Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:
Professional Career, 1951 - 2013
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Jerry L. Ross papers document Ross' student life at Purdue, his test flight engineer work, and NASA career as an engineer and astronaut. The collection includes Purdue coursework and memorabilia; papers from Ross' work at Edwards Air Force Base, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and Test Pilot School; NASA Space Shuttle training, mission documents and mission related scrapbooks, memorabilia, and flight crew films and interviews, along with documents and maps from Ross' work on Space Shuttle...
Dates: 1951 - 2013
Air Force Active Duty and Test Pilot School, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and Edwards Air Force Base, 1951 - 1978
Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 3, Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents This sub-series covers the time Ross was in test pilot school, and includes his flight test engineer training course application, Air Force active duty documents and test pilot course material. Also included are student flight records and checklists for T-33, F-4, O-2A and RF-4C and a flight test engineering handbook, Ramjet propulsion documents and research, overhead sled testing/MACH transparencies, "Design MACH 23" and speech notes, and Society of Experimental Test Pilot Reports to the...
Dates: 1951 - 1978