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Heinemann (Edward Henry) Personal Papers
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Edward Henry Heinemann, (14 March 1908 – 26 November 1991) was a noted military aircraft designer for Douglas Aircraft.
Edward Henry Heinemann began designed aircraft in 1926 as a draftsman with Douglas Aircraft Company. He moved to International Aircraft, and then to Moreland Aircraft as chief engineer. Heinemann took an active role in proving many of his concepts by being the test pilot on some of the aircraft he designed. In 1930 he joined Northrop Aircraft Corporation as project engineer, but it was as vice president for Military Engineering of the Douglas Aircraft Company in 1936 that he achieved his greatest design triumphs. In 1962 he became corporate president of Engineering with General Dynamics, a position he occupied until his retirement in 1973.
5 Cubic Feet The Edward Henry Heinemann Collection is contained in seven archival boxes collection measuring 16 ½ x 13 x 10 ¼ inches. There is a CD in the first box containing JPEG images of the photographs. The aircraft drawing designs are stored in three blue clamshell oversized boxes.
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