Army-Lockheed YO-3A "Quiet Star"
YO-3A Film Cllps
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YO-3A RVN ROSTER
WALKER--YO-3A IN VIETNAM
YO-3A AIR SHOWS
YO-3A development Q-Star
This is a modified ppt presentation given by Karl Forstrom (YO-3A T/O) at the Quiet Aircraft Association Reunion, Cable Airport, Upland California, 2004
YO-3A Technical Observer (T/O)
YO-3A Mission Equipment. Xerox Electro-optical 1970.
2nd Generation night vision aerial periscope (NVAP.)
Infrared tracking illuminator (IFR.)
Laser Target Designator (LTD.)
Oberver sits front seat and operates the sensor equipment with a "Joy Stick." while viewing through a detachable ocular. Observer is also working with a map and a red map light.
The mission equipment and the YO-3A were for night use only. Daytime repair work by the mission equipment specialist could be performed in the daytime using special filters on the NVAP.
QUIET AIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION