USAAF Aircraft Inspection And Maintenance Guide For B-17 Series, Issue No.1, 15th May 1944. P/b, 14 x 21.5cm, 76p. Printed by New Ear Litho, N.Y. Restricted manual intended for reference use only and prepared in two sections. Part one is an inspection schedule and lists all required inspections and periods for accomplishment as follows : 'preflight', 'during engine warm-up', 'daily', '25 - 25 hours', '50 - 50 hours', '100 - 100 hours' and 'special'. Part two covers detailed inspection information of certain aspects covered in part one. The manual covers all parts of the B-17 Flying Fortress such as wing surfaces, fuel systems, engine controls, flight controls, oxygen, gunnery and bombing equipment. A small but comprehensive manual. The staples are corroded, otherwise in excellent condition. Stock code P24215a-54.