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Zimmerman-King collection, 1976-2002


Overview of the Collection

Creator: Zimmerman-King family.
Title: Zimmerman-King collection
Inclusive Dates: 1976-2002
Quantity: 1 records carton (1.25 linear feet)
Abstract:Airline training materials and aviation safety and security reports and information collected by John Zimmerman (United Airlines B-767 captain) and Leslie King (United Airlines B-747 captain).
Identification: MS-015
Language: Material in English
Repository: Aviation Safety and Security Archives, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, Arizona 86301-3720
Phone: 928-777-3949

Biographical Note

John Zimmerman and Leslie King are pilots who flew for United Airlines. Zimmerman retired as a Boeing 767 captain, and King was a Boeing 747 captain.

Scope and Content

The collection contains training and informational materials collected by Zimmerman and King during their airline careers. Included are United Airlines training material; cockpit/crew resource management (CRM) manuals and articles, including United's Command/Leadership/Resource (C/L/R) Management training; security-related materials (issue of Airport Magazine on first anniversary of September 11 attacks, as well as papers from a 1997 conference on disruptive airline passengers); air traffic control and traffic collision avoidance system (TCAS) reports; three Eastern Air Lines items (high altitude operations and 1981 fleet reliability report); and miscellaneous other safety reports and documents.


Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on use, except: not available through interlibrary loan.

Controlled Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
King, Leslie.
Zimmerman, John.

Corporate Name(s)
United Airlines.
Eastern Air Lines.

Aeronautics, Commercial--Security measures--United States.
Aeronautics--Human factors.
Aeronautics--Safety measures.
Airlines--United States--Safety measures.
Airplanes--Collision avoidance.
Airplanes--Piloting--Safety measures.
Flight crews--Training of.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item title or description]. Zimmerman-King collection (MS-015). Aviation Safety and Security Archives, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Arizona.

Acquisition Information

This collection was part of a donation by John Zimmerman and Leslie King to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Hazy Library and was subsequently transferred to the archives. Accession number 2010.006.