Lockheed F-80 Shooting Star Pilot's Flight Operating Manual

Lockheed F-80 Shooting Star Pilot's Flight Operating Manual

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Designed by Lockheed's legendary engineer Clarence qKellyq Johnson, the F-80 (first designated P-80) qShooting Starq was one of the world's first operational jet fighter aircraft. After it missed seeing combat in WWII - four prototype aircraft were in Europe at war's end - the plane drew first blood in Korea in 1950. Variants included a photo recon version and the two-seat T-33, both of which saw heavy service in air forces around the world. Originally printed by Lockheed and the United States Air Force in the 1950s, this F-80 Flight Operating Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Classified qRestricted, q the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable facsimile has been reformatted and color images appear in black and white. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.l-Sa#39;f. CANOPY MANUAL RELEASE. A manual release is provided for interior operation on the right hand canopy rail {figure 1-9, reference 5). The exterior manual ... They operate on 115V phase AC power supplied by the inverters. In theseanbsp;...

Title:Lockheed F-80 Shooting Star Pilot's Flight Operating Manual
Author:United States Air Force
Publisher:Lulu.com - 2007-08


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