This collection contains personal material relating to the career of Maj. George Hallett. Hallett was an engineer who worked
with Glenn Curtis on early airplanes in San Diego. He was in the Army Air Service during World War I. After the war he worked
in the General Motors Research Lab and later as a consultant for Consolidated Aircraft.
George Eustace Amyot Hallett, an aviation pioneer, aircraft engine developer, and inventor, devoted the major part of his
adult life to aviation. He was born in England on May 9, 1890. His parents came to America when he was six months old, locating
in San Diego, California. After finishing school, he worked as an apprentice for the Baker Machine Company in San Diego, specializing
in the maintenance and repair of boat and automobile engines, while also taking a home study course in engineering.