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Alternative methods of allocating airport slots : performance and evaluation / David M. Grether, R. Mark Isaac, Charles R. Plott ; prepared for Civil Aeronautics Board

Author:
Grether, David M  Search this
Isaac, R. Mark  Search this
Plott, Charles R  Search this
Polinomics Research Laboratories  Search this
United States Civil Aeronautics Board  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various foliations) : charts, forms ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1979
[1979?]
Topic:
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Airports--Traffic control  Search this
Airplanes--Landing  Search this
Call number:
HE9803.A4 G83 1979
HE9803.A4G83 1979
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_365079

Wings Field autobiography : the first 75 years of the people, the events, the businesses that have been a part of Wings Field, Pennsyslvania / by Wings Field (with a little assistance from Charles Spence)

Author:
Spence, Charles F  Search this
Subject:
Wings Field (Philadelphia, Pa.) History  Search this
Physical description:
189 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
United States
Date:
2005
Topic:
Airports--History  Search this
Aeronautics--History  Search this
Call number:
TL726.4.P5 S64 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_789765

Hans Groenhoff Photographic Collection

Creator:
Groenhoff, Hans  Search this
Names:
Groenhoff, Hans  Search this
Extent:
5.27 Cubic feet (41 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Aerial photographs
Date:
1933-1975
Summary:
Hans Groenhoff (1906-1985) was a celebrated American aviation photographer from the 1930s through the 1960s, also working as a pilot, journalist, editor, correspondent, and—in his retirement years—as an aviation tourism publicist for the Bahamas. This collection of 25,550 images consists of Groenhoff's collection of negatives and transparencies, spanning his career from 1933 to 1975.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of Groenhoff's collection of negatives and transparencies, spanning his career from 1933 to 1975, and includes images of military and civilian aircraft and events, glider and sailplane activities, air shows and races, airlines and airports, weather (clouds) and aerial images.
Arrangement:
Series 1: 1962 Acquisition, approximately 24,250 images; photography made by Groenhoff in the period 1933 to 1962, consists of mixed medium format black-and-white negative single-sheet or cut-frame roll film (Subseries 1, HGA), 35mm black-and-white roll film (Subseries 2, HGD), and mixed medium format color transparency (positive) film (Subseries 3, HGC), as well as black-and-white print enlargements made by the Smithsonian of selected images. Also included in this series are a small number of posed portraits of Groenhoff at work.

Series 2: 1984 Acquisition (HGB), approximately 1,300 images; photography made by Groenhoff in the 1960s and 1970s, primarily during his employment with the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, consists of mixed format black-and-white and color roll film and a small number of 35mm color slides.

Series 3: "Focus On Flight" Exhibit and Book Materials. This small series consists of mixed materials (copy photography and documents) used in the creation of the NASM exhibit, Focus on Flight: Four Decades of Aerial Photography (Rudy Arnold and Hans Groenhoff) (November 1984 through September 1985), and the related book by curator E. T. (Tim) Wooldridge, Focus on Flight: The Aviation Photography of Hans Groenhoff, published for the National Air and Space Museum by Smithsonian Institution Press (Washington, D.C.), 1985.
Biographical/Historical note:
Hans Groenhoff (1906-1985) was born and educated in Germany, but emigrated to the United States in 1927. Residing in New York City, Groenhoff pursued his interest in aviation and photography. Following in the footsteps of his brother Günther, a famous aviator and pioneer glider pilot in Germany, Hans Groenhoff became an active glider pilot in the nearby Elmira, New York, area, nurturing a lifelong fascination with clouds and aerial photography. Groenhoff's photography career took off when he inherited two cameras following the death of his brother in a glider accident in 1932; he went on to work as a photographer, journalist, editor, and correspondent, with his photographs and articles published in mainstream magazines such as Life, Colliers, Esquire, National Geographic, and The Saturday Evening Post, as well as aviation publications such as Air Trails Pictorial, Sportsman Pilot, Aero Digest, and especially Flying and Popular Aviation, for whom he was a regular correspondent. Groenhoff also shot advertising and publicity photography for aircraft manufacturers and the U.S. Army Air Forces. Following the death of his first wife, Fridel Barth, in 1954, Groenhoff moved to the Miami, Florida, area to take advantage of better weather for photographing aircraft. In 1956, Groenhoff married Frances Semman, who assisted him in his work. In his retirement years, Groenhoff was employed by the Bahamas Government to promote the Islands as a tourist destination for private and sport aviation, founding their popular "Bahamas Flying Treasure Hunt" events which ran annually for several years.

