Figure 2-21.Typical diagram page of IPB (launch bar abort mechanism).
Q24. The Naval Aeronautic Publications Index
(NAPI) has how many sections?
Q25. Where are all NAVAIR aeronautical
publications changes, technical directives, and
Q26. What division maintains a complete Naval
Aeronautic Publications Index (NAPI) in its
MAJOR CATEGORIES OF NAVAIR
LEARNING OBJECTIVE: Identify the major
categories of technical manuals.
NAVAIR technical manuals are grouped in
categories according to type and peculiarities of the
requirement. Based on intended use, publications are
tailored to improve usability. Manuals that you will
use the most are discussed in the following paragraphs.
GENERAL SERIES MANUALS
As indicated by its title, the technical manuals
within this series contain information of interest to a
major portion of the aviation community. Part of this
series is the technical manual indexes, which will be
discussed later in this chapter. Also included are
standard aircraft characteristics manuals, Deputy
Chief of Naval Operations (DCNO) (Air Warfare)
training literature, documentation management and
procedures manuals, and other miscellaneous
The general series (00 series) contains the aviation
training literature (00-80 series). These publications
are issued by the authority of the DCNO (Air Warfare).
Included are various air safety manuals and general
aviation manuals prepared on subject material related
to military skills, ratings, or operational maintenance
procedures. These manuals are available through
normal supply channels.
An additional volume has been added to the new
technical manual system for late model aircraft. This
is the zero volume. For the S-3A aircraft, the
NAVAIR publication number is NAVAIR