Vulcan Bomber was the 1st generation bomber of Britain, which was the only jet heavy bomber which have been kept for air show after its retirement for 30 years.
However, after the bankrupt of the vulcan-keeping company for air show and the age of vulcan, it is not capable for flight after 2015...
IL-76T is a 1970s Soviet transport aircraft, with a MTOW of 190tons.
IL-76T is a civilized version of IL-76, and it had removed all of the military equipment, and used for civil transportation.
The Classic IL-76 equipped with low-bypass D30 engine in this thread, have been out of production...
NK-8 and D-30 jet engines are early LOW-BYPASS Soviet turbofan engines for passenger jets, which were developed and used in 1960.
They're all low-bypass early turbofan engines developed by USSR in 1960s, with similar tech and performance with American JT3D and JT8D engines.
NK-8 and D-30 engines...
1965 Early version of Hawker Siddenly / De HAVILLAND H.S.121/ D.H.121 1E Trident Flight Manual.
Three (Captain, First Officer, and Flight Engineer)
TF34 was a series of 40kN turbofan engine in 1970s, which were used on Fairchild A-10, Lockheed S-3...
The engine were later converted into GE CF34, which are widely used worldwide,
They were used on Bombardier CRJ-200, CRJ-700, CRJ-900, CRJ-1000, and E175, E190 aircraft.
Chinese have also used...
F-100 was the first US servicable Supersonic plane.
F-100 AFM pdf:
alternate link with access code 1234...
DC-10-10 was a 1970s heavy jet, originally a medium-ranged jet, whose payload and range was approximately the same with Illyushin IL-76, but could carry 2-times more passengers than IL-76, and its machanical gauges are becoming out of date.
DC-10 Airplane Characteristics
Public-released modern Jet Fighter's 6 Fight tactic manuals in the attachments.
Basic plane public tactic manuals are in this folder:
alternate link with access code 1234...
Lockheed F-104 AFM, AMM of different systemms, SRM, and IPC manuals, thanks to @superkeith1872
Lockheed F-104 was a fantastic M2.0 fighter, whose skill was climbing and turning to attack rapidly for the first time, not flying in a circle.
Crew: 1 Length: 54 ft 8 in...
Equipped with advanced computer system connected with SAGE and embedded missile bay and had a capability of supercruising without afterburner, Convair F-106 Delta Dart was the best fighter in 1960s.
Its Y-shaped air inlet as well as its embedded missile bay, making it a great potential to be...
GE CF-700 18kN turbofan engine maintenance manual and illustrated parts catalogue on public websites, whose thrust was capable for Learjet 35 jet.
Length: 75.5 in (1,918 mm)
Diameter: 33 in (838 mm)
Dry weight: 735 lb (333.4 kg) with optional thrust reverser
Rolls-Royce Spey were used on TRIDENT Jets, and Spey MK202 Turbofan jet is a jet used on F-4K English edition, which lengthened the range of F-4K, and enhanced F-4K's low speed and altitude performance.
Type: Low bypass turbofan
Length: 204.9 in (5204.4 mm)
Diameter: 43.0 in...
JT8D was researched by the P&W company and was fashioned in 1960s, being used by many early jets at that time, including Douglas DC-9, French Dassault Mercure, and later Sweden Saab-37 fighter, Boeing 737-200 etc, most of which were in fashion in 1960s, but begun to retire in 1990s, most of...
Douglas DC-9-30 were fairly old jets widely used in the world for passenger carrying FROM 1965, but due to DC-9's old design of engines caused economical problems, DC-9 stopped production in 1980s, and finally its passenger viarant were out of commercial service in 2014.
DC-9-30 series used JT8D...
I was looking at unconventional IC engines when I came across Otto Lutz's swing piston engine.
Contemporary German turbines were having trouble coping with high temperature produced by the combustion chamber. To solve this problem Lutz's engine was supposed to be put in as a gas generator. It...
Again, a little bit belated but finally here is the thing we have included in the Group Builds - a Members Choice Award,
the Best Model Overall, based on the number of votes by Members...
Poll will run for 10 days, so get your vote in for whose model you deem Best in Show.......
I'll be heading out on Sunday where I'll be crew chief for 2 L39s flying in the jet class. Since last year team "RIFF RAFF" owner Raf Collado acquired "Fast Company," (race 8) an L39 owned and raced by my good friend Phil Fogg who won the jet class gold last year.
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