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1. A 4-Brother Team Wins Acclaim in Metal Craft A 4-Brother Team Wins Acclaim in Metal Craft September/4/1955 Article about the Swedish family business involved in manufacturing aircraft parts and lamp fixtures.

2. A Brief History of Manufacturing A Brief History of Manufacturing [ca. 2003] Manuscript surveys the history of the Pratt & Whitney/Westinghouse plant in Kansas City, Missouri from 1942 through the 1990s, concentrating particularly on the war years. Numerous copies of photographs,...

3. Air Age Here: Kansas City to Be One of World's Leading Aviation Centers Air Age Here: Kansas City to Be One of World's Leading Aviation Centers June/25/1929 Photo and article about the transcontinental passenger service here.

4. Airplane before Hangar Airplane before Hangar Full frontal and side view of Executive Aircraft Company; located at 701 Perimeter Road.

5. Airplane Hangar, Interior Airplane Hangar, Interior Interior view of hangar at Executive Aircraft Company.

6. Airplane Hangar, Interior Airplane Hangar, Interior Interior view of hangar at Executive Aircraft Company.

7. Airplanes in Hangar Airplanes in Hangar Interior view of hangar at Executive Aircraft Company.

8. B-25 Bombers at Fairfax B-25 Bombers at Fairfax January 2005 Harry Desko and wife Alice give a short overview of their work at the plant in the Fairfax district in Kansas City, Kansas, where the B-25 Bombers were built during World War II.

9. Deal Is a Liftoff for KC Deal Is a Liftoff for KC April 1, 2008 Discussion of the proposed construction of a $375-million aircraft assembly plant with possible 2,100 well-paying jobs by Bombardier Aerospace. Bombardier is a Montreal, Canada, based company. The decision...

10. Department of Commerce Approves National Aircraft Welding School Department of Commerce Approves National Aircraft Welding School May/28/1929 Description of the new school at "324 West 6th Trafficway" for aircraft production.

11. Edward Porterfield, Jr. Edward Porterfield, Jr. April 12, 1905 Reprint of an article from Kansas City Star clippings (June 26, 1927) about Edward Porterfield, Jr., designer and operator of the airplane manufacturing plant at 24th and Harrison Streets in Kansas City...

12. Engine Plant to WAA: RFC Passes Control of Former Pratt & Whitney Factory Engine Plant to WAA: RFC Passes Control of Former Pratt & Whitney Factory Dec. 17, 1946 News about the former Pratt & Whitney aircraft engine manufacturing plant, the "largest Kansas City war plant," vacant but planned for use by civilian light industry companies.

13. Fast-Paced Growth at Continental Disc Fast-Paced Growth at Continental Disc January//1982 Article describing the Continental Disc company in Riverside, Missouri, "the second-largest manufacturer in its industry" of producing "rupture disc components" for space shuttles.

14. Kansas City as an Aviation Center Kansas City as an Aviation Center December/18/1928 Photo and article about the logical center of aircraft manufacture being Kansas City.

15. Kansas City Concern Makes Planes: Butler Aircraft Corporation. .. Kansas City Concern Makes Planes: Butler Aircraft Corporation. .. December/18/1928 Butler Aircraft Corporation in production on two models.

16. Kansas City's Executive Beechcraft Will Be Acquired by BBA Aviation Kansas City's Executive Beechcraft Will Be Acquired by BBA Aviation April 28, 2007 BBA Aviation, a London-based firm, buys Executive Beechcraft Inc. Founded in 1938 by the Meisinger family, Executive Beechcraft has been serving the general aviation market for nearly 60 years. It is based...

17. The Curtain Rises on Air Travel The Curtain Rises on Air Travel May/28/1929 Article referring to Kansas City as "the center geographically and industrially" in the aviation industry.

18. Tribute to Mid-West: Area Praised at Pratt & Whitney Farewell Dinner Tribute to Mid-West: Area Praised at Pratt & Whitney Farewell Dinner Sept. 28, 1945 Article reviewing the short but busy history of the Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Corporation in Kansas City. It was a manufacturing complex for the World War II effort, completed in August 1943 with its first...