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Abstract Ormer Locklear, born on October 28, 1891 in Greenville, Texas, learned to fly in the United States Army Aviation Service during World War I. On leaving the military after the Armistice in 1919, Locklear flew around the country pioneering a number of barnstorming feats including the wing walk, and the midair transfer from one plane to another. His fame as a stunt pilot brought him to Hollywood where he completed one film, before being tragically killed during a stunt on his second movie in 1920....
Dates: 1890 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1920
Abstract Conrad L. Lohoefer served with the United States Army Air Corps from 1943-1945. He was assigned to the 91st Bomb Group, of the 401st Bomb Squadron, of the 8th Air Force in the European Theater during World War II.
Dates: 1990 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1993 - 1996
Abstract Context of the collection suggests he was involved in or researching CIA action in Central America in the 1980s, specifically the assets and operations of Evergreen International Airlines, a company connected to Air America.
Dates: 1965 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1988
Abstract William F. Long was a pilot and flight instructor who led a flight school at Dallas Love Field. He also worked with Southwest Airmotive, and co-founded Long and Harmon Airlines. During World War II he was head of the No. 1 British Flying Training School in Terrell, Texas.
Dates: 1924 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1976
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
Abstract During World War II, John H. Luckadoo served as a B-17 pilot and co-pilot of an aircraft in the 351st Squadron, 100th Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force. He completed his twenty-five mission tour of duty with the 350th Squadron, and returned to the United States to enter the 3rd Army Air Force Training Command. He was decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross (USAF), Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters (USAF), Presidential Unit Citation (USAF), and the Victory Medal (USAF). Upon leaving the...
Dates: 1922 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1995 - 2016
Abstract Captain Link Luckett flew as a helicopter pilot for Air America, beginning in the late sixties, in both Laos and South Vietnam. Prior to this, he established Hill-I-Copters, Inc., helicopter charter and contract service. These records also detail his 1960 rescue of climbers trapped on Mount Denali (Mt. McKinley).
Dates: 1956 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1972
Abstract Lothar T. "Nick" Maier was born in Buffalo, New York in 1932. He enlisted in the United States Air Force and flew B-47 and B-52 bombers, as well as the SR-71 reconnaissance aircraft. He was a Command Pilot of B-52's for both ARC Light and the Linebacker II bombing operation during the Vietnam War. He retired from the Air Force with the rank of Major in 1977. He worked in the travel industry after his military career, and for many years served as a volunteer at the History of Aviation Archives....
Dates: 1962 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1975
Abstract James Harold "Stormy" Mangham was a pioneer aviator and barnstormer born in 1907. In 1932, he purchased land in North Richland Hills, Texas to serve as a home, ranch, and private airfield. In 1954, he opened his private airfield to public use as Mangham Airport, which closed in 1986. Mangham, in addition to being a pilot, was also involved in setting motorcycle speed records. He passed away in 1974.
Dates: 1916 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1970
Abstract Russell Manning was a World War I afficionado collecting materials mainly pertaining to British and German aviation. He was in close contact with other World War I interested researchers.
Dates: 1914 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1918
Abstract Contains documents and photographs relating to Joseph E. Manske career as a military aviator in World War II. It includes photographs of Manske in North Africa, Italy, and Europe, as well as in training.
Dates: 1939 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1982
Abstract Ted Matsis was a pilot with the America Voulenteer Group ("The Flying Tigers") as well as the 14th Air Force of the United States.
Dates: 1947 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1955
Abstract Jimmie Mattern experienced his first flight in a Curtiss JN-4 Jenny, during his deployment in Hawaii. In the 1920s, he participated as pilot in various Hollywood motion pictures and flew for commercial airlines. In 1932, Mattern unsuccessfully challenged Wiley Post's and Harold Gatty's around the world flight record. Forming his own company in 1933, Mattern tried again to break the around the world flight record to no avail.By the late 1930s, Matters became a test pilot for Lockheed...
Dates: 1906 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1949
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
Abstract This collection contains history of 348th Fighter Group.
Dates: 1942 - 1948
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
Abstract Kirk Mc Farlin was a pilot and employee of Air America.
Dates: 1961 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1975
Abstract This collection contains books, art work, cartoons by McClanahan, and photographs.
Dates: 1990 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1998 - 2015
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
Abstract Bill Merrigan was employed by Air America and several of its affiliated companies.
Dates: 1946 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1972
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
Abstract The collection contains photographs, personal correspondence, certificates, books, log books, memorabilia, and ephemera.
Dates: 1914 - 1971
Abstract Al Mooney is famous for his aeronautical designs of the Mooney Mite and other aircraft he manufactured in his Mooney Aircraft Corporation at Kerrville, Texas. The collection contains archival material collected by him, both personal papers and materials assembled during his career in the fields of civil and military aviation.
Dates: 1900 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1990
Abstract The collection includes biographical notes, incoming letters, letters of introduction, weather reporting sequences, short biographies of air traffic controllers, and clippings. The photographs in this collection document the history and personages of the early years of Dallas aviation.
Dates: 1918 - 1964
Abstract Clyde F. Morehouse was employed by Air America as Instructor for Fixed Wing aircraft from November 3, 1965 through June 1, 1974, in Udorn, Thailand, when he separated from the company.
Dates: 1960 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1973
Abstract Gayle Morrison is a scholar and academic whose research subjects include the Hmong people of Laos. The Hmong were important allies of the American forces fighting in Laos during the Vietnam War, and were connected to Air America operations.
Dates: 1965 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1973
Abstract Elmer L. Munsell flew for CAT/Air America, Air Asia, and Air Ventures in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.
Dates: 1962 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1974
Abstract The collection contains biographical information, photographs, articles, and a painting.
Dates: 1915 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1919
Abstract Marion Lamar Muse was born June 4, 1920 in Houston, Texas. After an early career as an accountant and service with the Army Corps of Engineers in World War II, Muse entered the aviation industry by taking an executive job with Trans-Texas Airways (TTA). He followed this up by working for a succession of airlines including American Airlines, Southern Airlines, and Central Airlines (where he oversaw a merger with Frontier Airlines), eventually becoming President and CEO of Universal...
Dates: 1971 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1987
- Special Collections and Archives Division, History of Aviation Archives. 311
- Special Collections and Archives Division, The University Archives. 50
- Special Collections and Archives Division, Wineburgh Philatelic Research Library. 2
- History of Aviation Collection 152
- CAT/Air America Archives 111
- Air pilots 88
- Air pilots United States 82
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Aerial operations, American. 77
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 70
- Air America 62
- World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations, American. 51
- World War, 1939-1945 50
- World War, 1914-1918 46
- Aeronautics, Commercial 42
- Air pilots--Training of--Handbooks, manuals, etc. 41
- Civil Air Transport 40
- Laos 37
- University of Texas at Dallas 36
- United States. Air Force 35
- World War, 1914-1918 Aerial operations 33
- Air pilots--Training of--United States. 29
- George H. Williams, Jr. World War I Aviation Library 29
- United States. Central Intelligence Agency 29 ∧ less
- English 362
- German 1
- Japanese 1
- Carlson, Erik D., Mr., PhD 2