CAA/FAA Aircraft Registration Files Celebrity Aircraft

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0043
Creators:
Civil Aeronautics Administration
Federal Aviation Administration
Dates:
1926-1970
bulk [ca. 1920s-1930s]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.9 Cubic Feet
(2 legal document boxes)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
These are the original Aeronautics Branch, Department of Commerce (later Civil Aeronautics Administration and Federal Aviation Agency) aircraft registration files on sixteen (16) historically significant aircraft or pilots. Aircraft include the following: first aircraft registration issued; Curtiss Robin J NX9243 (Douglas Corrigan); Lockheed 10-E NR-16020 (Amelia Earhart); Travel Air Monoplane NX-869 (Woollaroc of Art Goebel); Hughes Flying Boat (HK-1) NX37602; Ryan NYP NX-211 (Charles Lindbergh); Lockheed 10-E NR-16059 (Dick Merrill); Cessna 180 N1538C (Jerry Mock); Lockheed Vega 5-C NR-105W (Wiley Post); Standard J-1 #249 (E. A. Ocklander); Laird LTR-14 NX263Y (Roscoe Turner); Wedell Williams 109 NR-61Y (Roscoe Turner). These files contain registration and license applications, modification documents, and correspondence relating to the aircraft. There are also pilot files on the following: James Doolittle, Douglas Corrigan and Charles Lindbergh.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Aeronautics Department, Transfer, 1990, 1990-0043, Public Domain

General
General
NASMrev

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Curtiss Robin J-1 (Model 50H) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lockheed Model 10-E Electra Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Travel Air 5000 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hughes H-4 (HK-1) Hercules Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cessna 180 Skywagon Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lockheed Model 5C Vega Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Standard J-1 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Laird ("Matty") LTR-14 Pesco Special Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wedell-Williams Model 44 (44 III) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Airplanes -- Registration and transfer Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Air pilots Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Application forms Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Post, Wiley, 1898-1935. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mock, Jerrie. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Goebel, Arthur C. "Art" Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Merrill, Dick, 1897- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ocklander, E. A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Corrigan, Douglas, 1907- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Turner, Roscoe, 1895-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Aviation Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Civil Aeronautics Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis" Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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