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Image of Western Airlines Vancouver Travel Poster - 1967

Western Airlines Vancouver Travel Poster - 1967

Olive green poster with a herald announcing, "VANCOUVER, B.C. new direct route / non-stop jets / WESTERN AIRLINES"

Image of Western Airlines Pacific Northwest Travel Poster - 1959

Western Airlines Pacific Northwest Travel Poster - 1959

Poster has illustration of a man holding a fish on a line, a woman holding binoculars. Lake, mountains and city in background.

Image of Western Airlines Scale -

Western Airlines Scale -

Metal scale. Arm painted blue with gold trim. Base of scale is marked in yellow: FAIRBANKS

Image of Handbook for Instrument Flying Trainer AN-2550-1 [Link Trainer] - 1941-1942

Handbook for Instrument Flying Trainer AN-2550-1 [Link Trainer] - 1941-1942

Photocopy of the manual, missing original title page and pages 85-86 and 115-116. "This publication is issued as the basic Handbook for Instrument Flying Trainer AN-2550-1, manufactured by Link Aviation Devices, Inc., Binghampton, New York, and Link Manufacturing Company, Ltd., Grananoque, Ontario, Canada. It contains a general and detailed description of the Trainer, together with instructions for its installation, operation, adjustment and maintenance. The Trainer contains the necessary controls and mechanisms for causing pitching, banking and turning movements similar to an aircraft in flight and the necessary instruments and radio equipment for reproducin the instrument indications

Image of Illustrated Parts Catalog for the Link Instrument Trainer - 11/28/1942

Illustrated Parts Catalog for the Link Instrument Trainer - 11/28/1942

"The Illustrated Parts Catalog has been compiled in order that replaceable assemblies and parts which might be required for proper maintenance of Link Trainers may be readily identified and ordered by correct part number and nomenclature. The Catalog consists of the following sections: Section I. Base, p. 1-50; Section II. Fuselage, p. 51-175; Section III. Desk and Recorders, p. 176-236; Section IV. Alphabetical Parts List, 237-273; p. Section V. Group Numbers, p. 274-292" [Introduction]

Image of Al DeGarmo's Logbook No. 2 -

Al DeGarmo's Logbook No. 2 -

Beige cloth-covered book. On front cover in black print and pencil: "AL DE GARMO / PILOT'S BOOK NO. 2" Dimensions: (H) 6.25" x (W) 5.25" x (D) 0.75"

Image of Western Air Lines - ca. 1940

Western Air Lines - ca. 1940

Poster features stewardess in green uniform with an aircraft wing, engine and whirling propeller behind her. She is holding a clipboard and pen, ready to check the passenger manifest. In background is airport terminal and mountains. Across bottom of poster is red band with white letters: WESTERN AIR LINES Not signed by artist. Color serigraph (screen print) in yellow, peach, red, green, navy blue, cyan/teal, gray, black. The design is printed on double-sided coated paper over a cardboard mount.

Image of Western Air Lines DC-6B Baby Bib - ca. 1952

Western Air Lines DC-6B Baby Bib - ca. 1952

Blue-gray thin plastic baby bib with a crumb catcher pocket. Bib is trimmed in red plastic with red plastic ties. Printed in red: "I had dinner on a Western Air Lines DC-6B and was awarded this [star] for good manners."

Image of Western Air Express Pilot's Holster and Ammunition Belt - ca. 1926

Western Air Express Pilot's Holster and Ammunition Belt - ca. 1926

Item consists of: A. Holster for a .45 revolver. B. Ammunition belt. C-H. 6 empty cartridges

Image of Western Airlines Douglas DC-3, N33644 Airplane Model -

Western Airlines Douglas DC-3, N33644 Airplane Model -

Model of Western Airlines DC-3, N33644, Ship 102, painted in red and silver aircraft livery with cursive script from the 1940s. Western's "Indian Head" logo is on the cockpit exterior. The model is plastic and assembled with glue. Propellers are missing. Scale - 1:97.5

Image of Western Air Express Flight Boots - ca. 1928-1932

Western Air Express Flight Boots - ca. 1928-1932

A-B. Pair of insulated flight boots. Moccasin-style, rounded toe brown leather boots with lace up front and Hookless Talon zipper on back of boots. Lined with sheepskin for warmth, with a double layer moccasin sole and tongues front and back.

