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The Predacious Parasite

Collection Creator:
Hardesty, Von, 1939-  Search this
Extent:
3 Documents
Container:
Box 19, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Documents
Date:
August-November 1982
Scope and Contents:
Three documents on Soviet parasite fighters.

"The Predacious Parasite: Soviet Experiments with Air-Launched Fighters, described by the Editors," -- Air Enthusiast -- 19, August-November 1982, pp.1-7, English language article (annotated photocopy).

"The History of Soviet Aircraft Carriers," English language manuscript notes.

three photocopied pages from a French-language periodical, tentatively identified as -- L'Album du Spotter -- .
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Russian Aeronautical Collection, ACC. 2006-0034, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Russian Aeronautical Collection
Russian Aeronautical Collection / Series 2: Soviet Union (Interwar Years, 1918-1940)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2006-0034-ref695

Landing a Really Fast Plane on a Really Big Boat - STEM in 30

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2017-10-20T19:56:39.000Z
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Education  Search this
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National Air and Space Museum
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The Underwater Crash Site of USS Macon

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2017-01-30T16:27:37.000Z
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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This British Aircraft Carrier is Higher Than Niagara Falls

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2019-10-21T15:30:00.000Z
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Entertainment  Search this
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This Fighter Plane Landing Has Never Been Attempted

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2020-02-25T16:30:00.000Z
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Entertainment  Search this
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How an Aircraft Carrier is Set Up to Minimize Risk

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2020-01-06T16:30:01.000Z
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Entertainment  Search this
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Aircraft Carrier Crew Face a Myriad of Risks Below Deck

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
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2020-02-14T16:30:02.000Z
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This Aircraft Carrier has a State-of-the-Art Fire System

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2019-10-18T15:30:02.000Z
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Here's What it Takes to Become a Certified C2-A Pilot

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2018-08-03T15:30:00.000Z
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Why the U.S. Military Pushed $10 Million Worth of Helicopters Overboard

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
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2018-06-29T15:30:00.000Z
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The Intricate Skill That Goes Into Landing a Fighter Jet

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
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2018-05-08T15:30:02.000Z
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Sea Air Operations Gallery Collection

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics  Search this
Names:
Enterprise (Aircraft carrier : CV-6)  Search this
Midway (Aircraft carrier : CV-41)  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics  Search this
Extent:
2.93 Cubic feet ((6 legal document boxes) (1 slim document box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Photographs
Place:
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945
Date:
[ca. 1940s, 1980s]
Scope and Contents:
Series I of this collection consists of the following: seven folders containing almost 200 photographs and negatives on display in the exhibit, four series of slides (two detailing the U.S.S. Midway used for background research, one detailing documents and photos of the Philippine Sea battle, and of the finished museum exhibit) and the exhibit script. Series II is a collection of images that were collected for the Sea Air Operations Gallery but were not used in the exhibit itself. It consists of 17 folders of photographs and negatives dealing with the following subjects: Pearl Harbor, Pacific battleship battles of 1942-1945, US and Japanese commanders, aircraft carriers, aces, the USS Enterprise, Guadalcanal, USMC air operations, Grumman workers, Manila atrocities, miscellaneous aircraft and miscellaneous photos. In Series I, 33 of the photograph negatives have no corresponding prints in the folders but are on display downstairs. Seven of the photos of a more graphic nature have no accompanying print nor are they on display. Series III consists of research material gathered in support of the Sea Air Operation Gallery. Series IV consists of slide images taken by Lt. William G. Lotz, USN, aboard the USS Midway circa 1989-1990. Series III and IV were merged with the exiting collection in 1998.
Biographical / Historical:
The National Air and Space Museum's Sea Air Operations Gallery details the operations of carriers and their aircraft, both of the World War II era and the present day. Featured are panels focusing on carrier-verses-carrier battles fought by the U.S. and Japanese navies during World War II: the Battle of the Coral Sea, the Battle of Midway, the Battle of the Eastern Solomons, the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, the Battle of the Philippine Sea, and the Battle for Leyte Gulf. The exhibit also highlights other Pacific missions, from Pearl Harbor, through Midway, to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
NASM generated, transfer, 1995, 1995-0040, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
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Topic:
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities  Search this
Midway, Battle of, 1942  Search this
Coral Sea, Battle of the, 1942  Search this
Philippine Sea, Battles of the, 1944  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Hiroshima  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Aircraft carriers  Search this
Naval aviation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1995.0040
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1995-0040

