Fairchild Industries, Inc. Collection, 1919-1980
NASM.1989.0060

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0060
Creators:
Fairchild Aircraft Corp.
Dates:
1919-1980
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
277.95 cubic feet
(255 records center boxes)
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division
This collection consists of historical files on FI, its predecessors, and subsidiaries. The material consists primarily of historical/public relations material, including photographs and brochures, but also includes significant amounts of business records for FEAC, Kreider-Reisner, Hiller, Republic, Ranger, Stratos, and Swearingen. The collection also documents Fairchild's joint ventures with Fokker, Pilatus, and other aircraft manufacturers. The material also includes an extensive negative collection as well as film and videotape libraries.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Sherman Mills Fairchild (1896-1971) founded Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation (FAEC) in 1920. FAEC was incorporated in New York State for the purpose of developing, manufacturing and selling aerial photographic equipment. It went through many changes over the course of its existence. By 1971, FAEC was called Fairchild Industries, Inc. and had become an enormous corporation that produced such famous and history making aircraft as the Model 24 and A-10 as well as acquired other aviation industry giants such as Republic Aviation and Hiller Aircraft Company.
The Fairchild Industries, Inc. Collection, accessions 1989-0060 and 1990-0047, was donated to the Archives Division of the National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution in 1989 and 1990. The collection consists of printed and photographic materials. The subject matter of the material has a wide scope that includes, but is not restricted to, the following subject areas: public relations, legal matters, production photography, aircraft drawings and manuals, company published materials such as brochures and press releases, and history files. This collection does not contain the engineering files or the complete photo holdings or corporate records of Fairchild Industries, Inc or any of its predecessors.
The collection was maintained for many years by Theron Rinehart, a Fairchild Industries employee. Due to the large size and lack original order, the Archives Division decided to create a database as well as a traditional finding aid for access to the collection. Access to the Fairchild Docs database is available from the Archives Division by appointment. Aircraft types and designations are listed in the database and finding aid as they are in The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Directory of Airplanes Their Designers and Manufacturers, edited by Dana Bell, 2002 (Greenhill Books: London). Folder titles are those that appeared on the original folders and dates are provided for those materials that had them. The material was rehoused by the Archives Division and is now in acid free folders and boxes. There are few instances of water damage; these materials are indicated in the finding aid and database.
This finding aid contains a corporate history and chronology of the companies owned by of Fairchild Industries, Inc and a list of the Fairchild, Hiller, Republic and Swearingen aircraft documented in this collection. The books, periodicals and artifacts that were part of this collection have been removed. This finding aid contains a list of these materials. Please ask for assistance in contacting the NASM Branch and Smithsonian Libraries and the NASM Aeronautics Division.
Sherman Mills Fairchild's personal papers, The Sherman Fairchild Papers, can be found in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
The following information was taken from The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Directory of Airplanes: Their Designers and Manufacturers, edited by Dana Bell, 2002 (Greenhill Books: London).
"In 1924, Sherman Fairchild established the Fairchild Aviation Corp as the parent company for his many aviation interests. In 1930, The Aviation Corp (AVCO) purchased Fairchild Aviation and its subsidiaries, initially operating the various companies under their original names. The following year, Sherman Fairchild repurchased Fairchild Aviation Corp and began repurchasing the subordinate companies. In a December 1936 reorganization, Fairchild Aviation Corp divested itself of all aircraft manufacturing interests, placing them under a new Fairchild Engine and Airplane Co.
The original aircraft manufacturing subsidiary of Fairchild Aviation Corp was Fairchild Airplane Manufacturing Co; it was created in 1924 to design and build aircraft as platforms for Fairchild's aerial survey cameras. Fairchild Airplane Manufacturing was one of the subsidiaries purchased by AVCO in 1930, but not one of the first companies repurchased by Sherman Fairchild. In 1931 AVCO combined the aircraft company with Fairchild Engine Co, forming American Airplane and Engine Corp. Fairchild Aviation Corp bought American Airplane and Engine in 1934, renaming the company the Fairchild Aircraft Manufacturing and Engine Co.
In the 1936 reorganization that divided Fairchild Aviation Corp assets, Fairchild Aircraft Manufacturing and Engine Co became Fairchild Engine and Airplane Co and took charge of all Fairchild aircraft and engine holdings. Fairchild Engine and Airplane Co became Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corp in 1950 and Fairchild Stratos Corp in 1961. With the 1964 purchase of Hiller Aircraft Corp, Fairchild Stratos was renamed Fairchild Hiller Corp, then, again, renamed Fairchild Industries after the separation of all Hiller interests in 1973. Although Fairchild Industries closed and sold its military and commercial aircraft manufacturing divisions in 1987, "Fairchild" aircraft continued to be produced through the Swearingen Metro and Fairchild Dornier lines (see below).
Fairchild created, purchased, and merged with several companies during its history. The following are the most important subsidiaries:
Fairchild Aircraft Ltd was created in 1929 as Fairchild Aviation Corp's Canadian subsidiary. The company ended all aircraft production in 1948.
The Kreider Reisner Aircraft Co Inc was formed in 1927. Kreider Reisner became a wholly-owned division of (first) the Fairchild Airplane Manufacturing Co in 1929, (second) AVCO's American Airplane and Engine Corp (which renamed KR aircraft "Pilgrims") in 1931, and (third) Fairchild Aircraft Manufacturing and Engine Co in 1934. Kreider-Reisner was renamed the Fairchild Aircraft Corp in 1935, becoming Fairchild Engine and Airplane Co's principle US aircraft manufacturing subsidiary. Fairchild Aircraft Corp was renamed the Fairchild Aircraft Division in 1939, the Fairchild Aircraft and Missiles Division in 1961, the Fairchild Stratos Aircraft and Missiles Division in 1961, the Aircraft-Missiles Division in 1965, and the Aircraft Division in 1967. With a growing number of aircraft subsidiaries reporting to Fairchild Industries, the Aircraft Division was broken up in a corporate reorganization of the 1970s. While the Kreider Reisner Midget is listed under Kreider Reisner, all Kreider Reisner Challenger series aircraft (designated "KR" biplanes by Fairchild) appear under Fairchild.
In 1936 Fairchild Engine and Airplane Co founded the subsidiary Duromold Aircraft Corp to better account for time spent developing the Duromold wood/resin bonding process and the Model 46 aircraft. In 1938, the majority interest in Duromold was bought by a group of investors (including process inventor Col. Virginius E. Clark), who formed the Clark Aircraft Corp. Fairchild kept a minority interest in Clark, retaining Duromold as a holding company. In September 1938, Fairchild renamed its Duromold division Fairchild Airplane Investment Corp, and Clark created a subsidiary called Duramold Aircraft Corp (note the spelling change). In 1938 Duramold was renamed Molded Aircraft Corp. In 1939, Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corp bought back a controlling interest in Clark and renamed Molded Aircraft Duramold Aircraft Manufacturing Corp. The Duramold and Clark companies disappeared during one of Fairchild's World War II reorganizations.
In 1952 Fairchild licensed the rights to Dutch Fokker's F.27 medium-range airliner. In 1953, the USAF transferred production contracts for the Chase Aircraft Co, Inc C 123 to Fairchild. The Chase-built XC 123 and XC 123A appear under Chase, while Fairchild's C-123 production is listed under Fairchild.
In 1954, the American Helicopter Co, Inc (founded 1947) became the Helicopter Division of Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corp. The division closed by the end of decade.
In 1964, Fairchild Stratos purchased Hiller Aircraft Corp, and both companies were renamed: Hiller Aircraft Co Inc become a subsidiary of Fairchild Hiller Corp. In the 1973 reorganization of Fairchild Hiller into Fairchild Industries, Hiller helicopter interests passed to an independent Hiller Aviation Inc….
In 1965, the Republic Aviation Corp became Republic Aviation Division (also known as Fairchild Republic) of Fairchild Hiller Corp. In 1987, Republic was shut down when Fairchild Industries ceased building commercial and military aircraft.
Swearingen Aircraft formed in the late 1950s, modifying Beech aircraft for executive transport. In 1965 the company produced its first new design, the Merlin. In 1970 Swearingen began development of the Metro, a joint venture to be marketed by Fairchild Hiller Corp. As a subsidiary of Fairchild Industries, Swearingen became Swearingen Aviation Corp, in 1971, Fairchild Swearingen in 1981, and Fairchild Aircraft Corp in September 1982. When Fairchild Industries closed its aircraft design and production facilities in 1987, Fairchild Aircraft Corp was sold to GMF Investments, Inc; GMF continued to operate the company under the Fairchild name. In 1990, Fairchild Aircraft filed for Chapter 11 protection and was purchased by Fairchild Acquisition Inc as Fairchild Aircraft Inc. Fairchild Aircraft delivered its last aircraft in 2001. Most Swearingen designs are filed under Swearingen; the Metro and Expediter can be found under Fairchild.
