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Clarence J. Abadie, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: CA127-86
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

George W. Carroll Collection on Col. Tong

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Identifier: CA124-86
Abstract George W. Carroll was a helicopter pilot with Air America in the 1960s.
Dates: 1986-03-29

Allen E. Cates Papers

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Identifier: CA066-03
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

Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Association Collection

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Identifier: CA089-87
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

Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Small Collections

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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

Douglas S. Dexter Collection

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Identifier: CA122-86
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

John E. Ferris Collection

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Identifier: CA186-13
Abstract This collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, and flight logs collected by John E. Ferris during his service as a United States Navy helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War, and for Air America in Laos. The entire collection has been digitized by the History of Aviation Collection.
Dates: 1965 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1973

Gary W. Gentz Papers

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Identifier: CA073-94
Abstract Gary W. Gentz served as a flight mechanic with Air America at Udorn, Thailand from April 27, 1971 through June 15, 1974, when he was terminated.
Dates: 1955 - 1974

Thomas P. Grady Collection on Laotian Firearms

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Identifier: CA056-02
Abstract Thomas Paul Grady worked for Air America, Inc. from May 29, 1968 until his separation form the company on June 30, 1975. He was a rotary-wing aircraft pilot and was based out of Saigon, South Vietnam.
Dates: 1960 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1970

Warren H. Gustafson Collection

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Identifier: CA030-90
Abstract Captain Warren Harry Gustafson was a fixed-wing pilot stationed in Saigon from July 13, 1966 through December 24, 1971, when he resigned from Air America.
Dates: 1911 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1981

Brian K. Johnson Papers

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Identifier: CA052-94
Abstract Brian Keigh Johnson was an Assistant Chief Pilot, rotor wing, for Air America in Saigon from March 3, 1966 through October 1, 1974, when he resigned from the company.
Dates: 1896 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975

Duane Keele Collection

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Identifier: CA059-85
Abstract Milton Duane Keele was a Captain for rotor wing aircraft for Air America in Udorn, Thailand from May 29, 1968 through December 31, 1973, when he separated from the company.
Dates: 1968 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1971

Leon V. LaShomb Collection

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Identifier: CA172-87
Abstract This collection contains documents and records, correspondence, photographs, charts, rosters, ephemera, and other materials related to the Air America Association and its predessesor Air America Club as well as the establishment and dedication of the Air America Memorial Plaque at the History of Aviation Archives, Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.
Dates: 1966 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1988

William M. Leary Papers

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Identifier: CA021-06
Abstract Dr. William M. Leary taught at the University of Georgia focusing on a variety topics of aviation related events. This main subject was the study of aviation in China and the Far East, cumulated in documenting the history of China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC), Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America, and their connections to the United States intelligence establishment.
Dates: 1875 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1946 - 2005

Joseph A. Lopes Collection

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Identifier: CA088-04
Abstract Joseph A. Lopes was a pilot with Air America in the 1970’s. In addition to his job as a pilot, Lopes became an active member of the Far East Pilots Association (FEPA). FEPA was a union formed by the pilots of Air America to represent their interests. In 1974, negotiations between Air America and FEPA broke down resulting in a strike by the Air America Pilots.
Dates: 1968 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1973

Lewis H. Maxwell Papers

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Identifier: CA022-94
Abstract Lewis H. Maxwell was a fixed wing pilot with Air America and Air Asia stationed in Udorn, Thailand vom August 3, 1965 through January 6, 1975, when he separated from the company.
Dates: 1968 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1971

Bob Mc Cauley Collection

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Identifier: CA147-87
Abstract Robert Alban (Bob) Mc Cauley worked as a pilot for Air America for six years, spending a great deal of time in South Vietnam and Laos.
Dates: 1965 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1973

Jon C. Merkel Collection

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Identifier: CA005-95
Abstract Jon C. Merkel was a pilot with Air America. On Feburary 12th, 1970 he was killed by hostile ground fire near Tha Lin Noi, Laos.
Dates: 1965 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1970

Harold F. Miller Papers

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Identifier: CA158-87
Abstract Harold Frederick Miller was employed by Air America as ACP and rotor wing pilot at Udorn, Thailand from May 29, 1968 through June 30, 1974, when he resigned from the company.
Dates: 1968 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1974

E. D. Rudolfs Collection

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Identifier: CA088-13
Abstract Contains material that relates to E. D. Rudolfs’ duties as a mechanic and helicopter pilot for Air America. It includes manuals, flight, data, and messages.
Dates: 1965 - 1975

John M. Slattery Collection

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Identifier: TB037-09
Abstract John Matthew Slattery, a World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War veteran left the Air Force with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. During his Air Force career, Slattery began collecting and documenting information about the history of the helicopter, as well as amassing a collection of models of various helicopters. The bulk of this material was used to establish a historical collection/museum at the offices of Helicopter Foundation International (HFI) in Alexandria, Virginia....
Dates: 1954 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1979

Frank E. Stergar Collection

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Identifier: CA163-87
Abstract Contains a photograph of the USS Duluth, correspondence, a map of Laos, and Air Facilities Data-Thailand.
Dates: 1975-05-02

Marvin V. Wingrove Collection

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Identifier: CA073-96
Abstract Marvin Virgil "Windy" Wingrove was hired by Air America Inc. on June 15, 1966 as First Officer for rotor wing aircraft at Udorn, Thailand until he was terminated on June 15, 1974.
Dates: 1966 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1970