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Eagle Interceptor Production and Operation By peter dancey
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It is beyond dispute the MDC F-15 Eagle can claim to be the most effective combat jet of the 20th Century. Designed originally specifically for the USAF interceptor role to replace the same company's... More > F-4 Phantom II it truly came of age gaining many overseas sells (and USAF and IDF/AF 'kills') and continues on in its Strike Eagle guise in the 21st Century. This ebook tells the story of the A-model and its two-seat development that lead to the Strike Eagle of Langley AFB where the initial crews were trained, Red Flag proving and the first operational deployment to Bitsburg Germany. A walk down memory lane for all the former f-15 jocks and aviation enthusiasts world-wide.< Less
Major Operations of Air Force By Arpit Bajpai
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The term "air force" may also refer to a tactical air force or numbered air force, which is an operational formation either within a national air force or comprising several air components... More > from allied nations. Air forces typically consist of a combination of fighters, bombers, helicopters, transport planes and other aircraft. The United States Air Force became an independent service in 1947. As the Cold War began, both the USAF and the Soviet Air Force built up their nuclear-capable strategic bomber forces. Several technological advances were widely introduced during this time: the jet engine; the missile; the helicopter; and inflight refueling. In 1954 the Japan Air Self-Defense Force was founded as a separate service. Previously Japan had delivered its service aviation from within its Army and Navy.< Less
AIR OPERATIONS 1958: Lebanon and Taiwan By Jacob Van Staaveren et al.
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More than fifty years have passed since the twin crises of Lebanon and Taiwan dominated the news. These two events have faded into history and are often regarded as being, at best, footnotes in the... More > histories of the Cold War. The world in which they took place seems to have passed away a long, long time ago. Yet, when reading these monographs, it become apparent that these two crises were profoundly important in terms of the effects they were to have on American strategy throughout the rest of the century. Those effects are still in play today and even now they are affecting how the United States perceives the world and reacts to developments within it. Air Operations in the Taiwan Crisis of 1958 and Air Operations in theLebanon Crisis of 1958 were prepared by the USAF Historical Division . This book is a compilation of those reports with substantial additional material that updates and complements the original material. However, the integrity of the original text has been scrupulously preserved.< Less
Air Operations 1958 Lebanon and Taiwan By Stuart Slade & Jaccob Van Staaveren
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More than fifty years have passed since the twin crises of Lebanon and Taiwan dominated the news. These two events have faded into history and are often regarded as being, at best, footnotes in the... More > histories of the Cold War. The world in which they took place seems to have passed away a long, long time ago. Yet, when reading these monographs, it become apparent that these two crises were profoundly important in terms of the effects they were to have on American strategy throughout the rest of the century. Those effects are still in play today and even now they are affecting how the United States perceives the world and reacts to developments within it. Air Operations in the Taiwan Crisis of 1958 and Air Operations in the Lebanon Crisis of 1958 were prepared by the USAF Historical Division . This book is a compilation of those reports with substantial additional material that updates and complements the original material. However, the integrity of the original text has been scrupulously preserved.< Less
XB-70 Valkerie Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By United States Air Force and NASA
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The XB-70 Valkyrie was an aircraft ahead of its time. Equipped with drooping wingtips, and designed with one of the highest lift-to-drag ratios in aviation history, the XB-70 challenged the known... More > concepts of the flight envelope and demanded extraordinary developments in engineering and construction. The test program produced promising results, including a Mach 3 flight in May of 1966. Yet after a disastrous collision later that year resulted in the loss of one of two prototypes, the Valkyrie program was curtailed. The remaining craft was retired in 1969. Originally printed by NASA and the Air Force in the 1960’s, 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
T-38 Talon Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By United States Air Force
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Northrop’s T-38 Talon was the world’s first supersonic trainer aircraft, and remains in service today in air forces worldwide. It entered service in 1961, and quickly set climb records,... More > earning it the nickname “white rocket”. Nearly 1200 Talons were produced before the last one rolled off the assembly line in 1972. Capable of a speed of Mach 1.3, and a climb rate approaching 34,000 feet per minute, the T-38’s performance was sufficient to warrant service as the USAF Thunderbirds’ aircraft in the mid-1970s. Its primary role however, was as a dedicated training and proficiency platform. More than 50,000 USAF, NASA and NATO pilots have flown the Talon, a record that may never be matched. Originally printed by the U.S. Air Force and Northrop, this handbook for the T-38 provides a fascinating glimpse inside the cockpit of this famous aircraft. Originally classified “restricted”, the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form.< Less
F-111 Aardvark Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By United States Air Force
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The F-111 Aardvark flew 4000 combat missions during the Vietnam War, struck Libya in 1986, and saw action during Operation Desert Storm. Originally designed as a medium-range fighter-bomber, the... More > versatile aircraft proved its meddle as a strategic bomber, tractical strike aircraft, and reconnaissance platform. When it debuted in 1964, the F-111 ushered in a new era. Equipped with variable-geometry wings, afterburning turbofan engines, and terrain-following radar, the high-tech F-111 was truly groundbreaking. Originally printed by General Dynamics and the United States Air Force in the 1960s, this F-111 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
A-7 Corsair Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By Periscope Film LLC
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Vought’s A-7 Corsair II served the U.S. Navy for over over two decades, and flew with distinction during the Vietnam conflict. The subsonic A-7 was based on Chance Vought’s supersonic F-8... More > Crusader. It boasted a heads-up display, an inertial navigation system, and other innovations. The plane entered service in 1966, and served in Vietnam in late 1967. Its performance was impressive. The USS Ranger’s VA-147 flew over 1,400 sorties with the loss of only one aircraft. The Air Force purchased an advanced version, the A-7D, equipped with a more powerful engine. The plane later flew missions over Lebanon, Libya, Grenada, Panama, and Iraq. The last planes in U.S inventory were retired in 1991. Originally printed by the U.S. Navy and Vought, this handbook for the A-7 provides a fascinating glimpse inside the cockpit of this famous aircraft. Originally classified “restricted”, the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form.< Less
B-52 Stratofortress Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By Periscope Film LLC
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THIS IS VOLUME 1 OF A 2 VOLUME SET. YOU MUST PURCHASE BOTH TO HAVE A COMPLETE MANUAL. Since 1955, the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress has been an integral part of the USAF’s arsenal. While it flew... More > as a deterrent for SAC, the B-52 gained fame as a conventional bomber. During the Vietnam War, B-52s flew over 126,000 sorties. In the 90’s, B-52s flew in the Gulf War, and in the 2000’s they supported operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. The B-52’s career is scheduled to continue until 2040. Originally printed by the USAF, this manual taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Classified “Restricted”, the manual was declassified. This 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
Pilot's Operating Manual: Aeronca 7AC By Aeronca Aircraft Corporation
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This manual has been prepared to inform the pilot of systems and features incorporated into the Aeronca Model 7AC. When this model was manufactured a Pilot’s Operating Handbook (POH) was not... More > released. This particular handbook has been compiled utilizing published materials from similar models of the Champion, such as the USAF Series L-16A and L-16B. This manual does NOT replace the FAA approved placards and operating limitations in a specific aircraft. If a difference exists between this manual and the FAA approved placards/operating limitations, the FAA approved placards and operating limitations shall be the authority.< Less