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Bt-13A Basic Trainer Students' Manual

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ISBN-10: 1935700596

ISBN-13: 9781935700593

Edition: N/A

Authors: Army Air Forces Training Command

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Equipped with a more powerful engine and a larger, heavier airframe than primary training aircraft, Vultee's BT-13 served an important role as a secondary-level trainer for the U.S. Army Air Corps and Navy. Designed by Vultee's Richard Palmer, the BT-13 was adapted from plans for a fighter aircraft. The prototype first flew in May of 1939, and by August 300 were on order. By war's end over 11,500 BT-13s and variants would be produced, more than any other trainer. Featuring a cantilever low-wing and fixed landing gear, the BT-13 appeared to be of all-metal construction, but it actually relied on fabric-covered control surfaces. The powerplant was a Pratt & Whitney R-985 radial engine capable…    
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List price: $14.95
Publisher: Periscope Film, LLC
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.31" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English