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Northwest Airways was incorporated on August 1, 1926 and in 1934 the name of the company was changed to Northwest Airlines. Northwest Airlines has a transcontinental domestic route system as well as having the distinction of being one of the largest American carriers to the Pacific with a strong route structure to Tokyo and other points in the Far East.

Identifier

NASM.1996.0034

Creator

Northwest Airlines, Inc.

Date

1960-1996

Provenance

Northwest Airlines, gift, 1996, 1996-0034

Extent

18.72 Linear feet

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Publications

Motion pictures (visual works)

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 89 obsolete training and orientation films used by Northwest Airlines, Inc. and 87 obsolete technical manuals for aircraft in the Northwest fleet. The technical manuals include material on the following types of aircraft: Boeing 707, 727, 747; Douglas DC-9; and McDonnell Douglas DC-10 and MD-80.

Genre/Form

Publications

Motion pictures (visual works)

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

Northwest Airlines, Inc.

Topics Boeing 707 Family
Boeing 727 Family
Boeing 747 Family
Douglas DC-9 Family
McDonnell Douglas DC-10 Family
Douglas DC-9 Super 80 (MD-80) Series
Aeronautics
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States
Flight training

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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