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Description
Fred Wallace served in the US Navy as a Naval Enlisted Pilot (NAP) and was instrumental in the development and testing of drones and UAVs.
Background
Fred Wallace served in the US Navy as a Naval Enlisted Pilot (NAP) and was instrumental in the development and testing of drones and UAVs. He piloted the first drone, in 1937, from a control cart on the ground. This collection documents Wallace’s life as a fleet NAP, as well as early drone and UAV development.
Extent
0.3 Cubic Feet One Box
Restrictions
Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.