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Second Annual Rotating Wing Aircraft Meeting / sponsored by Philadelphia Chapter, Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, held at the Franklin Institute, Phila., Pa., November 30 and December 1, 1939

Author:
Rotating Wing Aircraft Meeting (2nd : 1939 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Institute of the Aerospace Sciences  Search this
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Physical description:
206 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1939
[1939]
Topic:
Helicopters  Search this
Autogiros  Search this
Airplanes--Wings  Search this
Call number:
TL714 .R84 1939
TL714.R84 1939
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_361353

Individual Flight Record - Davis, Benjamin O. 1206-A.

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1942-1970
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection / Series 2: Military Career / 2.1: General Military Records
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Yearbook (Class of 1950)

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection / Series 2: Military Career / 2.3: Materials Arranged by Posting / 2.3.10: Air War College (Maxwell AFB, AL), Student
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Miscellaneous

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 11, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection / Series 2: Military Career / 2.3: Materials Arranged by Posting / 2.3.13: Far East Air Force (FEAF) Headquarters (Tokyo, Japan), Director of Operations and Training
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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John Matthew Miller III Collection

Creator:
Miller, John Matthew, III, 1896-  Search this
Names:
Kellet Autogiro Corp  Search this
Miller Aviation Corp (John Matthew Miller III) (Aircraft manufacturer) (1927-1929)  Search this
New Brunswick (NJ) Aero Club  Search this
Pitcairn (Pitcairn-Cierva)  Search this
Pitcairn Autogiro Co, Inc  Search this
Pitcairn Aviation  Search this
Johnson, Robert Woods  Search this
Miller, John Matthew, III, 1896-  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Cubic feet (1 legal document box, 1 slim legal document box, 1 map folder (18 x 48 inches))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Financial records
Correspondence
Clippings
Pamphlets
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Logs (records)
Date:
1910-1973
Summary:
John Matthew Miller III (born June 3, 1896) was active in aviation throughout his life, as a naval aviator, air mail pilot, transport pilot, autogiro pilot, flight instructor, aircraft manufacturer, airport operator, agricultural pilot, and helicopter test pilot, working at different times for the United States Navy, the U.S. Aerial Mail Service, Pitcairn Aeronautical Corporation, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture; from 1927-1929 Miller operated his own business, the Miller Aviation Corporation of New Brunswick, New Jersey. The collection includes Miller's pilot licenses and log books, scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings and assorted ephemera, predominantly from the 1914 to 1939 period of Miller's life.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains both original materials and photocopies of materials loaned by the donor for copying. Original materials include Miller's United States Navy Naval Aviator Certificate, an aircraft log book for the Curtiss Seagull "Jacques Cartier" (owned by The Chicago Tribune), a photo album entitled "The Miller Corporation, New Brunswick Airport" featuring images of the Miller (Corp) MCA-1 Amphibian Biplane, assorted loose photographs, correspondence from Robert Woods Johnson (of Johnson & Johnson), two panoramic group photographs of the US Navy Flight A Naval Aviation detachment at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1917, newspaper clippings (several covering James G. Ray's autogiro flight over Washington, DC in 1934), assorted ephemera relating to Miller's aviation career, and two bound books: Flying Officers of the U.S.N. (US Navy): 1917-1919 and Saga of the US Air Mail Service: 1918-1927, (Air Mail Pioneers, Inc., 1962). Photocopied materials include two of Miller's pilot log books, two of Miller's pilot licenses, a scrapbook, and selected pages from additional scrapbooks from which individual photographs were copied by the National Air and Space Museum in 2001. The collection also includes Smithsonian Institution numbered copy prints of these selected photographs.
Arrangement:
Materials in this collection are grouped into Series by type; materials within a series are generally arranged chronologically, grouped by subject.
Biographical / Historical:
John Matthew Miller III was born June 3, 1896, at Tacoma, Washington. As a teenager, Miller came east to study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and found summer employment with the Burgess Company aircraft manufacturers at Marblehead, Massachusetts. In 1917, following the entry of the United States into World War I, Miller was accepted into the Massachusetts School for Naval Air Service (Flight A Naval Aviation detachment at MIT), and, after two months, moved on to elementary flying instruction at Hampton Roads, Virginia, and then advanced instruction at Pensacola, Florida. He was commissioned into the United States Naval Air Service as an Ensign on March 16, 1918, and stationed at Naval Air Station Rockaway Beach, New York, where he performed patrol and convoy work off New York harbor, until ordered to inactive duty on December 15, 1918. Miller promptly joined the US Aerial Mail Service; after training in Dayton Wright DH-4 air mailplanes at Belmont Park, Long Island, Miller was posted to Bustleton, Pennsylvania, as station manager. Following his two years of air mail service, Miller worked at a number of aviation jobs, including time with the America Trans Oceanic Company (Miami, Florida, 1920), survey flights in Quebec (Canada, 1922), and managing operations for Pitcairn Aeronautical Corporation at their base adjacent to Hadley Field in South Plainfield, New Jersey (the New York terminal for the New York to Chicago and New York to Atlanta air mail routes). Miller was an active member of the New Brunswick (NJ) Aero Club, owners of a Pitcairn PA-3 Orowing based at Pitcairn's field. On August 1, 1927, Miller organized the Miller Aviation Corporation, operating out of New Brunswick Airport (a.k.a. "Miller Field"), a short-lived airfield located southwest of the city of New Brunswick. Miller Aviation offered flying instruction, local sightseeing flights, and charter passenger flights in the mid-Atlantic seaboard region. In 1928-1929, the Miller Aviation Corporation designed, constructed, and tested the Miller (Corp) MCA-1 Amphibian Biplane; sadly, the aircraft crashed during its first ground landing. After his company failed, Miller returned to Pitcairn Aeronautical as an autogiro pilot, making a number of flights through the 1930s for Pitcairn, the US Department of Agriculture, and others. During World War II, Miller temporarily rejoined the Navy as a Lieutenant Commander, serving as a helicopter test pilot at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. Miller later worked for the Department of Agriculture until his retirement in 1956.

