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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.

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William Hough "Bill" Cook Jr. Papers

Identifier: 2017-10-26
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.

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