Friday, May 14, 2021

Phantom FG Mk 1 Aircrew Manual Weapon System

Phantom FG Mk 1 Aircrew Manul Weapon System_01 Ministry of Defence document (AP 101B-0901-15B) for the Phantom FG Mk 1 Weapon System. Dated April 1985. Credit: Javad Bahmani

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Thursday, May 13, 2021

F-4K Inboard Profile Drawings

HPSC2826aHPSC2827a Both sheets of the McAir drawing 32-000004, dated August 13, 1965, for the inboard profile of the F-4K aircraft. Credit: Dick Powers

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

RF-4B Inboard Profile Drawings

 HPSC2823aHPSC2824aHPSC2825aAll three (3) sheets of the McAir drawing 32-00047, dated March 3, 1969, for the inboard profile of the RF-4B aircraft. Credit: Dick Powers

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Hawker Hurricane IIA/B/C/D and IV Pilot’s Notes

Hawker Hurricane IIABCD and IV Pilots Notes_01 A copy of AP 1564B&D, the Hawker Hurricane Pilot’s IIA/B/C/D and IV Notes. Dated  March 1944. Credit: Javad Bahmani

 

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Monday, May 10, 2021

Hawker Hurricane I Pilot’s Notes

Hawker Hurricane Pilot’s Notes_Unlocked_01 A copy of AP 1564B, the Hawker Hurricane Pilot’s Notes. Dated  December 1940. Credit: Javad Bahmani

  

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Friday, May 7, 2021

Douglas AD-2/2Q and AD-3/3Q Pilot’s Handbook

AN 01-40ALA-1 - Pilot's Handbook - AD-2&2Q&AD-3&3Q_01 A copy of Navy Pilot’s Handbook #AN 01-40ALA-1, for the Douglas AD-2/2Q and AD-3/3Q aircraft, dated 1 October 1949.

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Thursday, May 6, 2021

UH-1 Huey’s in the USAF

 Bell UH-1 USAF (1)61cf A small brochure from Bell Helicopter on the UH-1 Huey’s in the USAF service. Dated September 1972.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Mig-19 Color and Camouflage Schemes

Scan-204 A number of Mig-19 Color and Camouflage Schemes. By Greg Reynolds.

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Great article on the Mig-19 colors here

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Mig-17 Color and Camouflage Schemes

Scan-198 A number of Mig-17 Color and Camouflage Schemes. By Greg Reynolds.

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Monday, May 3, 2021

Mig-15 Color and Camouflage Schemes

Scan-193 A number of Mig-15 Color and Camouflage Schemes. By Greg Reynolds.

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Friday, April 30, 2021

The Aeroplane Spotter–Part II

AeroplaneSpotterV1N5_01 Four issues of the British WWII publication The Aeroplane Spotter. Articles and section cuts of aircraft. Dated February 1941. Has issues 1-5, 1-6, 1-7 and 1-8.

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Thursday, April 29, 2021

Army CH-47D Chinook Operators Manual

TM_1-1520-240-10_01 A copy of Army's TM 1-1520-240-10 for the CH-47D Chinook Operators Manual. Dated 2 January 2003.

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The Aeroplane Spotter–Part I

AeroplaneSpotterV1N1_01 Four issues of the British WWII publication The Aeroplane Spotter. Articles and section cuts of aircraft. Dated January 1941. Has issues 1-1, 1-2, 1-3 and 1-4.

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Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Rockets

Rockets_001 A very nice book on the history of rockets. By Ron Miller. Dated 2008.

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Monday, April 26, 2021

The Model Man–Bill Topping

The Model Man–Bill Topping_01 A great story of the model man, Bill Topping! I had many of his models. Stories and photos by Chad Slattery from Oct/Nov 1996 issue of Air and Space magazine.

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Friday, April 23, 2021

Sikorsky US Navy Helicopters

Sikorsky US Navy Helicopters (1)-96061cf A copy of a Sikorsky company brochure on the US Navy Helicopters made to date . Dated September 1976. Credit: Box Art

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Thursday, April 22, 2021

Sikorsky USAF Helicopters

Sikorsky USAF Helicopters (1)-960 A copy of a Sikorsky company brochure on the USAF Helicopters made to date . Dated March 1986. Credit: Box Art

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Sikorsky H-60 Blackhawk for the USAF

Sikorsky H-60 USAF (01)-96061cf A copy of a Sikorsky company brochure on the H-60 Blackhawk for the USAF. Dated March 2004. Credit: Box Art

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Sikorsky S-70L LAMPS III Air Vehicle

Sikorsky LAMPS III  (01)-96061cf A copy of a Sikorsky company brochure on the S-70L LAMPS III Air Vehicle. Dated 1993. Credit: Box Art

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Monday, April 19, 2021

Mobile Warfare with the Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane

sikorsky_s-64_00_cover-96061cf A copy of a Sikorsky company brochure on the S-64 Skycrane. Dated August 1962. Credit: Box Art

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Friday, April 16, 2021

Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion

sikorsky_ch-53_00_cover-96061cfA copy of a Sikorsky company brochure on the CH-53 Sea Stallion. Dated May 1976. Credit: Box Art

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

M.A.C. In Spotlight at National Aircraft Show

Demon-004 Demon-005 Demon-006 An Airscoop article on McDonnell Aircraft’s involment in the 1955 National Aircraft Show held at Philadelphia, PA. Dated October 1955.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

