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De Havilland DH-98 B/TT Mk. 35 Mosquito

Manufacturer:
De Havilland Aircraft Company Ltd.  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Alaskan spruce, English ash, Canadian birch and fir, and Ecuadorian balsa
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 16.51 m (54 ft 2 in)
Length: 12.55 m (41 ft 2 in)
Height: 3.81 m (12 ft 6in)
Weights: Empty, 6,638 kg (14,635 lb)
Gross, 10,433 kg (23,000 lb)
Engines: (2) Rolls Royce Merlin 113 and 114, liquid-cooled V-12,
1,690 horsepower
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Date:
1945
Credit Line:
Donated by the Royal Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19640023000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv98851d52f-9fd9-4b51-8301-a960123c81ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19640023000
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Electronic Brains: Computing Machines Help Build Airplanes Faster and Cheaper: Tell How Many Rivets to Put On a Wing; Steal Work of Wind Tunnels, Test Pilots; Year's Job Done in Minutes, Walter H. Oxstein The Wall Street Journal, 14 August 1950 (p. 1),...

Collection Creator:
Hopper, Grace Murray, 1906-1992  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 25
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
Grace Murray Hopper Collection, 1944-1965, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Grace Murray Hopper Collection
Grace Murray Hopper Collection / Series 7: Press Clippings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep880d0036c-2b1a-4937-ad81-f1d2b6968b23
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0324-ref425

Hiller Model 1031-A-1 Flying Platform

Materials:
Duct is fiberglass; rotor blades, operator platform, and guide vanes are made from aluminum sheet. Operator platform railing is made of aluminum tubing.
Dimensions:
Rotor Diameter: 2.1 m (7 ft) each
Platform Diameter: 2.5 m (8 ft 4 in)
Height: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Weights: Empty, 167.8 kg (370 lb)
Gross, 251.7 kg (555 lb)
Type:
CRAFT-Rotary Wing
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Department of the Army and the United States Department of the Navy.
Inventory Number:
A19610070000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
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/nv99901a553-f6a4-454a-aad9-cd47c2a22fd0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19610070000

Vought F4U-1D Corsair

Manufacturer:
Vought Aircraft Company  Search this
Materials:
All metal with fabric-covered wings behind the main spar.
Dimensions:
Overall: 460 x 1020cm, 4037kg, 1250cm (15ft 1 1/8in. x 33ft 5 9/16in., 8900lb., 41ft 1/8in.)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1940
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Navy.
Inventory Number:
A19610124000
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/nv93aa695e3-684b-4bfa-bb55-e4b21be70d9d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19610124000
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Dornier Do 335 A-0 Pfeil (Arrow)

Manufacturer:
Dornier Werke G.m.b.H.  Search this
Materials:
all metal
Dimensions:
Other: 197 x 545 1/4 x 519in. (500.4 x 1384.9 x 1318.2cm)
Overall: 16313 7/8lb. (7399.9kg)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
Germany
Date:
early 1945
Inventory Number:
A19610129000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
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/nv9a646c464-e9e0-43dc-aa15-5fcd6f6ea9b3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19610129000

