Monday, November 30, 2015

Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar

The World Book Encyclopedia.  Chicago:  Field Enterprises Educational Corporation, 1958.

Warner W. Pflug.  The UAW in Pictures.  Detroit:  Wayne State U Press, 1971.

The designer of this aircraft, Armand Thieblot, was born in Paris, France.  He established himself in Europe before emigrating to the U.S. in 1928, where he worked for Columbia Air Liners and Fokker Aircraft before joining Fairchild in 1933.  He died in 1978 at the age of 74.

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