Civilian Pilot Training Program Records
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These papers include reports, correspondence, course schedules, and applications of instructors for the Civilian Pilot Training Program from 1942 to 1944 at the State University of Iowa.
Correspondence is included from the Naval Aviation Cadet Selection Board, St. Louis, Missouri, and the Civil Aeronautics Administration Civilian Pilot Training, Kansas City, Missouri, within the reports series. There is correspondence with the Shaw Aircraft Company, which operated a flight school at the Iowa City Municipal Airport. The U. S. Naval contract includes correspondence with John P. Morris, director of the Civil Aeronautics Administration War Training Service in Washington, D. C.
Applications for instructor positions included in this collection were primarily received between March and May 1943. Some letters of application noted that War Training Service programs on their local campuses had been discontinued, while others were applying for positions because they had recently graduated from courses. Applications arrived from Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, and Oregon.Reports include the names of graduated students.Eight-week course schedules cover the entire period of the War Training Service Program, from summer 1942 to spring 1944.
- Civilian Pilot Training Program (Organization)
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- Denise Anderson, June 2011
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