United States. Air Force
Also referred to as: U.S. Air Force; USAF United States. Air Force [1947-present] Earlier headings: Air Service [1919-1926]; United States. Army Air Corps [1926-1941]; United States. Army Air Forces [1941-1947]
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
John Cook Collection
Abstract Born in Scotland, John Cook (1899-) was a mechanic who worked on the engines that powered the Douglas World Cruisers that completed the first circumnavigation of the globe by air. Cook also served in the military for thirty-six years and later was a Quality Control Inspector for the Air Force Aircraft program at Boeing. The collection contains photographs, slides, and textual materials primarily related to his time at Boeing as well as some photographs and documents related to his contribution...
Found in: The Museum of Flight Archives / John Cook Collection
Jim Goodall Collection of Aircraft Drawings, Photographs, and Slides
Collection — Multiple Containers
Contents of the Collection The Jim Goodall Collection of Aircraft Drawings, Photographs, and Slides is comprised of approximately one thousand (1,000) photographs, fifty-two (52) slides, and assorted aircraft technical drawings. The collection also includes textual materials, primarily in the form of photocopied documents, related to the "Have Doughnut," "Have Drill," and "Have Ferry" programs. The photographs and slides were both taken and collected by Goodall and feature the Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk,...
David O. Hill Seaboard World Airlines Collection
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.
Theodore Jay Johnston Boeing Aircraft Collection
Abstract Theodore Jay Johnston (1923-2013) was born in Olympia, Washington and was a pilot with the Eighth Air Force (398th Heavy Bomb Group) during World War II. After the war, Johnston spent 37 years at Boeing, workings on a variety of projects, including the Boeing B-47 Stratojet and Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. The collection contains slides and technical documentation related to Johnston's personal history with the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and the Boeing B-47 Stratojet.
Calvin H. and Yun Yau Kam Papers
Abstract Yun Yau Kam served in the U.S. Army for 19 years and was the father of Calvin H. Kam. Calvin H. Kam was born in Hawaii and enlisted in 1969, completing flight school in 1970. The collection contains military documents, photographs, and slides relating to the military service of Calvin H. Kam during Vietnam and photographs and clippings related to his father's, Yun Yau Kam, service during World War II and the Korean War.
Ernst H. Linnemann U.S. Air Force Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description The Ernst H. Linnemann U.S. Air Force Collection is a small collection of textual and visual materials related to Linneman's service in the U.S. Air Force in the late 1950s and early 1960s, working in communications and navigation, especially with TACAN (tactical air navigation) systems. The collection includes materials collected while Linnemann was stationed at Lackland Air Force Base, Scott Air Force Base, Niagara Falls Air Base, and Ladd Air Force Base including a photo collage...
Alan Lonsdale Patterson Papers
Overview Alan Lonsdale Patterson worked extensively in the field of aviation from the 1920s to the 1980s. Throughout his career he worked as a barnstormer, pilot and established multiple companies that facilitated the sale of aircraft and aeronautical equipment, predominately between companies based in the United States and China. The collection represents both his professional and personal life through correspondence, photographs, business records, clippings and audiovisual materials, as well as...
James H. Platt Vietnam War Collection
Abstract James H. Platt served in Vietnam from 1967-1968 as a United States Air Force Rescue Commander. The collection contains twenty (20) slides and one (1) photocopied document related to his service.
Henry L. Reed Photographs
Abstract Henry L. Reed was a Technical Sergeant in the United States Air Force from 1942-1963. The collection contains negatives, slides, and photographs of various military aircraft taken by Reed during his service.