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Abstract Clarence Joseph Abadie, Jr. worked for Air America from July 28, 1960 to July 31, 1974. At the time of separation from Air America, Abadie's duty station was in Thailand where he served as Vice President.
Dates: 1957 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1970
Abstract Wayne Thomas Abbey was employed by Air America as a captain and pilot.
Dates: 1956 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1974
Abstract Ed G. Adams was a fixed wing aircraft pilot with Air America. This collection contains material related to Air America's operations in Laos, the Air America Association, and Ed Adams later career in commercial aviation.
Dates: 1968 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1973 - 2009
Abstract Harry Clay (Heinie) Aderholt was an American brigadier general in the United States Air Force. In January 1960, Aderholt went to Okinawa where he became commander of the 1095th Operational Evaluation Training Group. During this assignment, he contributed to the pioneering of special air warfare techniques, and was instrumental in developing the Laos airfield complex known as Lima Sites. These fields were used throughout Southeast Asia as support sites for special warfare operations. The...
Abstract The Aircraft Training Manual Collection contains documents that were used by dispatchers, and air traffic controllers employed by Air America in 1967. It consists of material related to the dispatch, and control of aircraft, and contains training manuals, rules and guidelines, and procedures.
Abstract Fred E. Anderson was a pilot of fixed-wing aircraft for Air America. After the shutdown of Air America, he flew for several other charter services, cargo airlines, and air taxi services. He also worked as a flight instructor. The Fred E. Anderson Collection consists of loose material in folders.
Dates: 1950 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1983
Abstract John Dennis (J. D.) Anthony was hired by Air America on November 5, 1970 for the position of safety manager. His base of operation was in Vientiane, Laos where he stayed until he resigned on July 16, 1973.
Dates: 1966 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1973
Abstract This collection contains photographs, photo prints, ephemera, and memorabilia related to the career of James Baker at Air America.
Abstract This collection contains a cassette tape of a speech given by CIA operative James W. (Bill) Lair during the Air America Reunion in Berkeley, CA.
Abstract Leslie Warren Bays was employed with Air America as a captain flying Helio Couriers. He began working with Air America April 26, 1966 and separated from the company November 20, 1974. His last duty station was in Saigon, the Republic of South Vietnam. The collection is composed of air navigation charts, maps, slides, data books, manuals, pilot's log, and a piece of a stone jar from the Plain of Jars.
Dates: 1969 - 1970
Abstract George Herbert Benolken was a captain employed with Air America. The collection is composed of oral histories recorded on micro audio cassette of interviews with George H. Benolken, Sue Hacker, Tom Crone, and Murphree. It also contains negative slides of the interior of a 747.
Abstract Gary Bryan Bisson was employed by Air America on February 14, 1968. He worked as a corporate attorney at Bangkok, Thailand facilities of Air America. He resigned from the company on September 30, 1974.
Dates: 1969 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1974 - 1979
Abstract Frank Boring collected films and interviews taken by employees of Civil Air Transport.
Dates: 1950 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960
Abstract John A. Bottorff worked for Air Asia Co., a subsidiary owned by Air America from 1963 to 1974. Bottorff was also the initiator of The Airasian, an employee newspaper. The collection contains several issues of The Airasian and photograph albums.
Dates: 1972 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1974 - 1975
Abstract This collection contains Air America film reels, a VHS tape and an Air America Flag from Canton. It also contains a part of the Elmer Munsell Collection, regarding Laos.
Abstract Earl Edward Bruce, Jr. worked for Air America as a Flight Mechanic from September 20, 1966 through August 8, 1967, when he was killed due to an aircraft accident in Ban Thanteng, Laos.
Dates: 1945 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1967
Abstract Marius Burke was employed by Air America as a helicopter pilot from October 31, 1963 to June 30, 1975 when he was separated from the company. His last duty station was Saigon, The Republic of South Vietnam.
