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Learjet Lear Fan 2100 (Futura)

Subject Source: Nasm
Scope Note: Aircraft

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Series XII. LearAvia Corporation, 1838-1992, 1999, undated

Scope and Contents: LearAvia Corporation This series, the largest in the collection, documents the activities of LearAvia Corporation which was established in April 1968 by William P. Lear in Reno, Nevada at the site of former Stead Air Force Base. The company was engaged in the development, manufacture, and distribution of avionic products as well the design and development of three aircraft: the LearStar 600, the Lear Allegro, and the Lear Fan 2100. The series is divided into eight subseries, administrative...

Series XIV. Lear Fan Limited, 1942-1947, 1975-1999, undated

Scope and Contents: Lear Fan Limited Series XIV: Lear Fan Limited (LFL) provides a look into the development, production, flight testing, and quest for FAA certification of the Lear Fan 2100, an innovative all-composite airplane that William P. Lear and his team designed in 1976-1977. The series is arranged into eight subseries: administrative records, correspondence, financial records, legal records, photographs, publicity materials, research materials, and ...

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