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NF-2 Floodlight Set

The NF-2 is used to provide a portable light source for USAF night operations in areas where more permanent illumination is not available. Uses include aircraft maintenance, munitions loading and emergency or remote-area lighting. (U.S. Air Force photo)

The NF-2 is used to provide a portable light source for USAF night operations in areas where more permanent illumination is not available. Uses include aircraft maintenance, munitions loading and emergency or remote-area lighting. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Note: This item is currently in storage.

The NF-2 is used to provide a portable light source for USAF night operations in areas where more permanent illumination is not available. Uses include aircraft maintenance, munitions loading and emergency or remote-area lighting.

The NF-2 has two 445-watt mercury vapor floodlights on a retractable platform which may be raised to any height between 78 and 144 inches using a handcrank. A two-cylinder air-cooled gasoline engine drives a generator to supply power to the lights and to an external receptacle. The outlet may be used for soldering irons, drills and other accessory equipment allowing "on-the-spot" repairs. The lights also may be powered by an external power source if necessary.

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Visitors ages three and up will be required to wear masks while indoors at the museum. This policy applies to all visitors, staff and volunteers regardless of vaccination status. Visitors may wear their own masks or a free paper mask will be provided. Cloth masks will also be available for purchase in the Museum Store.
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