In 1996, Fairchild Acquisition became Fairchild Aerospace. While continuing to operate Fairchild Aircraft, the company also purchased 80% of the stock of Germany's Dornier Luftfahrt GmbH (with the remaining 20% of shares held by Daimler Benz Aerospace). Dornier's aircraft manufacturing operations were taken over by Fairchild Dornier Luftfahrt Beteiligungs GmbH. In 2000, Fairchild Aerospace was renamed Fairchild Dornier Aerospace, with corporate headquarters moved to Germany. Dornier designs predating Fairchild's takeover are listed under Dornier. Subsequent designs are found under Fairchild Dornier."
The following lists companies owned by Sherman Fairchild Industries and their years of incorporation. Major divisions of Fairchild are also listed. This list does not include when these entities were divested of or liquidated.
1920
Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation
1922
Fairchild Aerial Surveys (of Canada) Limited
1924
Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Incorporated
1924
S.M. Fairchild Flying Corporation
1925
Fairchild Aerial Camera
1925
Fairchild Caminez Engine Corporation
1925
Fairchild Airplane Manufacturing Corporation
1925
Fairchild Flying Company, Incorporated (name change from S.M. Fairchild Flying Corp.)
1925
Fairchild Aviation Corporation (holding company for Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation, Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc., Fairchild Flying Company, Inc, Fairchild Caminez Engine Corporation, Fairchild Airplane Manufacturing Corporation and Fairchild Aerial Surveys (of Canada) Ltd.)
1925
Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation
1926
Elliot-Fairchild Air Service, Limited
1926
Elliot-Fairchild Air Transport, Limited
1926
Fairchild Aviation, Limited (name change from Fairchild Aerial Surveys (of Canada) Limited)
1926
Fairchild Air Transport, Limited (name change from Elliot-Fairchild Air Transport, Limited)
1927
Fairchild Aviation Corporation (reorganization and refinancing of the following subsidiaries and minority holdings, Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation, Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc., Fairchild Flying Company, Inc, Fairchild Caminez Engine Corporation, Fairchild Airplane Manufacturing Corporation, Fairchild Aviation, Limited, Compania Mexicana de Aviacion, S.A. [20% stock] and International Aerial Engineering Company [20% stock])
1928
Faircam Realty Corporation
1928
Fairchild Boats, Incorporated
1928
Fairchild Engine Corporation
1928
V.E. Clark Corporation
1928
West Indian Aerial Express, Incorporated
1928
Fairchild Aviation Corporation of Illinois
1929
Fairchild Shares Corporation
1929
Fairchild Aircraft, Limited
1930
Fairchild-American Photo Aerial Surveys, S.A.
1932
Fairchild Airplane Sales Corporation
1934
Fairchild Aircraft Corporation
1936
Fairchild Aviation, Incorporated
1936
Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation (holding company for Fairchild Aircraft Corporation, Ranger Engineering Corporation and Fairchild Aircraft, Limited [50% stock])
1937
Duramold Aircraft Corporation
1938
Clark Corporation
1938
Fairchild Airplane Investments Corporation
1938
Duramold Aircraft Corporation
1938
Molded Aircraft Corporation (name change from Duramold Aircraft Corporation)
1938
Duramold Aircraft Corporation
1939
Ranger Corporation
1941
AL-FIN Corporation
1941
Stratos Corporation
1945
Fairchild Pilotless Planes Division formed by Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation
1945
Fairchild Personal Planes Division formed by Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation
1946
Fairchild – NEPA (nuclear powered aircraft engines) Division is formed by Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation
1949
Fairchild Guided Missiles Division (name change from Fairchild Pilotless Planes Division)
1953
Fairchild Speed Control Division formed by Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation
1953
Fairchild Aviation, (Holland) N.V.
1954
American Helicopter Division formed by Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation
1954
Fairchild Kinetics Division formed by Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation
1955
Fairchild Armalite Division formed by Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation
1956
Fairchild Electronics Division (name change from American Helicopter Division)
1957
Jonco Aircraft Corporation
1958
Fairchild Arms International, Limited
1958
Fairchild Astronautics Division (name change from Fairchild Guided Missiles Division)
1958
Fairchild Aircraft and Missiles Division (name change from Fairchild Aircraft Division)
1958
International Aluminum Structures Incorporated
1960
Astrionics Division (name change from Electronics Systems Division)
1960
Aircraft Service Division
1961
Fairchild Stratos Corporation (operating division, subsidiaries and affiliates: Aircraft-Missile Division, Aircraft Service Division, Electronic Systems Division, Stratos Division, Fairchild Arms International Ltd, Fairchild Aviation (Holland) N.V., and Aerotest Laboratories, Inc.)
