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Air pilots--Training of--United States.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Wayne T. Abbey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA035-13
Abstract Wayne Thomas Abbey was employed by Air America as a captain and pilot.
Dates: 1956 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1974

Fred E. Anderson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA128-86
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.
Dates: 1950 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1983

Valentine O. Banchetti Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H145-88
Abstract The Valentine O. Banchetti Collection contains some correspondence and a coursebook in practical aviation from the American School of Aviation in Chicago, written in 1927 and includes the test papers and notes of Valentine O. Banchetti from his studies in 1927-1928.
Dates: 1927 - 1928

Clyde E. Brayton Sr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H012-84
Abstract The Clyde E. Brayton Sr. Collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, financial statements and records pertaining to the Brayton Flying School.
Dates: 1942 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1946

Ivan H. Brooks Collection on Flyin' Frolic

 Collection
Identifier: H009-63
Abstract Ivan H. Brooks enlisted in the United States Army Air Services in November of 1917. The following year in November, 1918, Brooks participated in Flyin' Frolic, an aviation carnival to raise money for recreation quarters for aviators stationed at Love Field at Dallas, Texas.
Dates: 1917 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918

Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America Small Collections

 Collection
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

Jack B. Jaynes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H003-68
Abstract Jack B. Jaynes started flying by the end of the First World War and continued as a barnstormer in the 1920s. During World War II, he served as an Operations Officer for the European Division of the Air Transport Command (ATC). In his private career, Jack Jaynes was a Deputy Regional Administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its predecessors the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) and the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). His main duties were inspecting airlines such as...
Dates: 1906 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1960

Ormer Locklear Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H007-75
Abstract Ormer Locklear, born in 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. The...
Dates: 1898 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1920

Nick Maier Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H003-81
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

Jack K. Neal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H074-89
Abstract The collection contains a navigation workbook, photographs of yearbooks, papers, and memorabilia.
Dates: Undated

William A. Ong Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H041-83
Abstract The collection contains books, trophies, documents, magazines, memorabilia, business records, ephemera and photographs.
Dates: 1931 - 1970

John D. Pearson, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA074-98
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1965 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1973

Fred Walker Papers

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Identifier: CA174-87
Abstract Fred Walker worked as a pilot for General Claire L. Chennault’s Civil Air Transport (CAT) from 1949-1950 returning to CAT in 1953. He flew sorties out of Haiphong and Hanoi, Vietnam to support the French during the battle of Dien Bien Phu.Starting in the 1960s, Walker assumed administrative duties for Air America, Inc. in Laos and Thailand in the position as the Manager Flying Department (MFD). There he supervised and directed the activities of about 1600 pilots. During this time,...
Dates: 1938 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1975

Jesse B. Walton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA174-88
Abstract Jesse Birdus Walton was hired by Air America, Inc. on May 16, 1957 as Captain for fixed wing aircraft and was stationed in Saigon, Vietnam until he retired from the company on September 22, 1974.
Dates: 1950 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990