Thursday, December 8, 2016

F-18 Hornet Prototype Article

Scan1807Scan1809 Another Phantom Flyer article. This time on the F-18 Hornet prototypes by Ed Yarbrough. Good history, markings and illustrations of the first three F-18 Hornets.

Click here to download the article PDF (20.1 Megs)

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Development History of the McDonnell FD-1/FH-1 Phantom

FH-1 History Paper_01 A written history of the McDonnell FD-1/FH-1 Phantom aircraft. This report was prepared by the Historian’s office of the Naval Air Systems Command. Credit: Greater St. Louis Air and Space Museum

Click here to download repot PDF (0.8 Meg)

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

F-18A Hornet Flight International Article

Scan2775 A company sponsored reprint of an Flight International article from 2 December 1978 written by Tom Hamill. The article covers a technical description of the aircraft and a cutaway drawing.

Click here for an article PDF (3.5 Megs)

Monday, December 5, 2016

North American T-2A (T-2J) Buckeye Flight Training Instructions

Scan10000 And Now for something different!                         A copy of the Flight Training Instructions for formation flying with the North American T-2A (T-2J) Buckeye from Naval Air Basic Training!. This is Part 8, dated 1964. Credit: Cole Piece

Part 8 says: “Flight Training Instructi0ns - Formation, T-2A(T2J)“ is published for
the information, standardization of instruction, and guidance of all flight
instructors and student naval aviators as an explanatory aid to the Naval
Air Basic Training Command T-2A(T2J) Basic Jet Flight Syllabus. It will be
the authority on the execution of all T-2A(T2J) Formation procedures and
maneuvers contained in the Basic Jet Flight Syllabus.”

Click here for instruction PDF (19.6 Megs)

Sunday, December 4, 2016

General Dynamics F-16A/B Fighting Falcon Pilots Guide To the Midlife Update Program

MLU_M1_01MLU_M2_01MLU_M3_01  Copies of the Pilot’s Guides To the Midlife Update new capabilities and enhancements for the General Dynamics F-16A/B Fighting Falcon aircraft, dated 1998, 2000 and 2004. This includes Part 1, 2 and 3.

Click here for Part 1 manual PDF (4.1 Megs)

Click here for Part 2 manual PDF (3.7 Megs)

Click here for Part 3 manual PDF (6.6 Megs)

Saturday, December 3, 2016

General Dynamics F-16C/D Fighting Falcon Avionics/Nonnuclear Weapons Flight Manual

HAF-F16CD Flight Special Manual A copy of the special manual TO GR1F-16CJ-1CL-34-1-1 Avionics/Nonnuclear Weapons Flight Manual for the General Dynamics F-16C/D Fighting Falcon aircraft of the Hellenic airforce, dated June 16, 1997.

Click here for manual PDF (27.6 Megs)

Friday, December 2, 2016

General Dynamics F-16C/D Fighting Falcon Flight Manual Supplemental

HAF-F16-Supplement_01 A copy of the Flight manual TO GR1F-16CJ-1-1 Supplemental for the General Dynamics F-16C/D Fighting Falcon aircraft of the Hellenic Airforce, dated June 15, 2003. Credit: Public Intelligence

Click here for manual PDF (12.7 Megs)

Thursday, December 1, 2016

General Dynamics F-16C/D Fighting Falcon Flight Crew Checklist

HAF-F16-FlightChecklist_01 A copy of the Flight Crew Checklist TO GR1F-16CJ-1CL-2 for the General Dynamics F-16C/D Fighting Falcon aircraft of the Hellenic Airforce, dated December 15, 2003. Credit: Public Intelligence

Click here for checklist PDF (2.0 Megs)

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

General Dynamics F-16C/D Fighting Falcon Flight Manual

HAF-F16_01 A copy of the Flight manual TO GR1F-16CJ-1 for the General Dynamics F-16C/D Fighting Falcon aircraft of the Hellenic Airforce, dated June 15, 2003. Credit: Public Intelligence

Click here for manual PDF (16.7 Megs)

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Douglas C-118A/VC-118A Flight Manual

Douglas C-118A_VC-118A Flight Manual  A copy of the  TO 1C-118A-1 Flight Manual for the Douglas C-118A/VC-118A aircraft, dated July 16, 1962. Credit: Irfan S. Hokan

Click here to download manual in PDF form (60.9 Megs)

Monday, November 28, 2016

Phantom FGR Mk 2 Aircrew Manual

PhantomFGR2  A copy of the UK AP.101B-0902-15A Aircrew Manual for the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II FRG-2 (F-4M) aircraft, dated October 1969.

Click here to download manual in PDF form (22.7 Megs)

A very good description between the F-4K (FG Mk 1) and the F-4M (FGR Mk 2) is here

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Phantom FG Mk 1 Aircrew Manual

Phantom FG Mk 1 Aircrew Manual_01 A copy of the UK AP.101B-0901-15A Aircrew Manual for the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II FG Mk 1(F-4K) aircraft, dated October 1969.

Click here to download manual in PDF form (28.2 Megs)