Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains materials related to aircraft built in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
John Dennis (J. D.) Anthony was hired by Air America on November 5, 1970 for the position of safety manager. His base of operation was in Vientiane, Laos where he stayed until he resigned on July 16, 1973.
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.
Ben Guttery is a Senior Manager at the Federal Aviation Agency in Fort Worth, Texas.
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.
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.
Ronald E. Lewis began working for Civil Air Transport (CAT) in 1946 and retired from Air America in 1975. He became manager of the Northern Pacific Division and was active in Taiwan and Japan where he ran the maintenance facility at Tachikawa.
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.
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.
David W. Ostrowski has a life-long interest in airplanes and aviation history. He took pictures and collected photos from other photographers of U.S. and non-U.S manufactured military and civilian aircraft from World War I up to the jet age.
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.
Kenneth (Ken) C. Sonner started working for Wright Motor Company as mechanic and later worked for the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) as Aircraft Accident Investigator, Power plant Specialist, and Air Safety Specialist.
Charles Russell Tennstedt was a barnstormer and airline pilot working for Eastern Air Lines. He flew numerous airplanes and jet transport planes throughout his career.
The collection is composed of photographs and negatives that include images of both military and civilian aircraft. The images span from WWI to WWII.
Marvin Virgil "Windy" Wingrove was hired by Air America Inc. on June 15, 1966 as First Officer for rotor wing aircraft at Udorn, Thailand until he was terminated on June 15, 1974.