Sunday, December 31, 2017

F2H-3/4 Banshee Markings and Insignia Drawing

[000372]b A good copy of the F2H-3/4  Banshee Markings and Insignia Drawing.

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Saturday, December 30, 2017

F-15C Eagle Cut-A-Way Drawings

Mc_Donnell_Douglas_F-15_C_Eagle_Ec Three very nice cut-a-way drawings of the McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle aircraft. Drawn by M. Badrocke. Credit: zona-militar

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Friday, December 29, 2017

B-2: The Spirit of Innovation

B-2-Spirit-of-Innovation_01 A Northrop company produced brochure on the B-2 Bomber. Written by Rebeccxa Grant. Dated May 2013. The history and development of the Northrop Grumman B-2 bomber project. Credit: Bill Simone

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

Holiday Spooks

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A couple of holiday "Spooks" I found.

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Douglas DC-5 Three View Drawings

Douglas DC-5 Nostalgia Wings Dwg - 1Douglas DC-5 Nostalgia Wings Dwg - 2 A nice set of three view drawings for the Douglas DC-5 aircraft. From Execuform. Credit: Greg Kuklinski

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

North American B-45 on McAir Ramp #1

 B-45 On RampAnother “Golden Oldie”, this time a photo of a North American B-45 Tornado aircraft on the McAir ramp in the mid 1950’s.

Click on above photo to view large version.

Monday, December 25, 2017

F4H-1F (F-4A) Phantom II Photos (BuNo. 145315)

Untitled 1 A few photos of the 16th F4H-1F (F-4A) Phantom II, BuNo. 145315. Taken at an NAS Memphis Air Show in 1988. Credit: Troy Prince

This aircraft is now in Marines marking and preverved at USS Lexington Museum in Corpus Christi Texas (See last few photos).

Click here to download photos on one ZIP file (17.7 Megs)

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Dizzy Nine (DC-9) Article

DC-9001 A short but informative article on the various DC-9 series of aircraft. With selected liveries. Written by Jeff Jensen.

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Saturday, December 23, 2017

Douglas YC-124, C-124A & C-124C Wiring Data Handbook

Douglas C-124 WDM (Not Complete)_01 This is a partial copy of the wiring data handbook, T.O. C-124A-2A, for the Douglas YC-124, C-124A and C-124C aircraft. Dated 15 January 1955. Credit: hydroz.net

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Friday, December 22, 2017

Boeing B-47A Flight Handbook

Boeing B-47A Flight Handbook_01 A copy of the AN 01-20ENA-1 Flight Handbook for the Boeing B-47A aircraft, dated 30 1950.

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

Douglas C-124A/C Performance Data Flight Manual

Douglas C-124 AFM_01 A copy of the T.O. 1C-124A-1-1 Performance Data Flight Manual for the Douglas C-124A/C aircraft, dated 16 August 1965. Credit: hydroz.net

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

USCG Lockheed C-130 Flight Manual

USCG Lockheed C-130 Flight Manual A copy of the USCG's Lockheed C-130 series Flight Manual, CGTO-1C-130-1. Dated 1 July 2001. Credit: hydroz.net

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Army Bell OH-58D Operator's Manual

Army Bell OH-58D Operator's Manual A copy of the Army's Bell OH-58D Operator's Manual, TM 1-1520-248-10. Dated 30 April 1999. Credit: hydroz.net

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Monday, December 18, 2017

AV-8B Maintainable by Design Brochure

AV-8B - 001 Maintainability sales brochure for the AV-8B Harrier. Lots of good info with illustrations of the cockpit, ejection seat and weapons loading.

Cllick here to download broshure (52.7 Megs)

Sunday, December 17, 2017

The Great Adventure (MDC & the Moon Landings)

Moon Landing - 001 McAir article on McDonnell's contribution to the moon landings on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the first moon landing. Written by Kerry Veale and Layne Parrish. Dated 1994.

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Saturday, December 16, 2017

F-4 Phantom II 30th Year Celebration Photo Page

30-yr001 A F-4 Phantom II 30th Year first flight Celebration photo page in 1988 with two great photos by Jeff Rankin of the special markings.

