Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
Robert Lancy Burn was an Air Asia Company Ltd. employee for several months from early 1966 until November 1966, when he became a flight mechanic and supervisor for Air America, Inc. He retired in December 1971. The collection consists of journals, correspondence, and personal documents related to Burn's time with Air America, Inc and Air Asia Company Ltd.
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.
The Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America, Inc. 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.
Robert E. Dawson was employed as a Senior Company Representative with Air America, Inc. at the Chiang Mai, Thailand facility, from January 11, 1966 until his separation from the company on July 31, 1974. The collection includes pilot information, aircraft manuals, log books, reports, an oil on canvas painting, and correspondence related to the operations of Air America, Inc.
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.
John D. Fonburg, Jr. was a military pilot. This collection includes materials collected by Fonburg during his time with the United States Marine Corps. and Air America, Inc.
C. V. Glines, Jr. was an internationally renowned aviation authority and historian, and author of thirty-six books and over eight hundred periodical articles. The hallmarks of his writings are his personal experiences in the field of aviation and his personal acquaintance with the subjects or those close to the subjects of his writings, all interwoven with extensive research. An "Honorary Doolittle Raider," Glines was the official historian for the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders.
The Gorrell History of the American Expeditionary Forces Air Service, 1917-1918 was compiled by Colonel Edgar S. Gorrell, Assistant Chief of Staff of The United States Army Air Service. It was intended as an in-depth analysis of the performance and operations of American military aviation in World War I, as well as offer lessons for future planning to the United States Army General Staff. It was issued in 1919.
Robin David Steward Higham, a Harvard graduate, was a pilot during World War II and an instructor at the University of Massachusetts from 1954-1957, an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina from 1957-1963, and a Professor of History at Kansas State University beginning in 1963. His career at Kansas State University spanned from 1963-1999. He wrote numerous books and articles focusing on aviation, military, and geo-political subjects.
The History of Aviation Small Collections is comprised of collections of material that are too small to warrant individual arrangement. It is an artificial collection containing 183 collections identified by the collection subject’s name.
James Wilbur Hitner was a First Officer at Udorn, Thailand, from September 21, 1966 through November 5, 1973, when he separated from Air America.
James Thomas Hutchins, Jr. was an avid pilot and civilian flight instructor for the U.S. military. This collection includes materials Hutchins collected during his time with the U.S. military, his time as a civilian flight instructor, and his employment with Beechcraft Aviation Company.
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.
Captain Link Luckett flew as a helicopter pilot for Air America, Inc. beginning in the late sixties, in both Laos and South Vietnam. Prior to this, he established Hill-I-Copters, Inc., a helicopter charter and contract service. These records also detail his 1960 rescue of climbers trapped on Denali (Mt. McKinley).
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.
Kirk Mc Farlin was a pilot and employee of Air America.
Harold Frederick Miller was employed by Air America, Inc. as Approved Check Pilot (ACP) and rotor wing pilot at Udorn, Thailand from May 29, 1968 through June 30, 1974, when he resigned from the company.
This collection includes documents, operations manuals, instructions, guides, personnel files, and photographs related to Harold F. Miller's career with Air America.
Clyde F. Morehouse was employed by Air America, Inc. as Instructor for Fixed Wing aircraft from November 3, 1965, through June 1, 1974, in Udorn, Thailand, when he separated from the company.
Clarence Robert Osborne, Jr. was employed by Air America on October 14, 1965. He served as a Captain of Fixed Wing Aircraft assigned to Udorn, Thailand. He separated from the company on September 6, 1974.
John Drew Pearson, Jr. was a fixed-wing aircraft pilot and instructor employed by Air America and Air Asia in Udorn, Thailand, from March 3, 1962 through June 30, 1974, when he separated from the company.
After a long military career with the United States Air Force, Billy Paul Pratt, was hired by Air America on August 17, 1964 as a Captain. He flew for the company until his death on September 22, 1977. His last duty station was Vientiane, Laos.
Allen W. Rich served with Air America, Inc. as a Senior Flight Officer, flying fixed wing aircraft, from May 9, 1962, until his resignation from the company on May 11, 1968.