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Airplanes -- Design and construction

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Fayette Taylor papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0071
Abstract Charles Fayette Taylor, 1894-1996 , BS 1915, MS in mechanical engineering,1920, Yale University, was an ensign in the Naval Reserve Corps during World War I, in charge of the Navy's Aeronautical Engine Laboratory in Washington, DC. From 1920 to 1923 he managed the U.S. Army's Air Service Laboratory at McCook Airfield in Dayton, Ohio, where he supervised engine endurance tests, aircraft flight tests, and fuel anti-knock tests. He directed airplane engine design and development at the Wright...
Dates: 1912 - 1990

Edward Pearson Warner papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080008716463]
Identifier: MC-0205
Scope and Contents

Collection includes articles, addresses, photographs, and a partial draft of Warner's book tentatively titled Design of Airships.

Dates: 1923 - 1927

Jerome C. Hunsaker papers

Identifier: MC-0272
Abstract Jerome Clarke Hunsaker, a graduate of the US Naval Academy and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, taught the first course in aeronautical engineering and aviation design at MIT. In 1933 he was made head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, in charge of the course in aeronautical engineering, becoming head of the Department of Aeronautical Engineering when it was founded in 1939. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, and reports on the development of...
Dates: 1898 - 1969