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Airport Hangar, Tootsietoy

Manufacturer:
Tootsietoy  Search this
Materials:
Tinned Steel
Dimensions:
6" X 6" X 2"
Weight: <0.2 lb
Type:
MEMORABILIA-Popular Culture
Date:
1931
Credit Line:
Purchased
Inventory Number:
A20100235000
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/nv9b507dc7a-d618-4360-a29a-d05db5d74a49
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20100235000

The Heavy Duty Machinery Used on Deep Sea Oil Rigs

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-05-28T15:30:01.000Z
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Entertainment  Search this
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Last Call for the Bayou 101: On a Wing and a Prayer

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-04-08T15:30:02.000Z
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Entertainment  Search this
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edanmdm:yt_M1XeP9HVHBA

These Minesweeping Boats Paved the Way for D-Day

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-02-09T16:30:01.000Z
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Entertainment  Search this
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edanmdm:yt__qUIq-RGfZs

This Is How MINI JCW Turbo Engines Are Built

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-03-16T15:30:01.000Z
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This Ship’s Rigger Is Not Afraid of Heights

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2017-09-15T15:30:01.000Z
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Entertainment  Search this
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Smithsonian Channel
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Ford’s Flying Machine

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-05-01T14:10:08.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_DIcVYhGAWXA

Advertisement for Ford Motor Company

Medium:
paper; ink (black & white)
Dimensions:
Overall: 35.2 x 26.4cm (13 7/8 x 10 3/8in.)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1929
Object number:
2004.2016.28
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8efceab20-4cc2-4c45-84b3-cae506415087
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2004.2016.28

Wright Field Technical Documents Library

Creator:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)  Search this
Names:
McCook Field, Ohio  Search this
United States. Air Force  Search this
United States. Air Force Materiel Division  Search this
United States. Air Materiel Command  Search this
Wright Field, Ohio  Search this
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)  Search this
Extent:
733.77 Cubic feet (1508 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Publications
Reports
Photographs
Date:
1915-1955
Summary:
Throughout its history the Engineering Division/Materiel Division at Wright Field in Dayton, Ohio, maintained a catalogued library of technical documents, which was turned over to the Air Force Museum and later donated to the National Air and Space Museum. The collection consists of reports and other documents on a variety of aviation-related topics, including general science (aeronautics, physics, chemistry, etc); military air service personnel, organization, and equipment for both US and foreign air forces; as well as operations, and so on. Currently, the finding aid only covers documents from the D52.1 subject code (Airplanes, arranged alphabetically) and only those that are physically located in the Wright Field Technical Documents Library.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of reports and other documents on a variety of aviation-related topics, including general science (aeronautics, physics, chemistry, etc); military air service personnel, organization, and equipment for both US and foreign air forces; as well as operations, and so on. Information on foreign services and equipment is usually from military intelligence reports, although some foreign documents or translations are included. The material also includes a large section of test reports from the Material Division itself.
Arrangement:
Every document in the collection has been assigned a multi-part Wright Field Number. This number is adapted from the Air Force central decimal correspondence filing system. Wright Field Numbers are written in the format:

[Subject Code] [Category Suffix] / [Sequence Number] [Sequence Modifier]

• Subject Code: This number begins with an alpha-numeric subject code. For example, D52.1 (Airplanes, arranged alphabetically).

• Category Suffix: A more specific textual subject reference. For example, in the D52.1 subjects, the suffix is usually a manufacturer name, aircraft name, or a general type of aircraft. (Original Wright Field cataloguers could be inconsistent in how they classified an airplane. For example, a document on a Japanese Mitsubishi A6M could be filed alphabetically under A6M, Mitsubishi, Zeke, Zero, or Misc. Japanese.) It is possible to not have a category suffix.

• Sequence Number: The individual number assigned to the document within its subject code and category. If a document was formerly classified as "Security Information," the sequence number starts with "S," for example "S-1." These are usually filed at the beginning of a range of documents. Sometimes technical manuals are filed using the technical order (TO) number. For example, 01-20EE-3 is the sequence number used for a Boeing B-17 Handbook of Overhaul Instructions, TO-01-20EE-3.

• Sequence Modifier: If there is a revision or multiple parts of a document, this is reflected in a sequence modifier. Ex. Dates, revision numbers, etc.

The documents are arranged alpha-numerically by Wright Field Number in the order of:

Subject Code, Category Suffix, Sequence Number, Sequence Modifier

Example of arrangement by Wright Field Number:

D52.1 / 42

D52.1 Aeronca / 2

D52.1 Boeing / S-1

D52.1 Boeing / 422

D52.1 Boeing / 511 Dec 1, 1941

D52.1 Boeing / 511 vol. 2 March 1, 1943

D52.1 Misc. Japanese / 46

Each record contains the title and source from the index cards. Information from the subject field on the cards appears as a scope and content note.