NOTE: John Matthew Miller III (born 1896, died circa 1980s), the subject of this collection, should not be confused with fellow air mail and autogiro pilot John McDonald "Johnny" Miller (1905-2008), occasionally referenced in this collection. Johnny Miller was more closely associated with the Kellett Autogiro Corp (Philadelphia, PA), and was famous for being the first to land an aircraft on the roof of a building.
Provenance:
Lee M. Gunther-Mohr, Gift, 2001, NASM.2001.0036.
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
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Topic:
Burgess Aircraft Family  Search this
Autogiros  Search this
Aircraft industry -- United States  Search this
Aircraft industry  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics -- Societies, etc.  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Pitcairn PCA-2 Autogiro  Search this
Miller Corp MCA-1 Amphibian Biplane  Search this
Kellett Autogiro Family  Search this
Pitcairn PA-3 Orowing  Search this
Waco 10 Family (Aircraft)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Financial records
Correspondence
Clippings
Pamphlets
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Logs (records)
Scrapbooks
Citation:
John Matthew Miller III Collection, Acc. NASM.2001.0036, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2001.0036
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Original Photographs

Collection Creator:
Miller, John Matthew, III, 1896-  Search this
Extent:
20 Photographic prints
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Date:
1919-1939
Scope and Contents:
Informal group of U.S. Navy aviators, "Landing at Grant Park, Chicago, Ill., July 1919," the America Trans Oceanic Company (ATO) modified Curtiss Model H-16 "Big Fish" (1920), Pitcairn PA-3 Orowing, Pitcairn PCA-2 Autogiro, autogiro towing an advertising banner, aerial views of the John Waldron Corp. factory (New Brunswick, New Jersey), two views of Grand Central Airport (Glendale, California), and photographs of the scale wind tunnel test model and completed version of the Miller (Corp) MCA-1 Amphibian Biplane.
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:
John Matthew Miller III Collection, Acc. NASM.2001.0036, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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John Matthew Miller III Collection
John Matthew Miller III Collection / Series 2: Scrapbooks and Photographs
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-nasm-2001-0036-ref520

Newspaper Clippings

Collection Creator:
Miller, John Matthew, III, 1896-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1924-1969
Scope and Contents:
Assorted newspaper clippings, several covering James G. Ray's autogiro flight over Washington, DC in 1934.

Images of articles from The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Philadelphia Inquirer are not displayed due to copyright issues. Please contact the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Archives if you wish to access this material: https://airandspace.si.edu/archives
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:
John Matthew Miller III Collection, Acc. NASM.2001.0036, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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John Matthew Miller III Collection
John Matthew Miller III Collection / Series 3: Loose Materials
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-nasm-2001-0036-ref531

Letter, Bureau of Air Commerce authorization for autogiro flights for Dutch Elm Disease Eradication Project

Collection Creator:
Miller, John Matthew, III, 1896-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
September 25, 1936
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
John Matthew Miller III Collection, Acc. NASM.2001.0036, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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John Matthew Miller III Collection
John Matthew Miller III Collection / Series 3: Loose Materials / Miscellaneous
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-nasm-2001-0036-ref533

Eastern Air Lines envelope addressed to Miss Mary Lee Miller, "Via Autogiro flown with first Air Mail Carried from a Post Office Roof, Pilot James G. Ray"

Collection Creator:
Miller, John Matthew, III, 1896-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
postmarked May 25, 1939
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:
John Matthew Miller III Collection, Acc. NASM.2001.0036, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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John Matthew Miller III Collection
John Matthew Miller III Collection / Series 3: Loose Materials / Miscellaneous
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-nasm-2001-0036-ref534

Scrapbook (Photocopy)

Collection Creator:
Miller, John Matthew, III, 1896-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Date:
1914-1933
Scope and Contents:
Photocopies of pages of a scrapbook loaned by the donor for copying by the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) in 2001; includes newspaper articles, contest rules for the New Brunswick (NJ) Aero Club Flying Trophy, Miller's 1917 acceptance letter to the Massachusetts School for Naval Air Service, a letter recognizing one year of service to the US Aerial Mail Service in 1919, articles pertaining to Miller's 1918 commission as an ensign in the Naval Aviation Corps, and a promotional pamphlet for the Kellett Autogiro.
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:
John Matthew Miller III Collection, Acc. NASM.2001.0036, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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John Matthew Miller III Collection
John Matthew Miller III Collection / Series 2: Scrapbooks and Photographs
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2001-0036-ref515

Correspondence with Robert Woods Johnson

Collection Creator:
Miller, John Matthew, III, 1896-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1930-1935
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence between John Miller and Robert Woods Johnson (of Johnson & Johnson) concerning flying, operating, and purchasing autogiros, current aviation news, and toothbrush design; also includes Miller's handwritten account of his autogiro crash with a student pilot on Saturday, August 10, 1935, at Pitcairn Field.
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:
John Matthew Miller III Collection, Acc. NASM.2001.0036, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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John Matthew Miller III Collection
John Matthew Miller III Collection / Series 3: Loose Materials
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-nasm-2001-0036-ref529

Pitcairn Aeronautical Corporation

Collection Creator:
Miller, John Matthew, III, 1896-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1930-1935
Scope and Contents:
Several loose sheets of Miller's figures on the operating costs of a Pitcairn cabin autogiro, and a breakdown of the marketing needs and possibilities; newsletter Autogiro News, August-September 1933.
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:
John Matthew Miller III Collection, Acc. NASM.2001.0036, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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John Matthew Miller III Collection / Series 3: Loose Materials
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Pitcairn-Cierva Autogiro Co.

