Daily Flight and Aircraft Rental Records, 1947-62 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 20/3/1
Volume: 5.3 cubic feet
Available for use at:
|Room 146 Main Library, Prior Request Preferred||1-6|
Description: Daily Flight and Rental Records including completed forms concerning Army Liaison Pilot training (1947-49); hangar aircraft accidents (1949-51); aircraft rentals involving the aviation psychology program (1950-54), glider tows (1950-51), crop spraying (1950-51), photography (1950-51) and air tours (1950-53); charter service reservations (1950-59); university staff requests for transportation or aircraft rentals (1950-60); staff aircraft rentals (1950-60); student aircraft rentals (1950-60); student rental requests (1961-62); stores vouchers involving staff rentals (1959-61); radio station log sheets (1952-54) and monthly airport traffic reports (1948-58).ÃÂ Aircraft request forms include:ÃÂ the name of person initiating request, his department, destination, date, passengers, method of payment, appropriation account number, and purpose of trip.ÃÂ The pilot provides the aircraft number, nature of flight, total miles, departure and return times, flight time, number of passengers, and total passenger house along with the total charge and voucher number supplied by the operations clerk.ÃÂ Staff rental forms include the name, address, pilot certificate number, rating, destination, route, date, aircraft make and number, time and duration of trip, payment method, invoice number, total charge.ÃÂ Student rental forms contain similar information. Most files are incomplete for the years 1954- to 1957.