On March 10, 1948, an FJ-1 Fury fighter landed aboard the carrier Boxer. The U.S. Navy had officially entered the jet age. Built by North American, the Fury shared a prototype with the Air ForceAis F-86 Sabre. When the FJ-1Ais straight wing design proved less than satisfactory, North American provided the Navy with enhanced F-86Es. Designated the FJ-2, the plane flew primarily with the U.S. Marine Corps. An enhanced version, the FJ-3, debuted in 1953 and was deployed in late 1954. The plane served in a variety of duties, including as control aircraft for the NavyAis Regulus nuclear cruise missile. The Fury remained with the fleet into the early 1960Ais. Over 1, 100 were produced. This pilotAis flight operating handbook was originally produced by the U.S. Navy. It has been slightly reformatted but is reproduced here in its entirety.ELECTRICAL EATTIRY BUS I , ENBGIIIO mm; BATTERY I. um n msmun. 2. mmr nus 5 menu. PRIMRRY BUS CRHOPY It BRTTIRY BUS I-HIRCHIED Aa#39;Ia#39; ALI. TIMES THAT aNEW 5 INSTMIED u: wnm memwun l-us l5 macaw. ENIIGIIED WHEN:anbsp;...
|Title||:||North American FJ-3 Fury Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions|
|Author||:||United States Navy, USN|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2008-09-01|