Collection Creator:
Keys, Clement Melville, 1876-1952  Search this
Container:
Box 21, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1929
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Clement Melville Keys Papers, Accession XXXX-0091, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Clement Melville Keys Papers / Series 1: Materials through 1932 / 1.1: Materials through 1932 -- Documents Filed by Correspondent or Subject
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0091-ref873

Gerard Post Herrick Papers

Creator:
Herrick, Gerard Post, 1873-1955  Search this
Names:
Convertoplane Corp  Search this
Herrick, Gerard Post, 1873-1955  Search this
Extent:
17.68 Cubic feet (2 records center boxes; 5 drawers)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Black-and-white negatives
Publications
Motion pictures (visual works)
Correspondence
Drawings
Date:
1909-1963
bulk 1909-1921
Summary:
This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, handwritten technical notes, drawings, photographs, reports, and affidavits in support of historical statements. Also included are several hundred black-and-white negatives and three reels of motion-picture film of the Herrick Vertoplane.
Scope and Contents:
The material in this collection was donated to the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) in December 1958 and relates to Herrick, the Herrick Balanced Rotary Engine, and the Herrick Vertoplane/Convertoplane series. The material consists primarily of correspondence, news clippings, and engineering drawings or sketches. Portions of the collection were discovered in the Paul E. Garber Papers (NASM Archives Accession 1991-0063) during the preliminary processing of that collection and were returned to the Herrick Collection at that time. Only the materials that now make up the bulk of Series I (Patent Related Material) and Series II (Technical Material) were found in their original enclosures (mostly envelopes) and were organized based on those enclosures. Series III (Miscellaneous Material) was created during processing primarily from loose, unorganized materials. Series IV (Engineering Drawings) consists of oversized materials and engineering drawings which had been stored rolled or folded.

A collection of negatives donated with the accession are currently housed in the curatorial files of the NASM Aeronautics Department. Some photographs from the collection were included in the NASM Archives Videodisc project; such photographs and others from the collection are housed in the NASM Archives Technical Reference Files. Three motion picture films from the collection were transferred to the NASM Film Archives in January 1995.

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:
The collection has been divided into four series. The first series contains patent-related material. The second pertains to technical materials. The third series, created during processing primarily from loose, unorganized materials, consists of miscellaneous material. The fourth series contains engineering drawings and oversized material which had been stored rolled or folded.

A collection of negatives are currently housed in the curatorial files of the NASM Aeronautics Department. Some photographs from the collection were included in the NASM Archives Videodisc project; such photographs and others from the collection are housed in the NASM Archives Technical Reference Files. Three motion picture films from the collection were transferred to the NASM Film Archives in January 1995.

SERIES I: Patent-Related Material

SERIES II: Technical Material

SERIES III: Miscellaneous Material

SERIES IV: Engineering Drawings and Oversized Material
Biographical / Historical:
Gerard Post Herrick (1873-1955) was a lawyer and engineer who is known as the inventor of the convertible aircraft. In 1911 Herrick, a graduate of Princeton (A.B.1895) and the New York Law School (L.L.B.1897), founded the Herrick Engine Co. to market his "balanced rotary engine" concept. During World War I, he served as a captain in the Army Air Service (1918-19). After the war, Herrick developed the concept of the convertible aircraft, which could operate both as a fixed-wing airplane and as a giroplane. In late 1930, Herrick engaged F. E. Seiler, ex-chief engineer of Kellett Aircraft Corp, to assist in the design of a full-scale Vertoplane, as Herrick called his invention. After delivering a number of drawings and reports to Herrick, Seiler began work at Heath Aircraft Co. and, before his death in mid-1931, pedaled the convertible aircraft concept and the data from his work with Herrick to C. L. Stauffer, a promoter and Heath dealer. In the meantime, Ralph H. McClarren, who had met Herrick in the late 1920s at the Guggenheim School of Aeronautics and had been Seiler's assistant at Kellett, left Kellett to join Heath, where he uncovered Seiler's and Stauffer's activities.

