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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Stephen L. Brown
RLIN number: NXCP87-A9
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Continental Group Project
Description: Early interest in aviation; hypoxia, cabin pressurization, supercharged engines; Convair; Air Service Command in Asia during World War II; Continental Can's Aviation Department; importance of corporate aircraft to executives scheduling; aircraft acquired; upgrading and modification; aircraft specifications vs. performance; safety; 1959 airplane crash; crew staffing; passenger accommodation; changes in attitude toward the corporate airplanes.
Extent: Transcript: 95 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from Continental Group. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Brown, Stephen L., 1916-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1916
Speaker occupation: Manager of Aviation department
Age at speaking: 59
Document date: 1975
Interviewer: Nackman, Mark E.
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics; Air travel; Executives; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: Aeronautics--Accidents; Aviation; Brown, Stephen L., 1916-; Continental Can Company, Inc
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018752-14195