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Air pilots

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence J. Abadie, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA127-86
Abstract Clarence Joseph Abadie, Jr. worked for Air America from July 28, 1960 to July 31, 1974. At the time of separation from Air America, Abadie's duty station was in Thailand where he served as Vice President.
Dates: 1957 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1970

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

Ed G. Adams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA100-05
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1968 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1973 - 2009

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

Karl Baur Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H060-01
Abstract Karl Baur is most known for having been the chief test pilot for the Messerschmitt Company, in Germany in the late 1930s until the end of the Second World War. He test piloted such famous aircraft as the Me-109, the Me-262 jet fighter, and the Me-163 rocket plane. After a brief stay in United States in the later part of 1945, Baur returned to Germany. In 1954, Baur accepted a position as an engineer at the Chance Vought Aircraft Corporation in Dallas, Texas, where he worked until his death in...
Dates: 1921 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1931 - 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 Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA089-87
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1896 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1975

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

David E. Daniel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H004-19
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1940 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1944

Davis Airlines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H017-12
Abstract Guy A. Davis is known for his many contributions to the commuter airlines industry, particularly in the state of Texas as co-founder of Davis Airlines at Easterwood Airport, College Station, Texas, with his wife (the former May Bell Nunn.) At the end of his 65 year flying career he had logged over 18,000 hours on over 100 types of aircraft. The collection contains artifacts and archival material collected by him, both personal papers and materials assembled during his career in the fields of...
Dates: 1940 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1978

Clyde R. and Mary W. Ellis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA022-01
Abstract Clyde Roscoe Ellis was a First Officer for Air America from August 23, 1965 through October 23, 1968, when he resigned from the company.
Dates: 1965 - 1968

Ray Fortner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H005-81
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1928 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1962

William D. Gaddie Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA078-97
Abstract Wiiliam D. Gaddie was a fixed-wing instructor pilot for Civil Air Transport and Air America stationed in Bangkok and Japan.
Dates: 1954 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1970

Joseph Gervais Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H118-05
Abstract After having pursued a career as a pilot and completing a tour in World War II, Joseph Gervais became interested in the Amelia Earhart story while stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Gervais, along with fellow Air Force officers Major Bob Dinger and Colonel Paul Briand, Jr. helped to start the group Operation Earhart. They began investigating Amelia Earhart’s disappearance but were ordered to stop by their Air Force superiors. Briand obeyed these orders but Gervais refused,...
Dates: 1937 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2002

Warren H. Gustafson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA030-90
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1911 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1981

Robert D. Hedrix Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA028-91
Abstract Robert D. Hendrix worked for Air America as a Senior First Officer stationed in Vientiane from December 22, 1964 through July 26, 1968, when he separated from the company.
Dates: Undated

James W. Hitner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA192-13
Abstract James Wilbur Hitner was a First Officer at Udorn, Thailand, from September 21, 1966 through November 5, 1973, when he separated from Air America.
Dates: 1944 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1975

Paul R. Holden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA072-97
Abstract Paul Robert Holden was a pilot for Civil Air Transport from December 20, 1946 through June 7, 1967, when he passed away.
Dates: Undated

John J. Hospers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CV016-79
Abstract John J. Hospers was a field manager, evaluator, and test engineer with Chance Vought and Sikorsky Aircraft. He also served in the United States Merchant Marine.
Dates: 1928 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1962

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

Brian K. Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA052-94
Abstract Brian Keigh Johnson was an Assistant Chief Pilot, rotor wing, for Air America in Saigon from March 3, 1966 through October 1, 1974, when he resigned from the company.
Dates: 1896 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975

Maurice M. Kay, Sr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H158-88
Abstract Maurice M. Kay, Sr. learned to fly at the Dallas Aviation School at Love Field in Dallas, Texas in the 1920s. After brief careers with Bowen and Long and Harmon Airlines, he joined American Airways (the predecessor to American Airlines) in 1934. While with American Airlines he flew aerial resupply missions to Burma and China over "The Hump" during World War II, served in capacities as a Pilot Instructor and Check Pilot, and as a Line Pilot of the Lockheed L-188, Boeing 707, and 720. He retired...
Dates: 1910 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1965

James Keck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA054-00
Abstract James "Jim" Keck joint Civil Air Transport (CAT) in 1957, while living in Tokyo, Japan.
Dates: 1950 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Duane Keele Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA059-85
Abstract Milton Duane Keele was a Captain for rotor wing aircraft for Air America in Udorn, Thailand from May 29, 1968 through December 31, 1973, when he separated from the company.
Dates: 1968 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1971

Joseph F. Kerch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA156-87
Abstract Joseph F. Kerch was a First Officer for Air America in Vientiane, Laos from August 5, 1965 through June 2, 1974, when he got terminated.
Dates: 1959 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1981

Clara Talley Kingston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H025-11
Scope and Content This collection contains, documents, charts, navigational tools, flight rules and regulation, and other materials related to the operation of aircraft from the materials of Clara Talley Kingston, as well as her husband Robert Kingston, a Braniff Pilot. The Clara Talley Kingston Papers are housed in six manuscript boxes, and one record center totaling 4.0 linear ft. The collection arrived in good condition and the archivist identified eight series with the...
Dates: 1930 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1974

E. C. Kirkpatrick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA003-93
Abstract Enos Claire Kirkpatrick (E. C. Kirkpatrick) worked as a pilot for many organizations during and after World War II until the mid 1960’s. At the beginning of the war, he was a pilot for Pan American Airways Ferry Services working in the Africa region providing air logistic services to the British troops. Upon joining China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) later in the war, he flew more than 600 sorties over “The Hump.” He then joined Civil Air Transport (CAT) during the early to mid 1950’s...
Dates: 1910 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1968

Marvin A. Krieger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: S036-83
Abstract Marvin A. Krieger was businessman in advertising and an aviation afficionado. In his spare time, he built aircraft models, winning several awards for his work. He passed away in 2013.
Dates: 1970 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1977

Harold V. Larson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA058-85
Abstract Harold Vincent Larson was an Airline Captain for Air America in Saigon from April 6, 1965 through June 11, 1972, when he resigned.
Dates: 1965 - 1973; Majority of material found in 1973 - 1973

Paul Liscomb Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H009-75
Abstract Paul Liscomb was born in 1916. In 1949, he joined Central Airlines as a pilot. He spent twenty-seven years with Central Airlines, through its merger with Frontier Airlines, retiring in 1976. He passed away in 2012.
Dates: 1949 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1971