Paul S. Baker Papers

Creator:
Baker, Paul S.  Search this
Extent:
2.63 Cubic feet ((3 boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Panoramas
Photographic prints
Negatives
Correspondence
Reports
Maps
Date:
bulk 1929-1993
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the following: five oversized rolled panoramic unit group photographs from Brooks Field, 1929; reports from the engineering department of Chance Vought Aircraft; pilot log books; design study brochures; the flight records of Paul S. Baker; volumes 1-5 of the Journal of the Aeronautical Sciences; correspondence; maps; ten issues of The Flying Kaydet; and photographs. The reports include information on the following aircraft: Vought F4U-1 Corsair; Vought XF5U-1 Skimmer; Vought F7U-3 Cutlass; Vought XF7U-1 Cutlass; Vought XF6U-1 Pirate; and North American P-51A Mustang. The photographs include: fifteen 3 x 5 black and white photographs taken during an orientation cruise in June 1946; nine 3.5 x 4.5 black and white photographs of the Vought XOS2U-1 Kingfisher; twelve 3.5 x 4.5 black and white photographs of the Vought XSB2U-1 Vindicator taken in 1937; twelve 3 x 4.5 negatives of the XO4U-2 Cockpit Cooling tank; eight 2.5 x 4 black and white photographs of employees working in the structures section of the Chance Vought Aircraft Engineering Department; one 3 x 5 black and white photograph of the plant of the Chance Vought Corporation in East Hartford, Connecticut.
Biographical / Historical:
Paul S. Baker (born October 2, 1907), received his Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering from MIT In 1929 and that same year learned to fly at Brooks Field, Texas. Baker was an experimental test pilot, chief of aerodynamics, engineering manager and chief technical engineer, for Vought-Sikorsky Aircraft and Chance Vought Aircraft - United Aircraft Corporation. Baker was active in the United States Army Air Corps Reserve, especially with the 118th Photo Section. Throughout his life, Baker was an activist for the environment and a member of several ornithological societies. After retirement, Baker began work with the Center for Conservation Biology.
Provenance:
Paul Seaman Baker, Gift, 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:
Vought aircraft  Search this
Airports  Search this
Vougth F4U-1 Corsair  Search this
Vought XF5U-1 Skimmer  Search this
Vought F7U-3 Cutlass  Search this
Vought XF6U-1 Pirate  Search this
Vought XOS2U-1 Kingfisher  Search this
Vought XSB2U-1 Vindicator  Search this
North American P-51A Mustang  Search this
Vought XF7U-1 Cutlass  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Panoramas
Photographic prints
Negatives
Correspondence
Reports
Maps
Citation:
Paul S. Baker Papers, Accession number XXXX-0655, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0655
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg20f7068c3-87cc-4bf7-89b9-05074a2ad6b5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0655

Report 263 Static Tests -- Pilot's Seat, Aircruiser Model 66-76, Serial Number 722, September 8, 1938

Collection Creator:
Bellanca, Giuseppe M., 1886-1960  Search this
Container:
Box 57, Folder 21
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:
Giuseppe M. Bellanca Collection, Acc. NASM.1993.0055, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Giuseppe M. Bellanca Collection / Series 2: Technical Data / 2.3: Reports
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg262ff5890-6846-4e84-9495-36ac9158092d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1993-0055-ref959

Serge Gluhareff Papers

Creator:
Gluhareff, Serge Eugene  Search this
Names:
Sikorsky (Aircraft manufacturer)  Search this
Gluhareff, Michael.  Search this
Sikorsky, Igor Ivan, 1889-1972  Search this
Extent:
0.45 Cubic feet ((3 boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Correspondence
Logbooks
Diaries
Date:
bulk 1920 -1986
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of approximately 0.20 cubic feet of material relating to Serge Gluhareff's career with Sikorsky Aircraft including: photographs; news clippings; correspondence; philatelic materials; immigration paperwork; and his pilot's licenses, medical certificates, and ratings. Notable figures who appear in the photographs (in addition to Serge Gluhareff) include Michael E. Gluhareff; Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky; H. Franklin Gregory; Dimitry D. "Jimmy" Viner; Reginald Alfred Charles Brie; Charles L. "Les" Morris; and Leslie Bradford Cooper. Aircraft seen in the photographs include the Sikorsky (VS-317) S-51; Sikorsky S-39 Sport Amphibion; Sikorsky (VS-316A, S-48) XR-4; Sikorsky (VS-317, S-51) XR-5; Sikorsky (VS-316A, S-48) R-4B (H-4B); Sikorsky S-43 Amphibion (Baby Clipper); Sikorsky VS-300 ; and the Sikorsky S-37 "Ville de Paris" ("Southern Star"). Also in the collection are digital image files scanned from a diary, loaned for copying by the donor, written by Serge Gluhareff's wife, Norma. These pages contain both her written recollections of Serge and his career, as well as photographs.
Biographical / Historical:
Serge Eugene Gluhareff (1903-1958) was an engineer who worked on several major Sikorsky aircraft models. Gluhareff was born in Russia in 1903 and went to school in Finland from 1919 to 1924, obtaining an engineering degree from the School of St. Alexis. While in Finland, Serge and his brother Michael (also an engineer) built and flew their own gliders. Serge and Michael came to the United States in 1924 and went to work for the Sikorsky Aero Engineering Corp. in Westbury, Long Island, New York as engineering draftsmen. Serge rose through the ranks becoming engineering supervisor at the Sikorsky plant in College Point, Long Island (1926-1929), then executive engineer (1934-1943) and later assistant engineering manager for research and development at the Stratford, Connecticut facility, a position he held from 1943 until he was forced to retire for health reasons in 1954. Serge had a long and close association with Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky and was the project engineer for important Sikorsky models such as the Sikorsky S-39 Sport Amphibion; Sikorsky S-40 Clipper; Sikorsky S-42 Clipper; Sikorsky VS-44; Sikorsky S-34; and the Sikorsky S-36. Serge also assisted in the development of Sikorsky's early helicopter models, including the Sikorsky VS-300. Serge obtained his pilot's license in 1928 and acted as test pilot for some early flights of the VS-300. Serge was also a member of many professional organizations including the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences; American Helicopter Society; Society of Automotive Engineers; and the Connecticut Association of Professional Engineers.
Provenance:
David Gluhareff, Gift, 2015
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:
Sikorsky (USA) VS-300 Family  Search this
Sikorsky (VS-316A, S-48) YR-4B (YH-4B)  Search this
Lockheed WV-2Q (EC-121M) Warning Star  Search this
Sikorsky S-39A Sport Amphibion  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Correspondence
Logbooks
Diaries
Citation:
Serge Gluhareff Papers, Accession 2015-0050, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2015.0050
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2e4a52a8e-0e29-49e8-a716-485b5545eb02
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2015-0050