By this time Herrick had established the Vertoplane Development Corp. of New York to finance his aircraft. Herrick contracted with Heath for the actual construction of the craft, the design of which fell to McClarren. The first aircraft, the HV-1, was ready on November 6, 1931. The test pilot, Merrill Lambert, made several successful test flights in both fixed- and rotating-wing mode, but when he attempted an in-flight transition between the two, the aircraft fell out of control and crashed. Lambert bailed out of the aircraft, but was killed when his parachute failed to open.

Post-crash analysis found no fault with the basic convertible aircraft concept and Herrick continued development work with McClarren remaining as consulting engineer. The new aircraft, the HV-2, was flight tested beginning October 31, 1936 with George Townson as test pilot. Although the aircraft flew in both fixed- and rotating-wing mode, vibrations in the rotating wing delayed the first in-flight conversion until July 30, 1937.

Herrick continued to develop the convertible airplane concept with McClarren and others, including designs with both powered and unpowered rotors, as well as a variety of configurations and power plants. In the immediate post-World War II years, he changed the company name to Convertoplane Corp. and unsuccessfully lobbied financial interests and the government for support. He remained the president of Covertoplane and stayed active in the development process until his death in 1955.
Provenance:
Gerard P. Herrick, gift, 1958, NASM.XXXX.0097, unknown.
Restrictions:
Please see NASM Archives for restrictions.
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
Autogiros  Search this
Herrick Vertaplane Family  Search this
Herrick rotary engine  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Black-and-white negatives
Publications
Motion pictures (visual works)
Correspondence
Drawings
Citation:
Gerard Post Herrick Papers, NASM.XXXX.0097, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0097
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Gerard Post Herrick Papers
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0097
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Autogiro

Collection Creator:
Keys, Clement Melville, 1876-1952  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1930-1931
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:
Clement Melville Keys Papers, Accession XXXX-0091, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Clement Melville Keys Papers
Clement Melville Keys Papers / Series 1: Materials through 1932 / 1.1: Materials through 1932 -- Documents Filed by Correspondent or Subject
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0091-ref61

Grigory Kuznetsov - Designer of Autogiros & Helicopters

Collection Creator:
Hardesty, Von, 1939-  Search this
Container:
Box 54, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
2004
Scope and Contents:
Russian text.
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 7: Loose Materials / 7.5: Designers & Design
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2006-0034-ref103

Amelia Earhart

Artist:
Grace Wells Parkinson  Search this
Medium:
Bust, Amelia Earhart
Dimensions:
3-D: 24.1 x 24.1 x 35.6cm, 10.7kg (9 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 14 in., 23 5/8lb.)
Type:
ART-Sculpture
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1948
Credit Line:
Gift of Amelia Earhart Post 678, American Legion Auxiliary
Inventory Number:
A19500108000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19500108000
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Receiver, Western Wireless, Type 7, Earhart, 1935 Pacific Flight

Manufacturer:
Western Wireless  Search this
Materials:
Metal, phenolic, and glass
Dimensions:
3-D: 34.5 × 33.5 × 27cm, 10.8kg (13 9/16 × 13 3/16 × 10 5/8 in., 23 13/16lb.)
Type:
AVIONICS-Communication
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1930-1934
Credit Line:
Gift of American Legion Post 678
Inventory Number:
A19500109000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19500109000
Additional Online Media:

Goggles, Flying, Amelia Earhart

Owner:
Amelia Earhart  Search this
Manufacturer:
Protector  Search this
Materials:
Steel, glass, and elastic
Dimensions:
3-D: 19.1 x 2.5 x 5.1cm (7 1/2 x 1 x 2 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1920-1930s
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard Evans
Inventory Number:
A19580054000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Trophy, City of Medford, Amelia Earhart

Materials:
Overall: Silver
Dimensions:
3-D: 17.6 × 11.5 × 26.9cm, 0.5kg (6 15/16 × 4 1/2 × 10 9/16 in., 1 3/16lb.)
Type:
AWARDS-Trophies
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1928
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences
Inventory Number:
A19600202000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
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