This collection primarliy consists of photographs and printed matter related to R. Richard Heppe's career at Lockheed - California
Ralph Richard "Dick" Heppe was born on March 4, 1923 in Kansas City, Missouri. He earned a degree in mechanical engineering
and aeronautics from Stanford University in 1944 and 1945. He received his professional engineer's degree from California
Institute of Technology in 1947. He began his career at Lockheed - California Company in Burbank, California in 1947 as an
aerodynamicist. During his 41-year career at Lockheed, he was involved with the F-104, the Electra transport; the United States
Navy P-3 and S-3A patrol craft; the L-1011 transport; the F-117 stealth fighter; and the United States Air Force F-22A. He
became president of Lockheed - California Company in 1984.
6 boxes and 1 oversize folder
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