Northwest Airlines Training Film and Manuals Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0034
Creators:
Northwest Airlines, Inc.
Dates:
1960-1996
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
19.62 Cubic feet
(18 records center boxes)
18.72 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 89 obsolete training and orientation films used by Northwest Airlines, Inc. and 87 obsolete technical manuals for aircraft in the Northwest fleet. The technical manuals include material on the following types of aircraft: Boeing 707, 727, 747; Douglas DC-9; and McDonnell Douglas DC-10 and MD-80.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Northwest Airways was incorporated on August 1, 1926 and in 1934 the name of the company was changed to Northwest Airlines. Northwest Airlines has a transcontinental domestic route system as well as having the distinction of being one of the largest American carriers to the Pacific with a strong route structure to Tokyo and other points in the Far East.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Northwest Airlines, gift, 1996, 1996-0034

General
General
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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
Boeing 707 Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boeing 727 Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boeing 747 Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Douglas DC-9 Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McDonnell Douglas DC-10 Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Douglas DC-9 Super 80 (MD-80) Series Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Flight training Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Motion pictures (visual works) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Northwest Airlines, Inc. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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