Online gold Mines of resources!!

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  1. Gandolf50

    Gandolf50 Researcher of obscure between war vehicles... Moderator

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    Published by the US Army since 1951, these preventative maintenance comics are drawn by Corporal Will Eisner, an established comic-book writer-artist-editor. There are some great stories as well as b/w photos showing detail views for preventative maintenance!

    http://psmag.radionerds.com/index.php/Main_Page

    ps-magazine-163-cover.jpg Enjoy!!
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    This looks interesting! Thank you very much for sharing this with us! I will (more than likely) be downloading this.
    I have made this a "STICKY"!
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    Gandolf50 Researcher of obscure between war vehicles... Moderator

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    UP...Date.... The Imperial War Museum has opened an online archive of American Aircraft in RAF Service !!!
    1939-1945

    North American, Douglas, Curtis, Lockheed.....!!!!! so much to find here!!!

    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/search?query=AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN RAF SERVICE

    Images are free to use for non-commercial purposes...I.W.M. Licence

    Tomahawk Mark IIB, AK184, at Hamble, Hampshire
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    © IWM (ATP 10993C)

    Tomahawk Mark IIB, AK184: cockpit interior, port side
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    © IWM (ATP 10993F)
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  4. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Nothing like pictures for guidance. That side one, along with some other views could be used to make a model!! :)
  5. nevadablue

    nevadablue New Member

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    Thanks for the link! It is a shame that the Preventive Maintenance part does not have a search that works, but I am downloading the index now. Maybe that WILL work.
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    nevadablue New Member

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    I am not sure why the search does not turn up words that are in the descriptions, but the index does not work either. It is made up of images, not text. But, it can be read. It might take a while to find a specific item, but it all appears to be in there.
  7. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    One of my favorite planes of WWII, the Walrus. The pilots of these aircraft saved so many people. This one looks like it has degausing equipment as not to trip magnetic mines, I could be wrong. ;)

    I just typed Walrus in the search bar and came up with a sh*t load of pictures?


    Walrus.jpg
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    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    They are selling pictures that you can grab with the PRT/SCN function, which I import into XNView, and copy the clip[board and save. I do not consider this thef. They could disable this feature, and I gather the copy you would get if purchased is much bigger and of a higher resolution, it is Black and White, after all. ;)

    Nice Havoc shot:

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