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Aircraft industry

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Kaiser-Fleetwings Collection

Identifier: GA.BH.5

Established in 1926, Fleetwings, Inc. was an aircraft components factory that moved from Long Island, New York to Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 1934. Due to the company's success during World War II, Henry J. Kaiser's Kaiser Industries invested in the company and renamed it Kaiser-Fleetwings Corp.; the company closed in 1962. James M. (Jim) Shimer, Jr. (1914-2007) worked there as a technical illustrator. Henry A. Liese worked there as an engineer.

Dates: 1911-1998