Lockheed Twins of War Lodestar Hudson Ventura WWII DVD
This DVD is a collection of films and newsreels on the famous Lockheed Twins of WWII. Included in this DVD are the C-60 Lodestar Transport, to the A-28 Hudson Bomber and finally the USN PV-1 Ventura, patrol aircraft. These Lockheeds served in every theater of WW2 and helped to win the war for the Allies.
Film #1 - Lockheed For Leadership - Created just before the war, this film shows Lockheed's vision of aircraft in 1939 and even includes the P-38 Lightning. If you look closely, some of the Lockheed twins aircraft have Japanese insignias on them. Great piece of history and is worth watching! Runtime is about 31 minutes.
Film #2 - A-28 Hudson Bomber - This is a great AAF film on how to identify the A-28 Hudson Bomber. Although very similar to the other Lockheed twins, this film shows how to tell the difference using the WEPT system. Runtime is about 7 minutes.
Film #3 - C-60 Lodestar - This is an AAF film about how to identify the C-60 Lodestar Transport. Runtime is about 8 minutes.
Film #4 - TBF And the PV-1 Venture - This film is about the different types of Navy airborne radar. The idea was to have a radar scout fly ahead in order to warn the advancing airborne flights so they can be effective. Very rare film. Runtime is about 10 minutes.
Film #5 - Beneath the Southern Cross - This is a Victory at Sea film called Beneath the Southern Cross. The Allies needed planes to help fight the German U-Boat menace. This film is part of that story. Runtime is about 26 minutes.
Film #6 - Thunderstorms - This Navy film was created by Disney during the war effort about the dangers of thunderstorms. Runtime is about 10 minutes.
Film #7 - Lockheed Aircraft Newsreels - This is a collection of Lockheed twins newsreels: