Air Force Plane Facts - Air Service Command
Published by the Air Service Command AAF. The Plane Facts' covers the latest in repair notes on aircraft and the format is 5-3/8" x 7-3/4" with 18 to 66 pages.

Plane Facts 1943 07
Plane Facts 1943 07
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Plane Facts 1943 09
Plane Facts 1943 09
Vol. 1 No. 4 ... Got a Chew, Buddy? by Pete Klover ....... Vast Reclamation Program Started by Leo A. Knox ....... Expedite Important U.Rs by Lt.Col. J.E. Shuck ....... Crate Instruments Carefully by Lt. R.G. Frank and J.G. Baer ....... The Gadgeteer ....... Broken Studs Extracted by Electricity by Lt. John E. Mclntee ....... Take It Easy, Samson by Harry J, Chapman ....... Modify Trainer Engines by Lt. L. T. Mclntee, Jr. ....... T. O. Review ........ B-17s Get Modifications by E. D. Maurer ....... Bearing Failures Overcome by Major Cliff Bergere ....... Bombsight Instructions Reclassified by Ann Russell ....... Swingin' Down the Line ....... Laughs on the Line ...................................Table of Contents Inside

Plane Facts 1943 10
Plane Facts 1943 10
Vol. 1 No. 5 ... Double Fete by Maj. Gen. Walter H. Frank ....... Can You Beat This? ....... Saga of a B-26 by V. O. Knox ....... How to Remove L-G Retainer Nut by T. J. Chalfant ....... These Critical Hours by Maj. Gen. Clements McMullen ....... SOS for Obsolete Airplanes by Maj. A. A. Watson ....... Engine Exhausts Modified by F. E. Metcalf ....... C-53 Cargo Problems Explained by H. E. Duffy ....... Inexorable Flood of Supplies by Maj. Gen. L. T. Miller ....... Tool Kits Vital for Crew's Safety by Maj. Orville Myers ....... Man Won't Bite This Dog! by Lt. Budd A. Willets ....... Human Element Brings Action by Brig. Gen. E. E. Adler ....... Injuries Must Be Lessened by Maj. H. D. Immel ....... Calling All Ideas for Victory by Lt. E. D. Rich ....... The Gadgeteer ....... Kit Weighs Plane Electrically by D. D. Gensemer ....... VIII AF Gives Cue on Fuel System by Al Ruskin ....... List A-N- British Metal Tubing Equivalents ....... Clean Aeronautical Equipment Carefully by Maj. H. N. Parrish ....... Correct Studs Failure by Capt. E. D. Hoover, Jr. ....... Solderless Terminals ....... Publication Distribution System Changed by Lt. Col. O. J. Libert ....... Camouflage Maintenance - Why It's Done by Col. Craig Smyser ....... T. O. Review ....... Save the Life Savers by Maj. E. W. Snygg ....... Information Please by Lt. Col. A. A. Winters ....... Radio Wrinkles for Mechs by Capt. K. A. Carmin ....... Planes, Too, Get Curb Service (Picture Story) by Lt. F. P. Goulston ....... C-46s Get Face Lifting by A. H. Brownfield ....... Save Your Sight! By Robert Sigmond ....... New Machine Simplifies Pre-Oiling by Lt. C. F. Andrews ....... Mobile Repair Sets by C. W. Van Campen ....... Pins Cause Stuck-up Noses by T. O. Coolen ....... AAF Illustrated Catalogs Speed Supplies by Lt. D. L. Louthan ....... Take Care of Electrically Heated Duds ....... Swingin' Down the Line .....................................................Table of Contents Inside

Plane Facts 1943 11
Plane Facts 1943 11
Vol. 1 No. 6 ... Can You Beat This? ....... Snow Shall Not Stay Them by Maj. H. Mullan, and Capt. P. M. Goff ....... Baby Your Battery by C. E. Walker ....... That Pesky 5 Per Cent by Col. J. F. Early ....... Engine Repair Data Needed by Capt. L. S. Bettison ....... Air-Cooled Engine Fins Are Reworked by Leo Knox ....... Change Hydraulic System Packing in P-47 by R. E. Knapp ....... Mobile Units on the Move by Col. N. P. Justice and Capt. C. F. Jones ....... Engine Barrels Will Be Chrome-Plated by Lt. W. E. Yates ....... Letter Listings Out of Parts Catalogs by A. R. Hall ....... The Gadgeteer ....... Tests C-46 at High Altitude by Paul F. Adair ....... The WACs Are Here! by Lt. Budd A. Willetts ....... Staging Progressive Overhaul by Clarence T. Derickson ....... We're ASCing You ....... Get into Hot Water by Capt. A. J. deRosset ....... Stay on the Good Side of Safety! by Capt. E. C. Stinson ....... Account for Military Training by Maj. J. M. McCampbell ....... Paper Protects Precision Parts by Lt. J. J. Davis ....... Increased Output on New Type Fuel by Col. R. K. Cooper ....... Check Parachute Lines by Albert T. Polinsky ....... T. O. Review ....... T. O.s of the Month ....... New Meter Checks Intervalometer by M. H. Gray ....... Training Devices Have Navy Markings by Lt. W. P. Bacon ....... Modify Emergency Rescue Radio by Maj. G. A. Zahn ....... Carbon Mike Adapter for SCR-522 Radio by C. R. Bruyr ....... Motor Scooters Require Careful Handling ....... How to Charge with Gas by Lt. G. H. Tryon ....... Leaves Fall in Fall by Lt. E. D. Rich ....... PLANE FACTS Index of Back Issues ....... Count Your Blessings by Col. E. J. Griffin ....... Military Personnel to Vote by Capt. R. M. Harris ....... Swingin' Down the Line ....................................................Table of Contents Inside

Plane Facts 1943 12
Plane Facts 1943 12
Vol. 1 No. 7 ... Can You Beat This? ....... H2O Injected: Engines Zing by Paul F. Adair ....... Imperative to Install New Tank Vent Fitting by Capt. C. G. Wyman ....... Chart Saves Figuring Fits ....... Don't Be a NaMBTy PAMBY by E. M. Glass ....... Get That Plane Up by Capt. W. C. Dodds ....... R-670 Engine Questions Answered by Don Roderick ....... Automatic Computing Sight Improved by H. C. Crim ....... The Gadgeteer ....... 12th Steals Enemy's Thunder by A. P. Lofquist ....... 15-54's New Form or Fight by Col. Thomas B. McDonald ....... Where Is That Incident Board? By Paul H. Taggart ....... P-39 Vertical Fin Reinforced by J. V. Cooley ....... How to Handle Soft Plastic Tires by Capt. E. J. Burke ....... Blindman's Bluff Flight Training Outmoded by Lt. James A. Frank ....... We're ASCing You ....... Mechs Evolve Crash & Carry Technique by Capt. Miles A. Kracman ....... Wanted for Unintentional Sabotage by Lt. P. K. Cuff ....... Static Can Be Erratic by Lt. Paul Breitenbach ....... Oil Cooler Cleaner Is Non-inflammable by Jerome Weinberg ....... Incomplete U. R.s Delay Action by C. M. Spangler ....... Desert Mech Fights Sandman by Capt. Carlyle R. Smith ....... Do's and Don'ts for V-1710 Engines by Russel Carr ....... Portable Decontaminating Stations by Capt. A. J. deRosset ....... Inspection of CG-4A Imperative by Lt. R. F. Fetters ....... Reinforce A-20s for Added Strain by William Diamenti ....... Speaking of Jacks by W. F. Lacey ....... Control Tropical Fungus on Photo Equipment by Lt. W. F. Aanes ....... T. O. Review ....... T. O.s of the Month ....... Kits Cuddle Cold Engines by Lt. Col. W. B. Droge ....... Let's Diminish Home Front Hazards by Robert Sigmond ....... Conserve Your Respirator by Maj. Henry N. Parrish ....... E. R. Shipments Are Hot Ones by Maj. James L. Elliott ....... No Rough Buff for Caliber .50s by Lt. W. A. Gray ....... Repair Unit Bivouacs Concealed by Maj. P. H. Giddens ....... Swingin' Down the Line ........................................... Table of Contents Inside

Plane Facts 1944 01
Plane Facts 1944 01
Vol. 2 No. 1 ... Can You Beat This? ....... Wheeled Power Backs Air Power by Lt. Col. W. B. Droge ....... ToolsHave You Done 'Em Wrong by Maj. J. K. Kellogg ....... Colors Denote Cylinder Size by W. A. Spitz ....... B-24 Tail Turret Motors Sizzle by Lt. Paul Wise ....... Cut-Back Stops Chafe by F. A. Frank ....... Photo Inks Dry Fast by R. C. Haburton ....... Arkansas Traveller Fixes Shoulder by Guy Antrim, Jr. ....... Mechs Face Big Gun by Lt. G. E. Davidson ....... Don't Hide Your Troubles by Lt. Col. D. M. Simpson ....... Kelly Packup Has It by B. F. Senart ....... The Gadgeteer ....... Troubleshoot Transmitters by Lt. James B. Bosley ....... X Marks Packing Spots by Capt. F. L. Bowser ....... New Specialists' Patches by Maj. James L. Webster ....... Brace Canopy on B-25 C & Ds by W. J. Rader ....... Take It Easy on Fuel Cells by Harry Chapman ....... Yanks Find Keys to Field Problems by Lt. L. A. Cadmus ....... Bubbles May Be Troubles by William Hartmann ....... Seek Information G-11 Solenoid by R. A. Canfield ....... Mechs Are on the Muscle by Capt. A. S. Daniels ....... Mock-Ups Star in Booby Trap Show by Col. Samuel Smellow ....... Cure C-46 Minor Ailments by A. H. Brownfield ....... Cutting Oils Attack Skin by Lt. Col. George Sladczyk ....... We're ASCing You ....... Gliders Sail With Greater Ease ....... Cylinders Leak and Like It by Harold E. Taylor ....... Space Wasters Gum Air Freight by Lt. J. N. Bode ....... T. O. Barrage Strengthens P-39s by J. V. Cooley ....... Check C-l Autopilot Control by K. L. Wilt ....... Engine Jostles VHF Radio by Lt. Paul Breitenbach & Lt. E. G. Key ....... Broken Pads Doom Batteries by C. E. Walker ....... Relieve the Shortage by F. W. Bowen ....... When BC-640 Fuses Blow by G. B. Buffington ....... Compound Frees Ice on Props by Lt. Col. W. W. Wise ....... T. O. Review ....... T. O.s of the Month ....... Production Grinders Work Better by C. D. Hardesty ....... Scrapped Tires Can't Scrap by Capt. E. J. Burke & E. R. Burkey ....... Putting You in Your Place by Lt. H. H. Home ....... Answers to We're ASCing You ....... 37mm Aircraft Cannon Modified by Col. T. M. Jervey ....... Secure Mobile Units in Transit by Maj. J. L. Elliott ....... Swingin' Down the Line ...........................................................Table of Contents Inside

Plane Facts 1944 02
Plane Facts 1944 02
Vol. 2 No. 2 ... Can You Beat This ....... New Specialized Depots Speed Supplies by Maj. C. M. Burwell ....... T.O.S . . Come and Get' Em . . . and Use 'Em by Col. John A. Ball ....... Electronic Control for Turbosuperchargers by Paul C. Cavanaugh ....... Welds Save Stud Holes and Rocker Boxes by Lawrence D. Martin ....... Block Busters Handled Like Babies by Capt. S. J. Sietsma ....... Spare Wings for Winged Victory by Capt. R. T. Puffer ....... Tyr-Tracs Simulate Tank Toughness by Guy R. Sheppard ....... Rafts Discharged Like Bombs at Sea by Lt. Clark I. Stocking ....... P-40 Maximum Loads by Capt. W. 0. Briggs, Jr. ....... The Gadgeteer ....... Hatch New Warehouse Wrinkles by Capt. D. Lee Batten ....... Winterize Jeep Bodies by Maj. G. S. Richards ....... We're ASCing You ....... Handle Fuel Cells with Kid Gloves by Capt. C. G. Wyman and H. J. Chapman ....... Paints, Dopes, Sometimes Dupe by Maj. Robert T. Homewood ....... No Margin for Too Many Errors by E. V. Tredway ....... Light Leak in K-21 Camera Stopped by A. R. Mirante ....... Know Your Transport Clearance by Maj. J. L. Elliott ....... Improved Rivet Makes Solid Fastening by Maj. E. J. Smith ....... Desert Depot Devices Click by Capt. W. W. Burbank ...... Forestall C-47 Engine Mount Failure by H. S. Wilson ....... Answer Battery Heating Problems by C. E. Walker ....... Lubrication in R-755-9S Improved by Otto Ey ....... T.O. Review ....... Tolerance Guarantees No Jam by A. H. Brownfield ....... Streamline Weighing of Fortresses by Capt. H. L. Faragher ........ Tampering with Carburetor Idle Spring Taboo by Roy M. Smart ....... Greater Length for Greater Strength by Lt. Thomas A. Grantham ....... Answers to We're ASCing You ....... Watch Your Step, Driver! by Lt. D. T. Williamson ....... Spare the Rod by Paul Dixon ....... Vehicles for Repair . . . Prepare with Care by Capt. Hewitt Crosby, Jr. ....... PLANE FACTS Quarterly Index ....... Fuel Hose to be Tested by H. S. Wilson ....... Replace Pitot Tube Covers by H. R. Beacom ....... Don't Discard Engine Storage Trimmin's by Maj. M. R. Korshin ....... Exhaust Systems Overcome Health Hazards by Lt. Col. H. N. Parrish ....... SOS for De-icer Boots by Pvt. Jack Nigh ....... T.O.s of the Month ....... Swingin' Down the Line ....................................................Table of Contents Inside

Plane Facts 1944 03
Plane Facts 1944 03
Vol. 2 No. 3 ... Can You Beat This? ....... Editorial ... Maj. Gen. Clements McMullen ....... Death Takes No Holiday When U.R.s Go AWOL ... Lt. Col. J. E. Linebaugh ....... B-24 Nose Gear Collapse Analysed ... Lt. Col. J. E. Shuck ....... Step-by-Step Correction of V-1710 Engine Trouble ... Lt. Col. Don Coupland ....... Motors Bum Out, Remedied Via U.R.s ... Col. P. E. Shanahan ....... Speedy U.K. Saves Cells ... Maj. C. M. Burwell ....... Inadequate Trucks and Trailers Improved ... Lt. Col. William B. Droge ....... Fewer Grounded Planes as AGP Swings Into Action ... Maj. M T. King ....... New Armor for B-25s Slashes Losses ... Walter Wehner ....... We're ASCing You ....... Tractor Cranes Are Bulldozed ... Capt. S. J. Sietsma ....... Service Saves Wood Props ... Robert C. Wilson, Jr. ....... The Gadgeteer ....... Here's News for Ground Trainer Mechs. ... M. B. Lammers ....... Correct Test for Oxygen Indicators Is Must ... Sgt. E. M. Markley ....... Use Care in Instrument Panel Modification ... S/Sgt. A. J. Blum ....... Rework Flight Indicator Pointer Bar ... P. I. Cummings ....... Turret Changes Make Gunner's Jobs Easier ... Capt. D. K. Langford ....... "Somewhere I'll Find You", Is Theme Song of Stockchasers ... C. H. McCabe ....... Drink H2O Straight ... Col. H. M, Hargreaves ....... T.O. Review ....... T.O.s of the Month ....... Re-refined Oils Leave Skin Unharmed ... Robert Boggess ....... Mishandled Cleanings Tempt Grim Reaper ... Lt. Cot. George Sladczyk ....... Old Sol Directs Flight ... Randolph Brewster ....... Caravan De-gasser Goes to Classes ... Maj. A. J. deRosset ....... P-47 Brakes Are Modified ... R. E. Knapp ....... P-47 Oxygen Cylinders Are Touchy ... R. F. Pierson and A. L. Girdley ........ Hydraulic Hose Replacement Facilitated ... Homer Martin ....... Replace Broken P-39Q Engine Mounts ... H. S. Wilson ....... Black Widow Has Bitter Bite ... Lt. Gene E. Davidson ........ Felt Stuffing Eases P-39 Strap Strain ... F. A. Frank Re-inforced Side Fairings Withstand Buffeting ... N. R. Harlan ....... Stronger Braces and Fairings Stop P-38 Rips ... V. L. Kirby ....... Triple Check Starter Clutch Settings ... Lt. Chas. F. Andrews ....... Answers to We're ASCing You ....... Control Tire Distribution by New Plan ... Maj. R. R. Winters ....... Look Out for Loose Spline Nuts on P-47s ... Pvt. A. F. Grasso ....... Encounter Installation Problem on New API ... Chas. Gerber ....... Swingin' Down the Line ........... Table of Contents Inside

Plane Facts 1944 04
Plane Facts 1944 04
Vol. 2 No. 4 ... Can You Beat This? ....... Bearing Reclamation Gets Under Way ... It. Kay M. Glaesner, Jr. ....... New Service Group Is Born ... Lt. Col. Dallas M. Speer ....... Aircraft Inspection Guides Are Pocket Size ... C. H. McCabe ....... Engines Ski from Ship to Shop ... Capt. H. L. Faragher ....... When life Rafts Go Down ... H. S. Wilson ......... Here's How on Hydraulic Valve Lifters ... Don Roderick ....... Instrument Panel Armor on B-24s ... J. R. Taylor ....... Inspect Oxygen Disconnects before Flight ... Capt. H. E. Savely ....... "U. R. Digest" Appears ... Cleo R. Ludwig ....... Stock List Revision Affects Lubricants ... J. L. Detamore ....... We're ASCing You ....... Using Head(space) Increases Gun's Dependability ... Col. Thomas M. Jervey ....... The Gadgeteer ....... Rescue Drowned and Snow-Bound Aircraft ... Maj. Miles Kracman ....... Forks and Pallets Make Good Team ... B. F. Shearer ....... Fuel Servicing Units Pull Extra Duty ... Capt. J. J. Clark ....... Load 37mm Cannon Expediently ... Capt. Gene E. Davidson ....... Plate Chafing Severs Feathering Line ... M. B. Curley ....... Underpacked Stabilizers Cost Hours ... C. R. Dager ....... Instrument Packups Aid Overseas Supply ... C. E. Tucker and C. E. Nolle ....... Fix Wood Prop Breaks ... Robert C. Wilson ....... New Swivel Joint Foils B-17 Fire Hazard ... D. M. Odoin ....... AN Gun Camera Installation Improves Training ... K. J. Jones ....... One Slip Is Too Many ... Col. George C. Price ....... T.O. Review ....... T.O.s of the Month ....... Color Code Applied to Utility Piping ... Maj. E. L. Harrington ....... Boost Belly-Lander from Swamp ... J. D. McPhilimy ....... Bull's-Eye Landings with SCS-51 ... Maj. L. G. Swendson ........ C-46s Get Modifications ... Capt. J. A. Frank ....... Hold That Indicator Line ... Lt. Frank A. Smith ....... Defective Rivets Endanger Rudder Control ... Al Ruskin ....... Plane Facts Quarterly Index ....... New Trailer Steps Up Bomb Handling ... Lt. Col. Wm. B. Droge ....... Answers to We're ASCing You ....... Radio Crystal Quirks Present Hazards ... Capt. W. L. Doxey ....... Swingin' Down the Line

Plane Facts 1944 05
Plane Facts 1944 05
Vol. 2 No. 5 ... Can You Beat This? ....... Service Crews Sweat Out Arctic Blasts ... Maj. W. W. Woodward and Capt. R. C. Johnson ....... Don't Give Up the Ship ... Lt. Col. E. G. Kiehle Para-Packing Quartet Devises Finishing Toucher ... Paul Burgess ....... Gentle Does It for Hand that Rocks Screwdriver ... CW/O Thomas Goodnight and E, W. Lockin ....... Mismarked Shipments Are Futile Nomads ... Capt. Lyle B. Reigler and Lt. T. A. Klein ....... T-I-N-K-E-R-I-T-I-S ... James P. Quigley ....... Tell of Field Fixes ... Waldo Spitz ....... We're ASCing You ....... Halve Brake Grinding Time ... W. D. Whitledge ....... Correct Chrome Carburetor Ills ... Roger B. Godfrey ....... Stencil New Instructions on P-47 Wing Tanks ... CW/O W. V, Bland ....... The Gadgeteer ....... Special Tool Tightens Intake Inserts ... Lt. Robert M. Treat ....... Crews Don Modern Coats-of-Mail ... Lt. Col. A. W. Stoddard ....... Pliofilm Envelopes Speedily Sealed ... Blake Bosworth ....... Install Foot Charger in Martin. Turrets ... Harry Rapp ....... Handymen Descend on Warehouses ... Ben F. Shearer ....... Simplified Ignition System Introduced ... Lt. G. C. Burnham ........ Alaskan Crews Blaze Reclamation Trails ... Maj. T. E. Palmer ....... Get Tech Data through Channels ... L. C. Graham ....... Overseas Ordnance Requisitions Must Follow Rules ... Capt. Milton Viker ....... Relief Is on Way for Seasick Airplanes ... Paul Taggart T.O, Review ....... T.O.s of the Month ....... Check B-24 Sumps for Cowl Ring Cuts ... N, R. Harlan ....... Find Fix for P-38 Cooler Cracks ... V. L. Kirby ....... B-24H Nose Hood Hooked ... C. F. Diehl ....... Gliders Get New Pick-Up System ... Sidney Pierson ....... Cargoes Brace Up for Safer Shipping ... Maj. James T. Elliott ....... Protection Provided for Welders ... Lt. Col. George Sladczyk ....... Freight Backtracks from Loose labels ... W. H. Riefstahl Standard Parts Baskets Speed Engine Overhaul ... Lt. Thomas Linder, Jr. ....... B-24 Fuel Cell Sight Gages Get Quick Fix ... Harry J. Chapman ....... Answers to We're ASCing You ....... Battery Vent System ... C. B. Walker ....... Kits Simplify Oil Seal Removal ... Stephen L. Conomy ....... Swingin' Down the Line

Plane Facts 1944 06
Plane Facts 1944 06
Vol. 2 No. 6 ... Can You Beat This? ....... B-29 Hits the Line by Lt. Col. I. W. Stephenson and Capt. M. C. Villiard ....... Salvage That Dirty Rag by Capt. J. H. Meyer ....... Rivet Comparison Chart Joins T.O. by Maj. E. J. Smith ....... Dolly Won't Rock in Wooden Shoe by Col. George T. Urbani ....... Establish Progressive Overhaul in Theaters by Capt. H. C. McKenzie ....... Portable Prop Kit Is Visual Training Aid by E. W. Lockin ....... Try T.O. Treatment on Overseas Engines by Wesley Longletz ....... Weight and Balance Won't Wait by Lt. Col. G. R. Henninger ....... We're ASCing You ....... New Keys and Shafts Lessen B-17 Crash Landings by J. R. Chafin ....... The Gadgeteer ....... Cargoes Quick Change to Aerial Ambulances by Lt. Col. William I. Little ....... Fire . . . Prevent or Fight? by Maj. C. B. Gilbert and Capt. G. H. Tryon, III ....... Group Mismatches Won't Work by R. S. Fisher ....... Clarify Tire Program by Col. W. W. Wise and W. J. Snyder ....... Patch Lends No Strength to Skin ....... T.O. Review ....... T.O.s of the Month ....... Magnet and Compass Spot Defective Rivets by Frank Reisch ....... Twist Gooseneck, Save Trailer Tongue by Capt. S. J. Sietsma ....... Cylinder Reclamation Keeps More Engines Going by Capt. W. E. Yates ....... Overseas GI Devices Double for Delayed Equipment by G. F. Schauer ....... Dead Sticks Come from Air Filter Neglect by Edwin T. Larson ....... Add Mobile Units for Instrument Trainer Repair by Capt. R. G. Franks and J. G. Baer ......... Movable Racks House Drawing Books by K. P. Ferree ....... Plug Tees to Block Fuel Leaks by Robert D. Willson ....... Repair Bracket Cracks with Cover Plate by Lt. Col. R. J. Friedman ....... Scarf A-20 Wing Rack Assemblies by J. W. Summers ....... Tapped Plugs Insert Easily by Capt. Donald I. Yous ........ Simplify Handling of Trac-Tractors by M. Turner ....... 1 Overlooked Connection Downs A-36 by Col. George C. Price ....... Portable Movie Unit Is Trainer and Entertainer by Capt. L. V. Peterson and Capt. J. B. Carne ....... Answers to We're ASCing You ....... Recruit More U.R.s to Digest by Lt. Col. J. E. Linebaugh ....... Dural Pin Safeties C-47 Tail Wheel by R. E. Duffy ........ Repeller Lets 'Em Go Seeing in the Rain by P-40 Fixes Highlighted by Secure Canopy by L. H. Johnson ....... Swingin' Down the Line

