Graf Zeppelin 1929 World Flight Photographs
This collection consists of three black and white 3.25 by 4.5 inch snapshots presumedly taken from the Graf Zeppelin, LZ-127, as it made its 1929 World Flight. Two of the images show what appears to be Siberia, while the third shows an unidentified German city.
Curtiss-Wright Engine Drawings and Manuals Collection
This collection consists of historical material from Curtiss-Wright Flight Systems, Inc. There are twenty-five rolls of microfilm pertaining to the Wright Aeronautical Division (which was responsible for the construction of aeronautical engines) and Air Materiel Command. In addition this collection contains various operating instructions for the Wright Cyclones and the …
World War I Italian South Tyrol Aviation Photograph Album
Army-Navy Aircraft Standard Colors Books
This collection consists of two Army-Navy Aircraft (ANA) Standard Colors books (6.5 by 5.5 inches): Army-Navy Aircraft Camouflage Standard Colors, June 1943 -June 1944; and Army-Navy Aircraft Color Standards, March 1945.
Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Photograph Collection
6.67 Linear feet
This collection consists of photographs of prominent members of the IAS. Many of the photographs are signed or otherwise inscribed.
United States Air Force Aircraft History Cards Microfilm
This collection consists of duplicate microfilm of individual aircraft records for the United States Air Force (USAF). The microfilm covers aircraft owned by the US Army Air Service, Army Air Corps, Army Air Forces, USAF, and the National Guard starting in July of 1923 and including those dropped from the active inventory before June 30, 1955. (Master films are held by the Air Force Historical Research Center, Maxwell AFB, AL.) Each record card consists of a complete record of aircraft transfers (duty locations) from acceptance until retirement. Duty locations do not include unit, only theater/air base.
Waterman (W. D.) 1932 B Whatsit (X12272) Drawings
The Waterman (W. D.) 1932 B Whatsit (X12272) was a tailless airplane designed by Waldo Waterman to be as easy for the average person to fly as it was to drive an automobile. Paul R. Matt was a draftsman and acquaintance of Waldo Waterman who contacted the National Air Museum in 1964 and offered to produce drawings of the Waterman (W. D.) 1932 B Whatsit (X12272) and Waterman (Arrowplane) Arrowbile Prototype (X262Y) with Waterman's input and approval. This collection consists of two three-view drawings of the Waterman (W. D.) 1932 B Whatsit (X12272) by Paul R. Matt.
Eastern Air Lines Collection [Foster]
Foster, David L., Jr.
This collection consists of material mostly relating to David Foster's career with Eastern Air Lines and the maintenance of their aircraft, 1960s to 1980s.
World War II Propaganda Leaflets
This collection consists of three 5.5 x 8.5 inch leaflets, printed on both sides. They contain text in Japanese as well as images. Caption information from an unknown source is provided for some of the leaflets. Leaflet No. 2101 reads, "This is a message from the President of the United States, Harry Truman …
World War II Pacific Theater Scrapbook [Glowka]
This collection consists of a scrapbook documenting Edward J. Glowka's service with the U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II. The scrapbook was created by Glowka's wife, who he met after the war. The scrapbook contains mainly black and white photographs but also includes one hand-tinted photograph of Glowka …