rocket

  1. Dronescapes

    Chuck Yeager: breaking the sound barrier. "The Right Stuff". Documentary

    Chuck Yeager: breaking the sound barrier. "The Right Stuff". Documentary https://youtu.be/gc9Vmbma_s8
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    Public available 1960s NASA 1000kN J2 rocket engine operator and maintenance manuals, plus illustrated parts catalogue

    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. Propellant Liquid oxygen / Liquid hydrogen Mixture ratio 5.5:1 Cycle Gas generator Nozzle ratio 27.5:1 Thrust, vacuum 1,033.1...
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    Public available old 1960s Rockdyne F1 6800kN Single burner Liquid Rocket engine operator and maintenance manuals, plus illustrated parts catalogue

    F1 engine was a series of large liquid engine, with a life of about 3 minutes... Although it have a very great thrust, its shell accumulates too much carbon, preventing it from working repeatedly for more minutes. That's a serious problem of early rocket engines. Liquid-fuel engine...
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    Public available WWII V2 and Soviet 9K72, US redstone short-range rocket, Vanguard satellite launcher operation and maintenance manuals

    V2 rocket is a WWII short-range rocket, the first FUNCTIONAL large liquid rocket, which is regarded as the ancestor of modern space tech. Specifications Mass 12,500 kg (27,600 lb) Length 14 m (45 ft 11 in) Diameter 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) Warhead 1,000 kg (2,200 lb); Amatol (explosive weight: 910...
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    Public available Soviet SA4 operation and maintenance manuals, plus its development tech description - sorted out from public websites

    SA4 was a mobile medium-range sam developed in 1960s. Specifications (9M331[1]) Mass 2,453 kg (5,408 lb) Length 8.784 m (28 ft 10 in) Diameter 86 cm (2 ft 10 in) Warhead Frag-HE Warhead weight 150 kg (330 lb) Detonation mechanism contact and proximity fuzes Propellant...
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    Army Retired AGM-22 Remote-Controlled Rocket loading and maintenance Manual

    Army Retired AGM-22 Remote-Controlled Rocket loading and maintenance Manual, used in early 1970s. Range: 3km, weight: 29kg. Please download the following 9 pdf attachments:
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    Unguided Rocket public release operator and maintenance manual

    For the first post, it's time for the Navy 5.0-INCH aviation guideless rocket Zuni in 1970s, chosen to make AIM-9 guided missle. Vaccum maximum velocity: 2300fps, loaded weight:107lb Burnt weight: 72.5lb. Please download the following pdf attachment:
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    Soviet SA-18 and 9K35 short range air defence missle operator and maintenance manual

    SA-18 operator and maintenance manual including theory of operation reproduced from other public website, sharing only for interest and with no profit. SA-18 of the Soviet Union shares a similar theory of operation with FIM-92, and plays a role like FIM-92 stringer in US army. Range: 5km...
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    ME-163 Komet
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    An uncommon sight in Europe's skies

    I share with you an interesting collection of pictures showing one of the projects launched at the end of World War II by Germany as part of its war effort to try to avoid the increasingly Allied bombing. The big question remains whether this rocket plane had been built in greater quantities and...
  11. Njaco

    Last of Wernher von Braun's rocket scientists dies

    Last of Wernher von Braun's rocket scientists dies in Alabama - San Jose Mercury News BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- The last known surviving member of the German engineering team that came to the United States after World War II and designed the rocket that took astronauts to the moon has died...
  12. Snautzer01

    eBay: North American P-51 Mustang

    Poor thing gets gas then...
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    Best Rocket Armament of WWII?

    What was the best aircraft-mounted rocket system produced in WWII? Although it could take quite a few shells to take down a fighter, attack plane, and especially a bomber, in most cases the same could be done with a single rocket. Which rocket had the highest velocity, hit ratio, explosive...
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    german r4 rocket

    hi all. maybe someone can help me on this question. the German r4 rocket as it a good tank killer? thank you Puckett.