Currently, the finding aid only covers documents from the D52.1 subject code and only those that are physically located in the Wright Field Technical Documents Library. Please contact the NASM Archives regarding additional documents. Some may be located in the Technical Reference Files, cataloguing information may be only on the index cards, or the document has been catalogued as missing from the collection.
Biographical / Historical:
In 1917, the United States Army Air Service established an aviation engineering section at McCook Field in Dayton, Ohio. In 1927, the Engineering Division, as it was then known, moved to nearby Wilbur Wright Field and remained there as the Air Force Materiel Division (AFMD) and Air Materiel Command (AMC) until Wright Field combined with Patterson Field to become Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in 1948. The Engineering Division was responsible for Army Air Services research and development and served as a clearinghouse for information on aviation development worldwide. Throughout its history the Engineering Division/Materiel Division maintained a catalogued library of documents, which was turned over to the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson and was later donated to the National Air and Space Museum.
Provenance:
United States Air Force Museum, Transfer, 1962, NASM.XXXX.0428.
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:
Military intelligence  Search this
Airplanes, Military -- Flight testing  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Military -- Research  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Publications
Reports
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0428
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2124245c3-eb7c-495a-a446-e87ba26d8251
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0428

"Nomenclature of spare parts for Letord airplane with twin-motor Hispano-Suiza, 150 h.p. engine, tr. from French." Source: missing

Collection Creator:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)  Search this
Container:
Box D628, Folder D52.1 Letord / 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
n.d.
Scope and Contents:
Airplanes - Letord L.1 - Spare Parts
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
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Wright Field Technical Documents Library / D52.1 - Airplanes (arranged alphabetically) / L / Letord
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg23367488a-153d-40ab-99ae-2b879d016e90
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0428-ref3556

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

Bensen B-6 Gyroglider

Manufacturer:
Bensen Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Type:
CRAFT-Rotary Wing
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Bensen Aircraft Corp.
Inventory Number:
A19660382000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Vertical Flight
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv91a824091-199e-4c59-84c1-85c7f5d89d5e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19660382000
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Fairchild FC-2W2 Stars and Stripes

Manufacturer:
Fairchild Aircraft Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Fuselage: steel tube, fabric cover
Wings: semi-cantilever, wood with fabric cover, steel tube struts
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 15.24 m (50 ft.)
Height: 2.84 m (9 ft. 4 in.)
Length: 9.97 m (32 ft. 8.5 in.)
Weight: 1,442 kg (3,179 lbs.)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1928-1932
Credit Line:
Gift of Fairchild Stratos Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19720533000
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:
Commercial Aviation
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv90de9fb2e-3b18-4b7c-930e-0d05c43d3046
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19720533000

General Motors

Collection Creator:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
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
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Wright Field Technical Documents Library
Wright Field Technical Documents Library / D52.1 - Airplanes (arranged alphabetically) / G
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg204172c1d-59cd-471c-b33b-e52b274b89b1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0428-ref3153

"Acceptance inspection of power plant installations on General Motors XP-75 airplane." Source: Power Plant Laboratory. Eng-57-430-714. Wright Field.

Collection Creator:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)  Search this
Container:
Box D620, Folder D52.1 General Motors / 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
26 February 1944
Scope and Contents:
Airplanes - General Motors - P 75 ; Schember, George H.
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
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Wright Field Technical Documents Library / D52.1 - Airplanes (arranged alphabetically) / G / General Motors
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2069d63f2-d0fc-44d0-9fdc-e1ef4b99cdc4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0428-ref3154

"General description of Farman F.60 Bn.2 2 bi-motored night bombardment airplanes, equipped with two 265 H.P. Salmson Z 9 engines." Source: M.I.D. 2981-375. France 6265-W.

Collection Creator:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)  Search this
Container:
Box D617, Folder D52.1 Farman / 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Nov. 2, 1922.
Scope and Contents:
Airplanes - Farman F 60 BN 2; Military Intelligence Division - France;
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
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Wright Field Technical Documents Library / D52.1 - Airplanes (arranged alphabetically) / F / Farman
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg222ad8add-a4bd-4c6d-8cec-bf8613166702
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0428-ref3003

"Description of the Farman BN.4 quadri-motored heavy night bombardment airplane, known as the super Goliath, equipped with a 370-400 HP. Lorraine engine." Source: M.I.D. 2081-423. France 6607-W

Collection Creator:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)  Search this
Container:
Box D618, Folder D52.1 Farman / 24
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Jan. 16, 1923.
Scope and Contents:
Airplanes - Farman BN 4; Military Intelligence Division - France
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
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Wright Field Technical Documents Library / D52.1 - Airplanes (arranged alphabetically) / F / Farman
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg28cec4e63-4793-48df-88ac-2d8d8dc906b7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0428-ref3009

"Service Bulletins." Source: [Ford Motor Company.]

Collection Creator:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)  Search this
Container:
Box D620, Folder D52.1 Ford / 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
[February 1930]
Scope and Contents:
Airplanes - Ford [Tri-Motor]
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
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Wright Field Technical Documents Library / D52.1 - Airplanes (arranged alphabetically) / F / Ford
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg223f27e1f-f55a-401a-a55d-c72d6848e731
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0428-ref3111

"[Radio] Circuit Wiring Diagrams, Ford B-24M. Block 30." Source: Ford Motor Company [Radio Engineering Department 983].

Collection Creator:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)  Search this
Container:
Box D620, Folder D52.1 Ford / 22
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
24 March 1945
Scope and Contents:
Airplanes - Ford - B-24-M
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
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Wright Field Technical Documents Library / D52.1 - Airplanes (arranged alphabetically) / F / Ford
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2ab674c58-6836-47f3-a315-55681035f5ee
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0428-ref3114

"Specification of Single Seated Fighter with 8 Cylinder Liberty Motor." Source: Research Dept. Airplane Engineering Dept. McCook Field. R.D.M. No. 282.

Collection Creator:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)  Search this
Container:
Box D610, Folder D52.1 Engineering Division (Eng. Div.) / 111
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
n.d.
Scope and Contents:
Airplanes - Engineering Division USP-2 (Fighter)
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
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Wright Field Technical Documents Library / D52.1 - Airplanes (arranged alphabetically) / E / Engineering Division (Eng. Div.)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg258a7becb-9093-4e5c-86a9-b1414fd89573
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0428-ref2729

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