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EAL; Flight Engineer License, 1958

 File — Box: 17, Folder: 5

Scope and Content

From the Collection: The Miami JCO Office Records cover the years 1935 to 1968 and span a number of technological and service changes within the airline industry. The records are made up of MEC and LEC minutes and correspondence, A-Z files, correspondence, reports and studies, contracts, negotiations, aircraft evaluations, and air safety and accident investigations. Subjects include: Behncke recall, Third crew member/Crew complement controversies, American Airlines secession from ALPA, National Airlines Strike 1948, Southern Airlines Strike 1960-62, Pilot physical controversies, “Take-A-Look” policy, Flight Engineers International Association (FEIA) issues, and Air traffic controller controversies.

Important Subjects: Air safety Air traffic control Aircraft accident investigation Airline pilots Airlines Collective bargaining Airlines—Employees—Labor unions Airlines Hijacking Airlines—Mergers Airlines—Safety measures Airlines—Safety regulations Airlines—Strikes and lockouts Airlines—Technological innovations—United States Airlines—United States—Management Airplane Airworthiness Airplane crashes Airplanes—Noise Airplanes—Piloting Airplanes—Piloting—Safety measures Alcohol Law and Legislation Civil Aeronautics Board (U.S.) Federal Aviation Administration Flight Engineer’s International Association National Mediation Board (U. S.) Pilots and pilotage

Important Names: Amos, W. C.; Babbitt, W. T.; Betts, W.W.; Campbell, M. M.; Chamberlin, W. B.; Dean, J. L.; Diedrich, B. J.; Ferguson, E. E.; Garbett, W. M.; Giberson, J. P.; Healy, J. F.; Herold, C.C.; Koraly, G.; LeRoux, G. M.; McCleskey, J. R.; Metcalf, P. R.; Miller, H.; Muirhead, C.; Pech, R. W.; Rohan, R. J.; Rordam, E. P.; Rivenbark, R. W.; Sheridan, G. M.; Smith, E. S.; Sterling, F. T.; Talton, J. P.; Traverse, B. T.; Tully, R. L.; Walner, W. R.; White, G. O.; Witt, R. F.; Young, T. H.

Series Description: Series 1: ALPA Region II, 1946-1966 Series 2: Braniff Airways (BNF), 1952-1966 Series 3: Delta Airlines (DAL), 1959-1968 Series 4: Eastern Airlines (EAL), 1947-1968 Series 5: National Airlines (NAL), 1949-1967 Series 6: Pan American World Airways (PAA), 1956-61 Series 7: Pan American-Grace Airways (PNG), 1935-1968 Series 8: Riddle Airlines (RID), 1952-1959 Series 9: Audiovisual, 1948-1956


  • 1935 - 1968
  • Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Material entirely in English.


Collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 31 Linear Feet (31 SB)


Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA