Flying handbooks for the Junkers 52/3m g5e transport plane. P/b, 13 x 17.5cm, published by The Luftwaffe Reichsminister in Berlin, April 1941. Produced as a set of 13 small manuals containing all the information and instructions required for the operation and maintenance of the aircraft. They also enabled official workshops to carry out partial and general overhauls and were particularly useful for instruction in the training of skilled workers.
Part 0, 54p covers general information on the different forms of this aircraft produced.
Part 1, 36p covers the fuselage.
Part 2, 46p covers the landing gear/undercarriage and floatgear variations.
Part 3, 18p covers the tail unit.
Part 4, 40p covers the control unit (cockpit yokes/connection linkages).
Part 5, 14p covers the wing structures.
Part 6, 10p covers the engine mountings.
Part 7, 70p covers the engine system.
Parts 8 & 9 are missing.
Part 10, 12p covers transportation and recovery.
Part 11 is missing.
Part 12, 42p covers the aircraft's armament.
Each manual is illustrated with photographs and diagrams providing an excellent overview of this famous luftwaffe aircraft from the cockpit to the engines and guns. An extremely rare, interesting and useful set of documents. Condition is generally good. There is wear, soiling and some loss to the covers and spines. The inner pages are yellowing with some dog-eared corners and creasing but are completely legible. There are a few additional amendment sheets enclosed. Each manual is marked with same serial and script number and has been signed by the original owner 'Smitts'. Stock code P23497.