Pietenpol Air Camper Drawings

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0017
Creators:
Pietenpol, Bernard H.
Dates:
1933-1982
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.03 Cubic feet
1 oversized folder
Repository:
The Pietenpol Air Camper is a two-seat, open cockpit, plans-built aircraft designed by Bernard H. Pietenpol and first flown in 1928. This collection consists of fifteen drawings relating to the Pietenpol Air Camper.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of fifteen drawings relating to the Pietenpol Air Camper. The drawings are black and white reproductions and measure 24 x 18 inches. There are a set of eight drawings for building the aircraft and supplementary drawings showing various fittings; details; the Ford Model A engine conversion; and a three piece wing supplement which applies to the Pietenpol Sky Scout as well.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is in original order.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Pietenpol Air Camper is a two-seat, open cockpit, plans-built aircraft designed by Bernard H. Pietenpol and first flown in 1928. The Pietenpol Air Camper was designed to be built from simple materials, wood, and varnished fabric for the wings and powered by a converted automobile engine, and using as few tools as possible so that it was accessible for the average person to build and fly. Home builders wishing to construct the Pietenpol Air Camper also needed to fabricate some metal fittings and do some welding. The Pietenpol Air Camper was featured on the cover of
Modern Mechanics
magazine in 1932.

Administration
Processing Information
Arranged and described (2014) and encoded (2020) by Jessamyn Lloyd.
Author
Jessamyn Lloyd
Immediate Source of Acquisition
James McFadden, Gift, 2013, NASM.2014.0017

Using the Collection
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.
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Preferred Citation
Pietenpol Air Camper Drawings, NASM.2014.0017, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
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https://airandspace.si.edu/archives