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Flying Aircraft Carriers of the USAF: Wing Tip Coupling By Brian Lockett
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During and after World War II, aircraft designers were faced with the problem of increasing the range of strategic bombers. Dr. Richard Vogt, a German immigrant to the United States, proposed that... More > floating wing panels carrying fuel tanks could be attached to the wing tips of an airplane with hinges to extend its range. The floating wing panels would support their own weight, without increasing the load on the airplane’s wings. The Air Force initiated a project to simulate floating wing panels with a piloted light plane that coupled to a larger airplane in flight. Soon the scope of the project expanded to explore the possibility of towing fighters coupled to the wing tips of bombers.< Less
Remote Pilot sUAS Study Guide By Federal Aviation Administration
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(Black & White Edition) - Applicants seeking a Remote Pilot Certificate with an sUAS rating must pass a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Knowledge Exam. In this study guide the FAA lays out... More > the knowledge areas required for preparing to take this airman knowledge test. This information has been gathered from several FAA resources to provide guidance for remote pilots operating drones in the National Airspace System (NAS). The study guide covers applicable regulations, airspace classification operating requirements and flight restrictions, aviation weather services, effects of weather on sUAS performance, small unmanned aircraft loading, emergency procedures, crew resource management (CRM), radio communication procedures, physiological factors affecting pilot performance, aeronautical decision making (ADM) and judgment, airport operations, and maintenance and preflight inspection procedures.< Less
The Smell of Kerosene: A Test Pilot's Odyssey By National Aeronautics and Space Administration et al.
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The Smell of Kerosene tells the dramatic story of a NASA research pilot who logged over 11,000 flight hours in more than 125 types of aircraft. Donald Mallick gives the reader fascinating firsthand... More > descriptions of his early naval flight training, carrier operations, and his research flying career with NASA and its predecessor agency, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). Mallick joined the NACA as a research pilot at the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory at Hampton, Virginia, where he flew modified helicopters and jets, and witnessed the NACA’s evolution into the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. After transferring to the NASA Flight Research Center (now NASA Dryden Flight Research Center) at Edwards, California, he became involved with projects that further pushed the boundaries of aerospace technology. These included the giant delta-winged XB-70 supersonic research airplane, the wingless M2-F1 lifting body vehicle, and the triple-sonic YF-12 Blackbird...< Less
Carrier! Life Aboard a World War II Aircraft Carrier By Lt. Commander Max Miller
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Max Miller’s Carrier! is a riveting first-hand account of how US Navy sailors and officers lived and fought aboard an Essex class carrier during World War II. His detailed eye-witness narrative... More > is both entertaining and informative.< Less
Carrier! Life Aboard a World War II Aircraft Carrier By Lt. Commander Max Miller
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Max Miller’s Carrier! is a riveting first-hand account of how US Navy sailors and officers lived and fought aboard an Essex class carrier during World War II. His detailed eye-witness narrative... More > is both entertaining and informative.< Less
Carrier! Life Aboard a World War II Aircraft Carrier By Lt. Commander Max Miller
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Max Miller’s Carrier! is a riveting first-hand account of how US Navy sailors and officers lived and fought aboard an Essex class carrier during World War II. His detailed eye-witness narrative... More > is both entertaining and informative.< Less
P-47 Thunderbolt Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By Periscope Film.com
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Known as the "Jug" because of its fuselage shape, the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt flew in every theatre of WWII except Alaska. Nearly 13,000 were built by war's end. The large aircraft... More > carrier eight Browning machine guns and up to 2,000 lbs. of bombs or rockets, and proved an effective fighter and bomber. The radial Pratt and Whitney powerplant put out over 2500 h.p. and propelled the P-47 at a maximum speed of 426 mph at 30,000 feet. Originally published by the U.S. Army Air Force, this handbook taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. This affordable facsimile of a real WWII manual has been reformatted. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
A-10 Thunderbolt II Pilot's Flight Manual By United States Air Force
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The Fairchild-Republic A-10 may be designated as the Thunderbolt II, but it’s better known by its descriptive nickname: the Warthog. Armed with a fearsome Avenger gatling gun, the Hog can take... More > out tanks. Fitted with a titanium lined cockpit and a twin-engine configuration, the A-10 can take a severe hit and survive. Originally printed by Fairhcild and the Air Force in the early 90’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. Due to restrictions, this manual is not available for export.< Less
Multi-Model Pilot Projection Comparison By Brant Harrison
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For those interested in only a portion of the "full model" report from Audries Aircraft Analysis, the website is making available each part of the four part report. This is the fourth part,... More > which is Pilot Demand compared among pilot demand extrapolation from Boeing, Airbus, Embraer, and FAA industry fleet projections, and the composite model. It also includes industry retirement numbers from the website to build a more complete pilot demand model from the fleet projections.< Less
United States Air Force Pilot For Kids By Eric Z
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This is a book about the United States Air Force -- just for kids! It is designed for 5 to 12 year olds, so it is text light and photo heavy. In a forum recently I was asked "what need does... More > this book fill?" Answer: When your child asks you how to be an Air Force Pilot - here's the "HOW TO" book to put in his/her little hands! How do you connect with your child over a long distance? How do you tell him "how" when you don't know yourself? How do you keep that connection when you're NOT there? I have not seen any comparable books in this category i.e. 5 - 10 year olds. When your kid asks you "Mommy how do I become a pilot?" Here it is - How to be an Air Force pilot, the book is there, even when you're not!< Less

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