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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.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Harold W. Zipp Collection

Identifier: 1992-11-12
Abstract Harold W. Zipp was an engineer at the Boeing Company for forty years. The collection documents his career, particularly his tenure in Wichita, Kansas, with diaries, photographs and other documents.

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