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Clarence J. Abadie, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: CA033-10
Abstract Clarence J. Abadie, Jr. worked for Air America from July 28, 1960 to July 31, 1974. At the time of separation from Air America, Mr. Abadie Jr.'s duty station was in Thailand where he served as Vice President. The collection contains Mr. Abadie Jr.'s identification and employment papers, pilot seniority list, log book, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Harry C. Aderholt Collection

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Identifier: CA050-14
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...

Fred E. Anderson Collection

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Identifier: CA068-04
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.

John D. Anthony Papers

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Identifier: CA038-13
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 Vientien, Laos where he stayed until he resigned on July 16, 1973. The John D. Anthony Papers contain his personal files, accident reports, flight crew designators, and photographs.

Leslie W. Bays Collection

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Identifier: CA015-97
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.

Frank Boring Collection

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Identifier: CA040-13
Abstract Frank Boring collected films and interviews taken by employees of Civil Air Transport.

John A. Bottorff Collection

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Identifier: CA013-01
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.

Bill Brockway Collection

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Identifier: CA061-13
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.

Earl E. Bruce, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: CA057-01
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.

Marius Burke Collection

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Identifier: CA041-13
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.

Robert Lancy Burn Papers

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Identifier: CA042-13
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...

Mike Campbell Collection

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Identifier: CA035-95
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.

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...

CIA Corporate Records

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Identifier: CA067-96
Overview 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.

Civil Air Transport and Air America Association Collection

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Identifier: CA089-87
Abstract The Civil Air Transport 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.

Civil Air Transport (CAT)/Air America Small Collections

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Identifier: CA-Small Collections
Abstract The Civil Air Transport/Air America Small Collections is comprised of collections of material that are too small to warrant individual arrangement. It is an artificial collection containing one hundred and fifty-nine collections identified by the collection subject’s name.

Robert Dawson Collection

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Identifier: CA047-13
Abstract Robert 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, and correspondence related to Air America's operations.

Ed Dearborn Collection

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Identifier: CA046-13
Abstract Ed Dearborn was a captain and pilot employed by Air America.

James M. Dodds Collection

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Identifier: CA022-04
Abstract James M. Dodds worked for Air America from 1967-1974. The collection contains his material used in servicing and repairing aircraft for Air America such as log books, photographs, personal records, and articles of clothing.

E. Douglas Dreifus Collection

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Identifier: CA074-97
Abstract Edward Douglas Dreifus was Director of Air America's Safety Division, at Air America's Taipei headquarters facility, from November 9, 1965 until his resignation in December 1970. Prior to joining Air America Dreifus worked for the Civil Aeronautics Board.

Ed Eckholdt Collection

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Identifier: CA133-06
Abstract The Ed Eckholdt Collection primarily contains photographs of aircraft, locations, and people taken during the early 1960's.

David W. Gaddie Collection

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Identifier: CA021-04
Abstract David W. Gaddie was a fixed-wing instructor pilot for Civil Air Transport and Air America stationed in Bangkok and Japan.

Gary W. Gentz Papers

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Identifier: CA071-95
Abstract Gary Gentz served as a Flight Mechanic with Air America at Udorn, Thailand from April 27, 1971 through June 15, 1974, when he was terminated.

Warren H. Gustafson Collection

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Identifier: CA031-92
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.

Robert D. Hedrix Collection

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Identifier: CA052-13
Abstract Robert D. Hendrix worked for Air America as a Senior First Officer stationed in Vientiane from December 22, 1964 through July 26, 1968, when he separated from the company.

Lindsey B. Herd, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: CA019-94
Abstract Lindsey Bruce Herd, Jr. was VP Treasurer for Civil Air Transport and Air America from July 1, 1952 through October 31, 1976, when he was terminated.

James W. Hitner Collection

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Identifier: CA192-13
Abstract James Wilbur Hitner was a First Officer at Udorn, Thailand, from September 21, 1966 through November 5, 1973, when he separated from Air America.

Paul R. Holden Collection

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Identifier: CA072-97
Abstract Paul Robert Holden was a pilot for Civil Air Transport from December 20, 1946 through June 7, 1967, when he passed away.

Garry Jenkin Collection

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Identifier: CA049-94
Abstract Garry Jenkin was assigned with Air America in Long Tieng (LS 20A) as Communications Officer. This collection consists of photographs made in Laos, transcriptions of newspaper articles on Air America activities in Laos and Central America, and an invitation from the Royal Lao Army signed by Major General Vang Pao.

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.

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