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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 book ...

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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:
Vierling, Bernard J.
Dates:
1952-1979
Size:
11.99 Cubic feet ((11 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0144
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the files of Bernard J. Vierling (Deputy Director, FAA Office of SST Development, 1965-69; Acting Director, 1969-71). The material consists primarily of in-depth documents, brochures, reports, and studies pertaining to the SST proposals from Boeing, Lockheed, and associated bid contractors General Electric and Pratt & Wh...

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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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Creators:
Roderick, Walter R. interviewee
Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
2 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9590
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Browne, Secor Delaney, 1916-
Dates:
1966-1980
bulk 1969-1972
Size:
6.54 Cubic feet ((6 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0140
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the files of Browne during his stint as chairman for the Civil Aeronautics Board and afterwards until 1980. The collection includes the following types of material: correspondence, magazines and newspapers, tapes of speeches given by Browne, both cassette and reels, conference and meeting proceedings, and notes and telep...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
bulk 1983-1993
Size:
340.2 Cubic Feet ((756 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1000
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the images captured on Discs 1, 2, and 7. These images are from the NASM Archives collection, mostly from the NASM Technical Files.

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Creators:
Robinson, Abraham, 1918-1974
Dates:
1945-1956, 1968
Size:
0.2 Cubic Feet ((4 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0608
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of his applied mathematical aeronautical papers from his time at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, and from his time at the College of Aeronautics, Cranfield. Most of the papers appear to be related to the British high speed flight research program.

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Creators:
Arcier, A. Francis, 1890-1969
Dates:
Circa 1890-1981
Size:
2.97 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0072
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

A. Francis Arcier, (1890-1969) was an aviator, scientist, designer and engineer whose pioneering work in aviation design spanned six decades and earned him many honors.

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Creators:
Lippisch, Alexander, 1894-1976
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1950s]
Size:
0.9 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0031
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains photographs and drawings of the tailless and all-wing aircraft with which Lippisch was involved. Many of the photographs appear in Lippisch's book 'The Delta Wing: A History and Development.'

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