Clicking on a link with minutes:seconds numbers at the end opens a page with a video.
“In-flight Refueling the SR-71 during the Cold War”
Click here for pdf view in B&W of the first 33 charts that I used to brief in person. Not a video.
Introduction to Speaker, Charles Vono (2:11)
Overview, What the Following Charts Will Cover (1:34)
The Rise of Strategic Bombing (7:12)
Two Brothers from Calabria (8:37)
United States Nuclear Triad (3:07)
After the War, The Feel of the Fifties (12:00)
The Birth of Strategic Reconnaissance (5:53)
Speed means Heat, Heat means JP-7 (1:23)
The Q-model Tanker
Tanker Formation for In-flight Refueling and other Q stuff (4:12)
Rendezvous-ing with the Receiver (in work)
Fuel Tanks, Weight, Center of Gravity, Flyability (7:04)
More about the Q (in work)
More About All KC-135s
Look out! Engine Blades! (in work)
Aircraft Control Surfaces (18:16)
Scientific American Article about life on a wing (a more complicated and complete explanation)
Pilot’s Instrument Panel (in work)
Center Panel Instruments and Aircraft Engines (10:06)
Landing Gear (in work)
Today’s KC-135 (in work)
Advice to USAF Academy Cadets (1:55)
“The Complex System Sustainment Management Model”
Sustainment Timeline of the 20th Century (2:05)
Closed Loop Failure Analysis (CLFA) Short Version (3:20)
Closed Loop Failure Analysis (CLFA) Long Version (25:21)
Short step by step of the Complex System Sustainment Management Model (6:37)
How We Kept Minuteman ICBMs at Top Performance for Half a Century (23:37)
“The 1790 Evans Flour Mill Led to Commercial Space”
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The illustrations are my original artwork or public domain or fair use. Even if the charts are public domain photos available to all, from sources like military contractors or the US Department of Defense, the words are mine alone. Go to the sources to discover official positions.
You are free to copy and use these as you wish, but please do not remove any attributions.