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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
Soviet Rifles and Carbines: Identification and Operation By U.S. Army
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Published as a guide for Ordnance personnel in identification and operation of Soviet military rifles and carbines. Includes data on Soviet bolt action, semi-automatic, and automatic rifles and... More > carbines. Basic information on disassembly and assembly of each weapon included. Much of the information was the result of actual examination and operation of the weapons described. All of the weapons are illustrated with photographs and some drawings, in addition to close-ups of details and associated items such as bayonets, telescopes, ammunition and magazines. Originally published in May 1954 by the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, U.S. Army, Washington, DC. 57 pages, 92 photos and illustrations, 5 tables.< Less
Navy Instructional Theory - NAVEDTRA 14300A By U.S. Navy
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The primary purpose of the United States Navy’s training establishment is to provide operational forces with trained personnel who can maintain a high degree of Fleet readiness. Several offices... More > coordinate with each other to plan for training and to determine the purposes of training within various commands. These offices are: Chief of Naval Operations (CNO); Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command (CUSFF); System Commands (SYSCOMS); Navy Enterprises (Type Commander; Marine Corps Combat Development Command (MCCDC); Naval Education and Training Command (NETC); and Commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFOR).< Less
Goodyear F2G Corsair Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By U.S. Navy
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The Corsair was one of WWII’s most superb fighters, achieving a victory ratio of nearly 11:1 in the Pacific. Had things worked out differently, its sister craft, Goodyear’s F2G... More > “Super” Corsair, might have eclipsed that record. Based on Goodyear’s fixed-wing F1G design, the F2G had a bubble cockpit and was fitted with a Pratt & Whitney R-4360 engine. The twenty-eight cylinder, four row radial air-cooled monster provided nearly 50% more take-off power than the standard double Wasp. Yet by the close of WWII, only five F2G’s had been built, and so the plane never saw combat. Originally printed by Goodyear and the U.S. Navy, this Flight Handbook taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit.< Less
The Silent Service in World War II: The Fleet Type Submarine By U.S. Navy
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Originally published by the U.S. Navy in 1946, "The Fleet Type Submarine" uses the USS Perch SS313 to explain operating principles, technologies, and systems. It contains numerous diagrams... More > and photos and offers definitions of components and terminology. It provides descriptions of various systems such as ballast tanks, trim, ventilation and steering. It also contains a brief history of the submarine and a discussion of patrol routines. This is the most complete technical guide to the boats that won WWII in the Pacific. Nothing close to it was ever assembled before, or since. Periscopefilm.com’s affordable reprint comes in a soft bound edition with attractive covers. Although some of the book has been reformatted, and color images are reproduced in black and white, all of the original content is preserved. (A color supplement is also available). This is a must-have for anyone interested in submarines and an important reference for any historian, docent, or modeler.< Less
Operations of Encircled Forces: German Experiences in Russia By U.S. Army
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Your units are surrounded: what next? This book was prepared by a committee of former German officers under the supervision of the U.S. Army's Historical Division. Among the contributors were former... More > corps commanders and general staff officers at corps, army, and army group level, who had extensive experience on the Russian front during the period 1941-45. In addition to discussing the tactical and logistical problems peculiar to operations of encircled forces, the authors take issue with Hitler's conviction that significant advantages can be gained by leaving isolated forces behind the advancing enemy lines. Rich in anecdotes, this volume was written by Germans from the German point of view and is presented without interpretation. Out of print since 1952, this edition is lavishly illustrated, including maps. This is not a facsimile reprint but newly typeset in a modern book design.< Less
Stability Operations (MCWP 3-03) By US Marine Corps
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Marine Corps Warfighting Publication MCWP 3-03 US Marine Corps Stability Operations 16 December 2016 The Marine Corps will continue, with increasing frequency, to conduct activities in support of... More > stability operations. These operations will span the range of military operations, from peacetime engagement, to limited contingencies and crisis response, to major operations and campaigns. During periods of relative calm, combatant commanders will use Marine Corps operating forces, either Marine air-ground task forces or other task-organized force packages, in support of our national strategy of engagement. This aspect of our national strategy assists in building host nation capacities, promotes democracy and the rule of law, and builds understanding of our cultures. Beyond peacetime engagement, Marine Corps operating forces will participate in both limited contingency and crisis response stability operations.< Less
Boeing CH-47 Chinook Helicopter Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By U.S. Army
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The Boeing CH-47 is one of the world’s most versatile and efficient helicopters. With its twin engines and twin contra-rotating props eliminating the torque problems found on single-engine... More > helis, all of the C-47 Chinook’s 10,000 hp is available to provide lift and thrust. Used for civilian applications including passenger service, cargo hauling, fire fighting and logging, it has also had a long career in combat and military support. Over 22 nations past and present have utlized it for troop movement, resupply, evacuation of wounded, and emplacement of artillery and vehicles. With a lifting capability of close to 25,000 lbs., it can even lift a damaged Chinook in a pinch! This CH-47 flight operating manual is used by the U.S. Army for instructional purposes . It tells pilots nearly everything they need to know before entering the cockpit. Although it has been slightly reformatted, this reprint contains all of the original text in its entirety.< Less
OFFICIAL FAA RAMP CHECK PROCEDURES & RULES By U.S. Government
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Offical FAA Ramp Check and enforcement rules and procedures
OFFICIAL FAA RAMP CHECK PROCEDURES & RULES By U.S. Government
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