1962
Space System Division formed by Fairchild Stratos Corporation
1962
Data Systems Engineering formed by Fairchild Stratos Corporation
1964
Hiller Aircraft Company, Inc
1964
Fairchild Hiller Corporation (name change from Fairchild Stratos Corporation; division and subsidiaries: Aircraft Missiles Division, Aircraft Service Division, Electronic Systems Division, Data Systems Engineering, Space Systems Division, Stratos Division, Hiller Aircraft Company, Inc., Fairchild Aviation (Holland) N.V. and Fairchild Arms International, Inc.)
1965
Republic Aviation Corporation
1965
Republic Aviation Division
1965
Electronic and Information Systems Division (formed by combining Electronic Systems Division, Data Systems Engineering and similar disciplines from Republic Aviation Corporation)
1966
Burns Aero Seat Company, Incorporated
1966
Fairchild Hiller – FRG Corporation
1966
Aircraft Division (formed by combining Aircraft-Missiles Division and Hiller Aircraft Company, Inc.)
1966
Space and Electronics Systems Division (formed by combining Space Systems Division and Electronic and Information Systems Division)
1966
Industrial Products Division (forms from the Industrial Products Branch of Stratos Division)
1967
S.J. Industries, Inc.
1967
Air Carrier Engine Services, Inc.
1967
Fairchild Chemical Corporation
1967
EWR-Fairchild International
1968
Fairchild Aircraft Marketing Company
1968
FAIRMICCO
1969
Fairchild-Germantown Development Company, Incorporated
1970
Fairchild Aviation (Asia) Limited
1971
Fairchild Industries, Incorporated (name changes from Fairchild Hiller Corporation, division and subsidiaries: Fairchild Aircraft Marketing Company, Fairchild Aircraft Service Division, Fairchild Industrial Products Division, Fairchild Republic Division, Fairchild Space and Electronics Division, Fairchild Stratos Division, Burns Aero Seat Company, Incorporated, Fairchild Arms International, Ltd., Fairchild Aviation (Asia) Limited, Fairchild Aviation (Holland) N.V., Fairchild-Germantown Development Company, Incorporated and S.J. Industries, Inc.)
1971
Fairchild KLIF, Incorporated
1971
Swearingen Aviation Corporation
1972
American Satellite Corporation
1972
Fairchild Minnesota, Incorporated
1972
Fairchild International Sales Corporation
1979
Bunker Ramo Corporation [18.4% interest]
1980
American Satellite Company
1980
Space Communications Company (Spacecom) [25% interest]
1980
VSI Corporation
1980
Saab-Fairchild HB
1981
Fairchild Swearingen Corporation (name change from Swearingen Aviation Corporation)
1982
Fairchild Credit Corporation
1982
Fairchild Control Systems Company (name change from Fairchild Control Systems Company)
1983
Fairchild Space Company and Fairchild Communications and Electronics Company (formed from the Fairchild Space and Electronics Company)
1929
Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Company, Incorporated [82% stock]

Fairchild, Hiller, Republic and Swearingen Aircraft documented in this collection
Fairchild, Hiller, Republic and Swearingen Aircraft documented in this collection
Fairchild
Fairchild A 10 Thunderbolt
Fairchild YA 10 Thunderbolt II
Fairchild A 10A Thunderbolt II
Fairchild YA 10B Thunderbolt II (N/AW, Night/Adverse Weather)
Fairchild XAT 13 Yankee Doodle
Fairchild XAT 14 Gunner
Fairchild XAT 14A Gunner
Fairchild AT 21 Gunner
Fairchild XBQ 3
Fairchild XC 8
Fairchild C 8
Fairchild C 8A
Fairchild (American) Y1C 24 (C 24) Pilgrim
Fairchild XC 31 Pilgrim
Fairchild UC 61 Forwarder
Fairchild UC 61A Forwarder
Fairchild UC 61K Forwarder
Fairchild XC 82 Packet
Fairchild C 82A Packet
Fairchild UC 86
Fairchild UC 96
Fairchild C 119A (XC 82B) Flying Boxcar
Fairchild C 119B Flying Boxcar
Fairchild C 119C Flying Boxcar
Fairchild C 119F Flying Boxcar
Fairchild C 119G Flying Boxcar
Fairchild AC 119G Shadow Gunship
Fairchild YC 119H Skyvan
Fairchild C 119J Flying Boxcar
Fairchild YC 119K Flying Boxcar
Fairchild AC 119K Stinger Gunship
Fairchild C 119L Flying Boxcar
Fairchild XC 120 Packplane
