WW2 1945 C-47 DAKOTA AIR TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT MANUAL ARMY GLIDERS HORSA ARNHEM. PREPARED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE CHIEF OF THE.
IMPERIAL GENERAL STAFF AND WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE. CHIEF OF THE AIR STAFF. THE WAR OFFICE, London, 1945.
Printed by Fosh & Cross Ltd, London, 1945. A very rare restricted WW2 War Office Air Operations handbook. 1 to Army/Air Operations Pamphlet No. A large format publication, it deals with the loading and operation of RAF and Army transport aircraft such as the C47 Dakota. It includes detailed instructions for the equipment and other technical aspects of loading transport aircraft.The handbook also covers the loading and deployment of gliders such as the Horsa, Hadrian and Hamilcar, which were used in airborne operations at Arnhem and during the D-Day campaign. Subjects covered include: safety factors, distribution of weight, payloads, lashing, ramps, centre of gravity, tools, equipment, Dakota aircraft plans, loading tables, equipment size tables, ground training, use of the Dakota load adjuster, and glider transport. The handbook is well illustrated with photographs, diagrams, scale plans of aircraft, and line drawings. The card cover is in good condition, with general signs of wear and use and some marks. The stapled binding is good and secure.
The text and illustrations are in good condition, with some marks and some creased corners. Published: 1945 Illustrated card cover with black titling Illustrated with photographs, diagrams, and scale drawings Dimensions : 210mm x 335mm Pages: 120. I have several other WW1 and WW2 books listed at the moment.
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