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Bill McIntosh Boeing Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2021-07-21
The Bill McIntosh Boeing Photograph Collection is a collection of photos acquired by McIntosh during his 38-year career at the Boeing Company as an aerodynamicist from 1958-1996. The collection includes 200 prints, which are primarily 8x10" color prints though some are black-and-white. Subjects include the B-47 with turboprop; YC-14 development; 727-300 development; 727-400; 747; 757 flight deck modeling; 757-767 cockpit configurations; 767; 777; 777 model in non-Boeing wind tunnel with employees; 7J7 development, including models in wind tunnels and with employees; 2-D wind tunnel; Boeing transonic wind tunnel; JADC model in Boeing wind tunnel; SST concept design; triple-slotted flaps; vortex generators wind tunnel test; wide body development; winglets; F-80 photo airplane; as well as some unidentified images.


  • circa 1960s-1980s


Language of Materials

All materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research but has not been fully processed. Access to the collection may be limited or may require additional processing time. For more information contact us.

Conditions Governing Use

The Museum of Flight (TMOF) Archives is the owner of the physical materials in the archives and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from TMOF archives before any publication use. TMOF does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.


.4 Cubic Feet (1 full size letter width document box)

Biographical / Historical

Bill McIntosh was an Aeronautical Engineer at the Boeing Company for 38 years and a docent and the Museum of Flight.

McIntosh served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956 as a Missile Mechanic. He spent two years instructing at the Army Ordnance Guided Missile School in Redstone Arsenal. Then he worked for The Boeing Company for 38 years as an Aeronautical Engineer. He worked on the stability and control on the 707, 727, and 737. In addition, he worked on the configuration development on the 767, and served as the Chief Aerodynamicist on the 777. McIntosh spent ten years on stability and control issues, and then spent the remainder of his time at Boeing on wing design and configuration development. He retired in 1996.

As of 2021 McIntosh was active with the Museum of Flight's Docent Corps.

Processing Information

This collection has not been fully processed.
Guide to the Bill McIntosh Boeing Photograph Collection
Completed - Level 1
N. Davis
Description rules
Language of description
Edition statement
1st edition

Repository Details

Part of the The Museum of Flight Archives Repository

9404 East Marginal Way South
Seattle Washington 98108-4097

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