Courtesy of PublicResource.org comes this fascinating 1943 US War Department training film which teaches basic ground, take-off, and landing techniques for pilots learning to fly the P-47 Thunderbolt:
Demonstrates procedures in flying the P-47. Includes preflight and cockpit checks, warm-up, taxiing, cruising, banking, stalling, speeds for approaches, turns, and landings. Also shows how to conduct postflight checks. War Department. Army Air Forces.
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