Fairchild XC 123 Avitruc
Fairchild XC 123A Avitruc
Fairchild C 123B Provider
Fairchild (Stroukoff) YC 123E Provider (Pantobase)
Fairchild YC 123H Provider
Fairchild C 123J Provider
Fairchild C 123K Provider
Fairchild NC 123K (AC 123K) Provider
Fairchild UC 123K Provider
Fairchild VC 123K Provider
Fairchild (Stroukoff) YC 134A (BLC, Pantobase)
Fairchild YF 1 (F 1, C 8)
Fairchild F 27 Friendship
Fairchild F 27A Friendship (Fokker F.27 Series 200)
Fairchild F 27B Friendship (Fokker F.27 Series 300)
Fairchild F 27E Friendship
Fairchild F 27F Friendship
Fairchild F 27G Friendship
Fairchild F 27J Friendship
Fairchild F 27M Friendship
Fairchild F 27 (M 258) Military Configuration
Fairchild FH 227 Friendship
Fairchild FH 227B Friendship
Fairchild FH 227C Friendship
Fairchild FH 227D Friendship
Fairchild FH 227E Friendship
Fairchild F 47
Fairchild F 78 (M 82) Packet
Fairchild FB 3 (Special Flying Boat Monoplane)
Fairchild FC 1
Fairchild FC 2L
Fairchild FC 2W
Fairchild FC 2W, NASM
Fairchild FC 2W2
Fairchild FC 2W2 Stars and Stripes
Fairchild FC 2W2 City of New York
Fairchild GK 1
Fairchild JK 1
Fairchild J2K 1
Fairchild J2K 2
Fairchild XJQ 2 (XRQ 2, FC 2)
Fairchild KR 21 (Challenger C 6)
Fairchild KR 31 (Challenger C 2)
Fairchild KR 34 (Challenger C 4)
Fairchild M 62
Fairchild M 84
Fairchild M 186
Fairchild M 225
Fairchild M 253
Fairchild M 270D
Fairchild M 288
Fairchild (Swearingen) Metro
Fairchild (Swearingen) Metro II
Fairchild (Swearingen) Metro III
Fairchild (Swearingen) Metro IV
Fairchild (Swearingen) Metro 23
Fairchild XNQ 1
Fairchild (American) Pilgrim 100
Fairchild (Pilatus) Porter (Heli Porter, Turbo Porter)
Fairchild PT 19
Fairchild PT 19A
Fairchild PT 19B
Fairchild PT 23
Fairchild PT 23A
Fairchild PT 26 Cornell
Fairchild XR2K 1 (F 22)
Fairchild R4Q 1 Packet
Fairchild SF 340
Fairchild T 46 NGT
Fairchild AU 23A Peacemaker (Armed Pilatus Turbo Porter)
Fairchild VZ 5 Fledgling (M 224 1)
Fairchild 21 (FT 1)
Fairchild 22
Fairchild 24
Fairchild 24R40
Fairchild 34 42 Niska
Fairchild 41
Fairchild 42
Fairchild 45 (F 45)
Fairchild 45 80 Sekani Floatplane
Fairchild 46
Fairchild 51
Fairchild 51A
Fairchild 71
Fairchild 71A
Fairchild 71B
Fairchild 71C
Fairchild 71CM
Fairchild Super 71
Fairchild 91 Baby Clipper (942, XA 942A, XA 942B)
Fairchild 125
Fairchild 135
Fairchild 140
Fairchild 150
Hiller
Hiller YOH 5 (YHO 5, Model 1100)
Hiller H 23A (Model UH 12A) Raven
Hiller H 23B (Model UH 12B, OH 23B) Raven
Hiller H 23C (OH 23C) Raven
Hiller H 23D (OH 23D) Raven
Hiller H 23F (Model 12E 4, OH 23F) Raven
Hiller YH 32 (Model HJ 1 Hornet)
Hiller YH 32A (Sally, 3 Seat)
Hiller Model XH 44
Hiller Copter
Hiller Model XH 44
Hiller Copter, NASM
Hiller Model HJ 1 (Model J 1) Hornet
Hiller HOE 1 (Model HJ 1 Hornet)
Hiller HTE 1 (Model UH 12A)
Hiller HTE 2 (Model UH 12B)
Hiller Model J 5
Hiller XROE 1 Rotorcycle
Hiller YROE 1 Rotorcycle
Hiller STORC (Self Ferrying Trans Ocean Rotary Wing Crane)
Hiller Model UH 4 Commuter
Hiller Model UH 5
Hiller Model UH 12 (Model 12) Family
Hiller Model UH 12E 4 (E 4)
Hiller Model UH 12L 4 (L 4, SL 4)
Hiller VZ 1 Pawnee (YHO 1E, Flying Platform)
Hiller Model X 2 235
Hiller X 18 Propelloplane
Hiller Model 360
Hiller Model Ten99
Hiller Model 1100 (FH 1100)
Republic
Republic (Sud) Alouette II
Republic AT 12
Republic EP 1
Republic XF 12 (R 12) Rainbow
Republic XF 84 (XP 84) Thunderjet
Republic YF 84A (YP 84A) Thunderjet
Republic F 84B (P 84B) Thunderjet
Republic F 84E Thunderjet
Republic YF 84F (YF 96A) Thunderstreak
Republic F 84F Thunderstreak
Republic YRF 84F Thunderflash
Republic RF 84F Thunderflash
Republic F 84G Thunderjet
Republic XF 84H Thunderjet
Republic XF 91 Thunderceptor
Republic XF 103
Republic YF 105B Thunderchief
Republic F 105B Thunderchief
Republic YP 43 Lancer
Republic P 43 Lancer
Republic XP 44 (AP 4J, AP 4L) Rocket (Warrior)
Republic P 47B Thunderbolt
Republic P 47C Thunderbolt
Republic P 47D (F 47D) Thunderbolt
Republic TP 47G Thunderbolt
Republic XP 47J Thunderbolt
