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The John R. Buschmann B-29 Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-11-19
Abstract Lt. Col. John R. Buschmann compiled this information about the Boeing B-29 Superfortress, known as "T-Square 54," through personal research and interviews with former crew members. In 2015 these materials, including a short history of the plane written by Lt. Col. Buschmann, were donated to the Museum of Flight in an effort to keep the physical plane and its history housed in one location.

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.

Theodore Jay Johnston Boeing Aircraft Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-04-22-A
Abstract Theodore Jay Johnston (1923-2013) was born in Olympia, Washington and was a pilot with the Eighth Air Force (398th Heavy Bomb Group) during World War II. After the war, Johnston spent 37 years at Boeing, workings on a variety of projects, including the Boeing B-47 Stratojet and Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. The collection contains slides and technical documentation related to Johnston's personal history with the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and the Boeing B-47 Stratojet.

Ernst H. Linnemann B-29 T-Square 54 Photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-12-21
Content Description The Ernst Linnemann B-29 T-Square 54 Photographs is a small collection consisting of 15 4x6" color photographs and corresponding negatives of the Museum of Flight's B-29 T-Square 54. The images show the aircraft before restoration and include interior and exterior details.

Mike McLoughlin Memphis Belle B-17 photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-07-22-A
Content Description The collection consists of 38 (eight 8x10" and 30 4x6") color photographs and five 35mm color film negative strips of the Museum of Flight's B-17F on set in England during the filming of the 1990 film Memphis Belle. The photographs were all taken from the interior of the B-17F, so the exterior of the plane is not visible in the images.

Joann Osterud Airshow Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-10-29-A
Overview Joann Osterud was a stunt pilot who flew in airshows from the late 1970s through the 1990s. Slides, photographs and audiovisual recordings in the collection document her stunt performances from her early career through 1990, including ones in her Stevens Akro plane which is in the Museum's collection.

Joann Osterud Record-Breaking Flight Photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-12-09
Content Description The Joann Osterud Record-Breaking Flight Photograph is a small collection consisting of a single photograph depicting of Joann Osterud flying upside-down in her Stephens Akro, July 24, 1991 from Vancouver, B.C. to Vanderhoof, B.C on a record-breaking flight. The photograph is in color and measures 8x10 inches. It is inscribed, "To Clarice and Tom, Thanks! Joann, Vancouver to Vanderhoof, 7/24/91". The people mentioned in the inscription were Clarice Osterud and Tom Hargiss, Joann's aunt and...

Noah D. Showalter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-02-25-A
Content Description The Noah D. Showalter Collection consists of textual, visual and audiovisual materials related to the career of N.D. Showalter, from his military service during World War II, to his time as a Boeing test pilot, and later work in military aircaft development.Showalter's military service as a bomber pilot during World War II is documented with a few military records but primarily with materials related to his involvement with the 483rd Bomb Group Association. Included are letters...

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...

James H. Taylor, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-00-00-1
Abstract Archival materials relating to the missions of the United States Army Air Forces 498th Bombardment Group in 1944-45. The Museum of Flight's Boeing B-29 Superfortress was of this group and material in this collection reflect the activities of the aircraft during that time period. Many of the charts are annotated for specific missions and some contain identified targets.

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