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 — Box One
Content Description The Bill McIntosh Boeing Photograph Collection is a collection of photos acquired by McIntosh during his 38-year career at the Boeing Company as an aerodynamicist from 1958-1996. The collection includes 200 prints, which are primarily 8x10" color prints though some are black-and-white. Subjects include the B-47 with turboprop; YC-14 development; 727-300 development; 727-400; 747; 757 flight deck modeling; 757-767 cockpit configurations; 767; 777; 777 model in non-Boeing wind tunnel with...
Contents of the Collection The Cyrille M. Peabody Boeing Collection holds original artwork and reference files of Cyrille "Cy" M. Peabody, a Boeing Company employee and designer who worked in various art departments over a 31 1/2 year period in the mid-to-late 20th century. The collection is organized into two series: I. Artwork and II. Reference Files. Series I., Peabody's original art is mostly grouped together within 10 folders (2 boxes), although some individual pieces are found in subject folders. His...
Collection — Folder 1
Contents of the Collection The collection is quite small and only holds four photographs and five clippings. Each of the 8x10" black-and-white photographs are undated and have a number on the front upper right hand corner, ranging from 3421 to 3424. Images depict a knotting sequence and rib stitching. The five clippings are from various issues of Sport Aviation, ranging in date from July 1961 to September 1981. The articles discuss knotting, rib stitching, and aircraft coverings.
Content Description The Walt Sobol Photographs and Negatives is a collection comprised of 2,169 black-and-white photographic prints and 1,193 photographic negatives taken by Sobol during his career in aircraft manufacturing in China, Burma, India and the U.S. from the late 1920s through 1950s. The photographs are a mix of personal images, scenes of daily life in the various places he traveled, and documentation of the aircraft manufacturing industry in Missouri, China and India.The photographs are...
Collection — Folder 1
Contents of the Collection The Margery Watson World War II Photographs is a small collection comprised of 31 photographs either taken or gathered by Margery Watson while she was employed at North American Aviation in Inglewood, California as a draftsperson between 1943-1945. The photographs are primarily small black-and-white snapshots that document NAA personnel adding a Merlin engine and performing engine tests on the prototype P-51 nicknamed "Baby" for United States Army Air Force ground crews. Some of the photographs...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Contents of the Collection The George T. Zimmer Ejection Seat Testing Photographs Collection consists of 112 photographs from the 1960s or 1970s related to aircraft ejection seat tests.The first folder of photographs includes 30 prints, one 4x5" and the rest 8x10". Twenty-eight are black-and-white prints and two are in color. These photographs depict United States Air Force ejection seat testing experiments, some labeled as taking place at the U.S. Naval Aerospace Recovery Facility in El Centro, California....
Interview Summary Aeronautical engineer Barry Latter is interviewed about his decade-spanning career in the aviation industry. He describes his education in propulsion engineering and his early work experiences during the 1950s and 1960s with the Blackburn and General Aircraft Company and the Hawker Siddeley Group. He then discusses his emigration to the United States from England and his subsequent career with the Boeing Company, where he worked on the 747, 757, 767, and 737 Next Generation. The interview...
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...
Scope and Contents: Swiss American Aviation Corporation Series IV: Swiss American Aviation Corporation (SAAC) is a fairly small series that documents WPL’s early efforts at an executive transport and private corporate aircraft, originally named the SAAC-23 although it would eventually become the Learjet Model 23. Some early concept and logistical materials present in the series pre-date the official 1960 start of the company, but most fall within SAAC’s 1960-1962 time period. Note that some materials related to SAAC...
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