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B-17G British Model Fortress II Erection and Maintenance Instructions

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GTIN: 7427278168066
MPN: 10018

This is an exceptional quality manual with 539 pages that cover the erection and maintenance of the B-17G. The manual was issued on 25 August 1944.

The manual covers everything from shipping the B-17, putting it back together, and how to care for the aircraft.

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Table of Contents

I Description, Dimensions and Leading 

  1. Description
  2. Principal Dimensions
  3. Areas
  4. Settings and Ranges of Movement of Control Surfaces
  5. Landing Gear
  6. Engines
  7. Propeller
  8. Tank Capacities

II Shipment and Erection Procedure

  1. Shipment of Aircraft
  2. Erection Procedure

III Handling and General Maintenance Instructions

  1. Access and Inspection Provisions
  2. Ground Handling
  3. Ground Operating Instructions

IV Major Component Parts and Installations

  1. General
    • Scope
    • Taper Pin Joints
    • Skin Patches and Stringer Splices
  2. Wing Group
    • General
    • Inboard Wing Panel
    • Outboard Wing Panel
    • Wing Tips
    • Ailerons
    • Wing Flaps
  3. Empennage (Tail Group)
    • General
    • Horizontal Stabilizer
    • Elevator
    • Vertical Fin
    • Rudder
    • Elevator Trim Tab
  4. Fuselage
    • General
    • Removal and Disassembly
    • Replacements
    • Adjustments
  5. Landing Gear
    • Main Landing Gear
    • Tail Gear Installation
  6. Power Plant Group
    • Engine and Accessories
    • Troubleshooting
    • Replacement of Parts and Minor Repair
    • Adjustments
    • Removal, Disassembly, Assembly, and Installation of Complete Engine Section
    • Exhaust, Air Induction and Turbo Systems
    • Power Plant Controls
    • Propeller System
    • Starting System
    • Cowling
    • Oil System
    • Fuel System
  7. Fixed Equipment Group
    • Instruments and Instrument Panels
    • Surface Control Systems
    • Hydraulic System
    • Electrical System
    • Communications Equipment
    • Fuselage Furnishings
    • Heating and Ventilating Equipment
    • Deicer and Anti-icer Equipment
    • Oxygen Equipment
    • Photographic Equipment
    • Pyrotechnic Equipment
    • Bombing Equipment
    • Gunnery Equipment

    V Useful or Military Load

    1. Bomb Loading
    2. Ammunition Loading

    VI Materials of Construction

    VII Finish

    1. Cleaning and Inspection
    2. Refinishing

    VIII Tubing Chart

    1. General
    2. Tubing Identification
    3. Tube Sizes and Lengths
    4. Tube Template
    5. Tube Cutting
    6. Tube Bending
    7. Flared Tube End
    8. Installing a Tube
    9. Tube Leaks and Failures; Causes, Remedies, and Prevention
    10. Tubing Material

    IX Charts and Tables

    1. Manufacturer’s Flexible Cable Chart
    2. Wrench Torque Valves for Bolts and Nuts

    X Service Inspections

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