Hans Groenhoff's aviation photography career is documented in the book Focus on Flight: The Aviation Photography of Hans Groenhoff by E. T. Woodridge (Smithsonian Institution, 1985).
Provenance:
Hans Groenhoff, Purchase, 1962, 1984, NASM.XXXX.0359, NASM
Restrictions:
Physical access to film originals (negatives, transparencies, and slides) requires notice a minimum of two business days in advance of visit to allow for retrieval of materials from cold storage.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Gliders  Search this
Airlines  Search this
Airports  Search this
Aeronautics -- Competitions  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Women air pilots  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Seaplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Aerial Photographs
Citation:
Hans Groenhoff Photographic Collection, Acc. XXXX.0359, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0359
See more items in:
Hans Groenhoff Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0359
Additional Online Media:

Paul S. Baker Papers

Creator:
Baker, Paul S.  Search this
Extent:
2.63 Cubic feet ((3 boxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Panoramas
Photographic prints
Negatives
Correspondence
Reports
Maps
Date:
bulk 1929-1993
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the following: five oversized rolled panoramic unit group photographs from Brooks Field, 1929; reports from the engineering department of Chance Vought Aircraft; pilot log books; design study brochures; the flight records of Paul S. Baker; volumes 1-5 of the Journal of the Aeronautical Sciences; correspondence; maps; ten issues of The Flying Kaydet; and photographs. The reports include information on the following aircraft: Vought F4U-1 Corsair; Vought XF5U-1 Skimmer; Vought F7U-3 Cutlass; Vought XF7U-1 Cutlass; Vought XF6U-1 Pirate; and North American P-51A Mustang. The photographs include: fifteen 3 x 5 black and white photographs taken during an orientation cruise in June 1946; nine 3.5 x 4.5 black and white photographs of the Vought XOS2U-1 Kingfisher; twelve 3.5 x 4.5 black and white photographs of the Vought XSB2U-1 Vindicator taken in 1937; twelve 3 x 4.5 negatives of the XO4U-2 Cockpit Cooling tank; eight 2.5 x 4 black and white photographs of employees working in the structures section of the Chance Vought Aircraft Engineering Department; one 3 x 5 black and white photograph of the plant of the Chance Vought Corporation in East Hartford, Connecticut.
Biographical / Historical:
Paul S. Baker (born October 2, 1907), received his Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering from MIT In 1929 and that same year learned to fly at Brooks Field, Texas. Baker was an experimental test pilot, chief of aerodynamics, engineering manager and chief technical engineer, for Vought-Sikorsky Aircraft and Chance Vought Aircraft - United Aircraft Corporation. Baker was active in the United States Army Air Corps Reserve, especially with the 118th Photo Section. Throughout his life, Baker was an activist for the environment and a member of several ornithological societies. After retirement, Baker began work with the Center for Conservation Biology.
Provenance:
Paul Seaman Baker, Gift, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Vought aircraft  Search this
Airports  Search this
Vougth F4U-1 Corsair  Search this
Vought XF5U-1 Skimmer  Search this
Vought F7U-3 Cutlass  Search this
Vought XF6U-1 Pirate  Search this
Vought XOS2U-1 Kingfisher  Search this
Vought XSB2U-1 Vindicator  Search this
North American P-51A Mustang  Search this
Vought XF7U-1 Cutlass  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Panoramas
Photographic prints
Negatives
Correspondence
Reports
Maps
Citation:
Paul S. Baker Papers, Accession number XXXX-0655, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0655
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0655

Regional Aviation Assistance Group Reports [Posey]

