Display Status This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

The Flying Machines was a Smithsonian produced documentary about the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). The emphasis of the video was on the Paul E. Garber Restoration Facility at Silver Hill, Maryland, with a side trip to Cole Palen's Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome near Old Rhinebeck, New York.

Identifier

NASM.2002.0010

Creator

Smithsonian Institution

Date

1989

Provenance

SI Home Video, Transfer, 2002, 2002-0010, Smithsonian Institution

Extent

6.54 Cubic feet ((6 records center boxes))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Interviews

Videotapes

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of ninety-six videotapes relating to the The Flying Machines' production. Besides the finished project, this collection consists of the project's source material including footage of the restoration facility, footage of aircraft being restored, and interviews with Cole Palen and the NASM staff, including: Robert Mikesh, John Shot, Karl Schneide, Karl Heinzel, George Genotti, Richard Horrigan, Bob Paget, and Lin Ezell. The documentary also includes vintage film clips of aviation from NASM's Film Archives, as well as shots of artifacts in the Museum's collection.

Genre/Form

Interviews

Videotapes

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

Names

National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)

National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility

Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, Old Rhinebeck, New York

Ezell, Linda Neuman.

Genotti, George

Heinzel, Karl

Horrigan, Richard

Mikesh, Robert C.

Paget, Bob

Schneide, Karl S.

Shot, John

Topics Aeronautical museums
Aeronautics

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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