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Airborne warning and control systems

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Variants AWACS

Broader Terms Air defenses Radar defense networks

Narrower Terms Hawkeye (Early warning aircraft)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Part 1, 2017 June 08

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Interview Summary In this two-part oral history, Vietnam War veteran Jerry Coy is interviewed about his 40-year career in military and commercial aviation. In part one, he discusses his service in the United States Air Force from the 1960s to the 1980s. He describes his experiences as a forward air controller and McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II pilot during the Vietnam War and discusses his other assignments in the United States and abroad. Topics discussed include his personal background, his combat tours in...

Phelan, Herb, 2018 February 22

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Interview Summary Aeronautical engineer Herb Phelan is interviewed about his career in the aviation industry and his involvement in several aircraft restoration projects. He discusses his work with various aviation companies and his career at Boeing, circa 1950s-1990s. Projects discussed include the 727, 747, SST (Supersonic Transport), Minuteman III missile, and the AWACS program. He then discusses his restoration work on the Boeing Model 80A, the B-17F Flying Fortress, and the B-29 Superfortress. All three of...

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