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Aircraft accidents Investigation

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 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

Annual Report Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H011-14
Abstract

This collection contains annual reports regarding aircraft manufacturers, airlines, and aviation-supporting industries.

Dates: 1929 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1978

John D. Anthony Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA090-89
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1966 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1973

Robert Lancy Burn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA044-99
Abstract Robert Lancy Burn (R. Lancy Burn) was born in South Carolina on April 4, 1939. He was an Air Asia Co. employee for several months in 1966 until November, when he became a flight mechanic and supervisor for Air America. He retired in December of 1971. Burn was primarily based at their Saigon, Vietnam facilities and kept detailed journals with almost daily entries of his time with Air America. The collection consists of his journals and also contains correspondence and personal documents...
Dates: 1966 - 1972

Dudley W. Foster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA056-00
Abstract

Dudley Foster was the Chief of Security for Air America.

Dates: 1968 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1968-04 - 1968-12

Pat Landry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA157-87
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1973 - 1997; Majority of material found in 1960s

National Business Aviation Association Collection (NBAA)

 Collection
Identifier: H024-07
Abstract

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) was founded in order to represent the interest of business flying and aircraft operators in the United States. The NBAA collection contains mostly publications such as brochures, pamphlets, bulletins, guides, policies, minutes, reports, programs, press releases as well as correspondence, and photographs.

Dates: 1957 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1984

Alvin D. Niemeyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H013-79
Abstract

The collection contains photographs, a scrapbook, correspondence, radiograms, log books, Niemeyer's pilot's license, ephemera, patents, clippings, and moving film.

Dates: 1932 - 1942

Ed Rice Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H006-80
Abstract From a young age, Ed Rice was involved in aviation either by learning how to fly, studying Aero Engineering, working as a barnstormer, a mechanic, or a Sales and Program Manager for Aerojet-General Corporation and DeVore Aviation Corporation. His interest in aviation history lead him to work in his retirement as a curator for the History of Aviation Collection (HAC) at Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). He also was...
Dates: 1798 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1992

Vice Admiral Charles E. Rosendahl Collection

 Collection
Identifier: L002-77
Abstract Charles Emery Rosendahl was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 15, 1892. After graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1914, he served on surface ships before requesting rigid airship duty. Rosendahl flew most of the major rigid airships of the United States including the USS Shenandoah (whose break-up in a storm he survived), the USS Los Angeles, and the USS Akron. He also traveled on the German rigid...
Dates: 1861 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1965

Ken C. Sonner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H052-83
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1918 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1965

Fred Walker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA174-87
Abstract Fred Walker worked as a pilot for General Claire L. Chennault’s Civil Air Transport (CAT) from 1949-1950 returning to CAT in 1953. He flew sorties out of Haiphong and Hanoi, Vietnam to support the French during the battle of Dien Bien Phu.Starting in the 1960s, Walker assumed administrative duties for Air America, Inc. in Laos and Thailand in the position as the Manager Flying Department (MFD). There he supervised and directed the activities of about 1600 pilots. During this...
Dates: 1938 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1975