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[William P. Lear and employees looking at airborne radio equipment]
Photograph of William P. Lear (right) and two Lear, Incorporated employees looking at airborne radio equipment, circa 1940s-1950s.Typed caption on verso: "William P. Lear, Chairman of the Board, Lear, Inc., consults with members of his technical…

[William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers, Box 18, Folder 1 - "Radio automatic guidance system (Case 31-3) and loop antenna system (Can 8-1)," 1940-1943]
Items from Box 18, Folder 1 of the William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers, circa 1940-1943. Contains a patent application and other documents related to the Radio Automatic Guidance System (Case 31-3) and Loop Antenna System (Can. 8-1), as well as a…

[Betsy Ross using Learadio portable receiver]
Photograph of pilot Betsy Ross using a Learadio portable receiver in the cockpit of her Taylorcraft aircraft, August 20, 1940. An accompanying press release describes Ross's recent flight from Harrisburg Pennsylvania State Airport, noted as the first…

[William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers, Box 18, Folder 2; Box 200, Folder 2 - "Radio direction finding system (Case 20-1)" -- patent application [RM files], 1940-1943]
Items from Box 18, Folder 2 and Box 200, Folder 2 of the William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers, circa 1940-1943. Contains documents and drawings related to the patent application of the radio direction finding system (Case 20-1). 24 total items.

[William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers, Box 15, Folder 3; Box 209, Folder 2; Oversize Folder 3 - Radio apparatus chassis (Case 74-1), 1939 December - 1942 October]
Items from Box 15, Folder 3; Box 209, Folder 2; and Oversize Folder 3 of the William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers, December 1939 to October 1942. Contains patent applications and technical drawings created by William P. Lear for the radio apparatus…

[William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers, Box 16, Folder 19; Box 205, Folder 3 - "Quad corrector (Lear-Lorch)," 1940 December - 1941 January]
Items from Box 16, Folder 19 and Box 205, Folder 3 of the William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers, December 1940 to January 1941. Contains an engineering report, diagrams, and notes for the Lear-Lorch quad corrector. Four total items and original…

[William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers, Box 17, Folder 1; Box 209, Folder 2 - "Directional radio system (Case 17-2)" -- patent application [RM files], 1940]
Items from Box 17, Folder 1 and Box 209, Folder 2 of the William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers, circa 1940. Contains patent applications, technical drawings, notes, and photographs related to the directional radio system. Many of the documents were…

[William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers, Box 1, Folder 15; Box 209, Folder 1 - "Radio guidance system and blind approach system (WPL/30-1)," 1935 June - 1944 November]
Items from Box 1, Folder 15 and Box 209, Folder 1 of the William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers, June 1935 to November 1944. Contains drafts, notes, and technical drawings for the radio guidance system and blind approach system (WPL/30-1) patent.…

[William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers, Box 4, Folder 3 - Learadio AMRL-1 marine radio direction finder, Learadio compass, Learadio T30 aircraft transmitter, Learadio R3 aircraft receiver, 1937-1938]
Items from Box 4, Folder 3 of the William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers, circa 1937-1938. Contains an advertisement for the Learadio Compass, an advertisement for the Learadio AMRL-1 Marine Radio Direction Finder, and a brochure for Learadio…

[William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers, Box 4, Folder 6 - "Learadio Airport Localizer (L-P-2)", 1939 September - October]
Items from Box 4, Folder 6 of the William P. and Moya Olsen Lear Papers, September to October 1939. Folder contains assorted items related to the Learadio Airport Localizer (L-P-2), including summaries, correspondence, diagrams, sketches, a clipping,…
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