Civil Air Transport
Found in 36 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.
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.
This artificial collection contains materials related to commercial aviation schedules in the United States as well as international carriers.
Gary Bryan Bisson was employed by Air America on February 14, 1968. He worked as a corporate attorney at Bangkok, Thailand facilities of Air America. He resigned from the company on September 30, 1974.
Lew Burridge flew with the American Volunteer Group (AVG) before being hired by Gen. Claire L. Chennault and his Civil Air Transport (CAT) air carrier. Burridge mainly worked as an executive and a pilot in China supporting the Chinese Nationals in their fight against communism.
The CAT/Air America Memorial Plaque was designed and paid for by funds from the memberships of both the Civil Air Transport (CAT) Association and the Air America Association. On May 30, 1987, the CAT and Air America Memorial Plaque was dedicated during a solemn service.
The United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) released records through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This collection contains the released records in relation to the Civil Air Transport (CAT)/Air America company including documents of incorporation, documents of dissolution, by-laws, accident investigation reports, minutes, memoranda, and correspondence.
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.
Jerry Fink was employed with Air America from April 1, 1957 to December 31, 1973 when he retired. While employed with the company, Mr. Fink served as Deputy Legal Counsel and Assistant SEC at Air America Headquarters, Taipai.
Dudley Foster was the Chief of Security for Air America.
Wiiliam D. Gaddie was a fixed-wing instructor pilot for Civil Air Transport and Air America stationed in Bangkok and Japan.
The James N. Glerum Papers contain memoranda about Civil Air Transports' (CAT) proposal to assist the French in Indo China, Glerum addressing members at an Air America reunion, and Glerum being interviewed for an oral history progject.
Susan Buol Hacker was Executive Secretary to General Claire Chennault, and Secretary-Treasurer of The Civil Air Transport Association (CAT). The collection contains a small amount of personal papers, as well as correspondence and media material related to CAT.
Lindsey Bruce Herd, Jr. was VP Treasurer for Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America, Inc. from July 1, 1952, through October 31, 1976, when he was terminated.
The David Hickler Papers concentrate on his career as an employee of Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America from 1946 to 1975. Also documented are his extensive legal proceedings to obtain U.S. Government retirement benefits claiming he was employed by the CIA, a governmental agency. There are also documents that cover his employment at Hughes Helicopters and his personal life.
James Wilbur Hitner was a First Officer at Udorn, Thailand, from September 21, 1966 through November 5, 1973, when he separated from Air America.
Paul Robert Holden was a pilot for Civil Air Transport from December 20, 1946 through June 7, 1967, when he passed away.
This collection contains scrapbooks, ephemera, lisitngs, and an interview associated with David H. Kouba's career with Air America.
Dr. William M. Leary taught at the University of Georgia focusing on a variety topics of aviation related events. This main subject was the study of aviation in China and the Far East, cumulated in documenting the history of China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC), Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America, and their connections to the United States intelligence establishment.
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.
Joseph A. Lopes was a pilot with Air America in the 1970’s. In addition to his job as a pilot, Lopes became an active member of the Far East Pilots Association (FEPA). FEPA was a union formed by the pilots of Air America to represent their interests. In 1974, negotiations between Air America and FEPA broke down resulting in a strike by the Air America Pilots.
Lewis H. Maxwell was a fixed wing pilot with Air America and Air Asia stationed in Udorn, Thailand vom August 3, 1965 through January 6, 1975, when he separated from the company.
Kay Merkel Boruff, the widow of Jon C. Merkel, gathered these materials through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. This collection contains materials relating to Merkel's hiring by Air Asia Company, Ltd./Air America, Inc. as a helicopter pilot, the movement of his personal/household effects, his death and related activities, and the repatriation of his body.
Bill Merrigan was employed by Air America and several of its affiliated companies.
Elmer L. Munsell flew for CAT/Air America, Air Asia, and Air Ventures in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.
Clarence Robert Osborne, Jr. was employed by Air America on October 14, 1965. He served as a Captain of Fixed Wing Aircraft assigned to Udorn, Thailand. He separated from the company on September 6, 1974.
After a long military career with the United States Air Force, Billy Paul Pratt, was hired by Air America on August 17, 1964 as a Captain. He flew for the company until his death on September 22, 1977. His last duty station was Vientiane, Laos.
Allen W. Rich served with Air America, Inc. as a Senior Flight Officer, flying fixed wing aircraft, from May 9, 1962, until his resignation from the company on May 11, 1968.