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Descriptive Finding Guide for the Roland A. Boucher Personal Papers SDASM.SC.10020
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Box 01

 

Flight Books

Physical Description: 1. Record book of Astro Flight, book 2 2. Record book of Astro Flight, book 1
 

Folder 01 - Correspondence

Physical Description: 3. Correspondence to Roland Boucher from Starr J. Colby, February 26, 1979 4. Envelope addressed to Roland Boucher from Senate California Legislature Ross Johnson 5. Correspondence to Roland Boucher from Dave Brown, President AMA, August 1, 2000 6. Correspondence to Don Lowe, President AMA from Roland Boucher, July 9, 1990 7. Correspondence to Roland Boucher from John Worth, Executive Director Academy of Model Aeronautics, February 24, 1972
 

Folder 02 - Articles

Physical Description: 8. Article: “SSA in Action: How About A Solar-Powered Launch” 9. Biography of Roland Boucher 10. Biography AMA of Roland Boucher 11. Article: “Electric-Motor-Powered RPVs Studied for Battlefield Recon” 12. Article: “Boucher builds first solar powered model airplane”, January 27, 1978 13. Article: “Electrical Propulsion for Control of Stationary Satellites” by Roland A. Boucher 14. Article: “Preliminary Design of a Solar-Electric Test Satellite” by Robert N. Olson and Roland A. Boucher 15. Article: “An Electric Record?” by Roland Boucher 16. Article: “Electric-powered R/C flying!”
 

Folder 03 - Packets and Information

Physical Description: 17. Packet: “Roland Boucher’s Quiet Revolution (with table of contents) 18. Packet: “Roland Boucher’s Quiet Revolution 19. Page: Astro Flight Inc. Pioneers in Silent Flight 20. Packet: “The MA-1 Reliability Task Force-A brief history of an attempt to triple the Reliability of the MA-1/F106 Aircraft” by Roland A. Boucher 21. Packet: Astro Flight Inc., Pioneers in Silent Flight “Project Sunrise” 22. Packet of SPRPV-3 Baseline Configuration
 

Folder 04 – Photographs and Images

Physical Description: 23. Photograph: First solar powered plane, spring 1974 three years after first flight 24. Photograph: Launch of solar powered plane 25. Photograph: Roland Boucher, 1976 26. Photograph: Roland Boucher with unidentified man 27. Photocopy of picture 28. Photograph of exhibit: 6’man looks at new intelsat IV (3 copies) 29. Photograph of Roland in front of exhibit 30. Photograph of two unidentified men in front of ATS Y-1 Spacecraft (2 copies) 31. Photograph of two unidentified men in front of ATS Y-1 Spacecraft (legs on cart) 32. Photograph of two unidentified men in front of ATS Y-1 Spacecraft (one man pointing) 33. Drawing and caption of Papal ‘Courier’ mobile satellite ground station 34. Photograph of two unidentified men in front of ATS Y-1 Spacecraft (one man pointing) 35. Photograph of Roland Boucher with two unidentified men 36. Photograph of Project Sunrise workers 37. Photograph of X-GDS-2 part 38. Photograph of Roland Boucher 39. Photograph of work station 40. Photograph of Roland Boucher and two unidentified men holding model plane 41. Photocopies of original contained photographs (15 copies) 42. Photocopies of original contained photographs (3 pages) 43. Photograph of Astro Flight workers around solar plane 44. Photograph of Roland Boucher and Astro Flight workers behind solar plane 45. Photograph of man behind solar plane 46. Photograph of four Astro Flight workers and solar plane 47. Photograph of two men working on solar plane 48. Photocopies of original contained photographs (2 pages) 49. Photograph of Solar Plane “Climb Out” 50. Photograph of two model airplanes with banner reading “Leisure Electric Power” 51. Photograph of four model airplanes 52. Photograph of model airplane 53. Photograph of “Solar Array”
 

Folder 05 – Envelope Negatives

Physical Description: 54. Contents of an envelope containing photograph negatives, prints, and receipts
 

Folder 06 – Slide Copies and Originals

Physical Description: 55. Original pages of contained slides (19 pages) 56. Photocopy of slide “Flight Trials with SPRPV- I˚/IIΔ” 57. Photocopy of slide “Solar Energy Available” 58. Photocopy of graph: “Performance Estimates”
 

Folder 07 – Slides I

Physical Description: 59. Slide: “Project Sunrise: The World’s First Solar Airplane” VG. No. 1 60. Slide: “Minimum Power Required for Level Flight” VG. No. 2 61. Slide: “Power as a Function of Relative Speed” VG. No. 3 62. Slide: “Power Required for Level Flight” VG. No. 3A 63. Slide: “Power Required for Level Flight vs Climb Rate” VG. No. 4 64. Slide: “Relative Power Required vs Altitude” VG. No. 5 65. Slide: “Propeller Selection” VG. No. 5A 66. Slide: “Solar Energy Available” VG. No. 6 67. Slide: “Baseline Design” VG. No. 8 68. Slide: “Weight Breakdown” VG. No. 9
 

Folder 08 – Slides II

Physical Description: 69. Slide: “Climb Power Margin vs Altitude” 70. Slide: “Climb Profile Launch Nellis AFB June 21 8am” 71. Slide: “Performance Estimates” 72. Slide: “Daily Flight Profile Demonstration Vehicle” VG. No. 12 73. Slide: “Flight Trials with SPRPV-I˚/IIΔ” VG. No. 17 74. Slide: “First Solar-Powered RPV-SPRPV I” VG. No. 13 75. Slide: “Solar Array” VG. No. 15A 76. Slide: “Second Model” VG. No. 20 77. Slide: “17,000 ft and Climbing” VG. No. 21 78. Slide: “SPRPV-3 Baseline Configuration” VG. No. 22 79. Slide: “What Can Be Done to Improve Performance” VG. No. 23