American Helicopter Society Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0040
Creators:
American Helicopter Society
Dates:
bulk 1905-1990
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5 Cubic Feet
(7 boxes)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 333 copy negatives, 51 motion picture films, and publications, including manuals, reports, studies, thesis, and lectures, all relating to the various aspects of helicopters. The 333 copy negatives are from the following work: Rotary-Wing Aircraft Handbooks and History, a series of 18 Volumes, edited by E. K. Liberatore, Prewitt Aircraft Co. This work was prepared for the Wright Air Development Center, Air Research and Development Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio, circa 1954..

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Started in 1943, the American Helicopter Society (AHS) is an international technical society for engineers, scientists and others working on vertical flight technology.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
AHS International / M. E. Flater, Gift, 2003

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
American Helicopter Society Collection, Accession 2003-0040, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Helicopters Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Copy negatives Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Motion pictures (visual works) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Technical manuals -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Technical reports Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
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