Werner Landmann Rohrbach Ro II Photo Album

Creator:
Landmann, Werner.  Search this
Names:
Rohrbach Metall-Flugzeugbau GmbH (Germany)  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1923-1924
Summary:
The collection consists of a small 7 x 10 inch photo album entitled "Ro II 1., Marz - Juni 1924 [March - June 1924]" which is believed to have belonged to Werner Landmann.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of a small 7 x 10 inch photo album entitled "Ro II 1., Marz - Juni 1924 [March - June 1924]" which is believed to have belonged to Werner Landmann. The album contains 54 small-format black and white photographs, some with handwritten notations in German. Subjects include the Rohrbach facilities at Copenhagen, numerous views of the Rohrbach Ro II Roche Flying Boat (in flight, on the water, on the ground on beaching gear, and crated for shipment to Yokohama), and informal views of Landmann and other Rochbach staff (Adolf Rohrbach, Wada, Staiger, Kappe, Lotte Wilhelm, Lesch, Becher, Erhardt, and Finch). The inside front cover includes a German-language poem by Landmann about the Rohrbach Ro II:

Was deutscher Geist mit deutsch-dänischer Kraft

In rastlosem Streben erschaffen hat,

Wird nun den Elementen übergeben,

Um seine Schwingen zu erheben.

Trotze den Wogen, trotze dem Wind,

Ziehe dahin pfeilgeschwind.

Viel Glück auf den Weg durchs Weltenall

Der ersten fliegended ROHRBACH Metall!
Arrangement:
The Werner Landmann Rohrbach Ro II Photo Album is in its original order.
Biographical / Historical:
Early in his career, pilot Werner Landmann, flying as a civilian in an Albatros biplane, set a new world solo endurance record with a nonstop flight made June 28, 1914 (21 hours, 49 minutes) over Johannisthal Air Field outside Berlin, Germany. Landmann became a military pilot following the outbreak of World War I; he was shot down over the Eastern Front in October 1914 and served time as a prisoner of war in Russia. After the war, Landmann became chief test pilot for the German aircraft company Rohrbach Metall Flugzeugbau G.m.b.H. In 1922, Rohrback set up a Danish subsidiary, Rohrback Metal Aeroplan Co., A/S, in order to circumvent a Treaty of Versailles provision barring Germany from producing military aircraft. Rohrback Metal Aeroplan set up its company headquarters at Øresundsvej 142, Copenhagen, Denmark, and built a hangar at Kastrup Airport, south of Copenhagen. The first model produced by the Danish subsidiary was the Rohrbach Ro II Roche Flying Boat, a large all-metal 4-seat type designed as a reconnaissance and bomber aircraft. Landmann piloted the Rohrbach Ro II in its first successful test flight on November 11, 1923, near Kastrup Airport; Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) speed and load trials took place on October 24, 1924. In 1925 the Rohrbach Ro II was sold to Mitsubishi Shoji Kaisha Ltd. and delivered to Japan. The Japanese navy redesignated the aircraft as the Yokosho Experimental Type R 1 and used it in naval aviation trials. Landmann went on to test fly later Rohrbach aircraft but died August 28, 1928, of cancer.
Provenance:
Unknown, found in backlog, Gift, 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
Aeronautics -- Germany  Search this
Rohrbach Ro II Roche Flying Boat  Search this
Citation:
1Werner Landmann Rohrbach Ro II Photo Album, Accession XXXX-1150, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.1150
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2cb13f4fe-3ed0-4ed4-a1c1-430173cdfa3f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-1150
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Dwight. S. "Barney" Zimmerley Collection

