P/b, 12.5 x 18cm. Published by Messerschmitt AG, Augsburg in August 1944, 27p plus 8 pull-out diagrams. Extremely rare secret instruction manual for the famed Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1 (and A-2). The manual covers a brief description of the aircraft, pre-flight preparations, flight and maintenance. With 8 fold-out diagrams at the back including one of the cockpit. In very good used condition bar bruised corners/edges and corroded staples. The front cover is overstamped 'Bitte Nicht Abnehmen' (Please don't lose!) and 'Flugzeugfuhrerschule B-21 - Flugzeuggruppe' (Pilots Flight School B-21, Aircraft Group). This flight school, was initially Flugzeugfuhrerschule C-21 but redesignated B-21 in October 1943. At that time it was based in Hannover-Langenhagen. The Me262 was the world's first operational jet-powered fighter aircraft. It was both faster and more heavily armed than any wartime Allied fighter, including the British jet-powered Gloster Meteor. Very very difficult to obtain. Don't miss it! Stock code P24215A-109.