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Jim Radcliffe Boeing Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2022-08-03-A
The Jim Radcliffe Boeing Collection holds a very small amount of material related to Radcliffe's career at The Boeing Company, 1967-1969. It includes two 1967 "SST Phase II Program Schedules," numbers 1B and 1C. The schedules provide an overview of the project plan for various departments, including "Nonstructure," "Mockup," "Design." There are also eleven 35mm color slides depicting the Boeing 747 first flight at Paine Field in 1969. The images were taken by Radcliffe and show the aircraft in-flight and on the ground.


  • 1967-1969

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research and is accessible in the Dahlberg Research Center by appointment. 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.


.05 Cubic Feet (1 oversize folder (11 x 17 inches), 1 letter size folder)

Biographical Note: Jim Radcliffe

Jim Radcliffe (1932-2020) worked for The Boeing Company, circa 1959-1990s.

Jim Radcliffe was born on January 4, 1932 in New Jersey. He graduated from Yale University and worked for a small air conditioning company. He relocated to the Seattle, Washington area to work for The Boeing Copany, circa 1959. Initially hired as an engineer on the Boeing 2707 SST project, Radcliffe moved into management then later became Director of Sales and Forecasting. He remained with Boeing until the mid-1990s when he retired.

Radcliffe was married and had children. He was a long-time supporter of The Museum of Flight. Jim Radcliffe died on November 8, 2020 in Washington state.


Biography derived from donor information and records on


No further accruals are expected.
Jim Radcliffe Boeing Collection
Completed - Level 1
Jenn Parent
2023 May
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1st Edition

Repository Details

Part of the The Museum of Flight Archives Repository

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