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Joseph J. Sofet Air Force One Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-05-17-A
Content Description The Joseph J. Sofet Air Force One Collection is a small collection of materials collected by Col. Joseph J. Sofet, pilot for Air Force One aircraft, VC-137B SAM970 and VC-137C SAM26000. The collection includes clippings about Sofet and his career as a pilot for Air Force One and about SAM970; photocopies of images of Sofet and Air Force one aircraft; matchbook covers branded for Air Force One and the President of the United States; an undated color 8x10" photograph of SAM26000 signed by the...

Norman G. Stromer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-09-19
Overview Major Norman George Stromer (1922-2019) was an Army Air Corps pilot who participated in bombing campaigns in the South West Pacific during World War II, served as part of the Military Air Transport Service (MATS), and worked as a fight inspector for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This collection contains photographs, military records, certificates, and other textual materials documenting his military service, post-military career, and personal life, primarily dating from 1940-1960.

Merwin W. Vining World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-07-12
Abstract Merwin W. Vining was a United States Air Force pilot with the 381st Bombardment Group during World War II. The collection includes two (2) photographs, a yearbook and graduation announcement, and a pilot's log primarily related to Vining's time as a cadet, although the log book covers Vining's 1944-1945 service in the European theater.

Charles Zevart World War II Glider Pilot Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2019-05-16
Content Description The Charles Zevart World War II Glider Pilot Collection consists of items relating to the life and military career of Charles Zevart, a World War II glider pilot. The collection contains his military records, high school diploma, black-and-white photographs, correspondence with the Air Force, and his Army Flying School yearbook.

George T. Zimmer Ejection Seat Testing Photographs Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2006-06-15
Contents of the Collection The George T. Zimmer Ejection Seat Testing Photographs Collection consists of 112 photographs from the 1960s or 1970s related to aircraft ejection seat tests.The first folder of photographs includes 30 prints, one 4x5" and the rest 8x10". Twenty-eight are black-and-white prints and two are in color. These photographs depict United States Air Force ejection seat testing experiments, some labeled as taking place at the U.S. Naval Aerospace Recovery Facility in El Centro, California....

Harold W. Zipp Collection

 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.

Dan Zoernig "Fifteen" lithograph of James Kasler

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Oversize Materials 2000-2005, oversize: folder
Identifier: 2005-12-27-A
Contents of the Collection The collection is a single color lithograph of a digital illustration titled "Fifteen" and created by artist Dan Zoernig. It depicts Lieutenant James Kasler as the pilot of in-flight North American F-86 Sabre "Martha Lee" next to another aircraft. The lithograph is undated, but was possibly created circa 1990s, as an homage to Kasler becoming the 15th jet ace of the U.S. Air Force. The print is autographed by "Col. James H. Kasler" and signed by the artist.Beneath the title,...

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