Republic XP 47K Thunderbolt
Republic P 47M Thunderbolt
Republic P 47N (F 47N) Thunderbolt
Republic XP 72
Republic RC 2 Airliner
Republic RC 3 Seabee
Swearingen
Swearingen Excalibur (Modified Beech Twin Bonanza)
Swearingen Merlin I
Swearingen Merlin II
Swearingen Merlin IIA
Swearingen Merlin III
Swearingen Merlin IV

List of Artifacts
List of Artifacts
Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Co., Inc, 1925, corporate stamp
Dummy 30mm canon round (used on A-10)
Cork screw
Brief case with map holder detached
Bronze Plaque, William Preston Lane, Jr., 189 --1967, Attorney, Publisher, Governor of Maryland 1947 --1951, Director of Fairchild Hiller Corporation 1951 - 1966
Fairchild flag 1964-71

List of Books
List of Books
The 1967 Aerospace Year Book
, 45th Edition, Aerospace Industries Association of America, Inc.
The 1968 Aerospace Year Book
, 46th Edition, Aerospace Industries Association of America, Inc.
Air Power in Action: Korea 1950-1951
, reprint from the Pegasus, October --December 1951
The Airbourne Story
, reprint from the Pegasus, June --August 1954 (3 copies)
American Aviation Publications Inc.,
Who's Who in World Aviation
, Vol. 1, Washington DC: 1955
American Aviation Publications Inc.,
Who's Who in World Aviation
, Vol. 2, Washington DC: 1958
Anthony, Robert N., Richard P. Irwin, Inc.,
Management Accounting: Test and Cases
, Homewood, Illinois, 1960
Archer, Robert D.,
The Republic F-105
Aviation Fact and Figures
, 1958, 1959 (2 copies), 1964, 1966, 1967, 1973/1974 and 1974/1975
Bainbridge, John,
Biography of an Idea: The Story of Mutual Fire and Casualty Insurance
, Doubleday & Co., Inc., Garden City, New York: 1952
Benecke, Th.and A.W. Quick,
History of German Guided Missiles Development
, Verlag E. Appelhans & Co., Brunswick, Germany: 1957
Bonney, Walter T.,
Chiefs of the Army Air Forces 1907-1957, A Supplement to the Pegasus
(3 copies)
Bowman, Norman, J., Ph.D.,
The Handbook of Rockets and Guided Missiles
, Second Edition, Perastadion Press: Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, 1963
Cleveland, Reginald M.and Frederick P. Graham,
The Aviation Annual of 1946
, Doubleday & Co., Inc., Garden City, New York: 1946
Cross, Roy,
Supersonic Aircraft
, Hanover House, New York
Diehl, Walter Stuart,
Engineering Aerodynamics
, Ronald Press Company: New York, 1936
Dorville Corporation,
The Story of the 82nd Airbourne Division in the Year 1948
, 1949
Fairchild Aircraft Division
, February 1950 --June 1951 (bound)
Fairchild Aircraft Division
, February 1951 --June 1951 (bound)
Fairchild Aircraft, CR Report No. 24, details and specifications on the C-119C, C-119F, C-119G, C-119H, YC-119E, M-168, M-167 and XC-120
(2 copies)
Fairchild Hiller Corporation, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: 50 Years of Fairchild Aviation
, 1970
Fogg, Robert S., William D. Strohmeier, Daniel J. Brimm, Jr.,
Seaplane Flying and Operations
, Pitman Publishing Corp.: New York, 1949
Gardner, Erle Stanley,
Hunting Lost Mines by Helicopter
, William Morrow & Company: New York, 1965
Green, William and Gerald Pollinger,
The Observer's Book of Aircraft
, Frederick Warne & Co. LTD: London and New York, 1956
International Air Transport Association and British Petroleum, Book of Airlines
, The Aviation Service of the British Petroleum Company Limited, London: 1958
International Air Transport Association and British Petroleum, Book of Airlines
, The International Aviation Service of the British Petroleum Company Limited, London: 1962
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1932
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1936
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1937
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1938
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1933
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1940
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1941
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1942
