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Dale Ross Stith Collection (1405) Finding Aid

Item Number: 14050000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

CD-Roms, photocoied newspaper and periodical articles, internet printouts and an issue of Smithsonian Air and Space Magazine that document the development Quiet Aircraft during Vietnam. These aircraft inclued the Quiet Thruster (QT) and the YO-3A that were deployed during the Tet Offensive. DVD titled 'Taking the Night Away from Charlie' discusses the use of quiet aircraft during the Vietnam War.

Dates

  • 14 September 2004

Biographical / Historical

Dale Ross Stith was in Soc Trang, Vietnam in early 1968, associated with the 221st Reconnaissance Company working on the avionics of the QT-2
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.3
Pages
1
Location(s)
D060.5E; Cold Storage Vault
4
Electronic Media

1405EM0245: CD-Rom containing online resources, presentations, publications and museums that pertain to Quiet Aircraft
1405EM0246: CD-Rom containing images of the QT-2 and YO-3A
1405EM0247: CD-Rom containing images and documents pertaining to the YO-3A
1405EM0248: CD-Rom containing images of the QT-2 in Vietnam

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1
Moving Images

1405VI2545 DVD - Taking the Night Away from Charlie

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1
Serials

Smithsonian Air & Space (May 2004)

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D060.5 ]]

Inventory

  • Papers on quiet aircraft
  • The Story of Quiet Aircraft Development by F. David Schnebly
  • Early Stealth Aircraft, A Chronology by Dale Ross Stith
  • QU-22 Losses by Ronald Gilliam
  • Flyer for lecture "Stealth" Aircraft: From Beginning to Future at the Frontiers of Flight Museum
  • Lockheed Missiles and Space Company composite illustration showing QT-2, QT-2 Prize Crew, YO-3A and the Q-Star
  • Photocopies of magazine articles about quiet aircraft
  • "Stealth in the sixties" possibly from Janes
  • "The 'Quiet Airplane' Searches for Charlie" in Hawk
  • "The 2-32, Vietnam and Me" from the 1979 Annual NCSA Banquet
  • "Snooping on Illegal Shrimpers" from Louisiana Conservationist
  • "America's Super-Secret Spy Plane in Vietnam" from Gung Ho
  • Aviation Week and Space Technology cover (1 December 1969) and on reverse cover of Aviation Week and Space Technology (25 October 1971) - 3 copies
  • Aviation Week and Space Technology cover (26 March 1979)
  • Order flyer for "A Greenhouse Anthology"
  • Photocopies of newspaper articles about quiet aircraft
  • Now, A Plane That Sneaks Up On 'Em! (30 July 1968)
  • Silent Airplane Being Built (15 October 1969)
  • Lockheed Develops 'Quietest' Plane (30 July 1968)
  • New Airplane Designed to Quietly Spy on of Foe (14 October 1969)
  • Noiseless New Plane is Tested by Lockheed (15 October 1969)
  • Spy Glider Gets Tryout here (1970)
  • For Quieter Spying (1 April 1970)
  • Magazine articles and photographs of the Lockheed Q-Star
  • The Lockheed Q-Star by Jay Wright from the Journal of American Aviation Historical Society Fall 1994
  • Wankel Rotary Engine Powers Super-quiet Plane in Test Flight
  • photocopy of photo showing Q-Star N57135
  • Magazine articles and photographs of the Lockheed QT-2
  • Photocopy of Letter from General William Westmoreland to Dale Stith commending him for his work while in Vietnam
  • Photocopies of photographs of the Lockheed YO-3A
4
Electronic Media

1405EM0245: CD-Rom containing online resources, presentations, publications and museums that pertain to Quiet Aircraft
1405EM0246: CD-Rom containing images of the QT-2 and YO-3A
1405EM0247: CD-Rom containing images and documents pertaining to the YO-3A
1405EM0248: CD-Rom containing images of the QT-2 in Vietnam

Click here to view all Electronic Media
1
Moving Images

1405VI2545 DVD - Taking the Night Away from Charlie

Click here to view all Moving Images
1
Serials

Smithsonian Air & Space (May 2004)

Click here to view all Serials

Pub Credit Line
14050000000, Dale Ross Stith Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 14 Sep 2004 [Updated: 31 Jan 2019]