Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Non-preferred term: Copters http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85060007
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder One
Content Description The Kenneth C.R. Seal U.S. Naval Aviation Collection is a small collection of textual and visual materials related to Seal's service in the U.S. Navy from about 1946-1959.The collection inlcludes one pilot's logbook dated 1949. However, the log only has one entry. The bulk of the collection conists of 48 photographs related to Seal's military service. While Seal served in Pensacola, Florida; Corpus Christi, Texas; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Okinawa, Japan, the majority of photographs are...
Contents of the Collection The Wayne Wiesner Helicopter Collection primarily contains materials related to Wiesner's 1960-1990 engineering career with the Boeing Company. It contains textual and visual materials mostly focused on Wiesner's work with helicopters, although a small amount of photographs are representative of his time in Boeing Vertol's wind turbine program. Due to its small size, it has been arranged alphabetically by subject. The collection includes documents related to Wiesner's membership in...
Scope and Contents: Lear, Incorporated Series III: Lear, Incorporated documents the company business primarily focused on the years 1944-1962, although there are both earlier and later dates represented. This section reflects the company’s focus on navigational instruments for aircraft, as well as innovations in home recording and radio. Also well-represented is WPL’s re-design of the Lockheed Lodestar into his desired vision for executive air transport, the Learstar. Less well-represented is the 1962...
Scope and Contents: Lear Jet Corporation Series V: Lear Jet Corporation (LJC) primarily documents the development, production, and distribution of the Learjet Model 23 and Model 24, small and fast executive transport jets, with a lesser degree of coverage about the Lear Liner Model 40. Additionally there is a relatively small amount of information about LJC’s Stereo 8 Division, which designed, developed, and produced the 8-track audio tape cassette player for home, automobile, and personal use. The bulk...
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...
Contents of the Collection The Glenn Y. and Ronald L. Robinson Photograph Collection is largely comprised of a mixture of United States Air Force and Boeing Company photographs, circa 1930s-1980s. The prints were collected by the Robinsons over the course of and in relation to their respective careers with the USAF and Boeing. Series I: Glenn Y. Robinson USAF photograph collection holds 222 photographs, one negative and one slide that depict various aircraft. The images were...
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