Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains annual reports regarding aircraft manufacturers, airlines, and aviation-supporting industries.
Al Harting was a reporter with the Dallas Dispatch newspaper and D Magazine. He covered local crime, business, politics, and aviation for the North Texas region.
James Thomas Hutchins, Jr. was an avid pilot and civilian flight instructor for the U.S. military. This collection includes materials Hutchins collected during his time with the U.S. military, his time as a civilian flight instructor, and his employment with Beechcraft Aviation Company.
James Harold "Stormy" Mangham was a pioneer aviator and barnstormer born in 1907. In 1932, he purchased land in North Richland Hills, Texas to serve as a home, ranch, and private airfield. In 1954, he opened his private airfield to public use as Mangham Airport, which closed in 1986. Mangham, in addition to being a pilot, was also involved in setting motorcycle speed records. He passed away in 1974.
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.
Don Teel worked as Chief of Flight Operations for the Flota Aérea Mercante Argentina (FAMA) and for the U.S. Steel Corporation where he established and operated the Aircraft Department in order to transport the company's executives. In his retirement, Teel was a Corporate Consultant to Bell Helicopter Textron and the Flight Safety Foundation. This collection emphasizes the business aviation aspect of aeronautics and Don Teel as a pilot in particular.
Harry Weddington was an early aviator and flight instructor.