General Motors (Eastern) FM-2 Wildcat
Subject Source: NasmScope Note: Aircraft
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder 1
Contents of the Collection The John E. Leach World War II Collection contains a logbook and photographs related to Leach's World War II service in the U.S. Navy. The Aviators Flight Log Book notes Leach's hours logged from flight training to his patrols to various islands in the Pacific theater of World War II. The logbook also contains small photos of aircraft, cards for Leach's naval training certifications, flight equipment record cards, and a requisition form to replace stolen equipment.The...
Abstract Glenn E. Zimmerman (1912-1993) served with the United States Navy as a pilot during World War II. The collection contains photographs, holiday greeting cards and menus, military records, and military identification card from his 1942-1946 military service.
Interview Summary In this two-part oral history, Paul L. Weaver is interviewed about his decade-spanning career as an aircraft mechanic and pilot. In part one, he describes his military service with the U.S. Navy; his career with the Boeing Company during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s; and his involvement in the Pacific Northwest aviation scene. He also shares stories about other aviation enthusiasts and the early days of the Pacific Northwest Aviation Historical Foundation (PNAHF), the predecessor of The Museum...
Interview Summary In this two-part oral history, Paul L. Weaver is interviewed about his decade-spanning career as an aircraft mechanic and pilot. In part two, he continues to discuss his involvement in the Pacific Northwest aviation scene during the 1950s and beyond. Topics discussed include his aircraft restoration work; his experiences with homebuilt aircraft and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA); his memories of other aviation enthusiasts and notable events and locations; and his work with the...
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