A. Francis Arcier (1890-1969) was an aircraft designer and engineer. Born in London, he immigrated to the United States and became a US citizen in 1929. He worked for a number of aircraft companies, including Wittemann Aircraft Corporation (1919-25), Fokker Aircraft Corporation (1925-28), General Airplanes Corporation (1928-30), and Waco Aircraft Company (1930-47). He was a scientific advisor at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH, from 1948 until his retirement in 1963, and continued his association with the Air Force until 1968.
Contents: Newspapers and magazine clippings, job applications, and other material offering biographical information, including published articles from 1943 and 1981. Photographs and negatives, personal and business correspondence, aircraft drawings, technical papers, dissertations, and related correspondence.
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