J2 engine is a LHX-LOX engine used on the 2nd stage and 3rd stage of Saturn V, with a capability of restarting in the space flight at almost 0g and in vacuum.
Liquid oxygen / Liquid hydrogen
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...
I can't see any other threads about this, and thought it might be an interesting subject
Whilst characteristics like combat capability, engines and armament are more often talked about, I feel like the quality-of-life factors of an aircraft are often underrated.
Which WW2 aircraft gained a...
Enstrom 28F 1-ton light Helicopter developed in 1970s. Its customer manuals have been shared on official website, and its manuals. All the downloaded manuals are claimed might not the latest version, and they're uncontrolled copies.
Enstrom 28F is suitable to be a trainer, which saves oil and...
Soviet early 1980s 150km 19ZH6 radar textbook manual. thanks to Mr.Springrose.
It's an export or de-rated version of radar used on export version of early S300, which were used in Eastern Europe.
Specifications frequency: 2 850 … 3 200 MHz (E/F-Band)
pulse repetition time (PRT): 0.7 or 1.3 ms...
Douglas A-26 AFM(Flight Manual)+AMM(Maintenance Manual)+SRM(Structural Repair Manual)+IPC(Illustrated Parts Catalogue).
It's a WWII-era Light-to-medium and Medium-range Attacker, playing a role similar with A-10, could stick to flight with only 1 engine...
Empty weight: about...
F-100 was the first US servicable Supersonic plane.
F-100 AFM pdf:
alternate link with access code 1234...
Very early 1950S AR1 Air Traffic Radar, whose Range for Aircrafts was 145km.
These Operator and maintenance manuals including Wiring Diagram pdf attachments were generated by Colin Hinson, from a Crown copyright document held at R.A.F. Henlow Signals Museum. It is presented here (for free)...
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
GE CF6 was a type of engine developed from TF39 used on C-5 in 1960s, which generally produces a power from 200kN to 300kN, weighing about 4 tons. It's used on Airbus A300, A330. Boeing 747, Boeing 767 and Douglas DC-10.
GE 1960s CF6 engine early viarant maintenance manual+IPC are here:
Lockheed P-3A/B is a propller aircraft developed from Lockheed L-188 civil transporter in 1950s. An EP-3 was captured and disassembled in 2001 by China following an accident, causing many devices on the EP-3 gained by Chinese. After 2013, the US Navy begun to retire the P-3 series aircraft by...
An-26 is an old light transporter which could just transport a 4-ton Humvee for 2000km, was developed by Antonov in early 1960s, widely used in Russia and Ukraine. It has been out of production from Soviet Union era and planned to be replaced by An-32.
An-26 is the aft-door modification of...
Retired RQ-2A UAV Flight manual, plus drone UAV FSQ-117 AFM,AMM&IPC, with Retired RQ2A flight manual in the first post.
The manual could be found on public websites, now freely available in this post's attachment.
Length: 4.3 m (14 ft)
Wingspan: 5.151 m (16 ft 10.8 in)
Height: 1.006 m (3 ft 3.6...
Sikorsky UH-60A has been sold and being produced worldwide, including former Warsaw Pact countries and China(PRC), and it is also almost 50 years old now, whose tech has being out of date.
Furthermore, the government tech documents of UH-60A has being out of secret-keeping period as time goes...
Capacity: 3,880 lb (1,760 kg) including 14 troops, or 6 stretchers, or equivalent cargo
Length: 57 ft 1 in (17.40 m) with rotors
Width: 8 ft 7 in (2.62 m) (Fuselage)
Height: 14 ft 5 in (4.39 m)
Empty weight: 5,215 lb (2,365 kg)
Gross weight: 9,040 lb (4,100 kg)...