Query: Airplanes -- Flight testing
NACA/NASA Langley Field Aircraft Log Books
Creators:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Langley Research Center
Dates:
1923-1964
bulk 1934-1940, 1951-1960
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0056
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of original aircraft, engine, and equipment log books of aircraft operated by NACA and NASA from Langley Research Center. Each log represents a history of the aircraft/engine/equipment from its manufacture, through its pre-NACA/NASA service, and during its operation by that agency.

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Robert E. Johnson Collection (1939-1958)
Creators:
Johnson, Robert E., 1903-
Dates:
1939-1958
Size:
4.95 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox) (4 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0054
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains Johnson's profession papers during his tenure as Chief Field Engineer at Wright Aeronautical. It consists of correspondence relating to flight and engine testing, engine production, and civil aviation.

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Rockwell HiMAT RPRV Documentation
Creators:
Rockwell International
Dates:
1976-1981
Size:
5.68 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box) (5 records center boxes) (2 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0059
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of documentation on the NASM HiMAT. The material includes correspondence, color photographs, test information, computer programs, printouts, punch tapes, and schematics.

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Unmanned Aircraft Engineering Data
Creators:
Nevinger, Donald
Dates:
[ca. 1960s-1980s]
Size:
0.72 Cubic feet ((2 letter document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0012
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of engineer's data and notes relating to mostly unmanned (drone) aircraft. Included in the notebooks are also articles, papers, and reports gleaned from a variety of sources.

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NASA F-8 Supercritical Wing Collection
Creators:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Langley Research Center
Dates:
1964-1972
Size:
5.85 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0104
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The supercritical wing concept was developed by Dr. Richard T. Whitcomb of the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Whitcomb's airfoil was designed to delay formation of shock waves at high speeds.

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Flight Testing Exhibit Collection
Dates:
bulk 1903-1974
Size:
0.49 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection is a product of the material gathered for the Flight Testing Exhibit. It includes the following material: technical reports; copy negatives with corresponding photocopies of images used in the exhibit; unidentified miscellaneous negatives which were probably gathered for research but not used in the exhibit; and a script …

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Captured German and Japanese Aviation Technical Documents
Creators:
United States. Army Air Forces
Dates:
[ca. 1939-1945]
Size:
3,732 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0431
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the Air Force master microfilm of captured German and Japanese documents pertaining to aviation. The documents cover a wide variety of subjects, including aircraft and engines, flight test reports, proposals, and engineering studies. English translation is provided for some documents.

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Dornier Do X Photograph Album [Ben M. Anderson]
Dates:
1929
Size:
0.28 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0653
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a photo album containing 23 photographs, probably taken during the rollout and initial taxiing and flight tests of the original Dornier Do X on July 12, 1929.

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Grumman F-14A Tomcat Manual [Nassauer]
Dates:
1986
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization (NATOPS) Flight Manual for the Grumman F-14A Tomcat.

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Charles A. Lindbergh Miles M.12 Mohawk Photographs
Dates:
1936
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder), 6 gelatin silver print photographs)
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of six photographs of Charles A. Lindbergh with Frederick (F.G.) and Blossom Miles inspecting Lindbergh's new Miles M.12 Mohawk airplane on the ground at Woodley Aerodrome, near Reading (Berkshire), England, and making a test flight, circa August 1936.

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