Ask yourself the following questions about your aircraft to gather keywords for your searches:
Try the following keyword combinations when searching in the Library Catalogue:
If you don't find a book focused on your specific aircraft, don't fret. You'll likely find an entry for your aircraft in a book about the manufacturer, the military force, or the type of aircraft.
If you have trouble finding information on your aircraft, get in touch with the Engineering Librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The library's collections are organized by subject. You'll find relevant books for your project in the following call number ranges:
Both of these ranges are located on the third floor of Nimitz Library.
You may find that researchers have written historical and technical articles about your assigned aircraft in journals. Nimitz Search is a great place to start finding articles about your topic. Here are a few specific relevant journals and databases you may want to use.
Try these steps if you find an article or book and can't read it.
Nimitz Library has some operating manuals for vintage aircraft. To find them, search the Library Catalogue for the name of your aircraft and the word manual or handbook. For example, F4U Corsair AND manual.