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Russian Fighter Aircraft Industrial Base: Parallels with the United States?

Author:
Bolkcom, Christopher  Search this
Schwarzler, Ellen  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hardesty, Von, 1939-  Search this
Container:
Box 36, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
November 8, 2000
Scope and Contents:
Christopher Balkcom and Ellen Schwarzler, "Russian Fighter Aircraft Industrial Base: Parallels with the United States?" Congressional Research Service report RL30730, November 8, 2000.
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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 4: Soviet Union and Russia (post World War II, 1946-Onwards)
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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United States Department of Labor, Wartime Development of the Aircraft Industry, Bulletin No. 800

Collection Creator:
Fairchild Aircraft Corp  Search this
Container:
Box 404, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
November 20, 1944
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
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Fairchild Industries, Inc. collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Radiator Cap, Glenn Curtiss

Manufacturer:
Boyce Motometer Co.  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Chromed Steel
Dimensions:
3-D: 20.3 x 7.6 x 14.6cm (8 x 3 x 5 3/4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Trophies
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Bequest of the Estate of Glenn H. Curtiss
Inventory Number:
A19730600000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Garrett (Allied Signal) TFE731-3R Turbofan Engine

Manufacturer:
Garrett Corporation  Search this
Designer:
Ivan Speer  Search this
Materials:
Engine Components - Various alloys of aluminum, steel, etc.
Hoses/Clamps - Rubber
Protective Caps - Plastic
Dimensions:
Overall: 754lb. (342kg)
Other: 28 3/16in. (71.6cm)
Other (Core length): 49 3/4in. (126.3cm)
Display (Engine on Stand): 1 ft. 11 7/16 in. × 1 ft. 2 3/8 in. × 1 ft. 10 15/16 in., 446.8kg (59.5 × 36.5 × 58.3cm, 985lb.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Turbines (Jet)
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1978
Credit Line:
Gift of AlliedSignal Aerospace
Inventory Number:
A19970501000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Cup, First Prize, 5 Mile Race, Syracuse New York

Materials:
Overall: Silver
Dimensions:
3-D: 18 × 11.4 × 21cm (7 1/16 × 4 1/2 × 8 1/4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Trophies
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1905
Credit Line:
Bequest of the Estate of Glenn H. Curtiss
Inventory Number:
A19730596000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cup, C. F. Splitdorf, Glenn H. Curtiss

Materials:
Tin Alloy (Pewter)
Glass
Dimensions:
3-D (Overall): 19 × 14 × 19cm (7 1/2 × 5 1/2 × 7 1/2 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Trophies
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1902
Credit Line:
Bequest of the Estate of Glenn H. Curtiss
Inventory Number:
A19730598000
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Cup, Hill Climb, Glenn Curtiss

Materials:
Overall: Quadruple Silver
Dimensions:
3-D: 20.3 x 20.3 x 20.3cm (8 x 8 x 8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Trophies
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1907
Credit Line:
Bequest of the Estate of Glenn H. Curtiss
Inventory Number:
A19730599000
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National Air and Space Museum
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Cup, Archery/Golf Tournament

Materials:
Overall: Silver
Dimensions:
3-D: 14 x 8.9 x 26cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Trophies
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1928
Credit Line:
Bequest of the Estate of Glenn H. Curtiss
Inventory Number:
A19730602000
Restrictions & Rights:
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National Air and Space Museum
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National Aircraft Shows planned for 1946

Collection Creator:
Bendix Corporation.  Search this
Bendix Aviation Corp  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1946
Scope and Contents:
Contents relate to the Bendix Advertising and Public Relations department's internal and external communications, particularly with the Aircraft Industries Association of America (AIAA), regarding planning of large air shows and exhbitions to be held in the United States in 1946, including: National Aircraft Show (Cleveland, Ohio), January 11-20, 1946; National Aviation Show, Grand Central Palace (New York, NY), April 5-13, 1946; Great Falls (Montana) Air Show, July 3-5, 1946; and National Aircraft Show (Cleveland, Ohio), November 15-24, 1946.
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Bendix Air Races Collection, Acc. NASM.1988.0115, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Bendix Air Races Collection / Series 4: Bendix Public Relations and Advertising, Special Projects / National Aircraft Shows
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Curtiss CD-12 Prototype (Serial Number 1) V-12 Engine

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Steel, Rubber, Preservative coating, Phenolic
Dimensions:
Overall: 39 1/4 x 22 1/8 x 63in., 680lb. (99.7 x 56.2 x 160cm, 308.4kg)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa1921
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Navy Department, Washington, D.C.
Inventory Number:
A19270005000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Waco 9

Manufacturer:
Waco  Search this
Materials:
Fuselage: steel tube, fabric-covered
Wings: wood, fabric-covered
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 9.54 m (31 ft. 4 in.)
Length: 7.19 m (23 ft. 6 in.)
Height: 2.82 m (9 ft. 3 in.)
Weight: Empty 600 kg (1,320 lbs.)
Weight: Gross 953 kg (2,100 lbs.)
Engine: Curtiss OX-5, 90 hp
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1925-1927
Credit Line:
Gift of Clayton J.. Brukner
Inventory Number:
A19721292000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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General Electric CJ610-6 Turbojet Engine