Plane Facts 1944 07
Plane Facts 1944 07
Vol. 2 No. 7 ... Can You Beat This? ....... Mechanized Overseas Supply Action Imperative for Mechanized Warfare by Lt. Col. C. M. Burwell and Maj. A. P. Bondurant ....... Stock No. on Form 81 Speeds Supply Flow by Lt. Col. O. K. Gardner ....... Consumption Data Break Parts Bottleneck by Capt. E. Forrest Tancer ....... Right Requisitions Mean Fast Airframe Supply by Capt. W. S. Ferguson ....... Repair Parts Available for C-l Pilot by K. C. Jones ....... Driftmeters Are X-able, P-47D Props Scarce by Maj. R. R. Winters ....... Standard Lists Guide Air-Signal Requisitions by Capt. C. F. Benson ....... Area Petroleum Supply Officer is Handyman by Walter H. Moorleghen ....... Testers Try Mechanical Abilities by Joseph Banarer ....... P-40 Wings Stay Put during Rod Repair by L. H. Johnson ....... 5th AFSC Gets Laundry Without Priority by Col. L. S. Woods ....... New Guide Mirrors Whole AAF ....... 8th AF Kinks Speed Photo Work ....... Makes Steam Hose on the Spot by Col. T. M. Jervey ....... Make Gas Lamp Mantle on Broomstick by Lt. Col. C. C. Budd ....... The Gadgeteer ....... Block Tropical Ravages of Aircraft and Equipment ....... We're ASCing You ....... Revise A-N-B Carb. Interchangeability Chart by Roger B. Godfrey ....... Turret Stands Get Notches - Work Better by J. B. Meredith ....... 11 Points Un-Snafu Electrical Wiring by R. D. Souther ....... Kit Keeps Carburetors Packed Tight by Gordon M. MacFarland ....... T.O. Review ....... T.O.s of the Month ....... Wider Choice of Spark Plugs Approved ....... New Photo Lab Takes the Air by Capt. L. L. McGladrey ....... Double Strap P-38 Control Wheel by V. L. Kirby ....... A-l Pressure Transmitters Need Attention by Frank Freeman ....... Streamline Signal Supply by Maj. A. G. Bickford Answers to We're ASCing You ....... Tighten Dial Screws, Seal with Red Enamel ....... Revamp Firing Pins for 75mm Guns by Lt. W. A. Gray ....... Rework A-2 Fire Extinguisher Bracket by S/Sgt E. M. Markley ....... Grease Change Improves Magneto Performance by Lt, George C. Burnham ....... List Weight and Balance Data for Older Craft by Oil Line Now R-755-9 Engine Part by Harold E. Taylor ....... PLANE FACTS Quarterly Index ....... Swingin' Down the Line

Plane Facts 1944 08
Plane Facts 1944 08
Vol. 2 No. 8 ... Can You Beat This? ....... Maintenance Muscle Will Stretch Rubber Supply by Maj. G. H. Nicholson and Capt. I. V. Coursen Increase De-icer Vitality by H. F. Little ....... Undamaged Life Raft by It Floats by Lt. D. E. Wilson ....... Extend Engine Mount Life beyond 1000 Hours by H. S. Wilson ....... Promote Health of Fuel Cells by J. H. Bishop and E. L. Clevell ....... Pose 2-Point Program for Rubber Hose by Pfc Jack Nigh and L. M. Peterson ....... Oil and Gas Go Berserk, Ditto Airplanes by Col. George C. Price ....... Mechanics Win Legion of Merit ....... New Lock Saves Turret Gears by J. B. Meredith ....... We're ASCing You ....... War Wearies Revived at U.S. Depots by Maj. Miles Kracman and Capt. A, G. Allen ....... GInvasion Devices Flourish by Lt. Dino Del Vecchio ....... Expand Log Manual by Lynd, Ferguson ....... P-51 Bomb Rack Adapter Holds Triple Threat by J. W. Summers ....... Cap Rework Stops P-51D Fuel Drool by CW/O W. V. Bland ....... Overseas Reps Bounce P-40 Bugs by Benn D. Keller ....... New Fan Pulley Prevents Parched Pumps by Capt. H. W. Moore ....... The Gadgeteer ....... Take Up Stretch on Nylon Tires by E.R. Burkey ....... Old Housing Rigged to Test Cunos by R.C. Beauchamp ....... Tryst with T.O.s Helps Energize Overseas Engines by Wesley Longletz ....... Pickling Carburetor Preserves Diaphragm By Alex Kosteck ....... Make Your Own List Has 50,000 Items by Maj. B. H. Roberts ....... U.R.s Will Keep Sea Horses in Working Form by Capt. James A. Frank ....... Vent Line Clamps Get Tight on T.O. 03-1-29 by R. F. Hoban ....... Better Conditioned Planes Roll off PLM by Lt. Col. A. V. Endress ....... Maintenance Equipment Flies to the Front by Col. P. E. Shanahan, Lt. Col. Joseph H. Bishop and Maj. A. J. O'Callaghan ....... Count Revs in New L. G. Synchronization by Lt. Col. R. J. Friedman ....... M2 Adapter Means Not a Smoke in a Tank-Load by Maj. J. E. Salny ....... Inspect C-46 L.G. Side Braces by A. H. Brownfield ....... Schedule Tank Trucks on Dot by Maj. L. B. Freeman and Maj. Robert S. Mitchell ....... T.O. Review ....... T.O.s of the Month ....... New Tail Lift Puts Planes on the Level by J. D. McPhilimy ....... Docks and Feathers Figure in Lumbering Problem by J. H. Dodds ....... Spacer Controls Tilt of S-l Bombsight by Capt. F. H. Joseph ....... Compound Halts Cable Chafing by CW/O B. H. Chase ....... Electric Igniter Does Flint's Stint by C. E. Taylor ....... Block B-17 Electrical Cable Rub by R. D. Souther ....... Heavies to Take More Pictures by A. R. Mirante ....... Use Tested Canopy Lockpins on P-47s by Cpl A. F. Grasso ....... Jig of Many Jobs by William E. Dewey ....... Build Electric Hoist for Bomb Loading by Maj. J. R. Donnelly ....... Rerouting or Head Wires Features Governor Fixes by M. B. Curley ....... Press Oil Reclamation by Maj. M. C. Goddard ....... Answers to We're ASCing You ....... Bomb Thread Chaser Makes Haste, Saves Waste by Col. T. M. Jervey Swingin' Down the Line

Plane Facts 1944 09
Plane Facts 1944 09
Vol. 2 No. 9 ... Can You Beat This? ....... Global GIs Trump Maintenance Tricks by Col. John M. Des Islets and It. B. R. Griffin ....... GIdeas Pay Off in $$$, Patents by Martin JL. Beasley and Wade Koontz ....... Rx for Speedy Spd Supply: Right Requisitions by Lt. Col. A. W. Lishawa and Lt. Col. R. Walter Evans ....... Right Cans Can Cut Fueling Fire Hazard by Capt. G. H. Tryort, III ....... Reverse Oxygen Pipes for Safety by P. N. Rice ....... Glycerin Plagues Oxygen Test Equipment by S/Sgt E. M. Markley ....... Table Simplifies Battery Requisitioning by C. E. Walker and N. C. Williams ....... Mud, Sweat, Beers Figure in Salvage of 6 AT-6s by Lt. Col. V. M. Gillum ....... We're ASCing You ....... The Gadgeteer ....... Ground Flying Demands Experts by Col. George C. Price ....... Road Magnet Saves Tires by Maj. L. M. Applegate ....... Overcome Overpacking for Shipping Efficiency by Lt. Col. C. M. Burwell ....... Utility Piping Color Code Supplemented by Lt. Col. E. L. Harrington ....... Remove Blister, Protect Tail Gunner by M. B. Lammers ....... Ethyl Glycol Catches Thorough Paddling by E. M, Glass ....... X-Ability Makes Collapsible Box for Radials by T. B. Andrews ....... Make Camera Mounts More Versatile by A. R. Mirante ....... Kit Smooths Mask Maintenance by S. T. Gipson ....... Tabulate Torque for Hold-Down Studs by Don Roderick ....... T.O. Review ....... T.O.s of the Month ....... Trojan Horse Is New Role for Gliders by E. D. Merritt ....... Washers Replace Lead to Balance Prop by Robert C. Wilson, Jr. ....... Cleaner Provides Hot or Cold Running Water by E. R. Whitledge ....... Pamper Power Plants for Dependability by Capt. K. C. Given ....... Sharpen Tool Requisitions by Edward Mahaffey ....... Correct Hairspring Insulation in Gyro Compass by Charles Gerber ....... Jack Box Tester Has Switchboard Design by Capt. W. D. McKee ....... Canned Equipment Solves Packing Problem by Capt. P. K. Cuff and Capt. W. F. Moore ....... Answers to We're ASCing You ....... Aline B-5 Driftmeters in Jig Time by Maj. George Nassauer, Jr. ....... Warhawks Foam at Neck by L. H. Johnson ....... Altus' View Limiter Improves Instructor's Visibility by Lt. Col. D. M. Hamilton ....... Hole In, Clean Up Oil Tanks by Lt. D. E. Burkholder ....... Swingin' Down the Line