New F-15 Streak Eagle Photos

050324-F-1234P-030 A few photos of the F-15 Streak Eagle as it is now at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Sikorsky Current Production Models

sikorsky_1963_00_cover-96061cf A copy of a Sikorsky company brochure on the Current Production Models. Dated February 1963. Credit: Box Art

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Monday, April 12, 2021

Two Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk Brochures

Sikorsky_UH-60_00_cover-96061cfSikorsky UH-60 (01)-96061cf Copies of two Raytheon company brochures on the UH-60A helicopter. Dated circa 1960’s and February, 1978. Credit: Box Art

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Friday, April 9, 2021

Raytheon MIM-23 Hawk Missile

Raytheon Hawk 00_cover-96061cf A copy of a Raytheon reprint of a Aviation Week and Space Technology article on the MIM-23 Hawk Missile. Dated December 4, 1961. Credit: Box Art

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

Raytheon Sparrow III (AIM-7) Missile

Raytheon Sparrow III (01)-96061cf A copy of a Raytheon reprint of a Aviation Week and Space Technology article on the Sparrow III (AIM-7) Missile. Dated August 20, 1962. Credit: Box Art

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

NASA Spearhead to Space

NASA Spearhead (01)-960008b A copy of the NASA report on the Spearhead to Space path that NASA is taking. Circa early 1960’s.

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Bell OH-58A Kiowa

Bell OH-58 Kiowa 1-96061cf A copy of the small Bell company brochure on the

OH-58 Kiowa helicopter. Credit: Box Art

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Monday, April 5, 2021

McDonnell F-88 Photo Recce Proposal (Model 36H)(Revised)

Photo Recce F-88_01McDonnell-F-88-Photo-Recce_thumb4

A proposal by McDonnell Aircraft to turn the F-88 into a photo reconnaissance aircraft. This is a much better copy of that historically interesting proposition.

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Friday, April 2, 2021

Hughes AH-64 Apache Helicopter

ah64_01_cover-96061cf A copy of the Hughes/McDonnell Douglas brochure on the AH-64 Apache Helicopter. Circa 1984. Credit: Box Art

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

Air Force Space Command- 50 Years of Space & Missles

Air Force Space Command - 50 Years of Space & Missles_01 A copy of the Air Force Space Command- 50 Years of Space & Missles booklet. A lot of history and info. Dated 2004.

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Hughes U. S. Army YHO-2HU Helicopter

Hughes YHO-2HU (1)-96061cf A copy of the Hughes company brochure on the U. S. Army YHO-2HU helicopter. Hughes model 269A. Dated 1959. Credit: Box Art

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Martin JRM Mars Fact Sheet

1 Martin Mars (0)-96061cf A copy of the Martin company fact sheet on the JRM Mars aircraft. A few nice photos.

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Monday, March 29, 2021

General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon

GD_F-16_00_cover-960008b A copy of the General Dynamics company brochure on the F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft.

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Friday, March 26, 2021

Philco 1960 US Missiles Poster

Philco 1960 00a-96061cf A pictorial listing of all the front line US missiles in 1960. Great poster!

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

Philco Sidewinder Missle

Philco_Sidewinder_00_cover-96061cf A copy of the Philco company short brochure for the Sidewinder Missile. Dated circa late 1950’s. Credit: Box Art

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A very nice article on the AIM-9 history is here

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

British Aircraft Corporation BAC-111

BAC 111 (1)-96061cf A copy of the small British Aircraft Corporation company brochure on the BAC-111 aircraft. Dated circa October 1960. Credit: Box Art

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

A-4 Hotting Up the Douglas Hot Rod

Flying Review International Vol 21 No 07_01 A copy of the in-depth article on the A-4 aircraft. The artiucle is from Flying Review International Vol 21 No 07. Dated March 1966.

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Monday, March 22, 2021

Viking Mars Project Bulletin

Viking Project (01)-960008b A copy of the NASA special bulletin on the Viking Mars spacecraft. Dated December 1976. Credit: Box Art

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Friday, March 19, 2021

Northrop YF-23 Black Widow

YF-23 Black Widow (01)-960008b A copy of the Northrop company brochure on the proposed YF-23 aircraft. Dated October 1990. Credit: Box Art

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Thursday, March 18, 2021

Northrop F-20 Tigershark

Northrop F-20 (1)-960008b A copy of the Northrop company brochure on the proposed F-20 aircraft. Dated March 1985. Credit: Box Art

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Great article on the N-156/F-5/F-29 family here

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Lockheed C-130 Hercules

Lockheed_C-130_00_cover-96061cf A copy of the Lockheed company brochure on the C-130 Hercules aircraft. A large brochure with a lot of C-130 info. Dated March 1976. Credit: Box Art

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Northrop F-5A/B Freedom Fighter

Northrop F-5 (01)-960008b A copy of the Northrop company brochure on the F-5A/B aircraft. A large brochure with a lot of F-5 info. Dated September 1962. Credit: Box Art

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Monday, March 15, 2021

Northrop T-38 Talon Supersonic Jet Trainer

T-38_00_cover-960008b  A copy of the Northrop company brochure on the T-38 aircraft. Dated March 1961. Credit: Box Art

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