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Gene M. Allred Air-Navigation Workbook

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Oversize 2019-
Identifier: 2022-00-00-105
Content Description The Gene M. Allred Air-Navigation Workbook is a small collection consisting of a single item: the Air-navigation workbook: pre-flight--primary training manual used by Allred at the U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School, at St. May's College in California in 1943. The workbook was published by the Aviation Training Division, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Air) U.S. Navy and consists of position plotting sheets, sheets of graph paper, logs, and a star finder and...

William Frederick Barns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-04-13
Abstract William Frederick "Bill" Barns (1920-1995) joined the United States Air Force in 1942 and flew in the European Theater during World War II. After the war, Barns served in the USAF in several capacities until his retirement in 1966 when he went to work in the private sector, including for Garrett Corporation. The collection contains a broad array of textual materials as well as photographs and digital images related to his military and professional careers.

Dean E. Christianson World War II and Korean War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2022-09-01-A
Contents of the Collection The Dean E. Christianson World War II and Korean War Collection consists primarily of textal materials and a few visual materials from Dean's service as a navigator in the U.S. Army Transportion Corps. Included in the collection are correspondence files, personnel documents, military orders, charts, maps, navigator’s logs and flight plans, as well as a small amount of travel ephemera. The materials which range from 1941 to 1958, are organized in three series: Series I....

Leroy Hamilton Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1986-09-03
Contents of Collection Collection includes a United Air Lines high altitude navigational chart dated December 8, 1966 and a Transcontinental and Western Air brochure advertising its coast-to-coast service, "The Lindbergh Line," with fares and route maps, circa 1930s-1940s.

Frank C. Leigh World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-02-09
Overview The collection contains items relating to Frank C. Leigh's time serving with the United States Navy as a signalman, specifically on the USS Chenango during World War II.

Ernst H. Linnemann U.S. Air Force Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-06-23
Content Description The Ernst H. Linnemann U.S. Air Force Collection is a small collection of textual and visual materials related to Linneman's service in the U.S. Air Force in the late 1950s and early 1960s, working in communications and navigation, especially with TACAN (tactical air navigation) systems. The collection includes materials collected while Linnemann was stationed at Lackland Air Force Base, Scott Air Force Base, Niagara Falls Air Base, and Ladd Air Force Base including a photo collage...

Velda King Mapelli Air Racing Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-06-11
Contents of the Collection The Velda King Mapelli Air Racing Collection is comprised of hundreds of photographs and a small amount of negatives; textual materials suchs as brochures, certificates, ID cards, licenses, assorted ephemera, and correspondence; and race booklets from assorted races. The materials were collected by Velda King Mapelli, as well as her daughter Stephanie and husband Gene, during the course of her flying years, approximately 1969-1989. The photographs, which are both in color and...

Stanley L. Marcus World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-05-06
Contents of the Collection The Stanley L. Marcus World War II Collection contains over 150 World War II survey and aeronautical maps, collected by Stanley L. Marcus during his service as a pilot in World War II. It is unknown if he collected the maps or if they were given to him. Most of the maps cover various areas of Great Britain, but other locations within Europe are also represented (see Index). There are also four United States Army Air Force air navigation charts: London to Berlin (S-131), Athens to Cairo, Algiers...

Dean Mesnard World War II Navigator Chart

 Collection — oversize: folder
Identifier: 2004-05-24
Contents of the Collection The collection contains a single navigational chart printed October 1944 and used by the United States Army Air Forces, 505th Bombardment Group during World War II. The top of the chart is printed as "AAF Special Plotting Chart, Chart No. S-501, Restricted." There are plotting notations done in pencil with various markings, presumably to aid the navigator. On the front of the chart is also a note that reads "Mission #22, Osaka, Japan, June 1, 1945, Crew 83-10, 505th Bomb Group." The front of...

Richard Pemberton Northwest Orient Airlines Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2013-10-03
Contents of the Collection The Richard Pemberton Northewest Orient Airlines Collection is a small collection comprised of materials compiled by Richard Pemberton, a flight dispatcher for Northwest Orient Airlines (NWA), during his career. The material includes textual materials and photographs.The textual materials include flight dispatcher seniority lists, 1947-1984; navigational charts; records of aircraft dispatchers flight tours, 1976-1986; photocopies of flight planning tables; a NWA News newsletter,...

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