Reminiscences of Francis T. Evans : oral history, 1960.
Marine Corps aviator.
Scope and Contents
Stunt flying in 1915 San Francisco Exposition; first seaplane flight, 1915 Pensacola; structure and faults of early planes; submarine spotting; K-3 balloon adventures, 1916; looping the Curtiss N-9; World War I: Curtiss factory in Buffalo, training in Newport News, establishment of Naval Air Training Station, Cape May 1917, by ship to Sea Plane Base 13 in Azores, 1918, sub chasing and depth bombing, training recruits in Miami; Quantico; 1925 flight over continental divide and crash landing; 1928 crash in Haiti, consequences; jet flight in 1950s; theory of harmonic flight.
Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975.