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1943-1944
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1948
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1950-51
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1949-1950
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1952-1953
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1953-1954
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1954-1955
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1955-1956
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1956-1957
(2 copies)
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1957-1958
(2 copies)
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1958-195)
(2 copies)
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1959-1960
(2 copies)
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1960-1961
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1961-1962
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1962-1963
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1963-1964
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1965-1966
Jane's All The World's Aircraft: 1966-1967
Jane's Fighting Ships 1956-1957
, Jane's Fighting Ships Publishing Co., LTD, London
Jane's Surface Skimmer Systems: 1967-1968
, compiled and edited by Roy McLeavy, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1967
Jordanoff, Assen,
Jordanoff's Illustrated Aviation Dictionary
, New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1942
Millikan, Clark B., PhD,
Aerodynamics of the Airplane
, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York: 1941
Modley, Rudolf and Thomas J. Cawley editors,
Aviation Facts and Figures 1953
, Lincoln Press Inc.: Washington DC, 1953
Murphey, Robert W.,
How and Where to Look It Up
, McGraw-Hill: New York,1958
Peifer, William H.,
Supply by Sky: The Quartermaster Airborne Development, 1950-1953
, QMC Historical Studies Seris II, No. 2, Historical Branch Office of the Quartermaster General, Washington DC: 1957
Raymond, Charles Harlow,
A Book of English
, Ginn and Company, Boston: 1936
Savage, Winfield A.,
Graphic Analysis for Executives
, Codex Book Company, Inc., New York: 1924
S.D. Warren Company,
Facts and Views of Papermaking at Cumberland Mills and the Central Mill of S.D. Warren Company
, S. D. Warren Company: Boston, Massachusetts, 1961
Sears, William R. Ph.D.,
The Airplane and its Components
, John Wiley & Sons Inc., 1942
Simon, Oliver,
Introduction to Typography
, Penguin Books: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, UK, 1954
Smith, G. Geoffrey, M.B.E.,
Gas Turbines and Jet Propulsion for Aircraft
, Fourth Edition, Aircraft Books, Inc: New York, 1946
Smith, Maurice A., editor,
Flight Handbook: The Theory and Practice of Aeronautics
, Fifth Edition, Iliffe & Sons, LTD, London and New York, 1954
Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc,
S.A.E. Handbook
, New York: 1930
Straubel, John F.,
One Way Up
, Hiller Aircraft, Inc., 1964 (5 copies)
Titterton, George F.,
Aircraft Materials and Processes
, Pitman Publishing Corporation: New York and Chicago, 1937
Thetford, Owen,
British Naval Aircraft 1912-1958
, Putnam: London, 1958
Truitt, Robert Wesley,
Fundamentals of Aerodynamic Heating
, The Ronald Press Co., New York: 1960
Turabian, Kate L.,
A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses and Dissertations
, Third Edition, Revised, Phoenix Books: Chicago and London, 1967
TRW Space Log
, Winter, 1967-1968, Vol. 7, No. 4
TRW Space Log
, Summer/Fall 1969
United States Air Force,
Foundations of Air Power
, Headquarters Air Force ROTC, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, 1958
United States Air Force,
THUD! The USAF F-105 Thunderchief
, (post-Vietnam publication) (3 copies)
Uvarov, E.B. and D.R. Chapman,
A Dictionary of Science
, Penguin Books, Baltimore: 1952
Who's Who in Commerce and Industry
, Eleventh International Edition, Marquis Who's Who: Chicago, 1959
