Ways of the Warhawk & Recognition of the Japanese Zero
Learn about the aircraft that fought over the skies of the Pacific in the early days of World War II!
In Ways of the Warhawk, you'll climb into the cockpit for instruction on how to fly the famous Curtiss-Wright P-40 Warhawk, including preflight, run-up, taxiing, takeoff, aerobatics, and emergency procedures. Includes thrilling in-flight footage. Color, 36 minutes.
Ronald Reagan hosts the U.S. Army Air Force training film Recognition of the Japanese Zero to dramatize the necessity of American pilots' recognizing the difference between the P-40 Warhawk and Japanese Zero - mistaking the two was a common error. Includes rare footage of a captured Zero used to teach the importance of enemy aircraft recognition. B&W, 20 minutes.