Apollo Milton Olin (A. M. O.) Smith Papers
This collection consists of the significant writings of Smith, including writings relating to his contributions to boundary layer theory. The collection also includes Smith's notebooks and related photographs of his post-World War II on-site appraisal of Nazi aeronautical developments.
Wiley Post Route Map Section, Around-the-World Solo Flight
In 1933, Wiley Post became the first man to fly solo around the world, making the trip in 7 days, 18 hours, and 49 minutes. Lieutenant J. F. Gillon "voluntarily assisted many of the prominent fliers in plotting their courses." After his successful flight, Post returned the map section to Gillon the as a …
389th Bombardment Group Photographs
This collection consists of fifteen prints and a videotape of stills relating to the service of the 389th Bomb Group during World War II, including images of Consolidated B-24 Liberators both on the ground and in the air.
Stratospheric Ballooning (Skyhook) Collection
This collection consists of photographs, correspondence, reports, clippings and press kits, mostly centering on the following ballooning topics: Project Skyhook, Project Helios, Stratoscope I and II and Stratolab. There is also material on general ballooning events, the Vanguard satellite and the VTOL.
Women Flyers of America (WFA) Scrapbook
This collection consists of a scrapbook, compiled by McFadden, relating to the founding and history of the WFA, as well as with McFadden's role with the WFA. The scrapbook includes WFA convention programs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, patches, and 'The Women Flyer - Official Bulletin of the Women Flyers of America …
Space Shuttle Manuals and Handbooks [Hollis]
This collection consists of 5 cubic feet of Space Shuttle manuals and handbooks, 1974-1995. Most of the manuals relate to the Space Shuttle propulsion system and were gathered by William "Ken" Hollis who was a Lockheed Martin Software and MPS/SSME Engineer at Kennedy Space Center.
United States Navy Engineering Drawings on Microfilm
Included in this collection are drawings for the following aircraft: Douglas AD series, BTD-1 and F3D, Grumman F4F-3, F4F-4, F4F-7, F6F-3, F8F-1, Goodyear F2G-1, McDonnell FH-1, North American FJ-1, General Motors FM-1, FM-2, Chance-Vought F4U-1, F4U-4, F4U-5, F8U-1, OS2U, Beech GB-2, UC-43, Bell HSL-1, HTL-5, HTL-6, HUL-1, Grumman J2F, JRF …
Burnley Mahr Space Projects Collection
bulk [ca. 1960s-1970s]
This collection contains materials from Mahr's work on the following projects: EOS Landsat, Orbiter, LST Hubble, Navaho, Skylab, Apollo, and the Shuttle Robot Retrieval Arm. In addition, there are also promotional materials from Rockwell International's Space Division pertaining to various spacecraft.
General Electric GE4 Super-Sonic Transport (SST) Engine Collection
Materials in this collection relating to the General Electric GE4 SST engine include the following: Master Engine Cross-section, GE4 Tool Flow Sheet, documents relating to production and assembly of the GE4, documents relating to the National Air and Space Museum's acquisition of the GE4 SST engine, miscellaneous draft correspondence concerning …