Allen, Edmund Turney, 1896-1943
- Existence: 1896-1943
Biographical Note: Eddie T. Allen
Edmund "Eddie" T. Allen was born in January 4, 1896 in Chicago, Illinois. Allen was a test pilot, working for many manufacturers, including Boeing. He was the test pilot for the first flight of the Boeing C-75 Stratoliner (Model 307), circa December 1938. Allen was killed when the Boeing B-29 prototype he was flying crashed on February 18, 1943 in Seattle, Washington.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Individuals whose names begin with A: Aanenson, Quentin [U.S. Army Air Corps pilot] Clipping, "A Fighter Pilot's Story," Museum of Flight News, October 10, 2000 Abbey, George [Program Manager at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)] Article, "Mr. Inside," Air & Space Magazine, August 1, 2011 Abruzzo, Ben [Balloon pilot] ...
Abstract Julius A. Barr (1905-1939) was born in Normal, Illinois and spent time as a personal pilot to Chinese military figures in the mid-1930s as well as worked as a Boeing test pilot from 1938-1939. The collection contains four clippings related to Barr's time at Boeing and his death.
Abstract The William Hough “Bill” Cook, Jr. Papers are comprised of documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia pertaining to the life and work of Bill Cook, Jr. A significant portion of this collection is made up of correspondence, both personal and professional. Major topics include the Boeing high speed wind tunnel, the B-29, B-47, and B-17 bombers, the development of the YC-14 short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft, and research on supersonic transport.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description The Kenneth B. Luplow Collection is a small collection consisting of a logbook and notebook dating to Luplow's time working for Boeing in the 1940s. The logbook spans 1941-1946, and documents Luplow's role as flight engineer on many first flights, including the XB-29 and XC-97 and XPBB-1. Other test flights documented include ones for B-17 variants. Test pilots documented in the log include J.B. Fornasero, Elliott Merrill, A.C. Reed, Edmund T. Allen, Robert Lamson, J.A. Fraser, R.M....
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