Robert

Interviewee

Robert Sanderson

Interviewer

Dan Hall

Files

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Description

Robert Sanderson discusses working as a smokejumper pilot for Johnson Flying Service starting in 1962. He describes the flying procedures for smokejumping, the types of aircraft used, and the cargo and retardant drops in which he participated.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Air pilots Montana Biography; Airdrop; Smokejumping Montana History

Original Date

7-13-1984

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Collection, OH 133, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use of this item. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 133-094

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (51 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (15 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3;application/pdf

Run Time

00:47:29 minutes

Local Filename

OH_133_094.mp3; OH_133_094.pdf

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