Who's Who in Commerce and Industry
, Twelfth Edition, Marquis Who's Who: Chicago, 1961
Who's Who in the East
, Volume 6, Marquis Who's Who: Chicago, 1957
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1945
, New York: 1945
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1946
, New York: 1946
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1947
, New York: 1947
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1948
, New York: 1948
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1949
, New York: 1949
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1950
, New York: 1950
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1951
, New York: 1951
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1952
, New York: 1952
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1953
, New York: 1953
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1954
, New York: 1954 (2 copies)
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1955
, New York: 1955
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1956
, New York: 1956 (2 copies)
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1957
, Washington DC: 1957 (2 copies)
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1958/59
, Washington DC: 1959
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1959/60
, Washington DC: 1960 (2 copies)
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1960/61
, Washington DC: 1961 (2 copies)
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1961/62
, Washington DC: 1942 (2 copies)
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1962/63
, Washington DC: 1963
Wilkinson, Paul H.,
Aircraft Engines of the World 1964/65
, Washington DC: 1965
Williams, Charles M.,
Cumulative Voting for Directors
, Harvard University, The Andover Press, Andover, Massachusetts: 1951
Williams, Samuel C.,
Report of the Helicopter: The Helicopter and Its Role as a Transport Vehicle
, Edwards Brothers, Inc.: Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1956
Wood, Karl D.,
Technical Aerodynamics
, McGraw-Hill: New York and London, 1935
Worley, Marvin L. Jr.,
A Digest of New Developments in Army Weapons
, Tactics, Organization and Equipment, The Military Service Publishing Company: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1958
Weapons Systems Fundamentals: Analysis of Weapons
, published by Direction of the Chief of the Bureau of Naval Weapons, NAVWEPS OP 3000, Volume 2
Annual Reports of Aircraft Companies for 1952
, 1953, 1954, 1955 and 1956 (bound)

List of Periodicals
List of Periodicals
Air Warfare in Jet Age, Aviation Journal Cyclone
, No. 12, 1978
Air World
, 1978, No. 2 and 4
Aviation Journal
, 1974, No. 8
Aviation Journal
, 1975, No. 1--, 6 and 8-12
Aviation Journal
, 1976, No. 1-- and 10-12
Aviation Journal
, 1978, No. 1-12
Aviation Journal
, 1979, No. 1-3, 5-10 and 12
Aviation Journal
, 1980, No. 1, 3-5 and 9-12
Aviation Journal
, 1981, No. 1-12
Aviation Journal
, 1982, No. 1-6, 9 and 11-12
Aviation Journal
, 1983, No. 3 and 5-12
Aviation Journal
, 1984, No. 1
Aviation Journal Annual
, 1975
Aviation Journal Annual
, 1976 (2 versions)
Aviation Journal Annual
, 1977
Aviation Journal's Military Aircraft of the World
, 1976
Aviation Journal's Military Aircraft of the World
, 1978
Aviation Journal's Military Aircraft of the World
, 1979
Aviation Journal's Military Aircraft of the World
, 1982
Aviation Journal's Military Aircraft of the World
, 1984
Aviation Journal's Civil Aircraft of the World
, 1979
Aviation Journal's USAF Aircraft Today
, 1980
Great American Aircraft Series
, No. 3
KoKu-Fan
, 1975, No. 5
KoKu-Fan
, 1976, No. 8 and 9
KoKu-Fan
, 1977, No. 1--0
Pegasus
, 1951 (bound)
Pegasus
, 1952 (bound, 3 copies)
Pegasus
, 1953 (bound, 2 copies)
Pegasus
, 1954 (bound, 3 copies)
Pegasus
, 1947 (bound, 2 copies)
Pegasus
, 1949 (bound, 3 copies)
Pegasus
, 1951 (bound, 2 copies)
Pictorial History of US Jet Fighter
Wings of USAF
, 1978

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