CONTRAILS (the Basic Cadet Bible)

In The Beginning … there was/were CONTRAILS

The 1972-1973 “Basic Cadet Bible” is presented on this page (Front Matter, including Contents) and three following pages: Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. The list below shows which Content is in which Part. Each part is presented as a slideshow just like this one for the Cover and Front Matter. If you’d prefer to download the complete book in text-searchable PDF, download here.

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Go to CONTRAILS Part 1

CONTRAILS PART 1

The Military Profession
United States Military Decorations
High Flight
Air Force Heritage
World War I
Interwar Period
World War II
Post-World War II
Korea to the Present
The Air Force
Air Force Days
Pilot Training
Navigator Training
Helicopter Training
Major Commands

Go to CONTRAILS Part 2

CONTRAILS PART 2

The Use of Airpower in World War I
Aircraft
Missiles
Foreign Aircraft
USAF Helicopters

Go to CONTRAILS Part 3

CONTRAILS PART 3

The Air Force Academy
History
The Falcon
Academics
Military Training
Honor Code
Fourth Class System
Physical Education
Professional Ethics
Cadet Activities
Social Life
Unit Awards
Service Academies
Fourth Class Knowledge
Abbreviations
Academic Calendar
Personal Notes

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