Aerospace Legacy Foundation

Your portal to America's aerospace history

Aerospace Legacy Foundation (ALF) is a community based non-profit organization (501c3) including aerospace retirees and the public at large. Preserving Southern California's Aerospace and Aviation History including Downey's aerospace legacy.

Preserving Our Past, Focusing On The Future

     

 

 

 

 

2017 North American Bald Eagles Luncheon 

Keynote Speaker-

James Kindelberger Graham, "Dutch" Kindelberger's grandson

Memorial Tribute to Sam Iacobellis-

Jim Albaugh , former Executive Vice President of The Boeing Company  

Sam Iacobellis was VP and Deputy Chairman of Rockwell International Corp. and the "Father of the B-1 Bomber"

You can’t pull a rabbit out of a hat unless you carefully put the rabbit in the hat beforehand.
— James Howard "Dutch" Kindelberger
"Formal posed portrait photograph of James H. Kindelberger, Chairman of the Board, North American Aviation, seated at desk, holding a pencil as if editing the business letter in front of him. Circular computer on desk at right. In the background can be seen a globe and desk models of North American fighter aircraft. Photo probably taken circa 1953, when Kindelberger was awarded the Collier Trophy for the development of the USAF North American F-100 Super Sabre supersonic aircraft." Courtesy- National Air and Space Museum - Smithsonian Institution

"Formal posed portrait photograph of James H. Kindelberger, Chairman of the Board, North American Aviation, seated at desk, holding a pencil as if editing the business letter in front of him. Circular computer on desk at right. In the background can be seen a globe and desk models of North American fighter aircraft. Photo probably taken circa 1953, when Kindelberger was awarded the Collier Trophy for the development of the USAF North American F-100 Super Sabre supersonic aircraft." Courtesy- National Air and Space Museum - Smithsonian Institution

Shuttle artwork- NASA

Shuttle artwork- NASA

Lockheed Hypersonic Vehicle

 

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