Airplanes -- Design and construction
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Design and construction of airplanes
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder 1
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...
Collection — Folder 1
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.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Contents of the Collection The Gary Garofano Photograph Collection is a small collection of photographs and prints, circa 1972-1973, depicting Boeing SST mock-up landing gear (including the steering linkage, main strut, side strut, and uplock mechanism), SST concept art, Boeing 747, and the Minuteman Missile. Most of the images are in black-and-white although the Minuteman images are in color. There is no identifying information on the photographs.
Collection — Box Small Collections Oversize Materials 1980-1999, oversize: folder
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of an 11x17" binder of technical drawings for the Curtiss C-46 Commando, dated 1943-1944. The binder cover is black with white text that reads: "Production Breakdown drawings - C-46 Airplane - Curtiss Wright Corporation - Airplane Division - Buffalo Plant." It also has "Germeglia" on the upper right corner, which is the last name of the donor. Any further connection to the content is unknown although it is possible Jim Germeglia was a Curtiss employee. ...
Contents of the Collection The Alfred Goldberg Photograph Collection contains photographs and a small number of textual materials that mostly pertain to aircraft construction and maintenance in the 1940s-1950s. It is likely the photographs were collected by Goldberg during his career at Bedek Aviation Company in an unknown position and as Superintendent of Maintenance at Flying Tiger Line. The collection has been broken down into two series: Photographs and Textual materials, which are both arranged alphabetically....
Abstract James D. Griffin was an engineer for McDonnell Douglas Corporation. The collection contains five hundred and ninety-six (596) photographs, likely collected and notated by Griffin, featuring primarily Douglas Aircraft Company airplanes manufactured during the 1910s-1970s but also, to a lesser extent, other manufacturer models; including Aero Spacelines, Boeing, Consolidated, and Northrop. There is also a small amount of clippings, newsletters, and articles.
Abstract Sergeant Sol E. Hutton served with the U.S. Army Air Service in Italy during World War I, where he worked with Caproni on aircraft construction. The collection contains items related to the U.S. Air Service program to build Caproni Ca.44 (Military Ca.5, Ca.600) aircraft at the end of the war.
Abstract Theodore Jay Johnston (1923-2013) was born in Olympia, Washington and was a pilot with the Eighth Air Force (398th Heavy Bomb Group) during World War II. After the war, Johnston spent 37 years at Boeing, workings on a variety of projects, including the Boeing B-47 Stratojet and Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. The collection contains slides and technical documentation related to Johnston's personal history with the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and the Boeing B-47 Stratojet.
Abstract The Charles Langmack Papers contains textual materials, scrapbooks, and photographs concerning the life and military career of Charles Langmack (1907-1999). Langmack was an early Oregon aviator, and this collection equally documents both his civilian and military aviation careers.
Abstract William P. “Bill” Lear was a prolific inventor with dozens of patents for a variety of machines to his name but is most famous for his work in the aviation field. Moya Marie Olsen Lear was a philanthropist, businesswoman, and the wife of aviation pioneer Bill Lear. The collection documents Bill Lear's inventions and career in the fields of radio navigation, aircraft design, the 8-track player, and his efforts at a steam-powered turbine. Materials are predominantly affiliated with Lear’s many...
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