Gregory H. "Pappy" Boyington Aviators Flight Log Book
Gregory H. "Pappy" Boyington (1912-1988) was a U.S. Marine Corps aviator. He served with Gen. Claire Chennault's 1st American Volunteer Group - the "Flying Tigers", and later commanded Marine Fighting Squadron 214 (VMF-214), famed as the "Black Sheep Squadron". This collection consists of Boyington's Aviators Flight Log Book, numbered 266, covering training at Quantico, Virginia and Basic School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1936-1939.
Arthur T. Atherholt Collection
This collection includes photographs, newspaper clippings, a speech, flight logs, and maps documenting Atherholt's balloon racing career.
Sheila Christine Hopkins Scott Journey Log Book
Sheila Christine Hopkins Scott, born in England on April 27, 1927, was an English aviator who broke over 100 aviation records through her long distance flight endeavours, which included a 34,000-mile (55,000 km) "world and a half" flight in 1971. On this flight, she became the first person to fly over the North Pole in a small aircraft. This collection consists of Sheila Scott's log book covering the dates May 1, 1971 through May 2, 1972, including her record-setting polar flight.
James Kirkpatrick World War II Color Slides and Log Book
This collection consists of eighty color 35 mm slides taken by 1st Lt. James J. Kirkpatrick, U. S. Army Air Forces, during his World War II service in the Pacific Theater. The collection also contains Kirkpatrick's pilot log (1943-1946) and five copy prints of Kirkpatrick and the aircraft he flew, a Douglas C-47 Skytrain and a Curtiss C-46 Commando.
World War II Photographs and Publications [Shipley]
This collection consists of materials relating to Vern Dean Shipley's service with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II including photographs, publications, and Shipley's pilot's log book. The log book covers the timeframe from May 1944 through June 1946. There are six photographs, all black and white, that range in …
Charles B. Sewell POW Collection
This collection consists of the wartime log Sewell kept while a prisoner at Stalag Luft IV. The log includes poems, sketches, photographs, and food labels from the Red Cross Parcels. The collection also contains V-Mail and prisoner mail postcards, copies of newspaper articles about Sewell and Stalag Luft IV; photographs …
Roland Chilton Collection
This collection consists of the following items documenting Roland Chilton's aviation patent career: photographs; two 11 x 7 inch black photo albums, labeled "Healey-Aeromarine Bus Co., Inc. Keyport - New Jersey USA," which contain photographs of engines from Aeromarine Plane & Motor Co.; log book for a Wright R 760 engine; Chilton's pilot log books …
Space Acceleration Measurement Unit System (SAMS) Collection
This collection consists of the following types of documentation relating to SAMS: test plans and reports; drawings; maintenance logs; and memorandums and correspondence. This collection also contains optical discs from the SAMS/MIR project, which contain the raw data.
World War II Consolidated B-24 Liberator Navigator's Log
On March 21, 1945, three units from the Fifteenth Air Force sent aircraft to bomb the airfield at Neuburg, Germany. This collection consists of a "Navigator's Log" flight plan document (AAF Form No. 21A-1) for one of the aircraft involved in the raid.
Admiral Albert C. Read, USN (Curtiss NC-4) Collection
bulk May 1919 to June 1919
Rear Admiral Albert C. Read (1887-1967) graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1907 and became Naval Aviator #24 in July 1915. In 1919, Read was the commander of the Curtiss NC-4, the first aircraft to fly across the Atlantic. The NC-4 covered 2150 nautical miles, from Nova Scotia to the Azores. The NC-4 was joined in the flight by the Curtiss NC-1 and Curtiss NC-3, but both the NC-1 and NC-3 were forced to land in the open sea. This collection consists of the following: black scrapbook containing photographs with US Navy numbers; newspaper front pages; reports; cable grams; signals and dispatches; the NC-4 log; biography of Read; and correspondence.