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Negative Number: 2002-2216  
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Subject: 
SIKORSKY CH-53A SEA STALLION, FLIGHT CREW CHECKLIST (NASM ARCHIVES ARTIFACT): WARS, VIETNAM FLIGHT OPERATIONS

Description: View of opened pages of Flight Crew Check List Notebook for U. S. Marine Corps Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion helicopter operations, used by pilot Robert S. Vieta during his tour of duty in Vietnam; circa 1970-1971. Left hand page is approach plate for Monkey Mountain Air Facility (MMAF), with hand-drawn map of the area and information on approach from Danang; right hand page is table of heading (HDG) and distance (DME) information from TACAN channel 77 and 121 markers for various positions. Loose page includes additional radio approach information from Danang to MMAF. Notebook cover is labelled USAF FLIGHT CREW CHECK LISTS.

Source: Original photography of NASM Archives artifact by Eric F. Long; artifact is U.S. Marine Corps; via Robert S. Vieta, Vietnam Flight Checklist Notebook, NASM Acc. No. 1995-005

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NASM accession number: 1995-0005

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