Air pilots--United States.
Found in 108 Collections and/or Records:
Wayne Thomas Abbey was employed by Air America as a captain and pilot.
Ed G. Adams was a fixed wing aircraft pilot with Air America. This collection contains material related to Air America's operations in Laos, the Air America Association, and Ed Adams later career in commercial aviation.
Arthur H. Anderson was a private pilot flying numerous airplanes throughout his life. He was a resident of Dallas, Texas.
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.
Collection consists of personal items related to Gretchen S. Black and Eddie A. Schneider during the Spanish Civil War and later years.
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.
David Edwin Daniel was a fixed wing pilot leading with his airplane the Invasion of Normandy during D-Day on June 6, 1945. His papers reflect his flight training and his missions during World War II.
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.
Clara Studer launched a campaign for a commemorative stamp in honor of Amelia Earhart. By soliciting the help of other pioneer women pilots such as Fay Gillis Wells and Louise McPhetridge Thaden, Ms. Studer and friends contacted congressmen as well as senators. These women gradually gained the support of newspapers throughout the country. On July 24, 1964, in Atchinson, Kansas, the stamp was officially issued.
The Ed Eckholdt Collection primarily contains photographs of aircraft, locations, and people taken during the early 1960's.
Oliver Dwight Filley was born in Connecticut in 1885. He attended Harvard University and wrote for The Harvard Crimson, as well as a member of the rowing team. He served as fighter pilot with The United States Army Air Service during World War I.
This collection contains images, memorabilia, ephemera, correspondence, and clippings related to the life and career of Ray Fortner, American Airline pilot from 1928 through 1962.
Richard W. Fowler was born in Watertown, New York in 1946. He attended the University of Georgia, and served with the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He later went to work at the BMW facility in Athens, New York. He passed away in 2011.
This is an artificial collection of videos given to the library by unnamed or undentified donors.
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.
Byron Good enlisted in the Army during World War I. He first worked as a mechanic and later learned how to fly. He was the co-owner of the first plane chartering company, Good and Foster, in Dallas, Texas, in 1920. He worked for Lockheed Aircraft Company for six years before retiring.
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.
Captain Warren Harry Gustafson was a fixed-wing pilot stationed in Saigon from July 13, 1966 through December 24, 1971, when he resigned from Air America.
Al K. Hall, Jr. was a vaudeville entertainer, pilot for the Air Transport Command during World War II, and a long time pilot and instructor with American Airlines. This collection contains artifacts, pictures, documents, and scrapbooks chronicling his many varied careers.
Frank M. Hawks was a World War I aviator, barnstormer, and speed record pilot in the 1920s and 1930s. He was sponsored by the Texaco Corporation and promoted their fuel services across the country. He also starred in a 1937 motion picture serial titled The Mysterious Pilot. He was killed while testing an experimental aircraft in 1938.