Lockheed U-2C

Manufacturer:
Lockheed Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Dimensions:
Overall: 15ft, 13071lb., 50ft x 80ft (457.2cm, 5929kg, 1524 x 2438.4cm)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1955
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19820380000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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McDonnell FH-1 Phantom I

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
All-metal (aluminium alloy) construction with flush-riveted skin. Monocoque fuselage with cockpit forward of the leading edge of the wing.
Dimensions:
Overall: 14ft 2in., 6683lb., 30ft 9in. x 40ft 9in. (431.8cm, 3031.4 x 937.3 x 1242.1kg)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1946
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Department of the Navy.
Inventory Number:
A19600130000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum
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edanmdm:nasm_A19600130000
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Mitsubishi A6M5 Reisen (Zero Fighter) Model 52 ZEKE

Manufacturer:
Nakajima Hikoki K. K.  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum airframe with steel, iron, magnesium and other fittings; steel engine.
Dimensions:
Overall: 11ft 5 13/16in. x 29ft 10 1/4in., 4177.7lb., 36ft 1 1/16in. (350 x 910cm, 1895kg, 1100cm)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
Japan
Date:
1943
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19600335000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum
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Douglas SBD-6 Dauntless

Manufacturer:
Douglas Aircraft Company  Search this
Materials:
Metal, plastic, fabric
Dimensions:
Overall: 13ft 8 15/16in. x 40ft 9in., 10555.6lb., 54ft 2in. (4.19m x 12.42m, 4788kg, 16.51m)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1940
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Navy.
Inventory Number:
A19610109000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum
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Mobile Quarantine Facility

Manufacturer:
Airstream, Inc.  Search this
Contractor:
Melpar, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Glass
Dimensions:
Overall: 8 ft. 7 in. tall x 9 ft. wide x 35 ft. deep, 12499.9 lb. (261.62 x 274.32 x 1066.8cm, 5669.9kg)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Mission Support
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19740677000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Human Spaceflight
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9e3a3c887-37fc-4383-b334-15e646e3ed5b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19740677000
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Coin, Republic of China, 10 Cash, Lockheed Sirius "Tingmissartoq", Lindbergh

Materials:
Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D (Diameter x Depth): 2.9 × 0.2cm (1 1/8 × 1/16 in.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-Events
Date:
1931-1933
Credit Line:
Transferred from the USAF Museum
Inventory Number:
A20030078028
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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edanmdm:nasm_A20030078028
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Coin, Empire of China (Zhili Province), 10 Cash, "Tingmissartoq", Lindbergh

Materials:
Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D (Diameter x Depth): 2.9 × 0.2cm (1 1/8 × 1/16 in.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-Events
Date:
1931-1933
Credit Line:
Transferred from the USAF Museum
Inventory Number:
A20030078029
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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edanmdm:nasm_A20030078029
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Coin, Republic of China, 10 Cash, Lockheed Sirius "Tingmissartoq", Lindbergh

Materials:
Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D (Diameter x Depth): 2.9 × 0.2cm (1 1/8 × 1/16 in.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-Events
Date:
1931-1933
Credit Line:
Transferred from the USAF Museum
Inventory Number:
A20030078030
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9fc7e2917-a0a1-42ff-b01d-5e987e2dfb53
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edanmdm:nasm_A20030078030
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