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Document Details


Title: Frank Bonansinga
Local code: OH0029
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Texas Tech University. Vietnam Archive
Collection: Vietnam Archive Oral History Project
Description: (USN) (Air America) Frank Bonansinga entered service as a Midshipman Naval Aviator in 1949. While in the Navy, Frank flew various propeller aircraft and was checked out in a jet before leaving in 1955. After leaving the Navy, Frank went to work with Raytheon where he flew as a test pilot for ten years and was elected into The Society for Experimental and Test Pilots for his work there. Frank left Raytheon in 1965 and served with Air America as a fixed wing pilot. He flew a number of aircraft and missions over Vietnam, Thailand, and Laos form 1965 to 1973. Later he flew in Latin America. OH0029 - part of the Frank Bonansinga Collection (Air America Association)
Extent: 74 pages
URL: http://star.vietnam.ttu.edu/cgi-bin/starfetch.exe?BAQEXi9Etws72aizF9uURNZd@oKXaRA6bfzVd3zebszMBe6VJ@SQKH3Y1L4I8@XXQ0paYHu8DFT2xrHK.wsetqOz2U9H85Ru/OH0029.pdf
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2001 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Bonansinga, Frank
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Document date: 16-Apr-2001
Interviewer: Maxner, Stephen
Historical events discussed: Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Locations discussed: Asia; North America; United States; Vietnam
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Military camps--Vietnam; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Armed Forces; United States--Military history; Vietnam; Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Atrocities; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Veterans
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025242-27088