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Pratt & Whitney Company

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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

Marius Burke Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA175-88
Abstract

Marius Burke was employed by Air America as a Captain and 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

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

Al Mooney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H081-86
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

Kaj L. Nielsen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CV012-18
Abstract

Kaj L. Nielsen was a mathematician who pursued various professional and academic careers, distinguishing himself at Chance Vought Aircraft as a member of the design teams that developed the Vought F4U Corsair and Vought V-173 Flying Pancake. The bulk of the collection contains his engineering notes for the development of the propellers for the Vought V-173.

Dates: 1941 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1948

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

Don Teel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H050-83
Abstract

Don Teel worked as Chief of Flight Operations for the Flota AeĢrea Mercante Argentina (FAMA) and for the U.S. Steel Corporation where he established and operated the Aircraft Department in order to transport the company's executives. In his retirement, Teel was a Corporate Consultant to Bell Helicopter Textron and the Flight Safety Foundation. This collection emphasizes the business aviation aspect of aeronautics and Don Teel as a pilot in particular.

Dates: 1919 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1984

Vought Aircraft Company Collection (VACC)

 Collection
Identifier: CV017-82
Abstract The Vought Aircraft Company is the second oldest aircraft manufacturing company in the United States. They were established in 1917 by Chance Milton Vought, a young aeronautical engineer and aviation pioneer. Over the years they have designed and produced many famous and highly successful aircraft. In the late 1940s, the company moved its headquarters to Dallas, Texas. The Vought Company has merged and separated several times with other companies since it first started in the early 1900s....
Dates: 1911 - 2013