Image of Flight Attendant Nesting Dolls - ca. 1992

Flight Attendant Nesting Dolls - ca. 1992

Matryoshka doll, also known as a Russian nesting doll and babushka doll. A set of five painted wooden dolls of decreasing size, placed one inside another. The four largest dolls are each made of two pieces. The smallest doll is one piece. Each doll is painted with brunette hair, a flight attendant uniform and large "wings" pin representing an airline. Largest to smallest dolls: A-B. Delta flight attendant C-D: Pan Am flight attendant E-F: Western Airlines flight attendant G-H: Northeast Airlines flight I: Chicago and Southern Air Lines (C&S) flight attendant

Image of Western Airlines Lockheed L-188A Electra, N7135C Model Airplane - ca. 1959

Western Airlines Lockheed L-188A Electra, N7135C Model Airplane - ca. 1959

Large metal (?) cut-away model airplane of Western Airlines Lockheed L-188A Electra, N7135C. 1:20 scale. Exterior is painted white with red Indian Head livery and silver belly. Painted on tail in red: N7135C. Inside the cutway are plastic (?) figures of pilots in the cockpit, passengers seated in cabin and in the rear lounge and "stewardesses" preparing meal trays in the galley. An external electric motor can be connected to power model's interior lights and rotating propellers.

Image of Western Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 Model Airplane - 1973-1985

Western Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 Model Airplane - 1973-1985

Western DC-10-10 model airplane in orangey-red and white Flying W livery. The model is plastic with a metal and wood stand. Scale - 1:93

Image of Biplane Cable Wrench - ca. 1924

Biplane Cable Wrench - ca. 1924

Small wooden wrench for tightening the wing cables on biplanes such as Delta's Huff Daland Duster crop dusters and Western Air Express Douglas M-2 mail/passenger planes.

Image of Western Air Express Pilot Uniform Hat Badge - ca. early-mid 1930s

Western Air Express Pilot Uniform Hat Badge - ca. early-mid 1930s

Gold-plated metal screwback badge. Depicts Indian Head logo, arrow and banner with red letters "WESTERN AIR EXPRESS." Two posts on reverse.

Image of Western Airlines Douglas DC-6B Painting -

Western Airlines Douglas DC-6B Painting -

Oil painting in wide wood frame. Painting depicts a Western Airlines Douglas DC-6B, in Indian Head Livery, in flight over a river and fields with mountains in the background.

Image of General Air Lines Pilot Uniform Wings - 1934

General Air Lines Pilot Uniform Wings - 1934

Gold-plated metal wing on each side of shield with Indian Head and number 1. On reverse, two posts and screw backs.

Image of Western Air Express Douglas M-2 Pedal Plane - ca. 1970s

Western Air Express Douglas M-2 Pedal Plane - ca. 1970s

Pedal car built and painted to resemble an open-cockpit Western Air Express Douglas M-2 airplane, the first type of plane flown by Western in 1926. Has a seat and an open metal undercarriage with pedals, wheels and tires. Scale measures 1:1.5 long and 1:2.5 wide.

Image of Western Airlines Junior Pilot Kiddie Wings with Card - ca. 1950s

Western Airlines Junior Pilot Kiddie Wings with Card - ca. 1950s

Thin goldtone metal wings with red enamel on original paper card. Western Indian Head logo. Black text printed on card: "Your JR. PILOT Wings / A WESTERN PILOT WEARS HIS WINGS WITH PRIDE...AS A JR. PILOT, YOU TOO, MAY WEAR THESE WINGS / WESTERN AIRLINES"