Creator:
Zimmerley, Dwight S. "Barney"  Search this
Names:
National Air Races  Search this
Nicholas-Beazley Airplane Co, Inc. (Marshall, MO)  Search this
Extent:
1.32 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Correspondence
Video recordings
Maps
Newspapers
Date:
bulk 1930s
Summary:
This collection includes photographs, publications, and ephemera from the career of pioneer aviator Dwight S. "Barney" Zimmerley (1898?-1994).
Scope and Contents:
Included in this collection are: eight black and white 8 by 10 inch photographs relating to Barney Zimmerley's aviation career; printouts of digital images taken from a scrapbook on early aviation; certificate of appreciation from Braniff Airways, Inc.; article series on the "The Nicholas-Beazley Airplane Company: The Garage that Grew Wings!" by Jack Kennedy, originally published in the American Aviation Historical Society Journal; compilation of "Parts & Crafts: Aeronautical Briefings 1917-1931, Nicholas Beazley;" National Air Pilots Association membership card; 1931 National Air Races Contesting Pilot pass; 1932 Omaha Air Races and National Balloon Races Guest pass; videotape entitled "Central Missouri Focus #203;" roster for event number 33 in the 1930 National Air Races official bulletin, The Power Dive; 11 by 17 inch illustration relating to the OX-5 engine, published by the OX-5 Club of America; and three annotated strip maps. Also included is a CD about D. S. "Barney" Zimmerley and his aviation career.
In October 2006, the Archives received a 20 by 18 inch scrapbook chronicling Zimmerley's aviation career, which included the following types of material: newspaper articles; NAA Certificates; an Aero Club of Washington Ball invitation; a short snorter; barograph records; a Link Trainer Certificate; passport and other official documentation; and correspondence. Also donated at this time were the following: photographs; newspaper and periodical articles;a Marshall Flying School Brochure; an Airways Map; 1930 National Races material; and one eleven by seven inch photo album containing black and white vintage prints of Curtiss aircraft and personalities and images of Zimmerley, his aircraft, and his family and friends.

Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.
Biographical / Historical:
Dwight S. "Barney" Zimmerley (1898?-1994) achieved success in a wide assortment of endeavors during his pioneering aviation career. Zimmerley was taught to fly by Tony Jannus in 1914, and served in the 24th Aero Squadron at Kelly Field, Texas, during World War I. After the war, Zimmerley began barnstorming, and then became a test pilot for the Nicholas-Beazley Co., and in the Nicholas-Beazley Barling NB-3 he set an altitude and a distance record for the light plane class in 1929. Zimmerley flew as a commercial airline pilot for Braniff Airways, Inc., and later became a charter pilot. He flew everything from Stearmans to Douglas DC-7s and was a member of the Quiet Birdman and the OX-5 Club of America.
Provenance:
Norman and Virginia Zimmerley Stewart, Gift, 2004.
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
Aeronautics -- Records  Search this
Nicholas-Beazley (Barling) NB-3  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Correspondence
Video recordings
Maps
Newspapers
Citation:
Dwight S. "Barney" Zimmerley Collection, Accession number 2004-0047, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2004.0047
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Dwight. S. "Barney" Zimmerley Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg258208b76-c3ec-4d85-bd61-8486b58497a3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2004-0047
Online Media:

