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April to the Power of the Quantity Pythagoras Times Now By Bob Grumman
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"Collected in Bob Grumman's book April to the Power of the Quantity Pythagoras Times Now are almost two decades' worth of mathemaku, a personal genre of his that combines elements of visual... More > poetry, mathematics, and haiku. Always the poet of the topical constraint, Grumman writes mathemaku that restrict themselves to a narrow range of subjects (spring, poetry, language, light) so he can divert all his effort into creating remarkable engines of poetic imagination where language, color, images, and mathematics conjoin to form stunning ineluctable gestalts. Drawing from his early pre-long-division mathemaku and his more recent forays into color and ever-increasing formal complexity, this book brings together a hearty sampling of the best of Grumman's mathemaku, including such masterworks as "Mathemaku for Ezra Pound" and "Seaside Mathemaku." A lifetime in the making, this book is not to be missed." —Geof Huth< Less
Grumman TBM Avenger Pilot's Flight Manual By Periscope Film LLC
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One of the most legendary naval aircraft of WWII, the Grumman TBF Avenger (and the General Motors-produced TBM) saw action in most of the major battles in the Pacific including Midway and Leyte Gulf.... More > Armed with a forward machine gun and a second in a dorsal turret, the plane could carry a 21-inch torpedo or four 500-lb. bombs, or a combination thereof. Avengers are credited with sinking the Japanese superbattleships Musashi and Yamato. A young aviator who would later become President, George H.W. Bush flew a TBF off the carrier USS San Jacinto in 1943-44. Originally printed by Grumman, G.M. and the U.S. Navy late in the war, this TBM-3 Flight Operating Handbook taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Classified "Restricted", the manual was declassified long ago 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
Grumman F-14 Tomcat: Farewell to the Legend By Brian Emch
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Some more of my F-14 Tomcat shots. This calendar has been updated and is ready for 2015. 13 month edition.
Stealth BomberNorthrop-Grumman B-2A Spirit, 2014 calendar By Brian Lockett
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A dozen photos of Northrop-Grumman B-2A Spirit: B-2A AV-2, 82-1067, Edwards AFB, October 23, 1993 B-2A AV-4, 82-1069, Edwards AFB, October 29, 1996 B-2A AV-14, 89-0129 Spirit of Georgia,... More > Nellis AFB, April 25, 1997 B-2A AV-18, 93-1085 Spirit of Oklahoma, Nellis AFB, April 26, 1997 B-2A AV-5, 82-1070 Spirit of Ohio, Edwards AFB, October 18, 1997 Rockwell B-1B Lancer, 84-0049 and B-2A AV-5, 82-1070 Spirit of Ohio, Edwards AFB, October 19, 1997 Boeing B-52H Stratofortress, 61-0006 and B-2A AV-5, 82-1070 Spirit of Ohio, Edwards AFB, October 19, 1997 B-2A AV-5, 82-1070 Spirit of Ohio, Edwards AFB, October 19, 1997 B-2A AV-15, 90-0040 Spirit of Alaska, Edwards Air Force Base, October 3, 1998 B-2A AV-19, 93-1086 Spirit of Kitty Hawk, Air Force Plant 42, Palmdale, August 24, 1999 B-2A and Boeing NT-43A Radar Test Bed, 73-1155, Death Valley, January 24, 2003 B-2A AV-3, 82-1068 Spirit of New York, Edwards AFB, October 16 - 17, 2009< Less
Stealth BomberNorthrop-Grumman B-2A Spirit, 2015 calendar By Brian Lockett
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A dozen photos of Northrop-Grumman B-2A Spirit: B-2A AV-2, 82-1067, Edwards AFB, October 23, 1993 B-2A AV-4, 82-1069, Edwards AFB, October 29, 1996 B-2A AV-14, 89-0129 Spirit of Georgia, Nellis AFB,... More > April 25, 1997 B-2A AV-18, 93-1085 Spirit of Oklahoma, Nellis AFB, April 26, 1997 B-2A AV-5, 82-1070 Spirit of Ohio, Edwards AFB, October 18, 1997 Rockwell B-1B Lancer, 84-0049 and B-2A AV-5, 82-1070 Spirit of Ohio, Edwards AFB, October 19, 1997 Boeing B-52H Stratofortress, 61-0006 and B-2A AV-5, 82-1070 Spirit of Ohio, Edwards AFB, October 19, 1997, B-2A AV-5, 82-1070 Spirit of Ohio, Edwards AFB, October 19, 1997, B-2A AV-15, 90-0040 Spirit of Alaska, Edwards Air Force Base, October 3, 1998, B-2A AV-19, 93-1086, Spirit of Kitty Hawk, Air Force Plant 42, Palmdale, August 24, 1999, B-2A and Boeing NT-43A Radar Test Bed, 73-1155, Death Valley, January 24, 2003, and B-2A AV-3, 82-1068 Spirit of New York, Edwards AFB, October 16 - 17, 2009.< Less
Grumman F6F Hellcat Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By United States Navy
