Title: Billion Dollar Eye - Article
Written: January - April 1948 Pages: 200
File contains letter from Capt. Laning to Lurton Blassingame proposing article. Following is a prospectus of article and outline of article. Draft of manuscript followed by a rejection slip. 18 pages of notecards. Starting on page 63, handwritten diagrams and notes on the article. Numerous pages of research materials (many American Airlines Flight Engineering documents, 1947-1948). From page 181 on, another draft of manuscript.
Notes: Alternate title: “System In the Sky”by Captain Caleb Laning, United States Navy, and Lieutenant Robert Heinlein, United States Navy, Retired.
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