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Guide to the Burrell Tibbs Papers
Burrell Tibbs is well known for his contributions to the early aviation period in the United States. Having been an apprentice to Benoist and working with Lester Miller on building an airplane, Tibbs was also a barnstormer ...
Guide to the Tony Page Papers
Guide to Dale Ross Stith Papers
Guide to the Annual Report Collection
This collection contains annual reports regarding aircraft manufacturers, airlines, and aviation-supporting industries.
Guide to the George I. Hockensmith Papers
George I. Hockensmith worked mainly as a Superintendent for the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company building hangars such as the Wingfoot Lake airfield, southeast of Akron, Ohio. He also helped build bridges like the Arlington Memorial Bridge in Washington, D.C. and the the Trinity River Bridge in Dallas, Texas to name only a few. In South America, he built airfields and the British Guiana Air Base at Georgetown, British Guiana, for which he received the Ordem Do Cruzeiro Do Sul or Medal of the Order of the Southern Cross. Hockensmith received his Dirigible Balloon Pilot License in 1918, which was signed by Orville Wright....
Guide to the Grant Walters Collection
Grant Walters was responsible for training pilots and mechanics in ground school on Pilatus Porter and Garrett AiResearch engines for Air America.
Guide to the James L. Kerr III Papers
Guide to the Ed Rice Papers
From a young age, Ed Rice was involved in aviation either by learning how to fly, studying Aero Engineering, working as a barnstormer, a mechanic, or a Sales and Program Manager for Aerojet-General Corporation and DeVore ...
Guide to the Walther Aschoff Series of the Ed Ferko Collection
Walther Aschoff was a pilot in World War I flying Gotha bombers. He was involved in the bombing of London in 1917. The materials reflect his career as a pilot both in World War I and World War II where his trace disappears.