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Bruce Campbell Lear Fan Photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-00-00-98
Contents of the Collection This small collection consists of 15 color snapshots taken by Bruce Campbell of the Lear Fan at a flight demonstration or show for the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) circa early 1980s. The photographs depict Lear Fans N626BL and N327ML on the ground and in the air. Moya Lear is in one photograph; other spectators are unidentified.

Jane Jarvis Lear Fan Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2018-10-07
Contents of the Collection The Jane Jarvis Lear Fan Collection is a very small collection of materials collected by Jane Jarvis, a former Lear aerospace and aviation engineer, during her employment. Materials include a large format technical drawing of Lear Fan 2100 prototype "3", 1981; two (2) marketing documents and (2) brief articles about the Lear Fan 2100, circa 1980-1985; and a 1988 letter from Moya Olsen Lear to "Dave" reminiscing about a past reunion.

William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers

Identifier: 2000-06-20
Abstract William P. “Bill” Lear was a prolific inventor with dozens of patents for a variety of machines to his name but is most famous for his work in the aviation field. Moya Marie Olsen Lear was a philanthropist, businesswoman, and the wife of aviation pioneer Bill Lear. The collection documents Bill Lear's inventions and career in the fields of radio navigation, aircraft design, the 8-track player, and his efforts at a steam-powered turbine. Materials are predominantly affiliated with Lear’s many...

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