Creator:
Posey, Carl A.  Search this
Names:
Civil Aeronautics Administration  Search this
Civil Aviation Administration. Regional Aviation Assistance Group  Search this
Federal Aviation Administration  Search this
Posey, Carl A.  Search this
Extent:
1.35 Cubic Feet (3 legal document boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Reports
Place:
Bolivia
El Salvador
Colombia
Honduras
Haiti
Trinidad
British Guiana
Spain
Lebanon
Afghanistan
Costa Rica
Venezuela
Panama
Uruguay
Paraguay
Chile
Date:
1945-1966
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of airport reports and plans, mostly written by Posey, for the following countries: Costa Rica, Venezuela, Panama, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, Bolivia, El Salvador, Colombia, Honduras, Haiti, Trinidad, British Guiana, Spain, Lebanon and Afghanistan.
Biographical / Historical:
The Regional Aviation Assistance Group, an organizational unit of the Civil Aeronautics Administration (later the Federal Aviation Administration), issued many status reports and development plans relating to airports and aviation facilities around the world. Carl A. Posey was an airport engineer with this group.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Carl A. Posey, Jr., Gift, 2000, NASM.2000.0023, Public Domain
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Airports  Search this
Airports -- Planning  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Air travel  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Reports
Identifier:
NASM.2000.0023
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2000-0023

Helen Richey Pilot Log and Collection [Suskalo]

Creator:
Richey, Helen, 1909-1947  Search this
Names:
Bendix Air Races  Search this
Central Airlines  Search this
Great Britain. Air Transport Authority  Search this
United States. Bureau of Air Commerce  Search this
United States. Bureau of Air Commerce. National Air Marking Program  Search this
Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)  Search this
Richey, Helen, 1909-1947  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic Feet (2 folders)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Clippings
Logs (records)
Date:
1933-1944
Summary:
This collection consists of Helen Richey's pilot log for 1944-1945, newspaper clippings covering the period from 1933 to 1944 and seven photographs of Ms. RIchey.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of Helen Richey's pilot log for 1944-1945, newspaper clippings covering the period from 1933 to 1944 and seven photographs of Ms. Richey.
Arrangement:
This collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
Helen Richey (1909 - 1947) was an aviation pioneer who made headlines as a stunt pilot, a racing champion, a holder of speed and altitude records, a flight instructor, an Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) and Womens Air Service Pilot (WASP) during WWII, the first women to pilot a commercial airliner on a regular scheduled run, and as the first woman to ever fly the United States mail. In April of 1930, Richey enrolled as a student pilot at Bettis Field's Curtiss-Wright flying school and on June 28, 1930, she earned her pilot's license. In December 1930, Richey was granted a limited commercial pilot's license bythe Department of Commerce. During the 1930s, Richey set a number of records and placed in several races, including as a co-pilot to Amelia Earhart in the 1936 Bendix Race. In 1934 Richey applied for a pilot's job with Central Airlines. She was hired and flew Central's route between Washington and Detroit. However, the Bureau of Air Commerce warned Centeral management to keep her on the ground in bad weather and the pilot's union rejected her application for membership. Due to these restrictions, Richey resigned from Central in October 1935. The Bureau of Air Commerce then offered Helen a new job as an air marking pilot for the government. She stayed with the air marking service until 1937 when the job was completed. In 1940 Richey was the first woman to earn an instructor's license and she was appointed an instructor for air cadets at Pittsburgh - Butler Airport. In 1942, she joined the American wing of the British Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA), where she ferried aicraft and needed materials thoughout the British Isles. Richey headed the ATA's American Group from 1942 until April 1943, when she returned to the States and joined the WASPs. Unable to find aviation employment after the WASPs disbanded in 1944, she committed suicide in 1947.
Provenance:
Gene Suskalo, Gift, 1998, NASM.1999.0006
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Women air pilots  Search this
Women in aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics -- Competitions  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airports  Search this
Airports -- Location  Search this
Aeronautics -- Records  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Flight training  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Clippings
Logs (records)
Citation:
Helen Richey Pilot Log and Collection [Suskalo], NASM.1999.0006, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1999.0006
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1999-0006
Additional Online Media:

Pan American Airways (Pan Am) Collection [Jones]

