Category Archives: JOHN & SARA MCDONELL – Archie’s Family

Missiles, the 747, the SST, and NASA and Space 1958 to 1970

There is an online pamphlet that had a very detailed timeline for the Boeing Company at this link: http://www.boeing.com/resources/boeingdotcom/history/pdf/Boeing_Chronology.pdf I wanted to know what aircraft and military projects Boeing was working on from 1952 to 1970 when my Dad was there working. … Continue reading

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Boats, hydrofoils and more trailers….

Keith may have had several boats but the one I remember is the one he built in the basement of wood and some plastic resin/polymer he coated it with. The name of the polymer escapes me at the moment.  It made … Continue reading

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Keith’s camping trailer creations….more inventions!

Camping was a big part of our family life. My Dad, Keith, would religiously take off three weeks in August and off we would go to some interesting place to spend the three weeks exploring, swimming, fishing, hiking, or even … Continue reading

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Jet Engines, Airframes, Electronic and Missile Familiarization…

Keith believed an encouraged all he knew to be serious about education. We have seen that he enrolled in many courses furthering his craft over the years. He continued to do that in the 1950’s. He had taken a course … Continue reading

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