How to Fly the Curtiss P-40 DVD video contains two World War II era films and the P-40 Warhawk pilot's manual.
Film #1 is How to Fly the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk and is a newly discovered extended color version of the original narration training film for P-40 pilots. Claire Chenault's Flying Tigers deadly weapon in China, the P-40 was the Army Air Corp's main front line fighter at the outbreak of the War. This rugged plane served the Allies around the world, from the deserts of North Africa to the jungles of SE Asia. A detailed checkout produced by manufacturer Curtiss Wright. In color with a run time of about 35 minutes.
Film #2 is China Crisis: The Story of the 14th Airforce. After Pearl Harbor, the American Volunteer Force (AVG) Flying Tigers and their P-40s were incorporated into the new 14th Air Force, and their CO, Claire Chennault, was put in command. This is the story of the 14th in action, including P-40 gun camera footage, the epic airlift over The Hump, and a rare look at air operations in China. In B+W with a run time of about 35 minutes.
A 32-page P-40 pilot's manual is included on the DVD. It is in .pdf file format with photos, systems diagrams, performance charts, flight procedures & more. The manual can be accessed on a computer equipped with a DVD drive.
The DVD is in NTSC format and region-free. It is packaged in a plain clear plastic C-Shell DVD case without paper graphics.