Names:
Pan American World Airways, Inc.  Search this
Extent:
6 Cubic Feet ((5 boxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Reports
Memorabilia -- 20th century
Technical drawings
Place:
Caribbean Area
Date:
bulk 1930-2001
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of six cubic feet of material mostly relating to the Pan Am Communications Department and their work in Latin America. This material includes the following types of material: photographs, charts, drawings, weather memos, reports and manuals. This collection also includes material relating to Pan Am employees, such as retirement, insurance, union, travel policies, and general Pan Am memorabilia.
Biographical / Historical:
Pan American World Airways (Pan Am) was active in the airline industry from 1927, when it established a regular scheduled international service, to its bankruptcy in late 1991. Pan American was the first American airline to operate a permanent international air service. From its first route between Key West and Havana, Pan Am extended its routes into the rest of the Caribbean, Central America and South America. In 1936, Pan Am inaugurated passenger service in the Pacific, and began service in the Atlantic in 1939. Pan Am started around-the-world commercial air service in 1947. Besides setting many "firsts" with routes, Pan Am also established "firsts" in the aircraft technology they chose, such as being the first to use Boeing 747s in regular scheduled services.
Provenance:
Margaret Jones, Gift, 2015
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Airlines  Search this
Airports -- Communication systems  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Reports
Memorabilia -- 20th century
Technical drawings
Citation:
Pan American Airways (Pan Am) Collection [Jones], Accession 2015-0043, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2015.0043
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2015-0043

Airport Color Slides

Creator:
McGrath, Dorn  Search this
Extent:
0.36 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Slides (photographs)
Date:
bulk 1971-1997
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 738 color slides of the following airports and their environs taken or collected by Dorn McGrath: Andrews Air Force Base (Camp Springs, MD); Atlanta Hartsfield - Jackson International Airport (Atlanta, GA); Bradley International Airport (Hartford, CT); General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport (Boston, MA); Buffalo Niagara International Airport (Buffalo, NY); Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (Baltimore, MD); Cleveland - Hopkins International Airport (Cleveland, OH); Dallas - Love Field (Dallas, TX); Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (Washington, DC); Denver International Airport (Denver, CO); Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (Irving, TX); New Denver International Airport (Denver, CO); Southwest Florida International Airport (Fort Myers, FL); Frankfurt International (Germany); Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (Fort Lauderdale, FL); Gainesville Regional Airport (Gainesville, FL); Piedmont Triad International Airport (Greensboro, NC); William P. Hobby Airport (Houston, TX); Indianapolis International Airport (Indianapolis, In); John F. Kennedy International Airport (New York, NY); Chautauqua County / Jamestown Airport (Jamestown, NY); LaGuardia Airport (New York, NY); Orlando International Airport (Orlando, FL); Memphis International Airport (Memphis, TN); Miami International Airport (Miami, FL); Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (Kenner) (New Orleans, LA); Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (Oakland, CA); Will Rogers World Airport (Oklahoma City, OK); O'Hare international Airport (Chicago, IL); San Diego International / Lindbergh Field Airport (San Diego, CA); Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Seattle, WA); Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (Sarasota, FL); Syracuse Hancock International Airport (Syracuse, NY); Tulsa International Airport (Tulsa, OK); Lester B. Person International Airport (Toronto, Canada); Naval Air Station Barbers Point (Hawaii); Naval Air Station Patuxent River (Virginia); Naval Air Station Oceana (Virginia); and Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (California).
Biographical / Historical:
Dorn McGrath is Professor Emeritus of Urban and Regional Planning and Geography. In 2003 he retired from the George Washington University where he was the founder of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Director of the Institute for Urban Development Research, Chairman of the Department of Geography and Regional Science, Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, and one of the founders of the University's Graduate Program in Historic Preservation. McGrath's interest in airports stems from his interest in urban development and planning.
Provenance:
Dorn C. McGrath, Jr., Gift, 2012
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airports -- Planning  Search this
Airports  Search this
Urban transportation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Citation:
Airport Color Slides, Accession 2013-0002, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2013.0002
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2013-0002

California Aviation Photographs [Town/Ward]