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The most successful naval fighter aircraft in history, the Grumman F6F Hellcat accounted for nearly 5200 kills during WWII. The Hellcat featured self-sealing fuel tanks, a bullet- resistant... More > windscreen, and hydraulically-operated landing gear. The plane was rugged, and carried over 200 pounds of armor. Despite this, it was highly maneuverable and fast, thanks to a 2000 hp engine. Nearly 12,300 F6Fs were made during the war. They first saw action during the Tarawa invasion, and subsequently flew in every battle of the Pacific campaign. Hellcats accounted for nearly 75% of all aircraft kills in the Pacific. Originally created by the U.S. Navy, this flight operating manual taught pilot's everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. It's a wonderful guide to one of history's great planes. Please note, this manual has been slightly reformatted and some color diagrams appear in black and white. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Grumman F11F Tiger Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By Periscope Film LLC
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As the Blue Angels’ aircraft in the late 1950s, Grumman’s F11F-1 Tiger came to symbolize the speed and might of U.S. Navy airpower. The Tiger was originally conceived as an upgrade of... More > the F9F Cougar. It eventually morphed into a new design, that incorporated the area rule to enable cruising speeds up to 1.1 Mach. The prototype flew in 1954, and carrier trials commenced in 1956. Eventually seven squadrons flew F11Fs. Hampered by maintenance issues affiliated with the J65 engine, and the fact that the Vought Crusader was clearly superior, the Tiger had a short service life. It was withdrawn from carrier duty after four years, in 1961. Only 199 were built. The remaining Tigers flew in a training capacity, and the Blue Angels continued to fly them for over a decade, 1957-1969. Originally printed by the U.S. Navy, this handbook provides a fascinating glimpse inside the cockpit of the Tiger. Originally classified “restricted”, the manual was declassified and is here reprinted in book form.< Less
Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat Fighter Aircraft Pilot's Flight Manual By U.S. Navy
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The Grumman F8F Bearcat was designed to defeat the nimble Japanese fighter aircraft that appeared at the end of WWII. The conflict ended before the Bearcat could be placed into service, and... More > althought it eventually saw combat with the French in the Indo-China war, it never flew in harm’s way in the U.S. Navy. One of the best piston-powered fighters ever built, the F8F could achieve a cruising speed of over 420 mph. In 1946 a Bearcat set a time-to-climb record of 10,000 feet in 94 seconds, a feat not matched until the advent of high-performance jet fighters nearly a decade later. 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
Stealth Bomber: Northrop-Grumman B-2A Spirit, 2012 calendar By Brian Lockett
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A dozen photos of Northrop-Grumman B-2A Spirit: B-2A Block 10 Spirit AV-2, 82-1067 B-2A Block 30 Spirit AV-3, 82-1068 Spirit of New York B-2A Block 10 Spirit AV-4, 82-1069 B-2A Block 10 Spirit AV-5,... More > 82-1070 Spirit of Ohio Rockwell B-1B Lancer, 84-0049 and B-2A Block 10 Spirit AV-5, 82-1070 Spirit of Ohio Boeing B-52H Stratofortress, 61-0006 and B-2A Block 10 Spirit AV-5, 82-1070 Spirit of Ohio B-2A Block 10 Spirit AV-14, 89-0129 Spirit of Georgia B-2A Block 20 Spirit AV-15, 90-0040 Spirit of Alaska B-2A Block 20 Spirit AV-18, 93-1085 Spirit of Oklahoma B-2A Block 20 Spirit AV-19, 93-1086 Spirit of Kitty Hawk B-2A Spirit and Boeing NT-43A Radar Test Bed, 73-1155< Less
Stealth Bomber: Northrop-Grumman B-2A Spirit, 2013 calendar By Brian Lockett
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A dozen photos of Northrop-Grumman B-2A Spirit: B-2A Block 10 Spirit AV-2, 82-1067 B-2A Block 30 Spirit AV-3, 82-1068 Spirit of New York B-2A Block 10 Spirit AV-4, 82-1069 B-2A Block 10 Spirit AV-5,... More > 82-1070 Spirit of Ohio Rockwell B-1B Lancer, 84-0049 and B-2A Block 10 Spirit AV-5, 82-1070 Spirit of Ohio Boeing B-52H Stratofortress, 61-0006 and B-2A Block 10 Spirit AV-5, 82-1070 Spirit of Ohio B-2A Block 10 Spirit AV-14, 89-0129 Spirit of Georgia B-2A Block 20 Spirit AV-15, 90-0040 Spirit of Alaska B-2A Block 20 Spirit AV-18, 93-1085 Spirit of Oklahoma B-2A Block 20 Spirit AV-19, 93-1086 Spirit of Kitty Hawk B-2A Spirit and Boeing NT-43A Radar Test Bed, 73-1155< Less