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The Fleet Type Submarine Main Propulsion Diesels Manual By United States Navy
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages are descriptions of every operating component aboard a fleet boat. ... More > Main Propulsion Diesels examines the submarine’s power plant in detail, from starting and control systems to fuel and exhaust, and cooling and lubrication systems. Originally classified “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Some illustrations have been slightly reformatted, and color plates are reproduced in black and white. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Submarine Recognition Manual By United States Navy
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This Submarine Recognition Manual was originally created in the 1950s by the U.S. Navy to educate military personnel and civilians about how to spot and identify hostile submarines. In its pages... More > you'll find a detailed description of identification procedures, both from the air and the surface. Included are silhouettes and information about Soviet, American, British, French, Chinese, Italian, Swedish, and other submarines.< Less
North American FJ-3 Fury Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By United States Navy
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On March 10, 1948, an FJ-1 Fury fighter landed aboard the carrier Boxer. The U.S. Navy had officially entered the jet age. Built by North American, the Fury shared a prototype with the Air... More > Force’s F-86 Sabre. When the FJ-1’s straight wing design proved less than satisfactory, North American provided the Navy with enhanced F-86Es. Designated the FJ-2, the plane flew primarily with the U.S. Marine Corps. An enhanced version, the FJ-3, debuted in 1953 and was deployed in late 1954. The plane served in a variety of duties, including as control aircraft for the Navy’s Regulus nuclear cruise missile. The Fury remained with the fleet into the early 1960’s. Over 1,100 were produced. This pilot’s flight operating handbook was originally produced by the U.S. Navy. It has been slightly reformatted but is reproduced here in its entirety.< Less
The Fleet Type Submarine Periscope Manual By United States Navy
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The periscope is the eye of the submarine. It allows observation of the sea and the sky above, while the submarine remains submerged. It is also a crucial piece of combat equipment, featuring a... More > stadimeter to estimate the range and course angle of a target. Originally printed by the U.S. Navy, this Periscope Manual explains the operation and design of the periscope, and includes descriptions of its complex optical and mechanical details. It also contains maintenance and repair information. It’s a wonderful reference for anyone interested in the science of optics, for the modeler or museum docent, or anyone who ever wondered, “How the heck does that work?”< Less
Torpedo Tube Manual By United States Navy
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This book was originally published in 1944 by the Bureau of Ordnance as Navpers 1085, “Submerged Torpedo Tubes”. Intended to familiarize submarine crews with the 21” Mark 32 to 39... More > torpedo systems, the book is richly illustrated with diagrams and photographs. In its pages you’ll find a detailed explanation of the mechanisms and systems affiliated with underwater warfare, including firing mechanisms, interlock, flood and drain systems, and so on. Once classified “restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is made available here for the first time. Some foldout pages have been reformatted, but care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Douglas A-1H Skyraider Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By United States Navy
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Designed to allow maximum loiter time in the battle zone, the A-1 Skyraider was one of the U.S. military’s most versatile Cold War-era aircraft. It was also one of the most enduring — the... More > “Spad” flew in the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and early 70’s, performing combat missions in Korea and Vietnam. Boasting heavy armor and seven hardpoints on each wing, it could pack a wallop. Yet the plane could also hold its own against fighters: in 1966 two Navy pilots scored victories against MiG-17s. Over 3,100 Skyraiders were built. They flew for the USAF until 1972. Originally printed by the U.S. Navy, this A-1H Flight Operating Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Classified “Restricted”, the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable facsimile has been reformatted and color images appear in black and white. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
F-14 Tomcat Pilot's Flight Operating Manual Vol. 1 By United States Navy
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PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS VOLUME 1 OF 2. YOU MUST PURCHASE BOTH BOOKS TO HAVE A COMPLETE SET. Developed as both an air superiority fighter and a long-range naval interceptor, Grumman’s F-14 Tomcat... More > was the U.S. Navy’s primary fighter from 1974 until 2006. Over 700 were built. The F-14 flew its first combat missions shortly after its initial deployment in late 1974, flying in support of the American withdrawal from Saigon. In 1981 it drew first blood, as two F-14s from VF-41 downed two Libyan Su-22s. The plane compiled a notable combat record for the United States in both Gulf Wars and NATO actions in Bosnia. Planes sold to the Shah of Iran prior to his ouster remain the last F-14s in active service, as the U.S. Navy retired it in October 2006. This F-14 pilot’s flight operating handbook was originally produced by the U.S. Navy. It has been slightly reformatted but is reproduced here in its entirety. It provides a fascinating view inside the cockpit of one of history’s great planes.< Less
PBY Catalina Flying Boat Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By United States Navy
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One of the most widely-used multi-role aircraft of WWII, the Consolidated PBY Catalina was a flying boat to be reckoned with. They were used as anti- submarine warfare platforms in the Atlantic,... More > and gained notoriety in the Pacific as rescue and reconnaisance platforms, and as bombers. With their distinctive fuselages painted the shade of midnight, the “Black Cats” undertook daring raids of Japanese shipping and shore installations. Originally printed by the U.S. Navy during World War 2, this Flight Operating Handbook taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Classified “Restricted”, the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable facsimile has been slightly reformatted. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Curtiss SB2C Helldiver Dive Bomber Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By United States Navy
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Known by the men who flew it as “The Beast”, the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver was nearly 37 feet long with a wingspan approaching 50 feet. Powered by a 1900 hp Wright engine, the plane was... More > considered under- powered and suffered many teething problems. It eventually earned the grudging respect of Navy and Marine pilots for its ruggedness and its ability to survive high-g, steep and fast dives. Over 7100 SB2Cs were made during WWII. Originally printed by the U.S. Navy, this Flight Operating Handbook taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Classified “Restricted”, the manual was declassified and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable facsimile has been slightly reformatted. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Grumman / G.M. F4F Wildcat Fighter Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By United States Navy
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The Grumman F4F Wildcat was the primary Marine Corps and U.S. Navy fighter aircraft during the opening year of WWII. Although outperformed by the Japanese Zero, the Wildcat more than held its own. ... More > It first saw combat at Wake Island in December of 1941, and served as the Pacific Fleet’s primary air defense during the crucial battles at Coral Sea and Midway. Almost 8,000 Wildcats were built during the war, many of them by General Motors. The GM version, designated FM-2, was based on Grumman’s XF4F-8 prototype. These entered service after the Corsair and Hellcat were deployed. As a result,most FM-2s flew from escort carriers. Originally printed by Grumman and the U.S. Navy, this Flight Operating Handbook taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Classified “Restricted”, the manual was declassified and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable facsimile has been slightly reformatted. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less

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