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Zimmerly Air Lines / Empire Air Lines Collection
Bert Zimmerly, Gift, 2005
0.68 Cubic feet ((1 box))
No restrictions on access.
Scope and Contents
This collection includes exhibits of Albert L. Zimmerly, Docket 1268 and 1482, before the Civil Aeronautics Board relating to certificates and amendments under Section 401 of the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended (and photocopy of same); supplemental exhibit of Albert L. Zimmerly, Docket 1268 and 1482, October 15, 1944, relating to certificates and amendments under Section 401 of the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended; approximately 160 photocopies of scrapbook pages; three color printouts of scans of scrapbook pages; six 5 by 7 inch black and white images of staff, hangars and aircraft of Zimmerly Airlines, featuring the Boeing 247D and Cessna C-37 Airmaster; seven 8 by 10 inch printouts of digital images; two digital printouts taped together to show three Zimmerly Airlines Boeing 247Ds introduced into service in July 1945; photocopies and printouts of timelines, articles, schedules and correspondence relating to Zimmerly and Empire Air Lines; photocopied Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity; Empire Air Lines memos and releases; and souvenir first flight cover commemorating Inaugural Flight of Interstate Operations, Empire Air Lines, September 28, 1946.
Empire Air Lines
Zimmerly Air Lines
Local service airlines
Cessna C-37 Airmaster
Zimmerly Air Lines / Empire Air Lines Collection, Accession number 2005-0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.