Walter Horten No.4 - Side 2 of 2

Collection Creator:
Myhra, David  Search this
Container:
Box 14, Disk 4b
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Date:
April 21, 1988
Scope and Contents:
Walter, speaking to photos, identifying people; [1:50] Lt. Ziller, his wartime flying career, born in 1915; Reimar's 'grosse Kamera' [4:18], obtained from Bildschule Hildeschein (sp?), recon camera with very good lens; [4:47] Horten IX crash, Scheidhauer's role, Walter does not think Scheidhauer was to blame for the crash (he left control tower), [6:36] Ziller was Focke-Wulf factory test pilot (from Radinger via Myhra); designer of BMW 003, "we got shells (003 engine shells?) from him" [8:51] "he was very helpful"; Wolgang Späte, won '38 Rhön, Reiher I pilot [12:16] most points. Walter claims idea for gull wings a Horten original, Späte's medals…; [19:31] Walter on Klippeneck, near Bödensee, a soaring school was there, Myhra and Walter talking about a technician working on Horten team, photo of a large flying model that he made (?); Goethert (sp?) of Gotha [25:36], Walter on various Goethert all-wing configurations, Goethert tried to get RLM to cancel Horten IX and produce his own design; Walter on Simone who worked at Dynamit AG; Christian Kaufmann (sp?) died in bomber in Battle of Britain in 1940; Hermann Strebel died in Horten IVb with Mustang wing profile in 1944, parachute not hooked in, at Klippeneck; Walter and Myhra discuss photos of various German aircraft; Ted Rossarius flew Horten IIId [49:37]; Horten's dog Victor (or Vector) was a present from Scheidhauer [57:18] to Walter and his wife when they married in May 1943. Walter flew Do 23 [60:08] bombers [63:02] at Keibelstadt (sp?)?
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:
Walter and Reimar Horten Interviews [Myhra], Acc. 1999-0065, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Walter and Reimar Horten Interviews [Myhra]
Walter and Reimar Horten Interviews [Myhra] / Series 3: User CD-Rs
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg25cf975af-2be3-4ea8-a82c-3559d1a44f94
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1999-0065-ref152

Reimar Horten No.2 - Side 2 of 2

Collection Creator:
Myhra, David  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Disk 41b
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Date:
August 24, 1986
Scope and Contents:
Reimar discusses Scheidhauer response to Ziller and crash, Reimar files short accident report, Scheidhauer upset that Ziller, not Scheidhauer, would fly Horten IX; [2:45] Ziller's ME-262 experience; Reimar describes working conditions at Kalla (sp?) where Sauer tried to transfer Göttingen Horten team and Reimar, "POW environment." [10:15] Where is Scheidhauer? [11:10] He went to Rechlin to get some 262 time, to fly Horten IX, "Scheidhauer without discipline," "you call me Reimar, I call you Heinz," conflict with Walter over rank? [19:30] Reimar declines to send Scheidhauer packing and condemn him to death on Eastern Front; [20:00] No one (Scheidhauer) at Oranienburg to help Ziller, Reimar wanted Hanna Reich as test pilot "better pilot than Ziller;" Scheidhauer's lack of education gives him an "inferiority complex," [23:10] Reimar had to go to the university and missed flight of Horten IV [25:25] mechanical problems with Horten IX, impact on Ziller; condition of Horten IX V3 at Smithsonian; various names discussed as Horten and Myhra look at photographs; [32:15] Horten VII and Klemm production, Herr Klemm returned his Nazi uniform, almost sent to concentration camp, relegated to secondary work thereafter. [38:20] Peshke at Minden, planned to build 20 Horten VIIs, finished one. [41:53] Reimar on vertical tail, discusses dutch roll [53:00] on Horten IX, effect of vertical tail, worse with fin. Russian POWs damage Horten XIII, Hermann Strabel flew, not Scheidhauer.
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:
Walter and Reimar Horten Interviews [Myhra], Acc. 1999-0065, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Walter and Reimar Horten Interviews [Myhra]
Walter and Reimar Horten Interviews [Myhra] / Series 3: User CD-Rs
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2cf5cc91a-43b9-4226-9b7e-f50642961cb9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1999-0065-ref304

