Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Berndt was a German scientist who came to the U.S.A. as part of Operation Paperclip at the close of WWII. His collection primarily documents his work in parachute development, in both Germany and the United States, from the WWII era through the Cold War. Materials include photographs, scientific test notes, educational records, security investigation reports, German identification papers, resumes, memoir, and other documents.
The Robert L. Cavanagh Aviation Collection contains extensive research on a variety of aircraft, including detailed information on the Boeing P-12. The collection also contains a wide variety of aircraft photographs, along with negatives, slides, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photograph albums.
The Cold War Aerospace Technology Oral History Project primarily contains oral histories gathered from several workers in the field of Aerospace Technology during the Cold War (1946-1992). With few exceptions, the interviewees were all engineers and worked at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on projects ranging from stealth and fly-by-wire technology to jet propulsion and foreign intelligence gathering, etc.
This collection contains a photograph album, engine manual, and two panoramic photos, documenting aviation and daily life for Staff Sergeant Mike Deitz, a member of the 49th Bombardment Squadron at Aberdeen, Maryland.
Collection consists of early photographs of Dayton-area flying fields. Included are photographs of McCook Field taken between 1918 and 1927, Wright Field between 1918-1931, Patterson Field for the period 1940-1967, and Fairfield Air Depot Reservation from 1923-1940.
The collection includes photographs, organization charts, research notebooks, research data, patent material, biographical information, blueprints and diagrams. Most items are technical reports or material related to Richard Framme's professional affiliation as an engineer with Wright Patterson Air Force Base.
Reinhold Gross was a mechanical engineer who specialized in parachutes and related equipment. Researchers studying his collection of papers can gain insight into aviation engineering during the middle of the 20th century, particularly in Dayton (Ohio). His papers include patents, blueprints, certificates, photographs, correspondence, technical reports, and newspaper clippings.