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WWII (Bombers) Bendix Chin Turret Manual

Description:

Bendix Chin Turret, Model D

This small manual describes the Bendix Chin Turret Model-D. It covers its operation and maintenance.
(approximately 45 pages)

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The Bendix Chin Turret was introduced onto the Fortress production line in July of 1943, This new B-17G was destined to be produced in larger numbers than any other models. The most readily-noticeable innovation introduced by the B-17G was the power-operated Bendix turret mounted in a chin-type installation underneath the nose. This turret was equipped with two 0.50-inch machine guns. Two larger schematic diagrams (see pages 43-44) that came with this manual may be downloaded by clicking here

  View: Bendix Chin Turret Manual (1945)

Yet another small manual describing the Bendix Chin Turret Model-D. Made famous by the B-17G, when all nose guns were deleted in favor of this new Bendix chin turret. Given to gunnery students, it covers its operation and maintenance. This Bendix Chin Turret was used on aircraft / bombers such as the B-17G and B-24D. (also approximately 45 pages)

  View: Bendix Chin Turret Manual (gunnery students)

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