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Captain Max E. Malan USN Pilot Logs

Creator:
Malan, Max E.  Search this
Extent:
0.13 Cubic feet (one shoebox)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1945-1963
Summary:
This collection consists of Captain Max E. Malan's Navy pilot logs, 1945-1963.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of Captain Max E. Malan's Navy pilot logs, that span his career from 1945 to 1963.
Arrangement:
Three logbooks, arranged chronologically.
Biographical / Historical:
Captain Max E. Malan, USN (1922-2018) joined the United States Navy in 1944. Malan was a career Naval Officer and served his country for 31 years as a naval aviator.
Provenance:
Tammy Malan, Gift, 2019, NASM.2019.0014
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
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Aerial operations  Search this
logs  Search this
Naval aviation  Search this
Citation:
Captain Max E. Malan USN Pilot Logs, NASM.2019.0014, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2019.0014
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Aviators Flight Log

Collection Creator:
Malan, Max E.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1951
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:
Captain Max E. Malan USN Pilot Logs, NASM.2019.0014, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Helmet, A1-C, Scott

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
David R. Scott  Search this
Materials:
Fiberglas/Epoxy Composite Resin; Plexiglas Acrylic, Aluminum, Steel, Velcro®, Polyurethane foam, Sheepskin (chamois leather), Silicone Rubber, Teflon, Polyester Resin, Nylon fabric
Dimensions:
3-D (2366g): 27.9 × 29.2 × 25.4cm, 2.4kg (11 × 11 1/2 × 10 in., 5.2lb.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center
Inventory Number:
A19730834001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv93f149fde-503a-4818-bba3-2fc10110f8ed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19730834001

Spinner, Nakajima Kikka (Orange Blossom)

Manufacturer:
Nakajima Hikoki K. K.  Search this
Materials:
Non-Magnetic White Metal
Ferruos Alloy
Paint
Dimensions:
3-D: 61 × 59.7cm (2 ft. × 1 ft. 11 1/2 in.)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft Parts
Country of Origin:
Japan
Inventory Number:
A19610121007
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9c5349961-2a95-4514-a2a9-132a7955b461
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19610121007

Bücker Bü-133C Jungmeister

Manufacturer:
Bucker Flugzeugbau GmbH  Search this
Materials:
Fuselage: steel tube with fabric cover
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 6.6 m (21 ft 7 in)
Length: 5.9 m (19 ft 4 in)
Height: 2.25 m (7 ft 4 in)
Weight, empty: 420 kg (925 lb)
Weight, gross: 585 kg (1,290 lb)
Top speed: 241 km/h (150 mph)
Engine: Warner, 185 hp
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
Germany
Date:
1935-1971
Credit Line:
Gift of the estate of Beverly Howard
Inventory Number:
A19731672000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9192b95c4-7b73-44b7-8950-160c9cf62421
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19731672000
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Balloon Basket, USMC, World War I

Materials:
Wicker basket w canvass outer cover.
Dimensions:
63' long x 37" wide x 52" high
Type:
CRAFT-Balloon
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the War Memorial Museum of Virginia
Inventory Number:
A19740669000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9eec7d0e4-30cc-4589-9340-56db08f8e4bd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19740669000

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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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Human Spaceflight
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9e3a3c887-37fc-4383-b334-15e646e3ed5b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19740677000
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Rocket, Liquid Fuel, Redstone, with Mercury Spacecraft Mockup

Manufacturer:
Chrysler Corporation, Michigan Army Missile Plant  Search this
Materials:
Mainly aluminum (Reynolds Metal Co.) and alloy steel
Dimensions:
Overall: 756 in. long x 70 in. diameter (1920.24 x 177.8cm)
Type:
CRAFT-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1958-1964
Credit Line:
Gift of Chrysler Corporation, Michigan Army Missile Plant
Inventory Number:
D19700333000
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/nv93dbbb22a-073d-4b98-88d4-d62cd11cd861
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_D19700333000
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Missile, Surface-to-Surface, Loon (JB-2)

Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company  Search this
Materials:
Overall, steel; propellant and pressurant spheres, steel; pulsejet tube and motor, steel; piping, aluminum; electrical wires, with transparent plastic insulation; some wires also with red and gray plastic insulation; nose cap, aluminum; warhead section, where number is painted, non-ferrous metal, possibly aluminum.
Dimensions:
Overall: 27 ft. long x 19 ft. wing span x 2 ft. 8 in. diameter, 1500 lb. (822.96 x 579.12 x 81.28cm, 680.4kg)
Type:
CRAFT-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1944-1950
Credit Line:
Transferred from U.S. Navy
Inventory Number:
A19650127000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv95549c8e2-1830-4f7d-b86b-3de97cfc4537
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19650127000
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Douglas DC-7

Materials:
Overall: Aluminum
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 35.8 m (117 ft 6 in)
Length: 33.2 m (108 ft 11 in)
Height: 8.7 m (28 ft 7 in)
Weight, gross: 55,429 kg (122,200 lb)
Weight, empty: 30,076 kg (66,305 lb)
Overall Wt.: 12,890, on wooden and steel cradle
Top speed: 656 km/h (410 mph)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1956
Credit Line:
Gift of American Airlines, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19660149000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9e31f8c4c-08ad-487a-b194-2a08188e0931
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19660149000
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Lockheed Vega 5B, Amelia Earhart

Pilot:
Amelia Earhart  Search this
Manufacturer:
Lockheed Aircraft Company  Search this
Materials:
Fuselage: wooden monocoque
Wings: wooden cantilever
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 12.49 m (41ft.)
Length: 8.38 m (27ft. 6in.)
Height: 2.49 m (8ft. 2in.)
Weight: Empty 748kg. (1,650lbs.)
Gross: 1,315-1,450kg. (2,900-3,200lbs.)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1927-1929
Credit Line:
Gift of the Franklin Institute
Inventory Number:
A19670093000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv908b322a7-9925-4071-b2b2-26a162dc0fce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19670093000

Eastern Division FM-1 (Grumman F4F-4) Wildcat

Manufacturer:
Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Semi-monocoque all-metal.
Dimensions:
Overall: 450 x 880cm, 2612kg, 1160cm (14ft 9 3/16in. x 28ft 10 7/16in., 5758.4lb., 38ft 11/16in.)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1940
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Navy.
Inventory Number:
A19610122000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9f8fcbb64-99ce-4339-a14f-516bfa57627e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19610122000
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Boeing 247-D

Manufacturer:
Boeing Aircraft Co.  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Aluminum
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 22.6 m (74 ft)
Length: 15.7 m (51 ft 7 in)
Height: 3.8 m (12 ft 6 in)
Weight, gross: 6,192 kg (13,650 lb)
Weight, empty: 4,055 kg (8,940 lb)
Top speed: 322 km/h (200 mph)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1934
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Civil Aeronautics Administration
Inventory Number:
A19540069000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9551f7679-9b6e-4b4f-8b71-086014a2ab7f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19540069000

The Great American Flying Boat Series: The Mystery of the Soviet Clipper

Author:
Straub, Dave  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hardesty, Von, 1939-  Search this
Extent:
1 Document
Container:
Box 19, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Documents
Date:
July 1997
Scope and Contents:
Dave Straub, "The Great American Flying Boat Series: The Mystery of the Soviet Clipper,"Skyways - The Journal of the Airplane 1920-1940 43 (July 1997), 2-20. English language article (photocopy).
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-ref685

