This film, made for B-17E crewmen during WWII, shows some of the pre-flight checks that would be made prior to flying the airplane. Most of this film is about the engine check, which involves a warm-up and operational check. The film contains some excellent footage inside and outside the B-17, and shows how defects would be reported to the crew chief for correction.
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