Creator:
Town, Thomas J.  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
bulk 1930s
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 35mm black and white negatives for 42 images taken in the late 1930s at Grand Central Airport in Glendale, California and at San Jacinto, California by Thomas J. Town. Aircraft depicted in the images include the Northrop A-17 (8A); Lockheed Model 10 Electra; Seversky P-35; Boeing Model 247; Vultee V1-A; North American BT-9 Yale; Martin (Glenn L.) B-10 (Model 139); Curtiss Condor T-32 (Condor II); and the Tupolev ANT-25 (RD) piloted by Mikhail Gromoff during the Moscow, USSR to San Jacinto, California transpolar flight of 1937. The negatives are on nitrate film. In addition to the negatives, the collection also includes contact sheets showing each image. The contact sheets include some identification information.
Biographical / Historical:
Thomas J. Town was a deep sea diver and was in the U.S. Navy submarine force in the 1920s-1930s. Subsequent to his naval service, Town enrolled as a student at the Curtiss-Wright Technical Institute in the late 1930s. During this time, Town photographed numerous aircraft at the Grand Central Airport in Glendale, California and also took photographs at San Jacinto, California of the Tupolev ANT-25 (RD) piloted by Mikhail Gromoff during his 1937 transpolar flight. Town later worked as an engineer at Lockheed Aircraft in Burbank, California where he gave the negatives in this collection to a fellow engineer, Bruce R. Ward.
Provenance:
Bruce R. Ward, Gift, 2010
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airports  Search this
Airports  Search this
Lockheed Model 10 Electra Family  Search this
Northrop A-17 (8A)  Search this
Seversky P-35  Search this
Boeing 247  Search this
Vultee V1-A  Search this
North American BT-9  Search this
Martin (Glenn L.) B-10 (Model 139)  Search this
Curtiss Condor T-32 (Condor II)  Search this
Tupolev ANT-25(RD)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
California Aviation Photographs [Town/Ward], Accession 2010-0024, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2010.0024
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2010-0024

Crocker Snow Collection

Creator:
Snow, Crocker  Search this
Names:
Logan International Airport. Boston, MA  Search this
Massachussetts. Aeronautics Commission  Search this
Skyways  Search this
United States. Army Air Forces. 498th Bombardment Group  Search this
United States. Aviation Advisory Commission  Search this
Snow, Crocker  Search this
Extent:
41.4 Cubic Feet ((37 records center boxes) (1 flatbox))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Correspondence
Reports
Manuscripts
Videotapes
Audiotapes
Publications
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1920s-1990s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of approximately 40 cubic feet of material documenting the varied aviation career of Crocker Snow. These materials include the following types of media: photographs, published materials, audio and videotapes, manuscripts, reports, surveys, propaganda leaflets, correspondence, and scrapbooks. There is quite a bit of material relating to airport planning, in specifically Boston Logan Airport and the problems of noise pollution.
Biographical / Historical:
Crocker Snow was involved in many facets of aviation, most notably in the areas of aviation law and politics. Highlights of his career, which are covered in this collection, include the following: documentation on his company, Skyways, formed in 1927, one of the first commercial flying operations at East Boston's airport; Snow's role as author of the first comprehensive aeronautical law for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Snow's role as Director of the Massachusetts Aeronautics Commission from its creation until 1976; and Snow's role as Chairman of the President's Aviation Advisory Commission in 1972. Snows' World War II military aviation career is also covered here in some detail including his stints as the commanding officer of the North Atlantic Sector of the Air Corps Ferrying Command, his role as commander of a provisional B-17 Bomb Group, and his organization of and participation with the 498th B-29 Bomb Group, which took part in numerous bombing and propaganda missions against the Japanese mainland.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Janice Snow, Gift, 2001, 2001-0059, NASM
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Airports  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics and state  Search this
Aeronautics -- Law and legislation  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Noise pollution  Search this
Airports -- Planning  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Correspondence
Reports
Manuscripts
Videotapes
Audiotapes
Publications
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.2001.0059
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2001-0059

Seadrome Ocean Airways Proposal

Topic:
Seadrome Ocean Airways: Report Covering the Development Program (proposal)
Creator:
Armstrong, Edward R.  Search this
Names:
Armstrong, Edward R.  Search this
Extent:
0.01 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Reports
Date:
1930
Scope and Contents:
This is a 1930 commercial proposal, 'Seadrome Ocean Airways: Report covering the Development Program.' The report was written by Edward R. Armstrong and includes text, drawings, images, and maps.
Biographical / Historical:
During the 1920s and 1930s there were proposals to help establish airways over the oceans. One proposal was seadromes (man-made platforms and facilities) which would be placed at strategic intervals across the North Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. In theory, these platforms would allow commercial transport aircraft to cross the oceans safely and profitably.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Peter K. Baumgarten, gift, 1995, 1995-0034, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Transatlantic flights  Search this
Flights around the world  Search this
Airports, Floating  Search this
Genre/Form:
Reports
Identifier:
NASM.1995.0034
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1995-0034

