Interviewee

Bernard L. Whelan

Interviewer

Susan Bennett

Date of Interview

5-22-1967

Length of interview and transcript

35 pages

Document Type

Transcript

Language

English

Description

Discusses attitude of Daytonians, flight training, Oscar Brindley's gliders, DH-4, wind tunnel, mechanics of early planes, Aero Club of America, Canadian trainees, US Army, Smithsonian, and the OW (cabin airplane).

Repository

University Archives and Special Collections

Identifier

UASC-033_Whelan

Comments

Bernard L. Whelan (1890-1983) was a pilot and considered on of the "Early Birds" of aviation. He flew for the Wrights, United Aircraft Corporation, and Dayton-Wright Airplane Co. during World War II.

University of Dayton Archives and Special Collections has the Bernard L. Whelan Collection. The guide to the collection can be seen at http://ecommons.udayton.edu/finding_aid/88/.

Rights

This item may be protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). It may only be used for noncommercial educational and scholarly purposes. Please contact the University Archives and Special Collections at archives@udayton.edu to inquire about permission to use a specific digital resource.


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