Thursday, December 31, 2020

An Introduction to the Nike Hercules Missile

Douglas Nike Hercules missile 00-96061cf A Douglas Aircraft Company late 1950’s brochure on to introduce the Nike Hercules Missile. Credit: Box Art

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Bristol Bloodhound Missile

Bristol Bloodhound 00-96061cf An article reprinted by the Bristol Company on the Bristol Bloodhound Missile. Article is from Interavia Magazine. Credit: Box Art

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Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Bell AH-1W Super Cobra

0 bell_cobra_1_cover1-96061cf Bell Helicopter’s company brochure on the AH-1W Super Cobra. Dated 1988. Credit: Box Art

 

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Monday, December 28, 2020

Bell Cobra Team

Bell Cobra Team 1970 (01)-96061cf A copy of the Bell company brochure called “Bell Cobra Team” showing the various Cobra’s made. Dated 1970. Credit: Box Art

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Friday, December 25, 2020

BAC English Electric Blue Water Missile

BAC EE Blue Water (01)-96061cf A copy of a British Aircraft Corporation English Electric Blue Water Missile brochure. Credit: Box Art

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Thursday, December 24, 2020

Convair B-58 Hustler Brochure

Convair B-58 (01)-960008b A corporate brochure from Convair for it’s B-58 Hustle bomber. Credit : Box Art

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion Brochure II

Sikorsky CH-53E (01)_cover-96061cf Another nice company brochure on the Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion. Dated 2000. Credit: Box Art

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion Brochure I

sikorsky_ch-53E_00_cover-96061cf A nice company brochure on the Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion. Dated December 1978. Credit: Box Art

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Monday, December 21, 2020

Italian Air Force Museum Photos

111-1  Some photos from the Italian Air Force Museum at Vigna di Valle, Rome. Many more photos at the Museum website Credit: Andrew Birnie

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Friday, December 18, 2020

British Aircraft Corporation Brochure Part II

bac_00_cover-96061cf Another nice brochure on the British Aircraft Corporation. Has details of the various products manufactured. Dated late 1960’s. Credit: Box Art

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Thursday, December 17, 2020

British Aerospace Brochure

BAe_00_cover-96061cf A nice brochure on the combining of companies to make British Aerospace. Has details of the various products manufactured. Dated 1977. Credit: Box Art

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

F-4 Phantom II Photos

63-7584 F-4C 58TFTW Luke AFB JERotramel July-1975 A number of photos mostly by Fred Roos of the F-4 Phantom II aircraft. Superb photography is a hallmark of Fred’s work! Credit: Fred Roos Collection

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Bell Armed Helicopters

Bell Armed Helos 01-96061cf A short history and specs on the Bell armed helicopter line. Short but good! Credit: Box Art

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Monday, December 14, 2020

Boeing-Vertol Missions and Milestones

000 Company brochure on the history and type of helicopters Boeing-Vertol produced. Dated 1964. Credit: Box Art 

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Friday, December 11, 2020

DeHavilland of Canada S.T.O.L. Aircraft

De Havilland 1960 (01)-960008b Company brochure with photos and info on the DeHavilland of Canada Beaver, Otter and Caribou STOL (short takeoff and landing) aircraft. Dated 1960. Credit: Box Art

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Thursday, December 10, 2020

BAC Canberra Brochure

BAC Canberra (000)-96061cf A company brochure on the British Aircraft Corporation (English Electric) Canberra bomber aircraft. A lot of great info. Credit: Box Art

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

DeHavilland of Canada Thru the Years

Cover A history of DeHavilland of Canada thru great photos. Credit: Box Art

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Cessna A-37B Dragonfly Expanded Mission Brochure

Cessna_A-37_01_cover-960008b A nice brochure on the proposed advanced expanded role of the Cessna Company Aircraft  A-37B Dragonfly. Credit: Box Art

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Monday, December 7, 2020

Boeing Since 1916–Pedigree of Champions

Cover A copy of the sixth edition of the company produced book on the Boeing company and products from 1916 to 1985. Dated May 1985. A very nice reference book.

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Friday, December 4, 2020

XF-85 Goblin Wind Tunnel Photos

LMAL_49047LMAL_51902 A number of photos of two of the McDonnell XF-85 models from NACA 12 ft Langley Low Speed Wind Tunnel test #69 LMAL 49046 and LMAL 51907. This was a clean model in the first photos and a wing hinged (folded) model in the second. From July 1946 and February 1947. Credit: NASA

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

XF3H-1 Demon Wind Tunnel Photos

LAL_64228 A number of photos of one of the McDonnell F3H Demon models from NACA 12 ft Langley Low Speed Wind Tunnel ltest #98 LAL 64232. This was a 1/10 scale model of the XF3H-1 in clean condition with some outboard stall vanes. From July 1950. Credit: NASA

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Gemini-Titan II Fact Sheets

Martin_Gemini-Titan_00_cover-96061cf A copy of the Martin Marietta fact sheets for the Gemini-Titan. With a list of all the Gemini GT flights.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Hawker Siddeley Harrier Brochure