Plane Facts 1944 10
Plane Facts 1944 10
Vol. 2 No. 10 ... Can You Beat This? ....... King Cobras Make Ready to Strike ... J. V. Cooley ....... Speeds Air Evacuation ... Maj. Harry J. Dick ....... OASC Beats Box "Bugs" ... Paul Taggart ....... Sarge's Ideas Cut B-26 Repair, Win Legion of Merit ....... Mech Check ....... Rocket's Red Glare Lights Combat Zones ... Capt. W. G. Fisher ....... Boom Beats Gin Time ... J. D. McPhilimy ....... Desk Pilots Flank Grease Gunners to Speed V-Day ... Capt. J. W. Ward ....... Oil Highlights Tropicare Tricks ... Lt. Col. William S. Carlson ....... The Gadgeteer ... Speedy Handling Balks Supply Spoilage at MiAD. ... Harvey C. Eads ....... Replace Defective Hose on C-46s ... L. G. McLaughlin ....... Code Gives Film Base ... Ralph Haburton ....... Dust Prevention Cuts Plane Maintenance ... Maj. W. D. Patterson ....... New B-17 Tail Turret Turns ... Capt. C. R. Elliott ....... Gunnery Trainer Aids Students ... Maj. John B. Carne ....... List 3200 Excess Items for Return to U. S. ... Lt. Col. H. E. Poling ....... CBItes Double in Brass ... W/O Lyle L. Youells and Arne Butteburg ....... Electrify K-7C Camera ... A. R. Mirante ....... Gain Quick Exit From A-20 Turret ... H. W. Rapp ....... Guide Shows Aircraft Casing X-Ability ... D. J. Kiefer ....... Booster Motors Play Double Header ... J. B. Meredith ....... Relocate P-63 Electrical Wiring ... R. D. Souther ....... Support Prevents A-26 Pilot Breaks ... S/Sgt A. J. Blum ....... Keep Your Oxygen Dry ... M. M. Butler ....... T.O.s of the Month ... Locks Hold Control Surfaces under Control ... A. K. Koerbling ....... Keep Your Chin Turret Up ... W. J. Rader ....... Keep Sear Release Pressure Down ... Capt. J. W. Bohensky ....... Bantam Transformer, Bomb Rack Parts Available ... J. H. Utz ....... Hold Proper Ratio for Effective Coolant ... Robert Willson ....... Stop Chafe of P-51 Oxygen Lines ... S/Sgt E. M. Markley ....... Bomb Lift Makes Wheel Changer ... P. N. Rice ....... Trailer Shoots Instrument Trouble ... C. E. Prugh ....... PLANE FACTS Quarterly Index ........ Answers to Mech Check ....... Swingin' Down the Line

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Plane Facts 1944 11
Vol. 2 No. 11 ... Can You Beat This? ....... Super-Maintenance Keeps Superforts Slugging ... Capt. M. C. Villiard and Capt. Harold Ellis ....... Keep B-29 Engines Cool ... Maj. Richard F. Mai ....... Treat Exhaust Systems ... Maj. Raymond C. Pierce ....... Shield Instrument Wiring ... Capt. E. L. Gallia ....... Ground Check Needs Outside Power ... H. M. Stern ....... Special Tools Get Special Handling ... Charles Stirling ....... K-13 Sharpens Fort's Sidearms ... Harold D. McBride ....... New Manuals Have Supply Answers ... Maj. J. E. Lehrke ....... Mobile Photo Lab Keeps Pace with Combat Line ... Capt. Warner Aanes ....... Fork-Pallet Team Finds New Play ... Maj. Raymond Brunswick and Capt. C. W. Meldram ....... Push Button Test Ups Grades, Downs Time ... Maj. L. V. Peterson ....... Mech Check ....... Correct Creeping B-24 Bomb Bay Doors ... Capt. R. L. Vetter ....... P-51 Pilot Heads Rest Easy ... J. R. Taylor ....... B-10 Shackles Stick, Require Pre-Bomb View ... Capt. M. L. Bloom ....... The Gadgeteer ....... C-2 Individual Raft Available ... Maj. S. C. Mayne and N. F. Eidemiller ....... Step On Oxygen Equipment Bugs ... Donald R. Good ....... Reclamation Crews Tackle Heavies ... Capt. Frank Korolishin and Lt. W. G. Lundstrum ....... Modified Ground Units Handle B-29s Faster ... Capt. S. J. Sietsma ....... Deflectors Prevent Filter Fires ... E. T. Larsen ....... Nurse Wet Batteries ... C. E. Walker ....... Stiffeners, Doublets Erase P-47 Wrinkles ... J. V. Cooley ....... Care Keeps Oil Systems Clicking ... Fred Bowen ....... Control Wheel Has Ups and Downs ... E. L. Adams ....... Bearings Get Class, Greater X-Ability ... Maj. E. J. Smith ....... Clip P-63 Vapor Line ... R. F. Hoban ....... T.O.S of the Month ....... ATSC Simplifies Inventory System ... Capt. H. L. Sheehan and P. G. Noonan ....... Ground Miracles Bring Legion of Merit ... Col. J. G. Griggs ....... Bracket Supports Shutoff Valve Control Cable ... T. J. Smith ... Add C-46 Safety Measures ... A. H. Brownfield ....... Roving GIs Repair Under Fire ... R. R. Bramble ....... UC-7S, AT-17 Wing Weight Unaltered ... Capt. W. L. Anderson ....... Replace Lock Screw in B-24 Shock Strut ... Norman R. Harlan ....... Answers to Mech Check ....... Swingin' Down the Line

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Plane Facts 1944 12
Vol. 2 No. 12 ... Can You Beat This? ....... Stored Right, Material Lives to Fight Again ... Capt. C. C. Zimmerman ....... Captured Depot Reveals Jap Maintenance ... Capt. W. H. Cartter and M/Sgt G. L. Mackie ....... Dip, Ship, Strip Act Protects Engine Parts ... Capt. F. J. Heller ....... Free Stuck Clutches in P&W Engines ... Capt. Robert M. Treat ....... Outside Plumbing Eases Invader Maintenance ... Capt. Richard Bache -Ease 75 mm Cannon Change ... Capt. W. A. Gray ....... Mech Check ....... Change B-24 Raft Release ... Julius A. Sobon ....... C-54 Skin Needs Bath ... R. E. Duffy ....... The Gadgeteer ....... A-l Pressure Transmitters Get Fill ... S/Sgt D. W. Billingsley ....... Anticorrosion Jackets Protect Guns, Mounts ... Everett Bryant ....... Lightens Moving Day Loads ... Maj. C. W. Meldram ....... P-38Js, Ls Fitted with New Gun Sleeves ... Lt. E. B. Raff ....... Bombers Lay New Egg ... M. B. Lammers ....... Take Drag Out of Bomber Brakes ... Capt. D. E. Wilson ....... FEASC Reveals Pattern of AD Evolution ... Col. John A. Ball ....... Jack and Dolly Team Up ... J. D. McPhilimy Seal Leaking P-38 Pistons ... V. L. Kirby ....... F-5 Camera Windows Dry Up ... A. R. Mirante ....... Crank Adapter Frees B-17 L.G ... J. J. Rodgers ....... Groom C-46s for Supply Race ... A. H. Brownfieid ....... Right Backlash Corrects Mag Malfunctions ... E. L. McGaffey ....... Relax Turbo Governor Shafts ... Paul C. Cavanaugh ....... Remedy A-6B Turret Troubles ... J. B. Meredith ....... Banish Generator ....... Regulator Intruders ... M. L. Temple ....... Cleans Engines Down Under ... E. M. Glass ....... T.O.s of the Month ....... Stalk Warehouse Fire Causes ... Capt. G. H. Tyron III ....... Signal Supply in Class by Itself ... Maj. A. G. Bickford ....... Army's Navy Rescues Airmen ... Maj. Elmer L. Tarbox ....... Smart Storage Saves Batteries ... C. E. Walker ....... Step Up Film Processing ... R. C. Haburton ....... New Measures Get B-24s Up and Down ... Norman Harlan ....... Bead Breaker Kit Goes Overseas ... Lt. Dino Del Vecchio ....... Answers to Mech Check ....... Supports Reduce Floodlight Damage ... H. S. Hamilton ....... Swingin' Down the Line

