Project Jukebox

Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

Pioneer Aviators Historic Film, Page 1

 

Pioneer Aviators Historic Films, Page 1 -- Page 2 -- Page 3

Waco biplane on Lake Iliamna Ice

Waco biplane on Lake Iliamna ice 1937-1939.
(AAF-1157; 0:17 sec.)

Dog team arrives

Dog team arrives to rescue passengers from Star Airlines Bellanca forced landing which occurred Thanksgiving day, 1938.
(AAF-1152: 1:04 min.)

Sikorsky Dragonfly helicopter

Sikorsky Dragonfly helicopter at Anaktuvuk Pass,  1950 - 1953.  (AAF-7079: 0.43 sec.)

Spring Flood on the Yukon River

Spring Flood on the Yukon River, 1935 - 1939.
(AAF-1159; 0:32 sec.)

Pacific Alaska Airways single engine Ford

Pacific Alaska Airways single engine Ford at Weeks Field during winter, 1935-1936.
(AAF-243; 0:55 sec.)

Star Airlines Bellancas in formation

Star Airlines Bellancas in formation over Anchorage celebrating the arrival of Kenny Neese in new Beechcraft Staggerwing, July 1939. (AAF-1154: 0:29 sec.)

Star Airlines Bellanca on floats

Star Airlines Bellanca on floats takes off from ice on Spenard Lake, May 4, 1939. 
(AAF-1155; 0:54 sec.)

Dickson Bearing Sea Airways mishap

Dickson Bearing Sea Airways Waco Biplane mishap on Prince William Sound Lake during spring 1937.
(AAF-1159; 0:43 sec.)

Airplaines at Nome

Mirow Air Service Gullwing Stinson and other planes at Nome, 1936-1940.
(AAF-1156; 0:45 sec.)

Patient moved from Bellanca to ambulance

Patient is moved from Bellanca to ambulance at Weeks Field during summer, 1935.
(AAF-243; 0:45 sec.)

Failed recovery

Failed attempt to recover Star Airlines Bellanca from Lake Illiamna, 1938-1940.
(AAF-1154; 1:14 min.)

Starting Northern Air Transport Ford Tri-motor

Starting Northern Air Transport Ford Tri-motor at Weeks Field, winter 1935-1936.
(AAF-243; 0:47 sec.)

Mirow Air Service tracked car

Mirow Air Service tracked car passenger taxi at Nome, 1937-1939.
(AAF-1156; 0:20 sec.)

Woodley Travelair

Woodley Travelair converted to floats at Alaska Railroad yard in Anchorage, 1937-1938.
(AAF-1159; 0:48 sec.)

Steel plank runway

Marston matting steel plank runway is assembled by the U.S. Army on Adak. Excerpt from "Report from the Aleutians", a 1943 War Dept. film produced, directed, and narrated by John Huston. 
(AAF-99; 1:41 min.)

Loading bombs aboard B-24

Loading bombs and ammunition aboard a B-24 on Adak. Excerpt from "Report from the Aleutians", a 1943 War Dept. film produced, directed, and narrated by John Huston.
(AAF-99; 1:29 min.)

Pilot Matt Neimanen

Pilot Matt Neimanen and family arrive in Fairchild 71 at Anchorage.
(AAF-785; 0:48 sec.)

Air Route to Russia

"Air Route to Russia" Universal Newsreel vol. 17, no. 358 Dec 22, 1977.
(AAF-379; 1:43 sec.)

Pre-heating Woodley Waco Biplane

Pre-heating Woodley Waco Biplane (stove is under the tarp).
(AAF-1152; 0:44 sec.)

Loading reindeer meat

Weighing and loading reindeer meat aboard Woodley Travel Air 6-B in Southwest Alaska.
(AAF-1152; 0:36 sec.)

Pan American Airways Boeing 707

Pan American Airways Boeing 707 arriving at Fairbanks International Airport.
(AAF-7977; 0:41 sec.)

Star Airlines fleet

Star Airlines Fleet at Merrill Field, Anchorage.
(AAF-1161; 0:26 sec.)

Avian fold-wing biplane

Avian fold-wing biplane shipped to Valdez.
(AAF-733; 0:28 sec.)

Pacific Alaska Airways Lockheed 10

Pacific Alaska Airways Lockheed 10 Electra being fueled and taking off. 
(AAF-1152; 0:37 sec.)

Lockheed Lodestar

Lockheed Lodestar at Weeks Field in Fairbanks.
(AAF-205; 0:41 sec.)

Pacific Alaska Airways Pilgrim

Pacific Alaska Airways Pilgrim at Flat, Alaska.
(AAF-7959; 0:45 sec.)

Unloading freight from a C-46

Unloading freight from a C-46 at Barter Island.
(AAF-6502; 0:47 sec.)

Cessna 180 on floats

Cessna 180 on floats lands and takes off.
(AAF-387; 0:43 sec.)