Russian Aeronautical Collection

Creator:
Hardesty, Von, 1939-  Search this
Names:
Sikorsky, Igor Ivan.  Search this
Extent:
26 Linear feet
30.81 Cubic feet (53 legal-size document boxes, 1 slim legal-size document box, 1 flat box )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Newspapers
Reports
Articles
Place:
Soviet Union
Date:
1876-2006
Summary:
The Russian Aeronautical Collection is a mix of technical, historical, and cultural reference materials, including originals or copies of articles, documents and other historical materials relating to Russian and Soviet aviation from the Tsarist period through the Soviet era. The collection focuses on key events, personalities and aircraft designs, and certain subject areas are covered in depth, including the life and career of Igor Sikorsky, the transpolar flights of the 1930s, Soviet aviation in the Spanish Civil War, and the operational history of the Soviet Air Force in World War II.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains newspaper clippings, articles, pamphlets/booklets, magazines/journals, reports, monographs, manuscripts, bibliographies and a few photographs.

Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.
Arrangement:
This collection was arranged by the creator first by what chronological era the subject matter dealt with, then alphabetically within each era by file unit title. Von Hardesty also created a grouping of materials that deals with aircraft design and designers and another grouping that contains reference material. Groupings and materials are in the order that the processing archivist received them which also correspondes to the guide that Von Hardesty created.

The processing archivist added the last 2 series which covers materials that were not listed in the original guide to the collection.

There are 8 series:

Series I: 1885-1917

Series II: 1918-1940

Series III: 1941-1945

Series IV: 1946-Onwards

Series V: Design

Series VI: Reference

Series VII: Loose Materials

Series VIII: Administrative Material
Biographical / Historical:
The Russian Aeronautical Collection (RAC) was assembled over the course of two decades by Von Hardesty, curator in the Aeronautics Division of the National Air and Space Museum. The RAC developed as a research project linked to the publication of Hardesty's book Red Phoenix: The Rise of Soviet Air Power, 1941 -1945 (first published in 1982.)
Provenance:
Aeronautics Division / Von Hardesty, Transfer, 2006
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 -- Russia  Search this
Endurance flights  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newspapers
Reports
Articles
Citation:
Russian Aeronautical Collection, ACC. 2006-0034, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2006.0034
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Russian Aeronautical Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2006-0034
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The History of Soviet Aircraft from 1918

Author:
Nemecek, Vaclav  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hardesty, Von, 1939-  Search this
Extent:
1 Document
Container:
Box 19, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Documents
Date:
1986
Scope and Contents:
Vaclav Nemecek, "Reconnaissance Aircraft and Light Bombers," chap. 24 of The History of Societ Aircraft from 1918 (Willow Books, 1986), pp.186-200, 422-423. English language book (photocopied excerpt).
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-ref689

The Mystery of the Vladivostok-Spassk Air Mail Flight of 1923

Author:
Ackerman, G. Adolph  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hardesty, Von, 1939-  Search this
Extent:
1 Document
Container:
Box 19, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Documents
Date:
July 1994
Scope and Contents:
G. Adolph Ackerman, "The Mystery of the Vladivostock-Spassk Air Mail Fligt of 1923," The Airpost Journal, July 1994, 282-286. English language article (photocopy).
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.
See more items in:
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-ref691

The Politics of Technology: Stalin and Technocratic Thinking Among Soviet Engineers

Author:
Bailes, K. E.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hardesty, Von, 1939-  Search this
Extent:
1 Document
Container:
Box 19, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Documents
Date:
April 1974
Scope and Contents:
Kendall E. Bailes, "The Poitics of Technology: Stalin and Technocratic Thinking among Soviet Engineers," American Historical Review 79, 2 (April 1974) : 445-469. English language paper (photocopy).
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.
See more items in:
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-ref693

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.
See more items in:
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

The Red Army

Author:
Berchin, Michel  Search this
Ben-Horin, Eliahu  Search this
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Co (New York)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hardesty, Von, 1939-  Search this
Extent:
1 Document
Container:
Box 19, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Documents
Date:
1942
Scope and Contents:
Michel Berchin and Eliahu Ben-Horin, The Red Army (New York : W. W. Norton & Co, 1942). English language book (photocopied excerpt, pp.114-125).
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.
See more items in:
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-ref697

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