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U.S. Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Aviation, Volume II, Aircraft 1916-1942 By Wayne H. Heiser
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NATOPS - U.S. Navy Aircraft Emergency Rescue Information Manual - NAVAIR 00‐80R‐14-1 By Naval Air Systems Command.
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NATOPS U.S. NAVY AIRCRAFT EMERGENCY RESCUE INFORMATION MANUAL - NAVAIR 00‐80RThis manual standardizes ground and flight procedures but does not include tactical doctrine. Compliance with the... More > stipulated manual requirements and procedures is mandatory except as authorized herein. In order to remain effective, NATOPS must be dynamic and stimulate rather than suppress individual thinking. Since aviation is a continuing, progressive profession, it is both desirable and necessary that new ideas and new techniques be expeditiously evaluated and incorporated if proven to be sound. To this end, Commanding Officers of aviation units are authorized to modify procedures contained herein, in accordance with the waiver provisions established by OPNAV Instruction 3710.7, for the purpose of assessing new ideas prior to initiating recommendations for permanent changes. This manual is prepared and kept current by the users in order to achieve maximum readiness and safety in the most efficient and economical manner.< Less
The Evolution of Aircraft Carriers By Scott MacDonald
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In 1910, the great battleship with huge guns was the ultimate expression of naval power. Yet, already one rival had appeared with the emergence of submarines whose torpedoes could sink the largest of... More > battleships. Soon, an even deadlier rival appeared. At first, the new flying machines didn't seem to be much of a threat as they were in their infancy. Naval opinion varied from outright dismissal of them to ‘wait and see'. Yet there were pioneers who understood that they would be essential to naval dominance. Within 50 yrs., their efforts had made the aircraft carrier into the new Queen of the seas. The Evolution of Aircraft Carriers is a compilation of official U.S. Navy documents, essays and photographs that takes the reader on a journey from Eugene Ely’s first flight from the USS Birmingham to the building of the first carrier from the keel up and continues on for over 50 years of world naval aircraft carrier and aviation history; ending just after completion of the USS Enterprise CVN-65.< Less
WWII Japanese Balloons and Attached Devices: Technical Air Intelligence Center Report #41, May 1945 By U.S. Naval Intelligence
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Beginning in 1944, trade winds carried weaponized Japanese balloons to the North America. This technical report, issued to Allied forces, shows ballon types, their equipment and locates all... More > discovered landings across East Asia, the U.S, Canada and Mexico. It calculates lift power, loads, and inferred performance. Commonly remembered as incendiary, a wider variety of payloads were indicated: personnel, explosives, germs, radiosondes, and anti aircraft gear. Memos describe recovered balloons and the poor results from extensive radar detection testing. The report closes with modeling flights, times, loads, and distances. This is a high quality facsimile of the typescript 115-page report, including 28 photos and 3 drawings. It offers a fascinating look at unmanned aerial vehciles of WWII.< Less
FLIGHT, CAMERA, ACTION! The History of U.S. Naval Aviation Photography and Photo-Reconnaissance By Douglas E. Campbell
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The first U.S. Navy aerial photographs were taken in 1913 in support of fleet exercises off Guantanamo, Cuba. Following WWI, a Navy Photographic expedition went north, making the first aerial... More > mapping photos of the Alaskan territory. WWII found Navy shuttermen in the Pacific theatre, performing pre- and post-attack reconnaissance, along with “hitting the beach” to record the war as it unfolded. Shortly after, Navy photographic units were in the Pacific to record early atomic bomb tests. The Navy’s aerial photo reconnaissance mission, both at the front end with the weaponless aircrews and the output of thousands of images and photo interpretation, continued to develop through the mid-20th century. The last aerial photo plane in the Navy’s inventory was retired after flying to the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum Annex at Dulles International Airport in Fairfax County, Virginia. The 74 year odyssey of Navy and Marine Corps aerial reconnaissance photography was finished.< Less
US Navy and Marine Corps Airplanes at Naval Air Facility el Centro, 2020 Calendar By Brian Lockett
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A dozen photos of US Navy and Marine Corps airplanes and helicopters flying at Naval Air Facility el Centro. Aircraft pictured include: Bell-Boeing AH-1W BuNo 165369, Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet BuNo... More > 166681, McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet BuNo 164058, Bell-Boeing AH-1Z Viper BuNo 168799 and AH-1Z Viper BuNo 168002, 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
#410 - CONA (Centennial of Naval Aviation) NAS NOrth Island - Vol 1 By Brian Emch
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Vol 1 of my photos from the CONA event at NAS North Island in San Diego, held Feb 2011. Two yrs, ready for 2020 and 2021
Trainee Guide for Basic Military Training By Naval Education & Training Command
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Anchors Aweigh . Change Record . Table of Contents . Security Awareness . Safety/Hazard Awareness Notice . How to Use Your Trainee Guide . 24-Hour Time / Phonetic Alphabet . Legal Readiness for New... More > Sailors . Code of Ethics . Military Pay and Benefits . Montgomery GI Bill/Post 9/11 GI Bill . Uniform Code of Military Justice . Recruit Orientation One . Recruit Orientation Two . Recruit Orientation Three . Recruit Orientation Four . Recruit Watchstanding . Shipboard Watchstanding . Dress and Working Uniform Wear . Personal Inspection Procedures . Survival-At-Sea .. First Aid Training . U.S. Navy Ships and Aircraft . Learning Skills . Navy Core Values . Enlisted Rate and Officer Rank Recognition . Uniforms and Grooming . Conduct During Armed Conflict . Military Customs and Courtesies . Navy Equal Opportunity Program . Rape and Sexual Assault Awareness . Basic Seamanship, Part 1 – Nomenclature . Basic Seamanship, Part 2 - Lines, Wire Ropes, Small Boats, and Sound-Powered Telephones . Line Handling Laboratory 1 .< Less
The Minutemen of VP-92: The Story of New England's Naval Air Reserve Patrol Squadron By Marc Frattasio
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This is the story of VP-92, a Naval Air Reserve Patrol Squadron that flew Lockheed P-2 Neptunes and P-3 Orion aircraft on maritime patrol, anti-submarine warfare, and counter-narcotics missions as... More > well as for search-and-rescue and other purposes. VP-92 was originally based at NAS South Weymouth, MA between 1970 and 1996. In 1996, due to the impending closure of NAS South Weymouth, the squadron was relocated to NAS Brunswick, ME. VP-92 operated from NAS Brunswick until it was disestablished in November 2007. The book also presents the history of NAS South Weymouth and NAS Brunswick, discusses VP-92's Second World War namesake VP-92/VPB-92, and its predecessor Naval Air Reserve patrol squadrons at NAS Squantum and South Weymouth (VP-919, VP-ML-69, VP-911, VP-912, VP-913, VP-914, VP-915, VP-916, and VP-917), and also discusses the circumstances that led to the establishment of VP-92 in 1970. This expanded hardback second edition features 303 pages and 451 illustrations.< Less

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Referral Mastery Referral Mastery By Joe Stumpf
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