Manufacturer:
General Electric Aircraft Engines  Search this
Materials:
HAZMAT: Cadmium Plating
Steel
Aluminum
Coating
Plastic
Dimensions:
Storage (Stand): 4 ft. 5 in. × 2 ft. 8 1/4 in. × 3 ft. 8 1/2 in., 590lb. (134.6 × 81.9 × 113cm, 267.6kg)
3-D (Engine): 115252.5 × 53.3 × 77.5cm (3781 ft. 3 in. × 1 ft. 9 in. × 2 ft. 6 1/2 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Turbines (Jet)
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1966 to 1976
Credit Line:
Gift of Aircraft Engine Group, General Electric Company
Inventory Number:
A19790170000
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Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Kyushu J7W1 Shinden (Magnificent Lightning)

Manufacturer:
Kyushu Hikoki K. K.  Search this
Dimensions:
Overall: 12ft 9 9/16in., 8035.8lb., 31ft 9 7/8in. x 36ft 5in. (390cm, 3645kg, 970 x 1110cm)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
Japan
Date:
1945
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19600333000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
World War II Aviation (UHC)
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv95ca5475a-d0c4-4a9d-b96e-b800f82a4d61
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Bellanca C.F.

Manufacturer:
Bellanca Aircraft Co.  Search this
Materials:
Wood frame with fabric and wood panels
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 12.2 m (40 ft)
Length: 7.26 m (23 ft 10 in)
Height: 2.2 m (7 ft 3 in)
Weight, empty: 432 kg (950 lb)
Weight, gross: 908 kg (1,990 lb)
Top Speed: 176 km/h (110mph)
Engine: Anzani, 110 hp
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1922
Credit Line:
Gift of August T. Bellanca
Inventory Number:
A19620015000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
General Aviation
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv91ca36539-ccd2-432a-a5c6-880b36df5df2
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edanmdm:nasm_A19620015000

Bell Model 65 ATV (Air Test Vehicle)

Manufacturer:
Bell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 7.93 m (26 ft)
Length: 6.31 m (20.7 ft)
Height: 2.35 m (7.7 ft)
Weight: Gross, 908 kg (2,046 lb)
Engines: (2) Fairchild J44 turbojets, 499 kg (1,100 lb) thrust
(1) Continental-Turboméca Palouste [for vertical control jets]
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Bell Aircraft Corp.
Inventory Number:
A19571019000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Loening OA-1A San Francisco

Manufacturer:
Loening Aeronautical Engineering Co.  Search this
Materials:
duralumin, wood, metal, rubbero
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 13.9 m (45 ft 7 in)
Length: 10.7 m (35 ft 1 in)
Height: 3.5 m (11 ft 6 in)
Engine: Liberty V-12, 313 kw (420 horsepower)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1926
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. War Department
Inventory Number:
A19280010000
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
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9e33cf9e0-b70d-49af-93bb-712087e168b4
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Travel Air D4D

Manufacturer:
Travel Air Company  Search this
Materials:
Fuselage - steel tube, fabric-covered
Wings - spruce spars, spruce and plywood ribs, fabric covered
Landing gear - all-metal
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 9.3 m (30 ft 5 in)
Length: 7.3 m (24 ft 1 in)
Height: 2.4 m (8 ft 11 in)
Weight, empty: 891 kg (1,968 lb)
Weight, gross: 1,200 kg (2,650 lb)
Top speed: 209 km/h (130 mph)
Engine: Wright J-6-7 (R-760-ET), 240 hp
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Date:
1929-2000
Credit Line:
Gift of the Pepsi-Cola Company
Inventory Number:
A20010091000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Aerobatic Flight
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Suit, Flying, Suzanne Oliver, Civilian

Manufacturer:
Flight Suits, Ltd.  Search this
Materials:
65% polyester, 35% cotton.
Dimensions:
Clothing: 137.2cm (54 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Flight Clothing
Date:
1980-2000
Credit Line:
Gift of Suzanne Asbury Oliver
Inventory Number:
A20020238000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Aerobatic Flight
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Windecker Eagle I

Manufacturer:
Windecker Research Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Overall: fiberglass monocoque
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 9.7 m (32 ft.)
Length: 8.7 m (28 ft. 6 in.)
Height: 2.9 m (9 ft. 6 in.)
Weight, Empty: 975 kg (2,150 lbs.)
Weight, Gross: 1,540 kg (3,400 lbs.)
Engine: Continental IO-520-C
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1969
Credit Line:
Gift of Tom Hairston and the Dow Chemical Company
Inventory Number:
A19850619000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Focke-Wulf Fw 190 F-8/R1

Manufacturer:
Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau G.m.b.H.  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Aluminum
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 10.5 m (34 ft 6 in)
Length: 9 m (29 ft 6 in)
Height: 4 m (13 ft)
Weight, empty: 3,060 kg (6,750 lb)
Weight, gross: 4,865 kg (10,725 lb)
Top speed: 644 km/h (400 mph)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
Germany
Date:
1943
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19600318000
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/nv997eabdad-3b59-4ba2-952c-97d594d7fb44
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