Friday, September 22, 2017

Australian Hornet F/A-18A Brochure

AusF-18001 A bigger McAir promotional brochure on the Australian F/A-18. Nice cockpit shot, build breakdowns and info. Dated July 1981.

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Another Australian brochure here.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Phantom II FGR Mk2 Saftey and Servicing Notes

Phantom FG1FGR2 5A2_01 Royal Air Force Phantom II FGR Mk2 Saftey and Servicing Notes, AP 101B-902-5A2, dated January 1985. Credit: Dick Barton

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Phantom II Rolls Royce Spey Engine Mk. 20100, 20200 & 20300 Illustrated Parts Catalogue

Spey V3 Intro & Indexes_01 Phantom II Rolls Royce Spey Engine Mk. 20100, 20200 & 20300 Engine Change Units Illustrated Parts Catalogue. Air Publication 1O2C-1101(2)(5)-3A. Dated June I967. Credit: Dick Barton

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Phantom II FG Mk 1/FGR Mk 2 Spey Engine Manual

FG1FGR2 Spey Manual_01UK Royal Navy and Air Force manual 101B-0900-1H, Parts 1-17, for the Phantom II FG Mk 1/FGR Mk 2 Spey Engine. Dated February 1970. Credit: Dick Barton

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Boeing 307 Stratoliner Technical Specifications

Boeing 307 Stratoliner Technical Specification_01a Boeing 307 Stratoliner Technical Specifications manual, dated January 19, 1945.

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Aviation Archives Newsletter #4

AA Newsletter Number 4-1 It’s vacation time again!

Boeing 307 Stratoliner Flight Manual

Boeing SA-307 Flight Manual-S_unpw_01 Boeing 307 Stratoliner Flight Manual for the SA-307, number 2003, dated March 23, 1954.

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Monday, August 28, 2017

German Air Force MiG-29 Flight Manual

MiG-29-Flight-Manual_01 German Air Force MiG-29 Flight Manual GAF T.O. 1F-MIG29-1, dated 20 September 2001.

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Sunday, August 27, 2017

Additional XV-1 Convertiplane Photos

D4E-61227 Some very nice, additional McDonnell XV-1 Convertiplane Photos. Credit: Greater St. Louis Air and Space Museum

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Saturday, August 26, 2017

Lockheed S-3B Viking Flight Manual

Lockheed S-3B Viking Flight Manual_unpw_01 A copy of the NAVAIR 01-S3AAB-1 Flight Manual for the Lockheed S-3B Viking aircraft, dated 15 September 2000. Credit: Trevor

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Friday, August 25, 2017

SA-2 Guideline Missile and Wild Weasel Aircraft

sa2_02 An interesting Master’s Thesis on the Soviet SA-2 Guideline Missile and Wild Weasel Aircraft (Including the F-4 Phantom II) on the nature of technological change in military systems. How the employment of this missile in Vietnam resulted in the successful “Wild Weasel” program. Written by Captain Patrick Barker, dated 12 May 1994. Credit: Sobchak Security

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Beechcraft T-6B Texan II Flight Training Instructions

Beechcraft_Raytheon T-6B Texan II Flight Training Instructions Flight Training Instructions from the Naval Air Training Command manual CNATRA P-764, dated 2010 for the Beechcraft/Raytheon T-6B Texan II aircraft.

The T-6 Texan II was the winner of the USAF JPATS contest from the 1990’s for an aircraft to replace the T-37 in USAF service and the T-34C in USN service. The T-6 is a development of the Pilatus PC-9, modified significantly by Beechcraft. The aircraft was named for the decades-earlier T-6 Texan.

Click here to download manual (3.8 Megs)

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