Flying Tiger Line
Airline. Flying Tiger Line, also known as Flying Tigers, was the first scheduled cargo airline in the United States and a major military charter operator during the Cold War era for both cargo and personnel (the latter with leased aircraft). The airline was bought by Federal Express in 1988.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of primarily textual materials with a small amount of photographs that are related to Dorothy (Jesseman) Allen and Carol (Prentice) Gounaris who worked for the Flying Tiger Line as flight attendants, 1960-1964. The collection has been sorted into two series.Series I, Dorothy Allen materials, is the bulk of the collection. It includes Flying Tiger employee documentation in the form of a 1962 flight attendant seniority list, cholera vaccination certificate,...
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Content Description The Stanley Bishop Flying Tigers 747 Photograph Collection is a small collection consisting of three color photographic prints depicting a Beoing 747 in Flying Tiger Line livery, from circa the 1970s. In the photographs the aircraft is parked on the tarmac at an unidentified airport. Some unidentified Boeing employees are depicted in two of the images. "Henry L. Heguy" is painted beneath the cockpit windows.
Contents of the Collection The Alfred Goldberg Photograph Collection contains photographs and a small number of textual materials that mostly pertain to aircraft construction and maintenance in the 1940s-1950s. It is likely the photographs were collected by Goldberg during his career at Bedek Aviation Company in an unknown position and as Superintendent of Maintenance at Flying Tiger Line. The collection has been broken down into two series: Photographs and Textual materials, which are both arranged alphabetically....
Abstract David O. Hill (1939-) was a pilot for Seaboard World Airlines (SWA). Hill was also SWA's archivist and historian. The collection relates to the company history, personnel, and operations of Seaboard World Airlines (SWA), from its establishment in 1946 to 1980 when it merged with Flying Tigers Line and is comprised primarily of textual materials, the bulk of which are scrapbooks; but also includes photographic materials, including prints, slides, and negatives; and a single DVD.
Abstract Norah Ellen O'Neill (1949-2017), from Seattle, Washington, was a commercial pilot and an aviation pioneer. The collection contains a scrapbook, book reviews, newsletters and serials, photographs, pilot log books, and correspondence related to her flight career and personal life.
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