Interviewee

William Conover

Interviewer

Susan Bennett

Date of Interview

2-4-1967

Length of interview and transcript

50 pages

Document Type

Transcript

Language

English

Description

Discusses Wright Brothers, airplanes, spark plugs, World War I, Edward A. (Colonel) Deeds, the Liberty engine, flying exhibitions, rotary valve mother, Kettering "Bug," combination control, Curtiss, Kettering, and wind tunnel.

Repository

University Archives and Special Collections

Identifier

UASC-033_Conover

Comments

William Conover (1888-1974) was a mechanic who worked for the Wright Brothers. Conover built and tested motors, maintained planes, and kept records of flights.

Rights

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