RAF / FAA aircrew torpedo manual

RAF / FAA aircrew torpedo manual

Code: P16298


W: 21cm (8.3")H: 27cm (10.6")


Air Publication 2495, Vol.1.  Aircrew Torpedo Manual.  Prepared by the director of the Minister of Aircraft Production, November 1942. Looseleaf with a card cover.  A manual on aircraft torpedo dropping written for the instruction of pilots and aircrews. It gives the basic principles with an introduction to the torpedo and its history,  comparison with bombing attacks, war heads, practice heads, control of the torpedo in the air and water, torpedo sighting etc.  With illustrations and diagrams.  Note that the illustrated cover is actually an original watercolour artwork glued in place by the talented original owner.  A great rare manual that we have never seen before.  Stock code P16298.