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Flight training

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Non-preferred terms: Flight instruction; Flying classes http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85049126

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

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...

Julius A. Barr Photograph Albums and Films

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-10-24
Abstract Julius A. Barr had a varied flight career in the 1920s and 1930s, notably spending time as a personal pilot to Chinese military figures and later working as a Boeing test pilot. The collection includes 5 albums with more than 1,600 photographs and 11 films that document his personal life and career.

The Becvar Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-07-24
Abstract George Becvar (1909-1990) was born in Denver, Colorado and with his brothers Lou (1908-1984) and Chuck (1904-1986) started Kent Flying Service which ran from approximately 1927-1930 in Kent, Washington. The collection consists of the pilot logbook for George Becvar and a scrapbook that primarily covers George Becvar's 1927-1931 flying career.

Byron Brown World War II Pilot materials

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2013-01-25-A
Contents of the Collection This is a small collection of textual materials relating to navigation and training for Army Air Forces pilots, dated 1943-1944.

Materials include an Army Air Forces Radio Facility Charts booklet, 1943; a navigation training guide [missing section 1], 1943; an empty envelope labeled "Pilots' Information File No. 10 Revision No. 10, June 1, 1944;" and a six-page instructor examination guide, undated.

James George Burton Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-11-25
Abstract The James George Burton Photographs are comprised of two panoramic photographs relating to the Balloon School at Ross Field, Arcadia, California.

Mary "Pat" (Hiller) Call WASP Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-11-15
Content Description The Mary "Pat" (Hiller) Call WASP Collection consists of materials relating to Call’s service as a Women Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) from 1942-1944. Materials are arranged alphabetically and span from 1939-2019 (bulk 1943-1980). The collection consists of about 0.6 cubic feet of material, including military records, licenses and membership cards, flight records and logbooks, correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and clippings. Correspondence in the collection includes a...

Dodge H. Dean World War II Collection

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2018-00-00-138
Content Description The Dodge H. Dean World War II Collection consists primarily of training materials from Dean's service with both the Royal Canadian Air Force and the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. Training materials from Dean's time with the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) from about 1937-1942 make up the bulk of the collection. Included are printed lecture outlines and printed notes on a variety of topics such as airframes; airmanship; airways regulations; armament; engines; instrument...

Norman E. Horn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-03-13
Abstract The collection contains photographs of Curtiss Jennys at Love Field, Texas flown by Norman E. Horn in his training as a pilot during World War I.

Orville M. MacLaren Logbooks

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2003-12-30
Content Description The Orville M. MacLeran Logbooks is a small collection consisting of six logbooks maintained by MacLeran and documenting his career as a flight instructor and commercial pilot from 1937-1963. Four of the logbooks are "pilot's flight logs" and document MacLeran's flights primarily to and from Seattle and Everett, Washington from 1937-1940. The books indicated that MacLeran held commercial and transport licenses with flight instructor ratings. A variety of aircraft are documented in...

William Preston Mayfield Wright Brothers Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-10-01-C
Abstract Personal album of aviation photographer William Preston Mayfield wtih 50 silver gelatin prints relating to Wilbur and Orville Wright.

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