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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: San Diego Air and Space Museum Library and Archives
    Title: Adelard J. Gero Personal Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: SDASM.SC.10189
    Physical Description: .3 Cubic Feet This is a one box collection measuring 15 ½ x 12 ¼ x 5 inches. The collection contains many sketches, notes, references papers, patent documents, drawings, negatives, and templates for Adelard J. Gero’s V/S.T.O.L designs. Gero came up with innovative designs for personal automobile aircraft as well as commuter and commercial transportation.
    Date (bulk): bulk
    Abstract: Adelard Gero came up with innovative designs for personal automobile aircraft as well as commuter and commercial transportation.

    Biographical / Historical

    Adelard J. Gero was an engineer, innovator, and inventor. He was committed to creating V/STOL aircraft for commercial and civilian use. He created many blueprints and patents for his Sky-Car, the V.T.O.L. Air Commuter, and the Gero Airbus.

    Scope and Contents

    This is a one box collection measuring 15 ½ x 12 ¼ x 5 inches. The collection contains many sketches, notes, references papers, patent documents, drawings, negatives, and templates for Adelard J. Gero’s V/S.T.O.L designs. Gero came up with innovative designs for personal automobile aircraft as well as commuter and commercial transportation.
    The drawings are in the archives drawings section, and stored in box D-2383. The drawing identification numbers range from RD 11340 to 11353.

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    VTOL Subject Files

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open to use by appointment.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    VTOL
    STOL
    Gero Skycar
    Gero Airbus
    Gero Commuter
    Gero, Adelard