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Juergen Tank collection, 1963-1999


Overview of the Collection

Creator: Tank, Juergen.
Title: Juergen Tank collection
Inclusive Dates: 1963-1999
Quantity: 2.75 linear feet
Abstract:Contains pilot training materials, course guides, and aircraft information and operating manuals.
Identification: MS-010
Language: Material in English
Repository: Aviation Safety and Security Archives, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, Arizona 86301-3720
Phone: 928-777-3949

Biographical Note

Juergen Tank (1944-2012) was an instructor pilot and Director of Flight Safety and Security at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Prescott, Arizona, campus. He retired from the university in 2009.

Scope and Content

This collection contains course materials, training guides, and manuals collected by Juergen Tank. Pilot training materials include books on visualized flight maneuvers and helicopter aerodynamics, test preparation guides, as well as course guides and handouts on topics including TCAS, airborne weather radar, cockpit management, and international procedures. Training manuals, pilot operating handbooks (POH), and owner's manuals are included for aircraft manufactured by ATR, Bell Helicopter Textron, Boeing, Cessna, McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Co., and SAAB.


The Juergen Tank collection is organized in two series.
Series 1. General pilot training materials, 1986-1997
Series 2. Manufacturer- and company-specific guides and manuals, 1963-1999


Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on use, except: not available through interlibrary loan.

Controlled Access Terms

Airplanes--Collision avoidance.
Flight training.
Helicopters--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Airplanes--Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item title or description]. Juergen Tank collection (MS-010). Aviation Safety and Security Archives, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Arizona.

Acquisition Information

Received from Juergen Tank in March 2006. Archives accession number 2006.002.

Processing Information

Processed in April of 2016

Container List

Series 1. General pilot training materials, 1986-1997 1 box (0.5 linear feet)
1998 Flight Engineer Test Prep, ASA-TP-FE-98 (Newcastle, Wash.: Aviation Supplies & Academics), 1997
"Airline Simulator Training Manual: A Guide to Airline Pre-Employment Simulator Check Rides" (FAPA - Future Professionals, Inc), 1992
FlightSafety International, "International Procedures Training Manual," 1988
FlightSafety International, "Practical Cockpit Management," 1986
Holmes, Harold J. Visualized Flight Maneuvers: Handbook for Instructors and Students (Palatine, Ill.), 1988
Prouty, R. W. More Helicopter Aerodynamics (Peoria, Ill.: PJS Publications), 1988
"TCAS Theory and System Description" (includes TCAS Transition Program (TTP) Newsletters nos. 1-3), 1991
Trammell, Archie. "Airborne Radar Seminar Course Guide," 1989
Trammell, Archie. "Airborne Radar Seminar" [cover title: Weather Radar Seminar Course Guide], 1987
Series 2. Manufacturer- and company-specific guides and manuals, 1963-1999
[N.B., manuals are not kept current and therefore cannot be used as a substitute for the current official FAA approved manual. They may be used for general information purposes only.]
American Eagle. ATR 42/72 Operating Manual (with normal checklists), 1993
American Eagle. SAAB 340 Operating Manual volume II, 1996-1999
Bell Helicopter Training Center, "Helicopter Aerodynamic Outline" (2 copies), undated
Bell Helicopter. "Flying Your Bell Model 206 Jet Ranger" (2 copies), 1987
"Bell Model 206B Jet Ranger III Training Checklist" (FlightSafety International), 1988
Bell Helicopter Textron, Customer Training Academy. "Bell Model 206. Maintenance Pilot Familiarization. Student Notebook," 1988
Bell Helicopter Textron, Helicopter Training Center. "Bell Model 206B III. Pilot Transition Notebook," 1984
Boeing 737 Operation Manual (Higher Power Aviation) - 2 binders, 1995
"Boeing 737 Simulator Training" by Captain Turner Gauntt, 1992
Cessna 207 Skywagon Model 207A Pilot's Operating Handbook, 1977
Cessna Model 205 Owner's Manual, 1963
Cessna Model 150 Owner's Manual, 1975
Cessna Cutlass RG Model 172RG Information Manual, 1980
Cessna Model 401B Owner's Manual, 1980
Cessna Caravan I Flight Crew Training, 1985
Cessna Caravan II training binder (FlightSafety International), undated
Cessna 406 Caravan II Information Manual, 1986
Cessna Model 441 Pilot's Operating Handbook and FAA Approved Airplane Flight Manual, 1980-1987
Cessna Conquest II 441 Pilot Training Manual, 1987-1991
McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Co., MDHC 500D and 500E Helicopter (Model 369D and 369E), Maintenance Training School, 1987