Lockheed P-38 Lightning WWII Fighter Disc 2 DVD
This DVD is a collection of seven vintage films on the Lockheed P-38 WWII fighter - how to fly the P-38, how to arm the P-38, the P-38 in Europe, P-38 clips and photos in the Aleutians and much more.
Film #1 -
Identify the P-38 - An RAF version training film on how to identify the P-38 Lightning. Runtime is about 7 minutes.
Film #2 -
How to Fly the P-38 - Actually "P-38 Flight Characteristics" This film, made by the Lockheed Co., shows how to takeoff, land and fly on both engines, plus single engine takeoffs, flight and landings. Footage was taken in Burbank California in the 1940s. The P-38 was called a "Man Made Comet" and was the fastest production fighter prior to WW2. Runtime is about 35 minutes.
Film #3 -
The P-38 Guns - A USAAF film on how to arm and re-arm the P-38 in the field. Very rare. Runtime is about 18 minutes.
Film #4 -
AAF Story Chapter 10 and 16 - A US Army Air Forces film about how the war started to turn when the Pacific theater got P-38 Lightnings in June of 1942. The story of AAF fighting the Japanese in the Pacific. The P-38 startled the Japanese because they had 6 months of victory fever and it seemed that nothing could stop the Zero. P-38 did a very good job of that. Plus, "The Burma War" - this is the story of the Army Air Forces struggle in Burma. The P-38 was a very effective weapon in that battle. Runtime is about 14 minutes.
Film #5 -
P-38 Clips and Photos in the Aleutians - This film is a collection of P-38 Lightning clips and photos mostly in the Aleutians. There is a lot of fascinating footage of the AAF during WW2. Runtime is about 8 minutes.
Film #6 -
Pursue and Destroy - This is great footage of many planes including the P-38 attacking the Luftwaffe over Europe. Lots of fighter kills. Runtime is about 10 minutes.
Film #7 -
P-38 at the Airshow - This is an HD video that was recorded at the Apple Valley Airshow of a P-38 Lightning with a B-25, F4U Corsair, P-40 Warhawk and a P-51 Mustang. From takeoff to formation flying, see these old warbirds fly again. Runtime is about 7 minutes.
Total runtime for the Lockheed P-38 Lightning WWII Fighter Disc 2 DVD is about 99 minutes. Format is NTSC DVD and region-free.