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Dates:
1958-1962
Size:
10.9 Cubic feet ((10 records center boxes) (2 11x14x25 transfiles))
10.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains documents relating to the 1958-62 Autogiro Company of America vs. the United States. The collection includes transcripts of hearings and copies of patents and contracts relevant to the case.

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Dates:
bulk 1934-1945
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet ((3 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of thirty-five photographs of helicopter and autogiros, many undergoing testing by the United States Navy. Craft featured include the Pitcairn PA-22 Cabin Autogiro, Hiller XHOE-1 (Hiller HJ-1) Hornet (serial number 46446) and Sikorsky (VS-316A, S-48) HNS-1 (39046 and 39050). Locations include the U.S. Naval Air Station, Pat...

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Creators:
Miller, John Matthew, III, 1896-
Dates:
1910-1973
Size:
0.8 Cubic feet (1 legal document box, 1 slim legal document box, 1 map folder (18 x 48 inches))
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0036
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

John Matthew Miller III (born June 3, 1896) was active in aviation throughout his life, as a naval aviator, air mail pilot, transport pilot, autogiro pilot, flight instructor, aircraft manufacturer, airport operator, agricultural pilot, and helicopter test pilot, working at different times for the United States Navy, the U.S. Aerial Mail Service, Pitcairn Aeronautical Corporation, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture; from 1927-1929 Miller operated his own business, the Miller Aviation Corporation of New Brunswick, New Jersey. The collection includes Miller's pilot licenses and log books, scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings and assorted ephemera, predominantly from the 1914 to 1939 period of Miller's life.

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Creators:
Lenkowsky, Mandel
Dates:
1935-1952
Size:
2.18 Cubic Feet (2 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0099
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes notebooks containing scientific notes and mathematical calculations, a random assortment of journals and periodicals, published reference books, and a few advertising and promotional brochures all pertaining to American experimental military and commercial vertical flight from the late 1930s to the late 1940s. The collection also contains photographs of the following helicopters: Sikorsky XR-1, XR-4, YR-4, XR-5, XR-6, XR-6A, VS-300; Kellet XO-60 and XO-61; and Rotachute P-4. Also included are photographs of helicopters by Pitcarin, Landgraf, Greyhound Bus, Spratt, Berliner, Ochmichen, and DeBothezat.

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Creators:
Bensen, Igor.
Dates:
bulk 1978
Size:
Enter vol amt Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the Bensen B-8 Gyro-Glider documentation: Building and Operating Manual; plan drawings; Rotorcraft Dictionary; Bensen-related brochures; list of tools needed to build a gyrocopter; Building and Operating Material Specifications for Bensen Models B-8 and B-8M; Catalog No. 81 and order form; Installment Purchase Plan docum...

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Gittens, David
Dates:
May 7, 1997
Size:
0.35 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0598
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Original and reference videos documenting an NMAH children's program by David Gittens, the inventor of the Ikenga 5302 gyroplane.

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Creators:
Czajkowski, John
Dates:
[ca. 1930s]
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0048
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 202 black and white snapshots of aircraft at Roosevelt Field, Long Island, New York, during the 1930s.

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Creators:
Herrick, Gerard Post, 1873-1955
Dates:
1909-1963
bulk 1909-1921
Size:
17.68 Cubic feet (2 records center boxes; 5 drawers)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0097
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, handwritten technical notes, drawings, photographs, reports, and affidavits in support of historical statements. Also included are several hundred black-and-white negatives and three reels of motion-picture film of the Herrick Vertoplane.

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Dates:
bulk 1918-1999
Size:
1.99 Cubic feet ((5 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0473
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of philatelic items and first day covers from a variety of sources including flown items, cacheted covers, stamps, and first day covers. Flown items in the collection include letters from the first flights of various air mail routes; a letter carried aboard the first flight of the ZRS-4 Akron; a commemorative envelope from ...

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Creators:
Eastman, William Donald "Don", Jr.
Dates:
Circa 1960s to 2003
Size:
0.39 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0032
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

William Donald "Don" Eastman, Jr. (b. 1932) was the first pilot to demonstrate the feasibility of air-to-air refueling of helicopters as well as the first to actually perform aerial refueling of a helicopter during his time as a pilot with the United States Air Force. This collection consists of approximately 0.39 cubic feet of material relating to Lieutenant Colonel William Donald "Don" Eastman Jr.'s career as Test Director and Project Pilot for helicopter aerial refueling tests with the United States Air Force including photographs, news clippings, and publications.

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