Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Tom Sullivan Collection
Association
Air America Association
Collection Number
1175
Date(s)
Undated
Physical Location(s)
D055.4D, Museum Objects
Processed by
R. Grau, Jun. 2003[Updated: Jan. 2010 by K. Conness]
Digitization Status
Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive

Scope and Content

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.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Pilot's and Flight Mechanic's Abbreviated Flight Crew Checklist: Navy Series C-54 Aircraft
1
1
D055.4D
Pilot's and Flight Mechanic's Flight Crew Checklist: USAF Series C-118A and VC-118A Aircracft (May 1, 1973)
2
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)
3
Pilot's Abbreviated Flight Crew Checklist: USAF Series T-29A, B, C, and D (December 5, 1967)
4
Emergency Procedures Checklist: C-47B and D (January 1, 1957)
5
Operational Supplement. Technical Manual, Maintenance: Radio and Communications. USAF Series T-29A, B, C, and D Aircraft (May 31, 1974)
6
Flight Manual: USAF Series C-118A and VC-118A Aircraft (May 1, 1973) Sections 1 - 4
7
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
8
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
9
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
10
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
11
Operational Supplement Flight Manual. USAF Series C-54, EC-54, HC-54, and Navy C-54 (R5D) Aircraft (February 15, 1972)
12
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
13
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
14
Appendix 1: Performance Data
Index
Flight Guide: C-47, DC-3 (December 7, 1967)
15
Emergency Locator Transmitter Operating Procedures and Informaion (October 1972)
Key to Aviation Weather Reports
T-29 Study Guide / Flight Simulator
16
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)
17
Directed Study Program USFAA Examination Guide (June 1, 1966)
18
Directed Study Training Program: Airline Transport Pilot Test
19
DC-6 General Data and Specifications / Study Guide
20
Flight Manual C-118
21
Trouble Shooting Guide C-118
22
Study Guide C-118
Pilot's Weight and Balance Handbook
23
Weight and Balance Data Technical Manual
US Navy Aircraft Weight and Balance Control Technical Manual
Hand-written notes
24
Flight log sheets
Random business cards
Article from Approach: Pilot in Command vs. Pilot at the Controls (August 1988)
25
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

Separated Materials

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.

Digitized Materials

Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive