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Sikorsky helicopters.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence J. Abadie, Jr. Papers

 Collection
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

Aircraft Manufacturer's Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H008-63
Abstract This collection contains materials related to aircraft built in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Dates: 1903 - 2006

Tom Ashley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H004-78
Abstract This collection contains images, ephemera, correspondence, brochures, press releases, advertisement, clippings, narratives, and articles, which cover a wide variety of aviation topics.
Dates: 1923 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1968

Marius Burke Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA175-88
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

George W. Carroll Collection on Col. Tong

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

J. Russell Clark Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CV008-91
Abstract For over fifty years, John Russell Clark dedicated his many and varied talents to the advancement of the field of aviation. He received well-deserved recognition for his many significant contributions.
Dates: 1920 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1970

John E. Ferris Collection

 Collection
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

William G. Fuller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H002-63
Abstract William G. Fuller was the first manager of Meacham Field in Fort Worth, TX. He was appointed to the post in 1927 and remained active in North Texas aviation throughout his life, from being Vice President of Globe Aircraft Company, to the Director of Aviation of Fort Worth and later Grand Prairie. The collection contains archival material collected by him, including personal and business papers and other materials accrued throughout his career in civil and military aviation.
Dates: 1917 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1971

Gary W. Gentz Papers

 Collection
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

John J. Hospers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CV016-79
Abstract John J. Hospers was a field manager, evaluator, and test engineer with Chance Vought and Sikorsky Aircraft. He also served in the United States Merchant Marine.
Dates: 1928 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1962

Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H010-14
Abstract The Institute of Aeronautical Sciences (IAS) was founded in 1932 and merged with the American Rocket Society (ARS) in 1963 to become the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). The latter's mission is future-oriented in the realm of aerospace technology and science and thus benifiting humanity as a whole by means of cutting edge science and technology, excellence, and leadership. The images in this collection are a pictorial history of the institute in the years 1945 through...
Dates: 1946 - 1962; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1954

Duane Keele Collection

 Collection
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

E. C. Kirkpatrick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA003-93
Abstract Enos Claire Kirkpatrick (E. C. Kirkpatrick) worked as a pilot for many organizations during and after World War II until the mid 1960’s. At the beginning of the war, he was a pilot for Pan American Airways Ferry Services working in the Africa region providing air logistic services to the British troops. Upon joining China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) later in the war, he flew more than 600 sorties over “The Hump.” He then joined Civil Air Transport (CAT) during the early to mid 1950’s...
Dates: 1910 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1968

Emmit A. Koelle, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TB146-13
Abstract Emmit Koelle worked as an Air Force officer and as a civilian engineer. As a civilian, he worked for Boeing/Vertol in Philadelphia, PA as an aero engineer and at Bell Helicopter, as Chief of Systems Engineering, in Fort Worth, TX.
Dates: 1955 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1960

Harold F. Miller Papers

 Collection
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

Elmer L. Munsell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA057-85
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

David W. Ostrowski Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H052-08
Abstract David W. Ostrowski has a life-long interest in airplanes and aviation history. He took pictures and collected photos from other photographers of U.S. and non-U.S manufactured military and civilian aircraft from World War I up to the jet age.
Dates: 1918 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945

Tony Page Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H011-81
Abstract Tony Page, whose given name was Ellen Antoinette Mills, began her writing career in 1940. Her interest in aviation let her to the decision to pursue a career as an aviation journalist. Hagmann started working for Flight Magazine, owned by George Haddaway in Dallas, Texas using the male name Tony Page. Page acquired the Cross Country News magazine located at Meacham Field in Fort Worth, Texas. She was the publisher and editor for this magazine...
Dates: 1906 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1980

E. D. Rudolfs Collection

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Dr. Charles L. Weldon, M.D. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA004-05
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, reports, maps, and drafts for a book, photographs, articles, and newsletters primarily pertaining to Laos.
Dates: 1920 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1989