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Curtiss X-19 VTOL [Documents]

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.1183.A, File AC-904030-01
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National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft / Series A: Aircraft / Aircraft C / Curtiss (USA)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2abed07cb-dc9c-4c8c-a55a-e94f1b8b2d7d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-a-ref15514

Curtiss X-19 VTOL [Photos]

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.1183.A, File AC-904030-80
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft / Series A: Aircraft / Aircraft C / Curtiss (USA)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2bb9d0dd2-8dc3-4fd0-8c20-f1fd86ab4638
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-a-ref15517

Henry V. Borst Collection

Creator:
Borst, Henry V.  Search this
Names:
Boeing Company  Search this
Curtiss-Wright Corporation  Search this
Henry Borst and Associates  Search this
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Ames Research Center  Search this
Hoerner, Sighard F., 1906-  Search this
Lippisch, Alexander, 1894-1976  Search this
Extent:
11.99 Cubic feet ((11 record center boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Research
Motion pictures (visual works)
Manuals
Correspondence
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the following material: 4.5 cubic feet of research material relating to the book Fluid-Dynamic Lift: Information on Lift and its Derivatives in Air and in Water, presented by Dr.-Ing. S. F. Hoerner, and co-authored by the donor, Henry V. Borst; 4.5 cubic feet of research material relating to the following book authored by the donor, The Aerodynamics of the Unconventional Air Vehicles of A. Lippisch; two cubic feet of material relating to donor's work with the Ames wind tunnel fan blades; and four films of the Curtiss-Wright X-19.
Biographical / Historical:
Henry Borst graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and went to work for Curtiss-Wright's propeller division. Borst became the chief aerodynamicist for the Curtiss-Wright propeller division before he left to work for a few years at Boeing. Borst left Boeing in 1970, and from that year until 2002, he was head of Henry Borst and Associates in Wayne, Pennsylvania. Among his many significant propulsion consulting jobs was his engineering design work on the fan blades for the Ames 40 x 80 wind tunnel. Besides his consulting work, Borst wrote two books. Borst's book, Fluid-Dynamic Lift: Information on Lift and its Derivatives in Air and in Water, presented by Dr.-Ing. S. F. Hoerner, and co-authored by the donor, is considered a classic in the field. In his book, The Aerodynamics of the Unconventional Air Vehicles of A. Lippisch, Borst discusses Lippisch's contributes to basic aerodynamic theory, and to delta and tailless theories.
Provenance:
Henry V. Borst, Gift, 2002
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:
Wind tunnels  Search this
Propellers, Aerial -- Design and construction  Search this
Aeronautical engineers  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Curtiss X-19 VTOL  Search this
Genre/Form:
Research
Motion pictures (visual works)
Manuals
Correspondence
Citation:
Henry V. Borst Collection, Accession 2002-0038, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2002.0038
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg221219980-f2ef-436d-83dd-fd401a99212b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2002-0038
Online Media:

Francis Dean Collection

Creator:
Dean, Francis H.  Search this
Names:
Curtiss-Wright Corporation  Search this
Extent:
5.83 Cubic feet ((16 boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Black-and-white negatives
Photographs
Color slides
Brochures
Correspondence
Publications
Date:
bulk 1950-1999
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of five cubic feet of photographs, negatives, books, and documents collected or produced by Francis Dean. Included are approximately 10,000 - 11,000 2 x 3 and 4 x 5 inch black and white negatives, from a variety of sources; 8 x 10, 4 x 5, and 2 x 3 inch mostly black and white prints, with a few color prints; color slides of aircraft; Curtiss-Wright Corporation brochures, manuals, and publications, including a Propeller Design Manual, April 1953, and a Design Report on the Curtiss-Wright X-100 VTOL Aircraft, 1961; Profile Publications for various aircraft; a green notebook filled with information on the Brewster F2A; a blue notebook of correspondence; and other miscellaneous aviation documents.
Biographical / Historical:
Francis H. Dean served in the United States Navy during World War II. After his discharge, Dean graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as an aeronautical engineer. He worked for thirty-eight years at Curtiss-Wright Corporation and Boeing. At Curtiss-Wright, Dean headed preliminary design work on efforts in the development of a VTOL aircraft. Dean was also the author of aviation books, including the following titles: America's Hundred Thousand: US Production Fighters of World War II; America's Navy and Marine Corps Airplanes: 1918 to the Present; America's Army and Air Force Airplanes: Post-World War I to the Present; and The Curtiss X-Planes: Curtiss Wright's VTOL Effort 1958-1965. Dean was a long time member of the American Aviation Historical Society (AAHS)
Provenance:
Evelyn G. Dean, Gift, 2005
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:
Curtiss X-19 VTOL  Search this
Brewster F2A Buffalo Series  Search this
Curtiss-Wright aircraft  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Photographs
Color slides
Brochures
Correspondence
Publications
Citation:
Francis Dean Collection, Accession number 2005-0044, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2005.0044
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg20d12bd58-25bb-4fb7-831d-1ca7d5cdf4c7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2005-0044

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