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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Interview Summary Engineer Sydney Baker is interviewed about his life and his decade-spanning career in the aviation industry. He discusses his work at Vickers-Armstrongs in the 1940s and 1950s and his subsequent engineering jobs with Canadair and the Boeing Company. Projects discussed include the AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) program, the AOA (Airborne Optical Adjunct) program, and guided missile development. He also shares his experiences as a Museum of Flight docent and his restoration work on...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description The Harry G. Leech Boeing 747 Collection is comprised of color photographs, diagrams, and notes related to the Boeing 747. Included in the collection are 103 8x10 inch photographs of aircraft cabin interior design and images related to the Saudi Executive Airplane 747-SP. In addition, there are 34 3x5 inch photographs of an emergency landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Materials range from circa 1959 to 1986.
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...
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