Title is: "HANDBOOK FLIGHT OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS USAF MODEL SA-16A-GR, NAVY MODEL UF-1 AIRCRAFT, AN 01-85AB-1, RESTRICTED" Published Under Authority of the Secretary of the Air Force & The Chief of Bureau of Aeronautics.
This manual consists of detailed informative text, AND MANY black-and-white photos and illustrations throughout! A quote from the opening section is as follows: "The SA-16A-GR and UF-1 aircraft are all metal, high wing, twin engine, air-sea rescue amphibians with fixed wing tip floats. Provisions have been made for the installation of JATO units on the hull doors. Wright engines drive two Hamilton Standard, three blade constant speed and reversible pitch propellers. The aircraft are powered by two, nine cylinder, Wright Cyclone engines."
Sample section titles include: "Airplane Description" "Oil System" "General Arrangement & Service Points Diagrams" "Flight Deck Instrument Panel Diagrams" "Flight Deck Overhead Control Panel" "Hydraulic System" "Landing Gear" "Miscellaneous Emergency Equipment" "Normal Operating Instructions" "Take-Off... read more