College Park Airport Collection [Knauer]

Creator:
Knauer, Fred C.  Search this
Names:
College Park Airport  Search this
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948  Search this
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912  Search this
Extent:
2.18 Cubic Feet ((2 records center boxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Correspondence
Date:
1903-1986
Scope and Contents:
This collection documents the history of College Park Airport, the conservation of the airport and the establishment of the museum on the airport grounds. The material includes correspondence, photographs, news clippings, a scrapbook, and other mixed media.
Biographical / Historical:
College Park Airport, in College Park, MD, is the oldest continually-operated airport in the world. Flight operations at College Park began in 1907 when the Wright Brothers gave flight instruction to United States Army Signal Corps personnel at the site. The airport continues to operate as a single-runway general aviation airport. The grounds also include a small museum and the site has been designated as a historic landmark. Fred C. Knauer was instrumental in the formation of committees to preserve the airport against encroachment by developers and to publicize the airport's historic nature.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Fred C. Knauer, gift, 1986, 1987-0087, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airports -- Maryland  Search this
Airports  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Correspondence
Identifier:
NASM.1987.0087
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1987-0087

Notice to aviators

Author:
United States Hydrographic Office  Search this
Physical description:
v. ; 23 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1920
1920-
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airports  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1097129

Annual report of operations under the Federal Act

Title:
Federal Airport Act
Author:
United States Civil Aeronautics Administration  Search this
Physical description:
v. ; 26 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Airports--Periodicals  Search this
Call number:
TL726.2 .U52
TL726.2.U52
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_162364

Federal Airport Act

Author:
United States Civil Aeronautics Administration  Search this
Physical description:
v. ; 27 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Airports--Periodicals  Search this
Call number:
TL726.2 .U52
TL726.2.U52
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_162365

Directory of airports and seaplane bases. September 1, 1939

Issuing body:
United States Civil Aeronautics Authority  Search this
Physical description:
7 volumes : maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1939
Topic:
Airports  Search this
Call number:
TL726.2 .A35
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_55438

Report of the New York state Commission on aviation to His Excellency, the governor, and the Legislature. Transmitted February 17, 1930 [January 30, 1935-

Author:
New York (State) Commission on aviation  Search this
Subject:
New York (State) Laws, statutes, etc  Search this
Physical description:
v. pl., maps (part. fold.) tables. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
Date:
1930
1930-
Topic:
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Air-pilot guides  Search this
Airports  Search this
Call number:
TL522.N7 A42X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_66582

Roxie Laybourne Testing Materials from Aircraft Part

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Laybourne, Roxie C. 1910-2003  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 5w x 3h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Classification
Photographic print
Person, candid
Place:
United States
Date:
c. 1980s
Topic:
Biology  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Forensic sciences  Search this
Research--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Birds--Behavior  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Women  Search this
Aircraft accidents--Investigation  Search this
Airports--Bird control  Search this
Aeronautics--Safety measures  Search this
Feathers  Search this
Birds--Anatomy  Search this
Aircraft bird strikes  Search this
Aircraft accidents  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Forensic scientists  Search this
Birds  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Aircraft engines  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2014-07403
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14798

Roxie Laybourne Examining a Dented Aircraft Nose Cone

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Laybourne, Roxie C. 1910-2003  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 5w x 3h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Classification
Photographic print
Person, candid
Place:
United States
Date:
c. 1980s
Topic:
Biology  Search this
Forensic sciences  Search this
Birds--Behavior  Search this
Women  Search this
Airports--Bird control  Search this
Aeronautics--Safety measures  Search this
Feathers  Search this
Aircraft bird strikes  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Forensic scientists  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Aircraft accidents--Investigation  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2014-07406
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14802

Air Mail, Loading and Unloading; Airports, USA, Illinois (IL), Chicago Airport. [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa late 1920s
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airports  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Air mail  Search this
Local number:
NASM-00138797
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_393997

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