Click here to view photo page

Additional 30th year posting here

F-4M Phantom II Paint and Markings

YF-4M001(IPMS) A very nice drawing of the YF-4M Phantom II paint and marking scheme as rolled out at the factory. Credit: IPMS

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Friday, December 15, 2017

U.S. Navy Aircraft Wing Folds Article

Wing Fold - 007 A nice article showing the wing fold machinery on many Navy aircraft. Many illustrations. Written and illustrated by David Gallagher. Credit: IPMS

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

General Dynamics F-111A, FB-111A & F-111E Structure Report

Untitled 1 General Dynamics Manufacturing Engineering report, FZM-12-4144B, with the F-111A, FB-111A & F-111E Structural Description, dated 28 December 1970. Credit: hydroz.net

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

F4C,D,E,G & RF4C Structural Repair Manual

 F4C,D,E,G & RF4C Structural Repair Manual_01 A copy of the F4C,D,E,G & RF4C Structural Repair Manual T.O. 1F-4C-3-1-2, dated 18 August 1999. Credit: Dick Barton

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Lockheed A-12 Flight Manual

A-12 flight manual_01 A copy of the Utility Flight Manual for the Lockheed A-12 aircraft, dated 15 June 1968. Credit: Irfan S. Hokan

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Lockheed F-35 Walk Around Photos

IMG_1948 Walk around photos of the Lockheed F-35 taken at the Scott Air Force Base Open House on June 9-11 2017. Credit: Mark Nankivil

Click here to download photos in one ZIP file (148.2 Megs)

Sunday, December 10, 2017

SkyLab Flown Medal Coin

Patch031Patch032 Photos of a coin I received after working on the SkyLab project. This coin was minted using metal flown aboard the SkyLab space station.

The coin obverse reads:

“This Medallion contains metal that traveled through space on the world's first space station --The U.S. Skylab-- In which Astronauts Conrad, Kerwin, Weitz, Bean, Garriott, Lousma, Carr, Gibson and Pogue opened a new era in the uses of space. May 14, 1973 - February 8, 1974”

Click on above photos for a larger view.)

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Misc Patches and Stickers

MiscPatches005 MiscPatches006 A few left over misc patches and stickers.

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Friday, December 8, 2017

McDonnell Aircraft Special Award Patch

Patch022Patch034 Not to “toot my own horn”; but, I am very proud of this patch, as the only way to get one was by way of being recommended to and accepted by a nominating committee. The patch was given to me for the exception engineering service that I provided to the McAir Experimental (XP) Department in Bldg 42.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Patches and Stickers X

Patch029 Misclanious patches that I have collected.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Patches and Stickers IX

Pacer Web F-15 StickerFA-18 Kuwait Only sticker MDD FA-18 stickerMatt Riesmeyer sent in a few of his stickers to share. (Click on above photos for a larger view)

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Patches and Stickers VIII

P678  Moved some books and found a whole binder of MDC patches.

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Harpoon Missile Patches

Patch003Patch001B-52 HarpoonPatch002 More patches from “the Stash”. this time for the Harpoon missile! (Click photos for large view.)

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Unlimited Horizons–Design & Development of the U-2

unlimited-horizons_01 From the NASA Aeronautics Book Series, Unlimited Horizons–Design & Development of the U-2. Dated 2015. Written by Peter W. Merlin. Lots of GOOD U-2 info, project development and photos! Credit: NASA

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Saturday, December 2, 2017

NASA’s Contributions to Aeronautics - Volume 2

NASA’s Contributions to Aeronautics - Volume 2_01 NASA’s Contributions to Aeronautics - Volume 2. Dated 2010. Edited by Dr. Richard P. Hallion. Covers aerodynamics, structures, propulsion and controls. Lots of good info and photos! Credit: NASA

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Friday, December 1, 2017

NASA’s Contributions to Aeronautics - Volume 1

NASA’s Contributions to Aeronautics - Volume 1_01 NASA’s Contributions to Aeronautics - Volume 1. Dated 2010. Edited by Dr. Richard P. Hallion. Covers aerodynamics, structures, propulsion and controls. Lots of good info and photos! Credit: NASA

Click here to download Vol 1 (10.2 Megs)

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