Dates: 1954 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1974
Abstract Robert Lancy Burn (R. Lancy Burn) was born in South Carolina on April 4, 1939. He was an Air Asia Co. employee for several months in 1966 until November, when he became a flight mechanic and supervisor for Air America. He retired in December of 1971. Burn was primarily based at their Saigon, Vietnam facilities and kept detailed journals with almost daily entries of his time with Air America. The collection consists of his journals and also contains correspondence and personal documents related...
Dates: 1966 - 1972
Abstract Lew Burridge flew with the American Volunteer Group (AVG) before being hired by Gen. Claire L. Chennault and his Civil Air Transport (CAT) air carrier. Burridge mainly worked as an executive and a pilot in China supporting the Chinese Nationals in their fight against communism.
Dates: 1946 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1958
Abstract Mike Campbell was a supervisor with Air America, based at their Saigon, Vietnam facilities, from May 1968 until his resignation from the company in March, 1974. The collection contains photo albums and Air America Air Logs.
Dates: 1968 - 1974
Abstract George W. Carroll was a helicopter pilot with Air America in the 1960s.
Abstract The CAT/Air America Memorial Plaque was designed and paid for by funds from the memberships of both the Civil Air Transport (CAT) Association and the Air America Association. On May 30, 1987, the CAT and Air America Memorial Plaque was dedicated during a solemn service.
Dates: 1984 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1987
Abstract Allen Cates served with the United States Marine Corps from 1960 until 1996. After his discharge he joined Air America as a pilot from July 1966 to May 1974. During his eight years with Air America he logged 7,000 hours in various aircraft both fixed-wing and helicopters. He was active in Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam, and flew rescue missions and evacuations, many under fire. Allen Cates also served as a President of the Air America Association, as well as a board member for five years. Allen...
Dates: 1999 - 2008; Majority of material found within 2003 - 2006
Abstract The United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) released records through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This collection contains the released records in relation to the Civil Air Transport (CAT)/Air America company including documents of incorporation, documents of dissolution, by-laws, accident investigation reports, minutes, memoranda, and correspondence.
Dates: 1950 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1979
Abstract The Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Association Collection is an artificial collection covering the involvement of the company in Southeast Asia, particularly during the Vietnam War and the Secret War in Laos.
Dates: 1896 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1975
Identifier: CA-Small Collections
Abstract The Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Small Collections is comprised of collections of material that are too small to warrant individual arrangement. It is an artificial collection, which are identified by the collection subject’s name.
Dates: 1945 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1962 - 2007
Abstract This collection contains oral history interviews conducted by Wind River Films, producer Bruce Cooke, on the Indochinese War and in particular on the Battle of Dien Bien Phu.
Abstract Robert E. Dawson was employed as a Senior Company Representative with Air America, at the Chiang Mai, Thailand facility, from January 11, 1966 until his separation on July 31, 1974. The collection includes pilot information, aircraft manuals, log books, reports, an oil on canvas painting, and correspondence related to Air America's operations.
Dates: 1970 - 1974
Abstract Ed Dearborn was a captain and pilot employed by Air America.
Dates: 1971 - 1974
Abstract Douglas Stanley Dexter was employed with Air America from July 7, 1972 until his separation from the company on June 30, 1974 as a captain flying rotary wing aircraft in Saigon.
Dates: 1964 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1973
- Subject: CAT/Air America Archives X
- Special Collections and Archives Division, History of Aviation Archives. 110
- Special Collections and Archives Division, The University Archives. 1
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Aerial operations, American. 72
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 63
- Air America 61
- Civil Air Transport 39
- Air pilots 37
- Laos 36
- Air pilots United States 35
- United States. Central Intelligence Agency 29
- Helicopter pilots Vietnam. 23
- Udon Thani (Thailand) 22
- Thailand 20
- Air pilots--Training of--Handbooks, manuals, etc. 19
- Military assistance, American Vietnam 19
- Curtiss CW-20 (Transport plane). 17
- Aeronautical charts 16
- Ban Longtiang (Xiangkhoang, Laos) 16
- Saigon (Vietnam) 16
- Helicopter pilots. 15
- United States. Air Force 15 ∧ less