Reminiscences of Francis T. Evans 1960

Reminiscences of Francis T. Evans 1960

 

 

Name:
Evans, Francis Thomas, 1886-1974 (Interviewee), Leish, Kenneth W (Interviewer)
Title:
Reminiscences of Francis T. Evans 1960
Abstract:
Stunt flying in 1915 San Francisco Exposition; first seaplane flight, 1915 Pensacola; structure and faults of early planes; submarine spotting; K-3 balloon adventures, 1916; looping the Curtiss N-9; World War I: Curtiss factory in Buffalo, training in Newport News, establishment of Naval Air Training Station, Cape May 1917, by ship to Sea Plane Base 13 in Azores, 1918, sub chasing and depth bombing, training recruits in Miami; Quantico; 1925 flight over continental divide and crash landing; 1928 crash in Haiti, consequences; jet flight in 1950s; theory of harmonic flight.
Collection Name:
Aviation project
Subjects:
Air pilots; Aeronautics, Military; Aeronautics; Aviation; World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations, American; Aircraft accidents; Evans, Francis Thomas, 1886-1974; United States. Marine Corps Aviation
Format:
oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1960
Physical Description:
37 pages
Note (Biographical):
Marine Corps aviator.
Note:
Interviewed by Kenneth W. Leish.
Note (Provenance):
Francis T. Evants, Gift 1960
Language:
English
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
14338191
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-2tmx-1q30