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Captain Cornell Aurell Varsogea, USAF (1947-1985), was a navigator and weapon systems officer. Captain Varsogea was with the 17th Wild Weasel Squadron from 1972-1973, flying Republic F-105 Thunderchiefs in Vietnam; he was with the Roving Ravens, 467th where he flew Martin (Glen L.) EB-57 Canberras, he also flew Lockheed C-130 Hercules with the Reserve unit and from 1977 until his death in 1985 he flew McDonnell F-4 Phantoms with the 191st Fighter Interceptor Group of the Michigan Air National Guard.




bulk 1969-1979


Charles Varsogea, Gift, 2012


1.81 Cubic feet ((3 boxes))


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Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Technical manuals

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 1.8 cubic feet of technical manuals collected by Captain Cornell Aurell Varsogea, USAF , on the following aircraft: Lockheed C-130 Hercules, McDonnell F-4 Phantom II, Martin (Glenn L.) B-57 Canberra Family, Republic F-105 Thunderchief, Boeing KC-97 Stratofreighter, and Boeing KC-135.


Technical manuals -- 20th century


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Topics Aeronautics
Lockheed C-130 Hercules Family
McDonnell F-4 (F4H) Phantom II Family
Republic F-105 Thunderchief Family
Boeing KC-97L Stratofreighter
Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker
Martin (Glenn L.) B-57 Canberra Family


Aviation Technical Manuals Collection [Varsogea], Accession 2012-0029, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

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