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Tom Sullivan Collection (1175) Finding Aid

Item Number: 11750000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

This collection contains several artifacts related to Tom Sullivan's experiences with Air America while in Vietnam. Also present in the collection are several original manuals distributed to Air America pilots and crewmembers. The collection consists of flight crew check lists, flight mauals for various Navy and Air Force aircraft, and study materials regarding the same aircrafts.

Dates

  • 16 June 2003
Title
Finding Aid
Pages
1
Location(s)
D055.4D, Museum Objects
2
Museum Objects

Radio Operators Kit Bag (black leather) Safety glasses Ear plugs with plastic case Plastic navigation plotter Epaulets (2 pair) Hand-held microphone with chord Load adjuster with brown leather case Aerial Delivery Logistics Computer Aircraft
Planning Guide

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D055.4 ]]

Inventory

  • Pilot's and Flight Mechanic's Abbreviated Flight Crew Checklist: Navy Series C-54 Aircraft
  • Pilot's and Flight Mechanic's Flight Crew Checklist: USAF Series C-118A and VC-118A Aircracft (May 1, 1973)
  • 18 Cylinder Engine Low-Tension Ignition System Pratt and Whitney R-2800 or Wright R-3350
  • Pilot's Abbreviated Flight Crew Checklist: USAF Series T-29A, B, C, and D (December 5, 1967)
  • Pilot's Abbreviated Flight Crew Checklist: USAF Series T-29A, B, C, and D (December 5, 1967)
  • Emergency Procedures Checklist: C-47B and D (January 1, 1957)
  • Operational Supplement. Technical Manual, Maintenance: Radio and Communications. USAF Series T-29A, B, C, and D Aircraft (May 31, 1974)
  • Flight Manual: USAF Series C-118A and VC-118A Aircraft (May 1, 1973) Sections 1 - 4
  • Section 1: Description
  • Section 2: Normal Procedures
  • Section 3: Emergency Procedures
  • Section 4: Auxilary Equipment
  • Flight Manual: USAF Series C-118A and VC-118A Aircraft (May 1, 1973) Sections 5 - 9 and Appendix and Index
  • Section 5: Operating Limitations
  • Section 6: Flight Characteristics
  • Section 7: Systems Operation
  • Section 8: Crew Duties
  • Section 9: All Weather Operation
  • Appendix: Peformance Data
  • Index
  • Flight Manual: USAF Series T-29A, B, C, and D Aircraft (December 5, 1967) Sections 1 - 7
  • Section 1: Description
  • Section 2: Normal Procedures
  • Section 3: Emergency Procedures
  • Section 4: Auxilary Equipment
  • Section 5: Operating Limitations
  • Section 6: Flight Characteristics
  • Section 7: Systems Operation
  • Flight Manual: USAF Series T-29A, B, C, and D Aircraft (December 5, 1967) Sections 8 - 9, Appendix 1 and 2, and Index
  • Section 8: Crew Duties
  • Section 9: All Weather Operation
  • Appendix 1 and 2: Performance Data
  • Index
  • Flight Manual: USAF Series T-29A, B, C, and D Aircraft (December 5, 1967) Appendix 1 and 2, and Index
  • Operational Supplement Flight Manual. USAF Series C-54, EC-54, HC-54, and Navy C-54 (R5D) Aircraft (February 15, 1972)
  • Flight Manual. USAF Series C-54, EC-54, HC-54, and Navy C-54 (R5D) Aircraft (August 30, 1963) Sections 1 - 2
  • Section 1: Description
  • Section 2: Normal Procedures
  • Flight Manual. USAF Series C-54, EC-54, HC-54, and Navy C-54 (R5D) Aircraft (August 30, 1963) Sections 3 - 9
  • Section 3: Emergency Procedures
  • Section 4: Auxilary Equipment
  • Section 5: Operating Limitations
  • Section 6: Flight Characteristics
  • Section 7: System Operation
  • Section 8: Crew Duties
  • Section 9: All Weather Operation
  • Flight Manual. USAF Series C-54, EC-54, HC-54, and Navy C-54 (R5D) Aircraft (August 30, 1963) Appendix and Index
  • Appendix 1: Performance Data
  • Index
  • Flight Guide: C-47, DC-3 (December 7, 1967)
  • Emergency Locator Transmitter Operating Procedures and Informaion (October 1972)
  • Key to Aviation Weather Reports
  • T-29 Study Guide / Flight Simulator
  • T-29 / C-131A Daily Systems Examination: Hydraulic Systems (November 12, 1971)
  • T-29 / C-131A Daily Systems Examination:Heat, Anti-Icing, and Pressurization Systems (November 12, 1971)
  • T-29 / C-131A Daily Systems Examination: Propeller, Fire Direction, and Extinguisher Systems (November 12, 1971)
  • T-29 / C-131A Daily Systems Examination: APG and Electrical Systems (November 12, 1971)
  • Aircrew Weapons System Information Guide
  • Airline Transport Pilot (airplane) Written Examination Guide (2 copies)
  • Directed Study Program USFAA Examination Guide (June 1, 1966)
  • Directed Study Training Program: Airline Transport Pilot Test
  • DC-6 General Data and Specifications / Study Guide
  • Flight Manual C-118
  • Trouble Shooting Guide C-118
  • Study Guide C-118
  • Pilot's Weight and Balance Handbook
  • Weight and Balance Data Technical Manual
  • US Navy Aircraft Weight and Balance Control Technical Manual
  • Hand-written notes
  • Flight log sheets
  • Random business cards
  • Article from Approach: Pilot in Command vs. Pilot at the Controls (August 1988)
  • Quote to Ponder
  • Airplane parts guide from Spencer Aircraft
  • Aircraft specifications from Atlas Aircraft Corporation
  • Miscellaneous papers printed from computer
  • Convair 240 - 640 USA Census printed from the Internet
  • Hand written notes ranging from electrical systems to survival equipment for life rafts
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Museum Objects

Radio Operators Kit Bag (black leather) Safety glasses Ear plugs with plastic case Plastic navigation plotter Epaulets (2 pair) Hand-held microphone with chord Load adjuster with brown leather case Aerial Delivery Logistics Computer Aircraft
Planning Guide

Click here to view all Museum Objects

Pub Credit Line
11750000000, Tom Sullivan Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 16 Jun 2003 [Updated: 15 Jan 2010]