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Published on Apr 6, 2012
This film was produced by Boeing Aircraft & the Army Air Force during World War 2 to train Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" pilots. The pilot, played by veteran actor Arthur Kennedy ("Lawrence of Arabia"), takes a rookie through takeoff, flight characteristics and procedures and landing. An entertaining animation shows the importance of proper attitude in the B-17 during takeoff, and once again, you'll see a hands on demonstration of the proper use of all instruments and control systems during the flight. "I feel like I'm right in a B-17 cockpit when I watch this film!" Zeno, Zeno's Warbird Video Drive-In http://www.zenoswarbirdvideos.com Don't miss our B-17 DVD with four more videos, B-17 pilot's manual & free Memphis Belle DVD: http://bit.ly/HSWth4 Visit our aviation DVD store at http://www.zenosflightshop.com for the World's largest selection of World War 2 & vintage jet aircraft aviation videos. We have 100s of films in our library. We have licensed footage to major TV networks and cable channels. For more info see https://www.youtube.com/user/ZenosWar... Zeno