Curtiss JN-4 (Training plane)
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
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.
This collection contains Curtiss JN-4 Jenny blueprints, philatelic material, photographs, and the book titled, "Upside Down" Pangborn by Carl M. Cleveland.
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.
The collection includes biographical notes, incoming letters, letters of introduction, weather reporting sequences, short biographies of air traffic controllers, and clippings. The photographs in this collection document the history and personages of the early years of Dallas aviation.
The collection contains photographs, a scrapbook, correspondence, radiograms, log books, Niemeyer's pilot's license, ephemera, patents, clippings, and moving film.
Charles W. Penry was an Aeronautical Engineer working for the Chance Vought Aircraft, Inc. company. The collection contains clippings, photographs, military records, ephemera, memorabilia, narratives, reports, and charts.
Burrell Tibbs is well known for his contributions to the early aviation period in the United States. Having been an apprentice to Benoist and working with Lester Miller on building an airplane, Tibbs was also a barnstormer and a pilot instructor in Oklahoma before and during World War II. He worked at the Boeing plant in Wichita, Kansas and celebrated the 50th anniversary of powered flight by flying a World War I Jenny from Bloomington, Illinois to Grand Prairie, Texas in seven days.
The collection is composed of photographs and negatives that include images of both military and civilian aircraft. The images span from WWI to WWII.
Harry Weddington was an early aviator and flight instructor.
Collection contains photographs of early Pan Am aircraft, passengers, stations, and other related subjects, from early 1920's to 1940's, books, microfilm, books, flight logs, clippings, and a leather helmet.