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Airplanes -- Design and construction

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Design and construction of airplanes

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Clark, Jason, 2015 December 07

 File
Interview Summary Boeing executive and engineer Jason Samuel Clark is interviewed about his career in the aviation industry. He discusses his 20+ years at The Boeing Company, beginning with an internship in 1992, as well as his involvement with various development projects related to the 747, 767, 777 freighter, and 777X. Topics discussed include his personal and educational background, his experiences with Boeing aircraft, Boeing’s evolution and future as a company, and his business and customer service...

Joe Aiken Films

 Collection — Box Film Box 4, Reel: 1-6
Identifier: 1998-12-28
Contents of the Collection The Joe Aiken Films are comprised of six films shot, produced, or compiled by Joe Aiken of 20th Century Fox Studio, from approximately 1918-1947. The films contain a mix of newsreel footage, documentary footage of aircraft manufacturing, and flight footage. Three of the films contain footage of World War I flying aces, flying squadrons, World War I-era aircraft, and transatlantic flight attempts. One of the films contains newsreel footage of the attack on Pearl Harbor in World War II and the...

Army Air Corps Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-12-02
Abstract The Army Air Corps Photographs of the 1923 Pulitzer Air Race is comprised of fifty-nine (59) black-and-white photographs primarily depicting the 1923 Pulitzer Air Race with nine (9) snapshots featuring the Sacramento Air Depot in 1940.

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.

Boeing Company B-52 and 707 photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1990-06-15-24
Contents of the Collection The collection contains thirty-eight (38) black-and-white 11x14" photographs from the Boeing Company Historical Archives which relate to the March 18, 1954 Boeing B-52 Stratofortress ceremony with General Nathan Twining; Boeing 707 production; and one photograph of a photograph depicting a 1919 Boeing mailplane first flight from Vancouver to Seattle, Washington. Duplication occurs.Some photographs have a handwritten H-number on the reverse of image, but the bulk do not have...

Clayton D. Bowyer B-29 bomb door installation notebook

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2019-03-20
Overview The Clayton D. Bowyer B-29 bomb door installation notebook is a small spiral notebook with handwritten notes regarding the installation of bomb doors on B-29s during World War II.

William Hough "Bill" Cook Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-10-26
Abstract The William Hough “Bill” Cook, Jr. Papers are comprised of documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia pertaining to the life and work of Bill Cook, Jr. A significant portion of this collection is made up of correspondence, both personal and professional. Major topics include the Boeing high speed wind tunnel, the B-29, B-47, and B-17 bombers, the development of the YC-14 short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft, and research on supersonic transport.

Leone C. Edson Early Aviation Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2009-04-24
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of fourteen (14) black-and-white photographs depicting the construction of Boeing aircraft and the inside of Boeing Plant 1, circa 1914-1919. The photographer is unknown. Five of the images are 8x10" and include brief handwritten captions on reverse that identify the Boeing Airplane factory. The images depict the construction of an aircraft, possibly a flying boat or seaplane. The remaining nine images 3.5x6" and are photographic reproductions and primarily depict a...

Fletcher Aviation aircraft parts and manufacturing photographs

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2019-07-22
Contents of the Collection The Fletcher Aviation aircraft parts and manufacturing photographs contains 40 black-and-white photographs, 8 photomechanical prints, and 3 transparencies relating to the design, testing, and manufacture of aircraft parts.All of the photographs are 8.5x11" and none include captions on the reverse. Twelve images include the Fletcher Aviation logo on the front right corner. One image depicts an aerial view of the Fletcher Aviation facility and surrounding areas and includes...

David Gallagher Boeing 747 Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2020-10-29
Content Description The David Gallagher Boeing 747 Photograph Collection is a small collection consisting of 39 8x10" black-and-white photographss that were taken in early 1968 of the Boeing 747 assembly process. There are 15 photos taken on January 4; 15 photos taken on February 29; one photo taken on March 3; four photos taken on March 6; one photo taken on March 23; and three taken on April 24, 1968. The images depict pieces of the fuselage being positioned together.

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