Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Arthur H. Anderson was a private pilot flying numerous airplanes throughout his life. He was a resident of Dallas, Texas.
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.
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.
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, 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.
Edward Douglas Dreifus was the Director of Air America Inc.'s Safety Division at their Taipei, Taiwan, headquarters facility from November 9, 1965, until his resignation on December 5, 1970. Prior to joining Air America, Inc. Dreifus worked for the Civil Aeronautics Board.
Dudley Foster was the Chief of Security for Air America.
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.
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.
Lloyd C. "Pat" Landry was a Paramilitary Officer in the Special Activities Division of the Central Inteligence Agency (CIA) during the 1950s through 1970s. He trained members of the Hmong people in their fight against the communists in Northern Laos during the Vietnam War.
Jonathan Denton Ledford was both an actor and U.S. Naval Aviation blimp commander with a passion for lighter-than-air airships. This collection includes materials Ledford collected during his time with the U.S. Navy, such as documents related to his time in flight school, personal correspondence and history, flight log book, clippings related to lighter-than-air airships, World War II, photographs of dirigibles, naval ships, and entertainers.
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.
Gayle L. Morrison is a scholar and academic whose research subjects include the Hmong people of Laos. The Hmong were important allies of the American forces fighting in Laos during the Vietnam War, and were connected to Air America, Inc. operations.
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.
This collection contains materials related to lighter-than-air, that were created or collected by Douglas H. Robinson, MD.
The Malcolm L. Rosholt Collection contains microfilm of books, journals, and videotapes of interviews by Malcolm L. Rosholt, and photographic slides taken in Laos by Frederick J. St. Jean.
Earl Smith was a pilot, mechanic, and Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) investigator who flew the first transcontinental rail-air trip. The collection contains photographs of documents, pictures, and related materials. These photographs are from his scrapbook, where he collected content about his career in aviation and about his personal life.