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The search for air safety; an international documentary report on the investigation of commercial aviation accidents

Author:
Barlay, Stephen  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 376 p. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
1969
1970 [c1969]
Topic:
Aircraft accidents--Investigation  Search this
Call number:
TL553.5.B33 1970X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_267658

Crashes & prangs : aircraft that have suffered mishap through fair means or foul / Arthur W.J.G. Ord-Hume

Title:
Crashes and prangs
Author:
Ord-Hume, Arthur W. J. G  Search this
Physical description:
80 p. : chiefly ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Anecdotes
Date:
2010
Topic:
Aircraft accidents  Search this
Call number:
TL553.5 .O726 2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_983442

The general aviation handbook / Rod Simpson

Author:
Simpson, R. W (Roderick W.)  Search this
Physical description:
320 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2005
C2005
Topic:
Aircraft industry  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_788670

[Documents relating to the development of U.S. military aviation]

Author:
United States  Search this
United States Army Air Forces Matériel Command Procurement Division Prewar procurement by the Air Corps  Search this
United States Air Coordinating Committee Report to the Air Coordinating Committee of the Subcommittee on Demobilization of the Aircraft Industry  Search this
Former owner:
United States Army Air Forces Air Technical Service Command Reference Library DSI  Search this
Subject:
United States Army Air Forces Procurement  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (207 p. in various groupings) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
194u
194u-194u
194-]
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aircraft industry  Search this
Call number:
UG633 .U507 1940
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_548611

Lockheed's family tree : a history of the Company's early aircraft

Author:
Pryor, Wayne  Search this
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation  Search this
Subject:
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation History  Search this
Physical description:
74 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1978
1978]
Topic:
Aircraft industry--History  Search this
Call number:
HD9711.U64 L816 1978
HD9711.U64L816 1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_283823

Aircraft drawings index / compiled by George A. Mauter

Author:
Mauter, George A  Search this
Physical description:
65 leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1989
Topic:
Aircraft drafting--Indexes  Search this
Call number:
TL671.25 .M25 1989
TL671.25.M25 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_371858

The ghost of flight 401 / John G. Fuller

Author:
Fuller, John G (John Grant) 1913-1990  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 272 p. ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1978
1978, c1976
Topic:
Ghosts  Search this
Spiritualism  Search this
Aircraft accidents  Search this
Call number:
BF1461 .F84 1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_699473

Drawing of aeroplanes

Author:
Waddy Productions  Search this
Standard Art Book Co  Search this
Physical description:
16 p. : all ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1900
[19--?]
Topic:
Drawing books  Search this
Aircraft drafting  Search this
Call number:
NC660 .D76
NC660.D76
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_251305

Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / David Gero

Author:
Gero, David  Search this
Physical description:
176 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1999
Topic:
Aircraft accidents--History  Search this
Airplanes, Military--Accidents--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_591819

Last days of the Concorde : the crash of Flight 4590 and the end of supersonic passenger travel / Samme Chittum

Author:
Chittum, Samme  Search this
Physical description:
264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
2018
Topic:
Aircraft accidents--Investigation  Search this
Concorde (Jet transports)--Accidents  Search this
Concorde (Jet transports)--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1098663

Nakajima Aircraft Company Ltd. (Nakajima Hikoki K K) : dates of survey, October-November 1945 / Aircraft Division

Author:
United States Strategic Bombing Survey Aircraft Division  Search this
Subject:
Nakajima Hikōki Kabushiki Kaisha  Search this
Physical description:
v, 190 p., [23] folded leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Date:
1947
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Aircraft industry  Search this
Call number:
D785.U58 A29na 1947
D785.U58A29na 1947
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_337008

Intelligence estimates of foreign air capabilities as affecting the United States aeronautical industry defense program / R.N. Welch, G.S. Simpson, J.E. McPhilimy

Author:
Welch, R. N  Search this
Simpson, G. S  Search this
McPhilimy, J. D  Search this
United States Air Force Air Matériel Command Technical Intelligence Division  Search this
Physical description:
[1], vii, 111 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1948
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Air power  Search this
Air forces  Search this
Air warfare  Search this
Aircraft industry  Search this
Call number:
UG630 .W4 1948
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_549462

The mystery of Flight 427 : inside a crash investigation / Bill Adair

Author:
Adair, Bill  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 230 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Pennsylvania
Hopewell (Beaver County : Township)
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
USAir Flight 427 Crash, Pa., 1994  Search this
Aircraft accidents--Investigation  Search this
Aircraft accidents  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_671899

Gnome et Rhone aero engine factory, Le Mans, France

Author:
United States Strategic Bombing Survey Physical Damage Division  Search this
Subject:
Gnome et Rhone (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 116 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
France
Date:
1947
[1947]
Topic:
Aircraft industry  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
War damage, Industrial  Search this
Call number:
D785.U58 A297 1947
D785.U58A297 1947
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_338863

HGA Sheet Film, HGA-101051 to HGA-101799

Collection Creator:
Groenhoff, Hans  Search this
Container:
Box 3
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Scope and Contents:
Subjects in this box include "Old Engines", Lockheed P-38 Lightning aircraft, Goodyear airships, the Aircraft Industries Association, the National Business Aircraft Association, and "People in Aviation."
Collection 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.
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:
Hans Groenhoff Photographic Collection, Acc. XXXX.0359, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Hans Groenhoff Photographic Collection
Hans Groenhoff Photographic Collection / Series 1: 1962 Acquisition / Subseries 1: Black and White Sheet Film (HGA) / HGA Film Section
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0359-ref1664

Aircraft Industries Association, HGA-101650 to HGA-101697

Collection Creator:
Groenhoff, Hans  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Collection 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.
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:
Hans Groenhoff Photographic Collection, Acc. XXXX.0359, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Hans Groenhoff Photographic Collection
Hans Groenhoff Photographic Collection / Series 1: 1962 Acquisition / Subseries 1: Black and White Sheet Film (HGA) / HGA Film Section / HGA Sheet Film, HGA-101051 to HGA-101799
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0359-ref1668

Lazare Gelin

Subject:
Gelin, Lazare  Search this
Lear, inc  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Aircraft industry  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1873]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_383346

Robert Ellsworth Gross (1897-1961)

Subject:
Gross, Robert Ellsworth 1897-1961  Search this
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Aircraft industry  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-2126]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_384506

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:
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:
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
See more items in:
John Matthew Miller III Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2001-0036
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We Saw It Happen: Glenn Martin (#1)

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2013-06-13T17:34:32.000Z
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
airandspace
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_fWmjbusIqI8

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