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US Navy and Marine Corps Airplanes at Naval Air Facility el Centro, 2014 Calendar By Brian Lockett
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A dozen photos of US Navy and Marine Corps airplanes flying at Naval Air Facility el Centro. Aircraft pictured include: Blue Angels McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18C Hornets Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet BuNo... More > 166681 McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet BuNo 164058 Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet BuNo 166982 Grumman EA-6B Prowler BuNo 164402 McDonnell-Douglas T-45C Goshawk BuNo 167096 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A Hornet BuNo 163158 Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet BuNo 165672 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18D Hornet BuNo 164228 Grumman EA-6B Prowler BuNo 158815< Less
US Navy and Marine Corps Airplanes at Naval Air Facility el Centro, 2015 Calendar By Brian Lockett
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A dozen photos of US Navy and Marine Corps airplanes flying at Naval Air Facility el Centro. Aircraft pictured include: Blue Angels McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18C Hornets, Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet BuNo... More > 166681, McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet BuNo 164058, Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet BuNo 166982 Grumman EA-6B Prowler BuNo 164402, McDonnell-Douglas T-45C Goshawk BuNo 167096, McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A Hornet BuNo 163158 Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet BuNo 165672, McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18D Hornet BuNo 164228, and Grumman EA-6B Prowler BuNo 158815< Less
U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and MATS Aircraft Lost During the Korean War By Douglas E. Campbell
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Within these pages are listed more than 1,140 U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and Military Air Transport Service (MATS, a unified joint command of Navy and Air Force aircraft and personnel) aircraft... More > lost during the Korean War. These aircraft were spread across 19 different ships, 126 different squadrons, by 12 aircraft manufacturers building nearly 60 different types and variants to fly into war. The information on dates lost, aircraft type and manufacturer, Bureau Numbers, ship or base assigned, squadron attached, and fate of the pilot and crew, are here. Chapter 1 is a subset of all the information organized by ship attached; Chapter 2 is a subset organized by squadron attached; Chapter 3 is the entire set organized by manufacturer and variant with stories attached to some of the specific aircraft lost.< Less
U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and MATS Aircraft Lost During the Korean War By Douglas E. Campbell
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The Korean War was the first war in which jet aircraft played a central role. Once-formidable fighters such as the F4U Corsair relinquished their air superiority roles to a new generation of faster... More > jet fighters. Within these pages are listed more than 1,140 U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and Military Air Transport Service (MATS) aircraft lost during the Korean War. These aircraft were spread across 19 different ships, 126 different squadrons, by 12 aircraft manufacturers building nearly 60 different types and variants to fly into war. The information on dates lost, aircraft type and manufacturer, Bureau Numbers, ship or base assigned, squadron attached, and fate of the pilot and crew, are here. Chapter 1 is a subset of all the information organized by ship attached; Chapter 2 is a subset organized by squadron attached; Chapter 3 is the entire set organized by manufacturer and variant with stories attached to some of the specific aircraft lost.< Less
American Navy Aviation Heroes, drawings by Lt. Glenn Mason (Ret) By Michael Mason
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During World War II, Lt. Glenn Mason, USN, was located in the Pacific Theater as Aide to Admiral John Dale Price. These very detailed drawings are of the actions of the sailors and pilots that were... More > awarded the Congressional Medal Honor. Included are the citations and descriptions of valor signed by the President of the United States. The residing Allied authority over Okinawa, Admiral John Dale Price, the top Navy Air Corp Aviator (first aviator to land on an aircraft carrier at night) is shown with the top Army Air Corp Pilot, Jimmy Doolittle (led the first strike on Tokyo with Bombers launched from a flattop). Some drawings describe the evacuation of local people and the securing of Okinawa for the staging of the 3000 ship invasion of the Japanese mainland.< Less
SB2U-3 Vindicator Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By United States Navy
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The first all-metal, carrier-based dive bomber in the U.S. Navy, Vought’s SB2U-3 Vindicator entered service in 1937. The plane also flew with the U.S. Marine Corps beginning in March, 1941. ... More > By that time the SB2U-3 was widely considered obsolete, and derisively dubbed “the Vibrator”. Between 1937 and 1942, the plane served aboard five different carriers, although once the war broke out it was used primarily as a trainer. In June of 1942 however, land-based USMC planes flew missions against the Japanese fleet during the Battle of Midway. The plane was retired in 1945. Originally printed by the U.S. Navy and Vought, this handbook provides a glimpse inside the cockpit of this warbird. Originally classified “Restricted”, the manual was declassified and is here reprinted in book form.< 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
NAS Squantum: The First Naval Air Reserve Base By Marc Frattasio
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This is the story of NAS Squantum, a nearly-forgotten naval air station that was located in Quincy, Massachusetts from 1917 to 1953 on the site of modern Marina Bay. NAS Squantum was the first naval... More > air reserve air base and in most respects is the place where the naval air reserve training program really began. This book tells the complete history of NAS Squantum in 431 pages of informative text and 594 illustrations (including nearly every kind of aircraft assigned to the base). The book also covers the civilian aviation heritage of the Squantum peninsula including the Harvard-Boston Aero Meets of 1910 and 1911, the Intercollegiate Glider Meet, the Boston Air Meet of 1912, the B.F. Sturtevant company's flight test and training center, the Massachusetts School for Naval Air Service, the Dennison Airport, etc., and covers the Navy's WWI era Victory Plant shipyard too. This book will be of great interest to anybody who is interested in the history of aviation, naval aviation, or Massachusetts state history.< Less
NAS Squantum: The First Naval Air Reserve Base By Marc Frattasio
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This is the story of NAS Squantum, a nearly-forgotten naval air station that was located in Quincy, Massachusetts from 1917 to 1953 on the site of modern Marina Bay. NAS Squantum was the first naval... More > air reserve air base and in most respects is the place where the naval air reserve training program really began. This book tells the complete history of NAS Squantum in 431 pages of informative text and 594 illustrations (including nearly every kind of aircraft assigned to the base). The book also covers the civilian aviation heritage of the Squantum peninsula including the Harvard-Boston Aero Meets of 1910 and 1911, the Intercollegiate Glider Meet, the Boston Air Meet of 1912, the B.F. Sturtevant company's flight test and training center, the Massachusetts School for Naval Air Service, the Dennison Airport, etc., and covers the Navy's WWI era Victory Plant shipyard too. This book will be of great interest to anybody who is interested in the history of aviation, naval aviation, or Massachusetts state history.< 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