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Tony LeVier papers
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Description
Chiefly correspondence written to test-pilot Tony LeVier from fans, fellow pilots, and retired pilots.
Background
Anthony "Tony" LeVier was born Anthony Puck in 1913 in Minnesota. After the death of his father, his family moved to southern California and his mother later married Oscar LeVier. Tony LeVier dropped out of high school to pursue flying full time. He started air racing in the 1930s and got a job as a mechanic for Douglas Aircraft Company. After several other jobs, he eventually got a position as a pilot and test pilot at Lockheed Corporation. In the 1980s LeVier formed a nonprofit corporation, Safe Action in Flight Emergency Inc (S.A.F.E.), to push for more strigent FAA requirements in civilian pilot training and licensing. He died in 1998 in Los Angeles.
Extent
2 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
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