1943)
Demonstrates the Thunderbolt in dives, loops, slow rolls, turns, spin
recoveries, and half rolls. Stresses precautions and proper speeds for
various altitudes. Also explains functions of supercharger and water
injection systems in high altitude flight.