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insignia

Physical Description:
cloth (overall material)
Measurements:
overall, bag: 7 1/4 in x 5 1/2 in x 1/8 in; 18.415 cm x 13.97 cm x .3175 cm
Object Name:
Insignia
Other Terms:
Insignia; Unit; Link Trainer, North Africa, Sidi Slimane, Air Base
Credit Line:
Staff Sergeant Robert E. Carter, USAF
ID Number:
AF.71940M
Catalog number:
71940M
Accession number:
280749
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-bb4b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_385026

insignia

Physical Description:
black (overall color)
metal, white (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (bagged): 4 3/4 in x 4 in x 1/2 in; 12.065 cm x 10.16 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Insignia
Other Terms:
Insignia; Army; Badge, Qualification, Bar; Instructor, Link Trainer
Credit Line:
War Department. Philadelphia Quartermaster Depot
ID Number:
AF.45187
Accession number:
172213
172213
Catalog number:
45187
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-bd24-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_385879

Flight Simulator, Link Trainer, School Trainer, "Jitterbug, Jr."

Manufacturer:
Link Aviation Devices Inc.  Search this
Dimensions:
107in.l.,66in.h
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Training Devices
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1948
Inventory Number:
A19710850000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9bd67ba05-e846-43f6-8657-ec4c40194d5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19710850000

Flight Simulator, Link Trainer, ANT-18

Dimensions:
104in. long
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Training Devices
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Navy
Inventory Number:
A19710912000
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/nv91bfdcad1-9d98-448a-bf3c-b052dd215336
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19710912000

Link Trainer, 1-CA-1 (Model F, C-8)

Manufacturer:
Link Aviation Devices Inc.  Search this
Materials:
HAZMAT: Cadmium Plating
Wood
Steel
Natural Fabric
Paint
Aluminum
Plastic
Rubber
Copper Alloy
Natural Fabric
Glass
Compressed Fiber
Dimensions:
3-D (Shipping Frame): 378.5 × 121.9 × 219.1cm (12 ft. 5 in. × 48 in. × 86 1/4 in.)
Storage: 393.7 × 137.2 × 238.8cm (12 ft. 11 in. × 54 in. × 94 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Training Devices
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1946
Inventory Number:
A19630435000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9a274705e-82fc-41c2-98f3-af93a7cd770d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19630435000

Link Aviation, Inc. Collection

Creator:
Link Aviation, Inc.  Search this
Names:
Link Aviation, Inc.  Search this
Link, Edwin A. (Edwin Albert), 1904-1981  Search this
Extent:
9.81 Cubic feet ((9 records center boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuals
Reports
Photographs
Publications
Business records
Date:
[ca. 1930s-1970s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of mostly technical manuals and reports relating to Link Trainer models, circa 1933-1976. Also includes as part of the collection is a microfilm copy of the early Link business records, with corresponding database. Three folders of photographs regarding Link Aviation, Inc., were transferred later and added to this collection on 02/18/99.
Biographical / Historical:
Link Aviation, Inc., was a pioneer company in the field of synthetic flight training. Started by Edwin Link during the 1930s, Link Aviation, Inc., helped train over 500,000 military airman during World War II via their 'blue box trainers.' After the war, Link grew to be the largest manufacturer of electronic weapon-systems trainers and flight and space-mission simulators. During the company's existence, Link manufactured the following types of training systems: visual display systems; commercial aircraft simulators; military aircraft simulators, including the first jet trainer and the first jet bomber trainer; general aviation simulators; and space mission simulators. Link was sold in 1995 to General Motors' Hughes Electronics Corp., Hughes Training Inc.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Hughes Training, Inc., gift, 1996, 1997-0002, unknown
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:
Aeronautics  Search this
Flight training  Search this
Link trainers  Search this
Flight simulators  Search this
Flight simulator industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuals
Reports
Photographs
Publications
Business records
Identifier:
NASM.1997.0002
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1997-0002

Newspaper articles

Collection Creator:
Knabenshue, A. Roy (Augustus Roy), 1876-1960  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1939 - 1965
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:
A. Roy Knabenshue Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0136, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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A. Roy Knabenshue Collection
A. Roy Knabenshue Collection / Series 1: Personal / 1.2: Articles and Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0136-ref41
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Jean Packard (Air/WACs)

Collection Creator:
Douglas, Deborah G.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 20
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
Collection Citation:
United States Women in Aviation 1940-1985 Research Materials, NASM.1995.0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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United States Women in Aviation 1940-1985 Research Materials
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1995-0062-ref526
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[WACs]

Collection Creator:
Douglas, Deborah G.  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 18
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
Collection Citation:
United States Women in Aviation 1940-1985 Research Materials, NASM.1995.0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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United States Women in Aviation 1940-1985 Research Materials
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1995-0062-ref565
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Newspaper and Journal Articles: General

Collection Creator:
Junkin, Hattie Meyers, 1896-1985  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
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.
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Hattie Meyers Junkin Papers
Hattie Meyers Junkin Papers / Series 3: General materials of Hattie Meyers Junkin
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0171-ref141
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Link Trainer Flight Simulator

Container:
Box 2, Folder 39
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
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Computing History Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1416-ref131