Plane Facts 1945 01
Plane Facts 1945 01
Detailed updates coming

Plane Facts 1945 02
Plane Facts 1945 02
Vol. 3 No. 2 ....... Can You Beat This? - 2d Cover ..... ATSC Goes to Sea By Majors Miles Kracman and M. C. Goodman and Norman Hamilton ..... Field Tester Trains Armorers By Maj. L. V. Peterson ..... R-4B, AAF's Genial Menial, Brings New Chores By John Sallee ..... Complete U.R.s Keep Thunder over Tokyo By Robert B. Sprague ..... Sock C-47B Clutch Trouble By Capt. Robert M. Treat ..... Bring Them Out Alive By Capt. George H. Tryon, III ..... Mech Check ..... Oil Clarification Program Launched By R. L. Winston ..... Gages Gig Machine Shop Slips By Maj.W. A. Oswalt, A. J. Wurstner, Roy Bosron ..... Excess Oil Bursts P-63 Oil Tanks By CW/0 W. V. Bland and Fred W. Bowen ..... Sharpen B-ll Enlarger Autofocus By A. K. Hulse ..... Relocate B-25J Compass Dehydrator By Lt. W. S. Lovett ..... Plexiglas Stars in New Film By Pfc William Corry ..... Solid Servicing Holds Fighter Props in the Groove By W/O W. V. Klarin ..... Triple Tricks Cut Shopwork By Capt. L. A. Cadmus ..... B-17Gs Pack New Electric Bomb Release By J. W. Summers ..... Shuttle Cans Safeguard Supplies By M. W. McCurtin ..... Move A-2A Motor to Protect Prints By Kenneth E. Luehr .....New CSFC Gyro Spring Style Halts Shearing By Lt. F. J. Karkut ..... Fork Lifts Travel in Trailer By Ben Shearer ..... High Altitude Requires Preventive Maintenance By Capt. W. S. Moore ..... Make B-29 Fuel Figures Foolproof By Frank Freeman ..... Tire Bale Saves Lumber By Robert Dager ..... Clear Way to C-47 Radio Compass By Chester A. Sandner, Jr. ..... SpD Exhibits Marked Improvements By H. D. Parsons ..... P-47 Camera Changes Sharpen Snaps By K. J. Jones ..... Maintenance Aspirin Soothes CSFC Headaches By Maj. C. J. McBride and C. J. Kauhl ..... Catch K-14 Bugs on Ground By H. W. Rapp ..... Rescue Gassed Photo Equipment By Maj. J. E. Salny ..... T.O.s of the Month ..... Changes Make AN/ART-13 Solid Sender By J. C. Milam ..... AAF Takes Steps to Lengthen Vehicle Tire Wear By Capt. S. J. Sietsma ..... Production Bead Breaker Gets O.K By Ralph King ..... AT-10 Bladder Cells Ready & Waiting By Harry Chapman ..... Dam P-63 Shimmy Damper Leaks By J. V. Cooley ..... Skip Noise Suppression Circuit on BC-312s, -342s By Capt. H. A. Ide ..... Saves Aluminum Coolers By R. E. Desch ..... Answers to Mech Check ..... B-25 Cowl Links Last Longer By Leo Fritz ..... Swingin' Down the Line

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Plane Facts 1945 03
Vol. 3 No. 3 ....... Can You Beat This? - 2d Cover ..... Mishandled Reparables Snag Supply, Maintenance By Lt. Col. H. Bull, Jr. and Maj. Miles Kracman ..... Lapper Speeds Bombsight Overhaul By C. R. Thulin ..... Cannibalize Faster with X-Ability T.O.s By Capt. Paul E. Walden ..... Heat's On for B-25Js, C-47s By Capt. D. J. Voss ..... Precision Gages Take Precision Handling By A. J. Wurstner and Roy F. Bosron ..... Twist of the Wrist Vents Mustard Bombs By Majors. W. G. Fisher and J. E. Salny ..... Mech Check ..... Marking Inspection Guides Aids Specialists By Capt. Stanley E. Jacob ..... It Happened in Italy ..... Fooling with Refueling Dry-docks Rescue Boats By Capts. C. R. Elliott and H. F. Joseph ..... Reroute C-46 Hydraulic Hose By Lt. M. C. Probst ..... The Gadgeteer ..... Vinyl Bag Cuts Work on Shelved Engines By Capts. L. C. Berge and J. N. Bode ..... Bushings Reclaim B-24 Struts By Norman Harlan ..... New Rig Tests Belt, Harness By D. R. Brewer ..... Repair Defective Pilot's Lamps By Henry Wojcik ..... Relocate B-25 Drain Line By L. G. McLaughlin ..... Clean Turbos for Less Trouble By A. R. Kelly ..... T.O. Compliance Keeps Plane Plugs Sparking By Maj. D. I. Yous ..... Pack Up Patch Troubles in Flak Repair Kit By Capt. J. W. Breehl ..... Doublers Correct P-38 Skin Buckling By V. L. Kirby ..... Vehicle Extinguishers' Upkeep Up to Ops By Lt. Col. V. M. Gillum ..... R-2600S Calm Down under Carb Changes By Capt. M. B. Dhondt ..... Brackets Protect P-51 L.G. Fairing Door By L. H. Johnson ..... Maintenance Spurs Mustangs By Charles E. Niehaus ..... Tube Drains Off B-24 Fire Hazard By Homer Martin ..... Preserve Aerial Cameraman's Eyesight By H. P. Roganti ..... APO Sq Safeties Bomb Loading By Capt. M. L. Bloom ..... Stop Vibration on B-17G, C-46, P-47 Accessories By Frank E. Metcalf ..... VHF Crystal Forecast: Longer Life By Capt. W. L. Doxey ..... T.O.s of the Month By New Turret Lightens B-24 Tail By T. B. Meredith and B. J. Suer ..... Trace V-1710 Pressure Shift to Scavenger Pump By Maj. H. F. Helbig ..... 3-Point Electronic Equipment Care Foils Weather By Maj. R. J. Framme, Capt. C. F. Benson, G. R. Hodge ..... Get Engines Off to Good Start By Fred Bowen and Robert Desch ..... Live Wires=Fire Hazard By Capt. George Tryon, III ..... Lick Radio Compass Corrosion By Chester Sandner, Jr. ..... Inject Better Maintenance into Rocket Launchers By Capt. J. W. Bohensky ..... Answers to Mech Check ..... B-17G Life Raft Compartments Enlarged By Maj. Ernest Burghduff ..... Swingin' Down the Line

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Plane Facts 1945 04
Vol. 3 No. 4 ....... Can You Beat This? - 2d Cover ..... Zero Rail Rocket Launchers Replacing Clusters By Maj. W. G. Fisher and Capt. J. W. Bohensky ..... Pre-Oiler Gives Curb Service By Capt. R. C. Cohen ..... It Happened in India ..... Treaded Casings Withstand 241 Landings By William J. Snyder ..... K-21 Knob Operates under Cover By A. R. Mirante ..... Misused Gages Pass Misfits By A. J. Wurstner, Roy Bosron, R. E. King ..... Tip-Top Tip No. 2 ..... Vacuum Cleaner Does Double Duty By H. S. Wilson ..... Dome Nut Stunt Saves Fuel Cell Fittings By S/Sgt J. E. Nagle ..... Turrets Get Altitude Brushes By Capt. D. K. Langford ..... Portovan Makes Airborne CSFC Computer Shop By Lt. E. J. Karkut ..... Mech Check ..... Trim Turret Troubles By Lt. H. V. Rosman ..... Float R-1820S in Carloads By Lt. C. A. Bisbing ..... Form Checkers Underwrite Aircraft By Hugh B. Duvall ..... The Gadgeteer ..... Simplifies Prop Governor Control Lubrication By E. H. Little ..... Mounts Photo Intervalometers By Randolph Brewster ..... Tire Pallet Is Space and Time Saver By B. F. Shearer ..... Shield B-29 Camera Lens from Mudslinging By Maj. W. I. Grieve ..... Field U.R.s Unravel Link Trainer Kinks By J. G. Baer ..... Jumper Plug Maintains Bomb Release Current By Capt. M. L. Bloom ..... Stronger C-47s Bolster CBI Wing Supply By R. H. Suabedissen ..... Interrupter Checker Saves Firing Solenoids By Lt. W. W. Metz ..... Prodpaks Solve Excess Standard Stock Problem By Lt. A. M. Trabbic ..... Preheat Air Ambulances By Joseph C. Rood ..... Jack-Knifing Bomb Lift is Jack-Be-Quick By C. L. Walker ..... Spars Steady Daring Young Men By J. D. McPhilimy ..... Isolate Sections to Detect Oxygen Leaks By Maj. L. D. Carlson ..... Issuing Right Size Saves Q-l Stocks By Lt. G. H. Oertling and R. L. Hall ..... Closer Oxygen Hose Tests Reduce Rejections By S/Sgt E. M. Markley ..... Switch Grounds Radio Antenna By J. C. Milam ..... Wires Drain Heater Flues By Lt. Col. E. L. Harrington ..... T.O.s of the Month ..... Torque B-29 Fuel Cell Bolts By Harry Chapman ..... Lower Mortality Rate on Stored Engines By Capt. L. C. Reynolds ..... Answers to Mech Check ..... Reclaim F-l Heated Suits to Warm Hospital Beds By Col. J. M. Hargreaves ..... Waste Burns Up Waste Solutions By Lt. Col. E. L. Harrington ..... Straps Replace Radio Guy Rope Hooks By Andrew Cina ..... Milling Spacer Adjusts Itself to Job By Capt. Dino Del Vecchio ..... Quarterly Index ..... Swingin' Down the Line

