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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 1 Collection or Record:

Kenneth B. Luplow Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-05-20
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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