HS Harrier 00_cover-96061cf A copy of an early brochure for the Hawker Siddeley Harrier aircraft. Dated July 1974. Credit: Box Art

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Monday, November 30, 2020

Royal Air Force Yearbook - 1980

00-960008b Published each year by the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund. This one is for the year 1980. Credit: Dimarik

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Friday, November 27, 2020

Bell Helicopter Gunships

Bell Gunships (1)-96061cf A copy of the brochure for the Bell Corp. Helicopter Gunships. Dated May 1972. Credit: Box Art

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Thursday, November 26, 2020

British Aerospace Rapier Missile Brochure

rapier_00_cover-96061cf A copy of the BAC company brochure for the Rapier missile. The Rapier is a surface-to-air missile developed for the British Army to replace their towed Bofors 40/L70 anti-aircraft guns.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Bell Helicopters Brochure

Bell Helicopters 1972 (01)-96061cf A copy of the Bell Helicopters Corporation company brochure on it’s products. Dated 1972. Credit: Box Art

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

ABC Military Aircraft Recognition

ABC Military Aircraft Recognition 1953 A copy of the ABC Military Aircraft Recognition

book. Dated 1953.

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Monday, November 23, 2020

Aircraft Recognition Manual

Aircraft Recognition Manual_01 A WW II Aircraft Recognition Manual Dated 1941.

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Friday, November 20, 2020

The Jaguars are Coming

BAC Jaguar (03)-96061cfA nice article and four ads for the introduction of the BAC (SEPECAT) Jaguar fighter aircraft. Article written by G.Swanborough. Dated 1970. Credit: Box Art

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Thursday, November 19, 2020

British Aircraft Corporation Brochure–Part I

BAC 1960 (1)-96061cf A copy of the British Aircraft Corporation company brochure on it’s products. Circa 1960’s. Credit: Box Art

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

BAC-167 Strikemaster Brochure

BAC 167 Strikemaster (01)-96061cf A copy of the British Aircraft Corporation company brochure for the BAC-167 Strikemaster. A fact filled brochure. Circa 1960’s. Credit: Box Art

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Allison Flight Power

Allison flight power (01)-96061cf A copy of the Allison company brochure of it’s Turbo-Prop Engines and Propellers. From the late 1950’s. Credit: Box Art

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Monday, November 16, 2020

The Incredible Kiowa (OH-58A)

Bell OH-58A Kiowa (01)-96061cf A copy of the Bell Helicopter Company’s brochure on the OH-58A Kiowa helo. Dated 1969. Credit: Box Art

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Friday, November 13, 2020

The Story of Beechcraft Aircraft

zCover The story and history of Beechcraft Aircraft from 1932 to 1969. A company brochure. Dated Circa 1969. Credit: Box Art

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

Raytheon Sparrow III Brochure

Sparrow III_00_cover-96061cf A Raytheon company brochure showing the benefits of the Sparrow III missile. Circa 1958.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Convair Hydro-Ski Fighter Article

Convair F2Y Sea Dart_ (4)-960 A very nice article on the F2Y Convair Sea Dart. From the Aeroplane Monthly magazine of December 1975. Written by Bill Gunston. Credit: Box Art

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

The Age of Flight

Age of flight 00_cover-960 A copy of the United Aircraft Co. booklet on The Age of Flight. Nice booklet! From 1960. Credit: Boxart Den

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Monday, November 9, 2020

Grumman EF-111A Brochure

grumman ef-111_00_cover-960 A copy of the company brochure for the Grumman EF-111A Brochure. Dated 1976. Credit: Boxart Den

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Friday, November 6, 2020

Cessna A-37B Brochure

Cessna_A-37_01_cover-960 A xerox copy of the Cessna company’s brochure for the A-37B Dragonfly aircraft.

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Thursday, November 5, 2020

Firebee Q-2C Drone Booklet

Firebee Q-2C drone (01)-960 A copy of the Ryan Aerospace Firebee Q-2C Drone Booklet. This is an introduction to the original Firebee drone configuration. Circa 1963.

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Wednesday, November 4, 2020

CF-18 Walk Around Photos

13 A few photos of a standard Canadian CF-18 walk around tour. Credit: Rick Chin

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Marine Corp Skyhawks

20201101_144110_0001 A great photo essay article from Fred Roos on the Douglas A-4 Marine Skyhawks. This article was written for the McAir Phantom Flyer modeling club magazine. Credit: Fred Roos

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Monday, November 2, 2020

A-10A Thunderbolt II Prototype Photos

A-10-005a A few Fairchild Republic Aircraft original company photos of the A-10A Thunderbolt II Prototype aircraft.

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Friday, October 30, 2020

Early F-15 Configuration Illustrations

D4C-109737 These illustrations illustrate the early F-15 configuration with the short verticals and the ventral fins the same as in the full size mockup.

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Skylab Patches and Coaster

814eqJb8vFL._AC_SL1225_z Scan-004 Several of the patches and a coaster from the Skylab program.

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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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