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Plane Facts 1945 05
Vol. 3 No. 5 ....... Can You Beat This? - 2d Cover ..... Fins Deliver Fire Bombs on the Nose By J. W. Summers ..... Mix Dry Stinger for Fire Bombs By Lt. Col. J. E. Salny ..... Detects Assembly Slips before Block Test By Col. C. P. Smith ..... Quit Risky Carbon Tet Misuse By Lt. Col. H. N. Parrish & E. M. Glass ..... Tip-Top Tip No. 3 ..... Holders Cut CSFC Computer Repair Time By Lt. E. J. Karkut ..... B-17 Landing Gear Troubles Aired By J. J. Rodgers ..... Mech Check ..... Add Autopilots, 5.0 In. Rockets to Long-Range P-47Ns By Lt. Howard W. Curtiss ..... The Gadgeteer ..... Carries Planeload of Oxygen By Capt. W. G. Kulesz & E. G. Kunk ..... Scout Scrap Pile for Vise Holders By Howard Flatter & James F. Hunt ..... Front Pintle Hook Boosts LST-Bound Trailers By G. R. Sheppard ..... Maintain APQ-13 with Standard Fixes By Capt. S. D. James ..... Ground Inspections Keep Ditching Suits Ready By Henry Goldsmith ..... Compact D-2 Eases K-29 Camera Handling By Maj. A. S. Kenyon & Capt. W. R. Sanderson ..... Step Up P-38J Aileron Booster Operation By George W. Harrison ..... Wheel Dolly Is Overseas Job By Capt. Roy C. Cohen ..... Tone-Key Radio for Coded Transmissions By Capt. H. A. Ide ..... Bring New Batteries to Full Strength By C. E. Walker ..... Versatile Jack Is Ground Crew's Helper By J. D. McPhilimy ..... First Aid Kits Go Rugged By Capt. H. W. Chevalier ..... Oil Filter Kit Serves Engines By M/Sgt George M. Moon ..... CBI Stand Tests Auxiliary Power Units for B-29s By Harry M. Stern ..... Crew Chief Stand Gets Around By P. N. Rice ..... Safety C-46 Fuel Tank Transmitter Plates By Capt. P. K. Cuff ..... Turnabout: Save Parachute's Life By Alvin W. Frye & W. C. Buhler ..... Installment Plan Sets R-1820 Oil Tubes Right By W. B. Hook ..... Kit Care & Feeding Decide Boresight Efficiency By Capt. C. S. Godfrey ..... Praise the Sarge and Clean the Ammo By Maj. W. G. Fisher ..... ETO Finds Electric Screwdriver By Ralph King ..... Barricade C-47A Antenna Base By Lt. S. L. Sammis ..... T.O.s of the Month ..... Minor Changes Benefit B-24s By Norman Harlan ..... Learn Communications Supply Ropes By Capt. A. F. Pellegrini ..... Measure Gage Life in Maintenance By A. I. Wurstner, Roy Bosron, W. F. Lacey ..... Dress Up B-29 CSFC with Scale and Blinders By C. J. Kauhl ..... Use Slip-Proof Prop in CG-4A Nose By E. D. Merritt ..... Re-Clip Cable to Declutch P-51 Tail Wheel By Charles Niehaus ..... Breathe Easier with Flexible Hose on the Job By Col. C. G. Sladczyk ..... Answers to Mech Check ..... Stock Issue Control Codes Free Supplies, Manpower By Lt. Col. Orville Myers ..... Swingin' Down the Line ..... It Happened Near Bari ... 4th Cover

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Plane Facts 1945 06
Vol. 3 No. 6 ....... Can You Beat This? - 2d Cover ........... Redeployment - [ AAF Tackles Maintenance, Supply Changeover By Maj. D. L. Batten and E. T. Oldendorph ..... Experience Wises Yanks to Far East Problems By Lt. Col. L. R. Davidson ..... Aleutian Weather & Tundra Yield to Ingenuity By Lt. Col. D. R. Hughes ..... Maintenance Men Cut Wisdom Teeth in New Guinea By Lt. Col. G. S. Johnson ..... Hothouse Care Peps Fuel Systems By E. E. Lewis ..... Dehydrator Puts Hot Air to Good Use By Maj. A. G. Bickford ..... Shoot Cannon Plug Trouble By A. C. Fagerlund ..... Cold Makes Tires Tricky By E. R. Burkey ..... Sand Snags Turbo Maintenance By Paul C. Cavanaugh ..... Mech Check ..... Local Fixes Keep Gliders Over Pacific By E. D. Merritt ..... Boxcar Bracing Still Shy Strength By Lt. C. A, Bisbing ..... Stamp Out De-icer Boot Damage By H. F. Little ..... Slip One Over on Wings, Props By D. R. Brewer ..... Climate Varies Filter Care By E. T. Larson ] ........... The Gadgeteer ..... Counteract P-63 Gun Compartment Corrosion By J. V. Cooley ..... Polish B-24, C-46 Heater Performance By Capt. D. J. Voss ..... Tip-Top Tip No. 4 ..... Illustrated Stock Lists Offer Multiple Advantages By Earnest C. Dungan, E. B. Kunk and R. G. Bensinger ..... Divert Drain from F-6 Canopy Support By Maj. W. I. Grieve ..... Get P-47 Water Regulators Off the Bench By Paul Adair ..... Rigid Tape Keeps Chaff Dispenser in Shape By Capt. L. J. Robinson ..... B-29 Test Stand Answers Overseas SOS By Capt. J. W. Breehl & J. D. McPhilimy ..... Trade in SCR-624 Transmitters & Receivers By Capt. H. A. Ide ..... T.O.s of the Month ..... Tows B-24 after Nose Wheel Collapse By Edward C. Doepke ..... Striping Machine Ticks Off 10 Miles a Day By Lt. Col. Lott T. Rogers ..... Answers to Mech Check ........... Redeployment - [ Stage Daily Maintenance Show for Big Tops By Col. L. S. Woods ..... Uncovered Domes Go Crazy with Heat By H. D. McBride ..... Surface Piping Speeds Fuel Supply By Maj. J. Y. Alexander ..... Varnish Saves Wood Props, Clubs By Robert C. Wilson ..... C-54 Hydraulic System Resents High Pressure By C. H. Ball ..... Pamper Chutes in Pacific By A. W. Frye ..... Mildews & Don't's Help Heat-Treat Clothing By Thomas B. Alder and Albert T. Polinsky ..... No Breather for Oxygen Maintenance By S/Sgt E. M. Markley ..... Curb Fuel Cell Cracks By J. H. Bishop ..... Long-Handled Maintenance Saves Instruments By Charles Gerber ..... Life Raft Troubles May Be Little Ones By H. S. Wilson ..... Swingin' Down the Line ]

