Guide to the Karl Baur Collection,

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Guide to the Karl Baur Collection,

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title Guide to the Karl Baur Collection,
contributor.author Diehl, Martha
contributor.author Allen, Thomas
description This is a guide to materials in The Karl Baur Collection housed in the History of Aviation Collection, Special Collections and Archives Division, The University of Texas at Dallas.
description.abstract Karl Baur is most known for having been the chief test pilot for the Messerschmitt Company, in Germany in the late 1930s until the end of the Second World War. He test piloted such famous aircraft as the Me-109, the Me-262 jet fighter, and the Me-163 rocket plane. After a brief stay in United States in the later part of 1945, Baur returned to Germany. In 1954 Baur accepted a position as an engineer at the Chance Vought Aircraft Corporation in Dallas, Texas, where he worked until his death in 1963.
identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10735.1/5143
identifier.collectionnumber H060-01
subject World War, 1939-1945
subject Baur, Karl, 1911-1963
subject Test pilots
subject Aerospace engineering
subject Aeronautics, Military
subject Aeronautics--Germany.
subject Air pilots
subject Research Aircraft
subject Aircraft industry
subject Airplanes, Military
subject Jet planes
subject Messerschmitt Me 262 Family
subject Chance Vought Aircraft Inc
subject Ling-Temco-Vought Inc
subject Glider pilots
subject Gliders (Aeronautics)
subject Daimler-Benz Aktiengesellschaft
subject Messerschmitt Me 262 B-2 (HeS 011A Powered Night Fighter Proposal)
subject Aeronautical sports
subject Messerschmitt, Willy, 1898-
date.created 2016-11-13
date.issued 2016-12-13
rights Permission to publish material from this collection in any form, current or future, must be obtained from the Special Collections Department, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.
language English

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