Reimar Horten No.9 - Side 2 of 2

Collection Creator:
Myhra, David  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Disk 48b
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Date:
August 1986
Scope and Contents:
Reimar continues discussing problems with glue, [3:17]. Did Reimar ask any of his former employees from wartime Horten workshops to join him in Argentina? No, for them, inflation and cost of living too high…[7:00] scientists and engineers paid well, less skilled labor paid low wages, [7:33] laborers about 200 pesos per month, draftsmen about 400, engineers 6-800, Reimar 2,700 per month, Reimar talks about difficulties to design and manufacturer complex components. [11:47] Reimar on the sailplane that competed in 1952 world meet in Spain [I. Ae. 34m], 1 survived to 1986 but only good for museum – not flyable. [14:03] Fate of Pulqui II sailplane prototypes, [16:00] Pulqui II details top secret, Sanders got year-and-a-half in prison for having a small drawing as he went through customs. [18:17] Flight test results – Pulqui II glider, Behrens test pilot: 1st flight, "rudder is impossible … aileron" very difficult. Modifications incorporated into 2nd Pulqui II sailplane, new tail, fin and rudder, aileron control …other problems with Pulqui II [to 26:28]; Reimar blamed for failure of Pulqui II. Tank flew sailplane but he did not stall the aircraft. Reimar arrived in Argentina 10 May 1948 [31:59] and first Pulqui II sailplane flew end of August, [33:00] why two Pulqui II sailplanes required. [35:11] Why use skid gear instead of more conventional (and complex) landing gear on these sailplanes? [39:50] Tank refused to change Pulqui II design as Reimar advised, because Argentine officials already had models of the aircraft that showed design details. [43:37] Who measured Pulqui II design in Cordoba wind tunnel, Buford (sp?) repaired tunnel, improved operation. [47:00] Tank would not accept Reimar's recommendations to improve Pulqui II, Reimar left Tank in 1949. [50:45] Reimar wanted more taper and twist for the wing, other solutions to Pulqui II problems difficult for Tank for various reasons. [51:51] Northrop B-49 had fixed slots with laminar profile wingtips – Reimar: how can you have good laminar flow with the airflow disturbed by the slots? [55:31] Who ordered Pulqui II project terminated? [56:30] Reimar on inferior engines installed in Argentine transport aircraft, used in Ju 52 that Reimar used to tow delta glider, tow plane has engine failure and force-lands in soccer stadium, lucky no injuries.
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Walter and Reimar Horten Interviews [Myhra], Acc. 1999-0065, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Walter Horten No.2 - Side 1 of 2

Collection Creator:
Myhra, David  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Disk 55a
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Date:
May 31, 1987
Scope and Contents:
Walter on war strategy, on U. S. ability to fight two-front war… [7:00] Walter on heavy bomber development in Germany, He 177, death of General Wever. [11:00] Walter talks about the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 vs. Messerschmitt Me 109, men supporting the '190, many against it, flight characteristics of both aircraft compared …[21:50] Galland on the Me 109, I-16 Rata in Spainish Civil War …[26:00] no one spoke against Galland when he ordered the Fw 190. Walter on the type of test pilots at Rechlin. Me 109 tactics used to attack bombers [34:00] …Walter talks about Werner Mölders [44:00]. Walter and Myhra study and discuss photographs [45:20].
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Wings of Man Award (Society of Experimental Test Pilots)

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National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
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Wings of Man Award (Society of Experimental Test Pilots)

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National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
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Drawer KW, Folder 079000-80
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Scope and Contents note:
Photos
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Wings of Man Award (Society of Experimental Test Pilots)

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Kincheloe Award (Society of Experimental Test Pilots)

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National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
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Kincheloe Award (Society of Experimental Test Pilots)

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North American X-15 1954-1968 (X-15, X-15B & Delta Wing models) David Baker

Author:
Baker, David 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
188 pages illustrations (black and white, and colour) 27 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2016
Topic:
X-15 (Rocket aircraft)--History  Search this
Aerodynamics, Hypersonic--Research--History  Search this
X-15 (Rocket aircraft)  Search this
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Smithsonian Libraries
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