Query: Airplanes -- Flight testing
Boeing Company Airplane Division Commercial Supersonic Transport Proposal of January 15, 1964 (Partial)
Creators:
Boeing Airplane Company
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.68 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of seven volumes of the Boeing Company Airplane Division Commercial Supersonic Transport Proposal of January 15, 1964 (volumes A-II, A-III, A-IV Book 2, A-V, A-VII, A-VIII, and A-XI).

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Wright Brothers Collection
Dates:
1909-1945
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 slim legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0376
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists mostly of correspondence between the Wright brothers and the following people: J.W. See; Ralph H. Upson; Henry Ford; Ernest Jones; Frank Coffyn; O.G. Simmons; C.R. Peterkin; Otto Mallery; Maynard; and Lester Gardner. Also included are sketches, an NAA letter signed by witnesses: Etheridge, Dough and Moore attesting to the 1903 flight, and the Wright Brothers' original bid for the military contract.

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Wright/McCook Field Aircraft Project Books
Creators:
United States. Army. Air Service
Dates:
1917-1926
bulk 1920-1925
Size:
5.45 Cubic feet ((5 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0058
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the project books for aircraft tested by the Experimental Division in the early 1920s. Most project books contain photstats of the specifications and contracts for these aircraft as well as Air Service inspection and test reports. The collection also includes an extensive negative collection documenting the project …

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McCook Field Collection
Creators:
Boyne, Walter J., 1929-
Dates:
1917-1977
bulk 1918-1930
Size:
1.64 Cubic feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0569
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material collected by Walter J. Boyne in preparation for the writing of a series of articles about McCook Field. The collection consists of the following: numerous photographs, a small number of negatives, some technical notes and reports, correspondence, magazine clippings, a decal, publications, and several questionnaires …

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Wright/McCook Field Still Photograph Collection
Creators:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)
Dates:
1918-1971
Size:
899.25 Cubic feet ((825 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0172
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains the file of still photographs taken by the Air Force Material Division at McCook Field, Wright Field, and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The material consists of over 340,000 black and white and color photographs illustrating the design, development and testing of military aircraft; structural components; and personal, emergency …

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Orville Wright Early Flight Description Letters [Kahler]
Creators:
Kahler, Armin Adolphus
Dates:
1908-1909
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four letters written by Armin Adolphus Kahler, an optical instrument maker residing in Washington, DC, during the time of these flights, to Lenore E. Sartor (later his wife) which include first-hand descriptions of flights made by Orville Wright in the time period of 1908-1909.

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Instrument Landing System Collection
Creators:
Byrne, Paul
Dates:
1939-1944
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0089
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes newspaper and magazine articles on ILS testing and development; ITDC proposal for the system; technical reports with engineering drawings; 24 photos of the Indianapolis testing, 13 with accompanying glass plate transparencies; and 3 autographed photos of pilot Benny Howard, CAA Chief of Radio Development Bill Jackson, and United Airlines Director …

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Captain Fred E. Davis Collection
Creators:
Davis, Frederick Errol
Dates:
bulk 1938-1964
Size:
digital Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0026
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of digital scans of a pilot's log book belonging to Captain Frederick Errol Davis, used from 1938-1964. This 300 page log book documents Davis' activities as a pilot for Eastern Airlines. Data recorded includes: date of flight, from and to, make and model of the airplane flown, aircraft certificate …

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Wright Brothers Photomechanical Reproduction
Dates:
bulk 1906
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation is a photomechanical reproduction enlargement ( 17 1/8 inch by 10 3/4 inch ) of the Wright Brothers drawing of their flying machine Patent No" 821,393 sheet one (original date March 22, 1903- patent date May 22, 1906). The patent has been expertly removed from the frame and restored to a presentation level. The dimensions of the framed patent …

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Victor Vernon Scrapbooks
Creators:
Vernon, Victor
Dates:
1903-1948
bulk 1915-1920
Size:
0.71 Cubic feet (2 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0221
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Victor Vernon was an aviation pioneer, flight instructor, U. S. Navy aviator, and airline executive. This collection consists of three scrapbooks that chronicle Vernon's aviation career.

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