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  • Color & B&W

    7 Movies 109 Minutes   Outside of combat, landing on the deck of an aircraft carrier is just about the most dangerous thing you can do in an airplane. Catching tailhook on arresting gear induces a sudden...

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  • B-47 Stratojet Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 101 Pages The Air Force's first all-jet strategic bomber, the swept-wing Boeing B-47 Stratojet had a range of 3,500 nautical miles and a payload capacity of 20,000 pounds. It served as the mainstay of Strategic...

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  • Beechcraft T-34 Mentor Pilot Manual

    Beechcraft T-34 Mentor ManualDesigned in 1948 by the brilliant Walter Beech, the T-34 Mentor was intended as a low cost replacement for the T-6/NJ Texan. The aircraft bore many similarities to the Beechcraft Bonanza, but had...

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  • Color

    3 Movies 86 Minutes To develop and test new aircraft and weapons systems, is the mission of the U.S. Air Force's test centers. Featured on this DVD are rare and historic films about these facilities. "Ceiling Unlimited"...

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  • F-104 Starfighter Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 242 Pages Created by famed Lockheed designer Kelly Johnson, the F-104 Starfighter was designed to compete with Soviet Mig-15s. Equipped with a huge and powerful J79 engine, the aircraft could reach speeds well...

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  • F-105 Thunderchief Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 181 Pages Known as the "Thud", Republic's F-105 Thunderchief entered service in 1958, and flew in a variety of roles through 1984. The largest single-engine fighter in the USAF, the F-105 could exceed Mach 1.0...

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  • F-80 Shooting Star Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 150 Pages Designed by Lockheed's legendary engineer Clarence "Kelly" Johnson, the F-80 (first designated P-80) "Shooting Star" was one of the world's first operational jet fighter aircraft. After it missed...

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  • F-82 Twin Mustang Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 74 Pages The F-82 "Twin Mustang" was conceived during WWII as a long-range fighter escort. The F-82 utilized two extended P-51 fuselages, mounted to a newly-designed center wing and tail. The plane incorporated...

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  • F-86 Sabre Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 257 Pages Built as both a fighter-interceptor and fighter-bomber, the F-86 Sabre (sometimes called the Sabrejet) was one of the most widely-produced fighters of the Cold War. In December of 1950, three squadrons...

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  • F11F Tiger Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 210 Pages As the Blue Angels' aircraft in the late 1950s, Grumman's F11F-1 Tiger came to symbolize the speed and might of Navy airpower. The Tiger's design incorporated the area rule to enable cruising speeds up...

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  • F3H Demon Pilot Manual

    8x10" 155 Pages Designed as a replacement for the U.S. Navy's F2H Banshee, the McDonnell F3H Demon fighter served with the fleet for nearly a decade, including during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Although it could not fly...

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  • F7F Tigercat Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 100 Pages Built with twin, under-wing engines, tricycle landing gear and shoulder-mounted wings, the Grumman F7F Tigercat was an unusual looking, all-metal fighter. It was also one of the highest-performance...

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  • F7U-3 Cutlass Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 120 Pages Chance-Vought's F7U Cutlass was inspired by data retrieved from Germany's Arado Company at the end of WWII. To avoid extreme nose-down forces, the Cutlass was a "tail-less" aircraft. Its swept wings...

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  • F8F-2 Bearcat Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 133 Pages 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 althought...

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  • FJ-3 Fury Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 159 Pages 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 Force's F-86...

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  • B&W

    5 Movies 120 Minutes In 1953 Eastern Airlines celebrated the 50th anniversary of powered flight with the film Flying with Arthur Godfrey featuring their founder, WWI ace Eddie Rickenbacker and hosted by Arthur Godfrey. This...

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  • B&W

    5 Movies 120 Minutes In June of 1950, Communist forces from North Korea invaded the South, and led America and the United Nations into war. The epic battles that raged over the entire Korean peninsula lasted three years...

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  • Mig-21 Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 230 Pages The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 is known in NATO circles as the "Fishbed". Designed as a Mach 2.0 interceptor, the plane holds the distinction of being produced in greater numbers than any other jet...

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  • Color & B&W

    11 Movies 90 Minutes FILMS THAT THE MILITARY DOESN'T WANT YOU TO SEE!Pilots fighting in the ready room. Flight crews starting jets with cigarette lighters. These hi-jinks might not be regulation, but they do appear in...

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  • Color & B&W

    4 Movies 82 Minutes In 1946, less than a year after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the United States undertook twin atomic bomb test at Bikini Atoll in the Pacific. Known as "Operation Crossroads", the tests would...

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