A-7 Corsair Pilot's Flight Operating Manual

A-7 Corsair Pilot's Flight Operating Manual

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oughtAis A-7 Corsair II served the U.S. Navy for over over two decades, and flew with distinction during the Vietnam conflict. The subsonic A-7 was based on Chance VoughtAis supersonic F-8 Crusader. It boasted a heads-up display, an inertial navigation system, and other innovations. The plane entered service in 1966, and served in Vietnam in late 1967. Its performance was impressive. The USS RangerAis VA-147 flew over 1, 400 sorties with the loss of only one aircraft. The Air Force purchased an advanced version, the A-7D, equipped with a more powerful engine. The plane later flew missions over Lebanon, Libya, Grenada, Panama, and Iraq. The last planes in U.S inventory were retired in 1991. Originally printed by the U.S. Navy and Vought, this handbook for the A-7 provides a fascinating glimpse inside the cockpit of this famous aircraft. Originally classified AirestrictedAi, the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form.From this point, project vertically down to find the takeoff ground roll dislance for the given conditions. In this example, the adjusted takeoff ground roll distance is 4, 700 feet. To find the normal takeoff speed, enter the Takeoff Speed aquot;a€”16anbsp;...

Title:A-7 Corsair Pilot's Flight Operating Manual
Author:United States Navy
Publisher:Lulu.com - 2008-09-01


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