Diaries of Joseph Mountain

Collection Creator:
Mountain, Joseph D., 1902-1970  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1942-1944, 1945
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 http://airandspace.si.edu/permissions
Collection Citation:
Joseph D. Mountain Collection, Acc. 1991-0079, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1991-0079-ref15
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[Oversize Box]

Collection Creator:
Mountain, Joseph D., 1902-1970  Search this
Container:
Box 3
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1916-1962
Scope and Contents:
Certificates

Certificates:

Grade school diploma, May 26, 1916

U.S. Army Air Service -- flight school, June 3, 1920

Honorable discharge from the -- U.S. Army -- , January 27, 1921

Appointment to the rank of Colonel, -- U.S. Army Air Forces -- , May 15, 1946

Industrial College of the Armed Forces -- certificate, May 15-26, 1950

Certificate of Retirement, -- U.S. Air Force -- , - October 31, 1962

Log books, military and civilian (8 books)

1. January 1920 - January 1921

2. March 1929 - January 1934

3. January 1934 - December 1937

4. November 1934 - January 1938

5. November 1937 - November 1939

6. December 1939 - May 1943

7. June 1943 - September 1950

8. April 1946 - December 1948

Report of Aerial Reconnaissance, Saudi Arabia, 1936-1937
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 http://airandspace.si.edu/permissions
Collection Citation:
Joseph D. Mountain Collection, Acc. 1991-0079, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Joseph D. Mountain Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1991-0079-ref33
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Barbara L. Clarke Collection

Creator:
Clarke, Barbara Lou.  Search this
Extent:
0.18 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Technical manuals
Publications
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
This donation consists of one copy of TM 1-205, Air Navigation; one copy of Instrument Flight Part One: Basic Air Work; one copy of Instrument Flying Advanced Theory and Practice; and a scrapbook detailing Clarke's time in the Navy. The scrapbook is separated into two sections: LITIS and CNTS. The first section of the scrapbook focuses on Link Instrument Training Instructor School. Here are detailed labeled diagrams, outlines and notes, Clarke's badges, a brochure from Independence Day 1944, and seven maps of the United States Naval Air Station in Norfolk, Virginia. The outlines and notes cover various topics including: Link trainer, Link trainer history, sensations of instrumental flight, navigation, communications, radio ranges, type E-6B Dead Reckoning Computer, instructions for the use of the Astro Compass Mark II, navigational procedures, and let-down procedure and instrument approach. The second section of the scrapbook includes information on navigation training including various diagrams, a list of definitions, and outlines and notes on the use of astrograph, navigation, ships, airplanes, and nautical data.
Biographical / Historical:
Barbara Lou Clarke was born on August 14, 1919. During World War II she joined the United States Navy where she was a Link Trainer Instructor and her rating was Sp(T)2c. Clarke later attended Boston College and the University of Southern California.
Provenance:
Candi Zizek, Gift, 2006
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:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Navigation  Search this
Link trainers  Search this
Flight Simulation  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Technical manuals -- 20th century
Publications
Citation:
Barbara L. Clarke Collection, Accession number 2006-0048, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2006.0048
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2006-0048

Directories

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
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:
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 / 2.3.9: Lockbourne AAB/AAF/AFB (Lockbourne, OH), Base Commander
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0023-ref1831
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Unit Personnel Records – Davis, Benjamin O. 1206-A. [personnel orders relating to Davis]

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1942-1961
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:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection
Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection / Series 2: Military Career / 2.1: General Military Records
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0023-ref4866
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Individual Flight Record - Davis, Benjamin O. 1206-A.

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1942-1970
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:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection
Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection / Series 2: Military Career / 2.1: General Military Records
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0023-ref4868
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Grumman G21 Amphibian. Stinson on floats, Colonial Airlines DC3. Link Trainer.

Collection Creator:
Groenhoff, Hans  Search this
Container:
Box 26, Roll 272
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Date:
circa 1935-1940
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.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0359, File HGD-272
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Hans Groenhoff Photographic Collection
Hans Groenhoff Photographic Collection / Series 1: 1962 Acquisition / Subseries 2: Black and White 35mm Roll Film (HGD) / HGD 35mm Roll Film Section / HGD 35mm BW Negatives, HGD-210 to HGD-279
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0359-ref1293

[Contact Sheet, Roll 272] Grumman G-21 Amphibian. Stinson on floats, Colonial Airlines DC-3. Link Trainer. [Circa 1935-1940.]

Collection Creator:
Groenhoff, Hans  Search this
Container:
Box 28, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Contact sheet
Date:
circa 1935-1940
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.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0359, Item HGD-272
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Hans Groenhoff Photographic Collection
Hans Groenhoff Photographic Collection / Series 1: 1962 Acquisition / Subseries 2: Black and White 35mm Roll Film (HGD) / HGD Index and Contact Prints / HGD Contact Sheets, Rolls HGD-251 to HGD-275
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0359-ref885

Link Trainer, 1930s

Collection Creator:
Revista Aérea Latinoamericana  Search this
Extent:
1 Folder
Container:
Box 145, Folder 22
Type:
Archival materials
Arrangement:
photos
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:
Revista Aérea Collection Collection, Acc. 2003-0028, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Revista Aérea Collection
Revista Aérea Collection / Series H: Education
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2003-0028-ref11507

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