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Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force

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Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Dodge H. Dean World War II Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2018-00-00-138
Content Description The Dodge H. Dean World War II Collection consists primarily of training materials from Dean's service with both the Royal Canadian Air Force and the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. Training materials from Dean's time with the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) from about 1937-1942 make up the bulk of the collection. Included are printed lecture outlines and printed notes on a variety of topics such as airframes; airmanship; airways regulations; armament; engines; instrument...

Charles J. Langmack Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-04-05
Abstract The Charles Langmack Papers contains textual materials, scrapbooks, and photographs concerning the life and military career of Charles Langmack (1907-1999). Langmack was an early Oregon aviator, and this collection equally documents both his civilian and military aviation careers.

LeRoy Milliren National Air Races Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-00-00-29
Abstract LeRoy Milliren (1919-1997) was a Major in the United States Army during World War II. The collection primarily relates to the 1932 Cleveland Air Races and is comprised of a photograph album containing one hundred ninety-eight (198) black-and-white photographs of assorted aircraft.

Kenneth W. Porter RCAF logbook

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1992-03-24
Scope and Contents The Kenneth W. Porter RCAF logbook is a small collection consisting of one logbook documenting Porter's service as a navigator with the Royal Canadian Air Force from July 1945 to October 1947. Most of the flights documented were out of Portage la Prairie Manitoba, Canada. The aircraft documented include Avro Ansons, de Havilland DH-82s, de Havilland Mosquitos, Vickers Wellingtons, and Handley Page Halifaxes.

John Schafer Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2005-01-15
Contents of the Collection The John Schafer Collection is primarily original newspapers from the World War II era, but also includes a small amount of additional textual materials and one black-and-white photograph. It is unknown if John Schafer served during World War II, if he collected the materials, or they were given to him. The fourteen newspapers date from January 29, 1939 to October 15, 1945 and include issues from the Seattle Daily Times, ...

Brien S. Wygle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-09-17
Contents of the Collection The Brien S. Wygle Collection is a small collection primarily consisting of logbooks and certificates, licenses, and awards documenting Wygle's service in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II through his career at the Boeing Company as a test pilot. The logbooks span 1943 to 2008 and document his military service, his time flying as a commercial pilot with Queen Charlotte Airlines in 1950, and his Boeing career beginning in May 1951. There is a gap in the logs from...

Kurt Zwar Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2014-09-24
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of forty-two (42) black-and-white photographs depicting aircraft and military personnel of World War I and World War II. The photographs were purchased by Zwar; no personal connection to the subjects of the photographs is known. There is also one piece of ephemera, a "Smileage Book" which holds ration coupons for "military entertainments."The photographs vary in size, from 3x5 to 6x8". They feature WWI and WWII aircraft, in the ground, in flight, and a...

Wygle, Brien S., 2013 November 13

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Interview Summary Test pilot Brien Wygle is interviewed about his decade-spanning career in the aviation industry. He describes his flight experiences prior to his work at Boeing, including his RCAF (Royal Canadian Air Force) service as a transport pilot during and after World War II and his time as an airline pilot with Queen Charlotte Airlines. He then discusses his test pilot career at the Boeing Company and his involvement with various aircraft, including the Boeing B-47 Stratojet, B-52 Stratofortress, Model...

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