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Plane Facts 1945 07
Vol. 3 No. 7 ....... Can You Beat This? - 2d Cover ..... *Wrap Up ATSC Packaging Problems By Col. J. A. Morris, Col. John A. Ball and Owen Ackerman ..... *Neutralize Battery Acid with Coral By Lt. H. T. Metcalf ..... *X-able Box Highlights Packing List By Maj. W. L. Hardy and Capt. C. F. Benson ..... *Stunt Fungus Growth on Communications Equipment By Capt. C. R. Smith ..... PL Methods Speed R-2600 Build-up, Teardown By Col. A. V. Endress ..... Attack B-29 Induction System Fires on the Ground By Mai. Richard F. Mai ..... Mech Check ..... Tip-Top Tip ..... Bar Bothers B-29 Auxiliary Power Plant Switches By Harry M. Stern ..... Build B-24 Bomb Bay Door on Jig By Norman Harlan ..... The Gadgeteer ..... Brace B-29 Oil Cells By Harry J. Chapman ..... Puts Crimp in Tuning Cable By Ralph King ..... Reinforce C-46 Pedestal Levers; Follow Pointers By Kenneth O'Neil ..... Install Instrument Suction Gages Correctly By J. E. Thornton ..... Reroute C-54 CO2 Lines By A. L. Girdley ..... Pliers Install Cowl Fasteners By V. M. Young ..... Vary R-3350 Maintenance for Fuel Injection By Capt. M. B. Dhondt ..... Blackboard Teaches Posting By Maj. P. R. Baker ..... Valve Change Stops C-47 Autopilot Leak By T/Sgt A. J. Blum ..... Simplify AN/APN-1 Test By John D. Sides ..... Correct 1 Cause of R-1830s' High Oil Pressure By Howard Jacob ..... Provides Hot Running Water for Photo Units By Maj. L. L. McGladrey ..... Print Color Duplicates from Positive Transparencies By D. H. York and Jacob Deschin ..... Drum Up Emergency Stove for Warehouse By Col. L. S. Woods ..... Clean Targets on WL-530 Tubes By Capt. George Echelson ..... Stop C-4 Cockpit Lamp Shorts By Robert A. Davidson ..... Correct AN/TPS-1, -1A Misalignment By Andrew Cina ..... T.O.s of the Month ..... End 'Impossible' Reversed Control Accidents By Paul H. Taggart ..... Conserve Bearings by Careful Handling By W. E. Crowell ..... Test Dials Tell Turret Adjustment Story By Lt. H. V. Rosman ..... Answers to Mech Check ..... Repair-Don't Discard-Tie-Down Jacks By D. R. Brewer ..... Extra Gear Taxies C-47s, -53s with Flats By W. A. Swanson ..... *Pick Up Packaging Tips By Capt. W. H. Weaver and A. L. Davis ..... *Bearing Packaging Is Precision Operation By Lt. K. M. Glaesner ..... Comply with Vehicle Maintenance T.O.s, Regs By Lt. Col. V. M. Gillum ..... Repair P-47 Wings to Relieve Shortage By Richard Bishop and J. F. Birdzell ..... Straighten Out Turbo Confusion By A. R. Kelly ..... Swingin' Down the Line ..... It Happened in England ... 4th Cover ........... *Redeployment Articles

Plane Facts 1945 08
Plane Facts 1945 08
Vol. 3 No. 8 ....... Can You Beat This? - 2d Cover ..... Conservation: Save Lives and AAF Materiel By Lt. Col. C. D. Seftenberg ..... Conserve Packing Materiel by Correct Use By Capt. J. N. Bode ..... Oriented Yanks Smooth CBI Labor Relations By Capt. Douglas S. Young, M/Sgt Martin L. Hecht ..... Test Spark Plugs in Combat Zone By Joseph Harrison ..... Mech Check ..... Tip-Top Tip ..... Charts Oxygen Leakage Rate By T/Sgt E. M. Markley ..... T.O.s Are Supply and Maintenance Liaison By Capt. J. M. Carell ..... Standardize Packaging for Oxygen Equipment By Capt. W. C. Kulesz and T. H. Johnson ..... The Gadgeteer ..... Test for Instrument Landing Bugs By Lt. William S. Lovett ..... Torch Compass Moves in Best Circles By Ralph E. King ..... Shoot the Lube to Roller Bearings By William F. Lacey ..... Boost Dumbos with Jack Adapters By J. D. McPhilimy ..... Balance Bombsight Rotors with Magnetic Pickup By Frank A. Orland ..... Work Stands Are PLM Aid By Capt. C. W. Swenson ..... Achieve Precision Fits in Field Repairs By Capt. Andreu L. Wiltse and Charles Stirling ..... Repair Flats on the Line By William J. Snyder ..... Step Up Darkroom Production By A. K. Hulse ..... Attack Rust, Power Plant Enemy By Capt. M. R. Esposito and Joseph Rood ..... Idea-Men Inspire Warehouse Changes By Maj. J. D. McCulloch and Capt. S. S. Kiker ..... Ready B-17s for Last Round By James J. Rodgers ..... Periscopic Sight Repair Takes Spotter's Knack By C. J. Kauhl ..... Simplify B-29 Maintenance By Edwin D. Maurer ..... Repair Supersonic Trainer Maps in Field By Lt. A. M. Nicony ..... Ground Wires Reduce Precipitation Static By Capt. E. L. Cleveland ..... Damaged P-38s Truck Down the Line By Capt. Roy Cohen ..... Use 8025 Tubes Longer By Lt. James W. Jondrow ..... Stop C-54 Regulator Door Chafing By M. L. Temple ..... T.O.s of the Month ..... Replace B-24, C-87 Sense Antennas By Chester A. Sandner, Jr. ..... Answers to Mech Check ..... Cut Out Rivets By Capt. Dino Del Vecchio ..... Tubes, Wheel Change Improve B-29 Turbos By A. R. Kelly ..... Metal Containers Answer Packagers' Prayers By Lt. Col. Carl De Zeeuw ..... Quarterly Index ..... Swingin' Down the Line ..... It Happened in Colorado ... 4th Cover

Plane Facts 1945 09
Plane Facts 1945 09
Vol. 3 No. 9 ....... Victory Issue ....... Can You Beat This? - 2d Cover ..... Treat Salvage Right - It's for Sale By Maj. James E. Crawford and Capt. E. B. Hanscom ..... Gun Chargers Get Standard Hose & Parts By H. D. McBride ..... Victory Projects Maintenance, Supply Battle By Lt. Col. C. E. Bosworth and Capt. F. D. Walker ..... Fragility, Complexity Key Packing of Accessories By F. S. Smiley ..... Overpack Aircraft Instruments for Safety By Capt. P. K. Cuff ..... Seal Oxygen Equipment for Storage By Capt. Henry H. Ilg ..... Sound Box-Making Starts with Lumber Inspection By George G. Marra ..... Pack Aircraft Batteries to Take It By T. H. Johnson and C. R. Dager ..... Bring Nailing Know-How to Box Making By H. D. Parsons ..... Mech Check ..... PLM Neglect Is Tire Sabotage By Lt. Col. V. M. Gillum ..... Fire Extinguishers Get Fountain Refill Service By Wallace Monschke ..... The Gadgeteer ..... Forestall R-3350 Backfires with Preventive Maintenance By Robert Marsh ..... Identify Fuel Cell Fittings By John H. Bishop ..... Tip-Top Tip ..... Take Maintenance Notes from Crew Chief's Diary 40 Stop Superforts' Binding, Buffeting, Breaks By Leo Fritz ..... Shackle Chutes in AT-11s By E. L. Adams ..... Coolant Flushing Kit Saves Time, Labor By Fred W. Bowen ..... PLANE FACTS Follows if T.O.s Are Followed By Capt. T. M. Killeen ..... Solder Trainer Recording Tape By J. P. Probst ..... Re-Anchor Spring in A-5A Magazine By A. R. Mirante ..... Channel Reinforces P-38 Bulkhead By V. L. Kirby ..... Quick Tricks Keep Electrical Equipment Operating By Maj. C. R. Smith ..... Tail Jack Doubles as Dolly By Cpl A. M. Wright ..... Request and Use U.R. DIGEST By Robert B. Sprague T.O.s of the Month ..... Rework R-3350-57 Fuel Injection Tube By J. R. Esterline ..... Stand Gives R-2800 Power Sections Big Build-Up By S. L. Conomy ..... Bracket Stabilizes C-3 Finder Housing By Kenneth E. Luehr ..... PLM Pioneers Make Maintenance Stand By Lt. James Farr ..... Shim F-5E's L.G. Fulcrum Right By Capt. Don E. Burkholder ..... Answers to Mech Check ..... Swingin' Down the Line ..... It Happened in Italy - 4th Cover




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