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Fuller (Burdett) Personal Papers
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Box 01

 

Series I: Flight Logbook – Burdett D. Fuller, Transport Pilot #538 (includes cloth pouch)

Physical Description: Flight log begans 5/31/28 with certification of 22,643 flights to date; 7,300 hours. Issued at Clover Field Airport, Santa Monica by Department of Commerce, Burdett Airport, 9401 S. Western Ave, Los Angeles. Log book continues from 6/1/28 to 2/25/35 totaling 38,225 flights, 18,295 passengers, and 10,031 hours. Airports logged as destinations – Aero Corp., Clover Field, Pacific, Goleta, Mines, Wilson, Long Beach, Downey, Carpentaria, United, Santa Ana, Glendale, and Arcadia. Flight descriptions – instruction (about 40%, sightseeing, pleasure, and passenger transport).
 

Series II: Scrap Book

Physical Description: Pages have been removed from original binding and are divided up into two folders. The scrap book includes newspaper clippings, brochures, and business cards from Fuller’s career as a transport pilot, instructor, test pilot and businessman.
 

Series III: Two Photo Albums

Physical Description: Mostly shots of pilots posed in front of aircraft and aerials of the Burdett Airport and surrounding area of Mines Field, Clover Field (Douglas Plant). Also included are photos of Bobbi Trout (prominent women pioneer pilot). Photos have been digitized and 178 images have been placed on Flickr.