Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Gemini B Program Report

Photo A poor copy of the McDonnell Astronautics report on the proposed Gemini B program. 3 February 1970. Credit: L.M. “Roy” Reitter

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Consolidated Vultee Canso Flying Manual

Consolidated Vultee Canso Flying Manual A copy of the Consolidated Vultee Canso Flying Manual. Dated March 1959.

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Monday, October 26, 2020

Northrop A-9 Source Selection Report Vol II

Northrop A-9 Source Selection Report_24_01A copy of the Northrop A-9 Source Selection Report Vol II Technical Proposal, NOR-72-200. Dated 10 October 1972.

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Friday, October 23, 2020

Martin Milestones

Martin-001 A copy of the story and history of the Martin Company. Dated October 1965. Credit: L.M. “Roy” Reitter

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Air Force Titan III Missile Launch System

Titan III-001 A copy of the U. S. Air Force brochure on the Titan III Missile Launch System. Credit: L.M. “Roy” Reitter

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Additional info on the 6555th’s role in space here

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Replica Atomic Bomb Walk Around

FM-169[5] A few photos of a walk around a tour of the first two (Replica) Atomic Bombs. Credit: Damian Andrus

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Atomic Bomb Photos

ATT01094 Some original photos of the first two Atomic bombs, Fatman and Little Boy.

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Monday, October 19, 2020

Pershing Missile Brochure

Pano1 A copy of the Martin Company’s brochure on the Pershing Missile. Credit: L.M. “Roy” Reitter

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Friday, October 16, 2020

Apollo 11 Final Flight Plan

Apollo 11 Final Flight Plan_01 A copy of the final flight plan for Apollo 11. Dated 1 July 1969. Credit: L.M. “Roy” Reitter

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Lunar Flight Plan Brochure

Scan-014 A copy of the NASA brochure for the late 1960’s lunar flight plan. Credit: L.M. “Roy” Reitter

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Souvenir of America's First Space Flight

Space-001 The card present an "X" shaped piece of metal, with a residual coating of the launch gantry's red paint, attached alongside a photo of Juno I on the pad and a description of the history behind the small fragment. The title "Souvenir of America's First Satellite" stretches along the top of the cards. "The material that is on there is from a mesh screen that used to cover and surround the elevator that was used to go up and down the gantry.” Credit: L.M. “Roy” Reitter

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Beechcraft T-34B Flight Handbook

Beechcraft T-34B Flight Handbook_01 A copy of the Beechcraft T-34A Flight Handbook, NAVAIR 01-90KDB-1. Dated 2 March 1981.

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Monday, October 12, 2020

Beechcraft T-34A Flight Handbook

Beechcraft T-34A Flight Handbook_01 A copy of the Beechcraft T-34A Flight Handbook,T.O. 1T-34A-1. Dated 10 February 1958.

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Illinois Gate Guards, Outside Museum Displays and Air Parks Photos

alton-f-4-107w-4 212 photos of Illinois Gate Guards, Outside Museum Displays and Air Parks Photos. Credit: David D Jackson

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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Lockheed F-94C Starfire Flight Handbook

Lockheed F-94C Starfire Flight Handbook_01 A copy of Lockheed F-94C Starfire Flight Handbook,T.O. 1F-94C-1. Dated 15 November 1957.

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Mercury Capsule and F-111 Capsule Testing Photos

D4E-238224 Sep-15-61 Several photos of the water tests for both the Mercury capsule and the F-111 escape capsule, The color photo is of the Mercury crew crash dummy. The pond was in Cahokia, Il just west of the present Greater St. Louis Air and Space Museum. Credit: Mark Nankivil

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Douglas X-3 Stiletto Walk Around Photos–Part II

 00 Some more nice detail shots of the Douglas X-3 Stiletto at the National Museum of the Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. Credit: Garfield Ingram

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Additional photos here

Monday, October 5, 2020

Arizona Gate Guards, Outside Museum Displays and Air Parks Photos

f-101-abbotsford-107w-1 92 photos of Arizona Gate Guards, Outside Museum Displays and Air Parks Photos. Credit: David D Jackson

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Friday, October 2, 2020

Douglas A-4 Skyhawk Photos–Part IV

20201001_151041_0001 Some more A-4 Skyhawk pictures from my collection.

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Part I is here

Part II and III are here

Thursday, October 1, 2020

WWII Douglas Brochure–Win with Wings

WWII Douglas Brochure–Win with Wings_01 A 1943 company brochure for all employees on plant conditions while working in the war effort. Very interesting brochure of the times! (Win with Wings was a Douglas company slogan during WWII) Credit: L.M. “Roy” Reitter

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