Viação Aérea Santos Dumont (VASD) Photographs and Newspaper Article

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0069
Dates:
bulk 1945
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.1 Cubic Feet
(2 folders)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of eight photographs, an envelope, and an article from January 20, 1945, relating to the Brazilian airline, Viação Aérea Santos Dumont (VASD).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Viação Aérea Santos Dumont (VASD) was founded on January 18, 1944 and started service in February of 1945. The airlines fleet included two Consolidated PBY-5 Catalinas, and one Budd RB-1 Conestoga. The Catalinas flew northwards from Rio de Janeiro along the coastal route as far as Fortaleza, and the Budd flew southwards to Porto Alegre. The airline was absorbed by the Nacional Airline in April of 1952.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Lucy E. Colman, Gift, 2005
Author

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Viação Aérea Santos Dumont (VASD) Photographs and Newspaper Article, Accession 2005-0069, 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, Commercial -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Air travel Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Budd RB-1 Conestoga Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brazil Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newspapers Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Viação Aérea Santos Dumont (VASD) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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