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Puerto Rico, Grumman

Puerto Rico, Grumman

[Airmen and women with Grumman G-21 Goose, Puerto Rico]

[Airmen and women with Grumman G-21 Goose, Puerto Rico]

Puerto Rico 1939, Junior Birdsmen

Puerto Rico 1939, Junior Birdsmen

Puerto Rico 1939, Gov. Leahy

Puerto Rico 1939, Gov. Leahy

Puerto Rico 1939, Gov. Leahy

Puerto Rico 1939, Gov. Leahy

[Men in front of Lockheed 12A Electra Junior Airplanes]

[Men in front of Lockheed 12A Electra Junior Airplanes]

[Four Men with a Lockheed 12A Electra Junior]

[Four Men with a Lockheed 12A Electra Junior]

[Lockheed 12A Electra Junior in Flight over Dallas]

[Lockheed 12A Electra Junior in Flight over Dallas]

[Alice Faye and Photographer with Lockheed 12A Electra Junior]

[Alice Faye and Photographer with Lockheed 12A Electra Junior]

[Aviation Mechanic with Lockheed 12A Electra Junior]

[Aviation Mechanic with Lockheed 12A Electra Junior]

[Braniff Airline Pilots Watching a Lockheed 12A Electra Junior]

[Braniff Airline Pilots Watching a Lockheed 12A Electra Junior]

[Man in front of Lockheed 12A Electra Junior Airplanes]

[Man in front of Lockheed 12A Electra Junior Airplanes]

[Lockheed 12A Electra Junior]

[Lockheed 12A Electra Junior]

[Two Men with Lockheed 10B Electra]

[Two Men with Lockheed 10B Electra]

[Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress, Mt. Rainier]

[Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress, Mt. Rainier]

Boeing Flying Fortress

Boeing Flying Fortress

[Lockheed Model 18 Lodestar, James S. Abercrombie Company]

[Lockheed Model 18 Lodestar, James S. Abercrombie Company]

[Lockheed Model 18 Lodestar, Banking in Flight, James S. Abercrombie Company]

[Lockheed Model 18 Lodestar, Banking in Flight, James S. Abercrombie Company]

X-1-3 Being Mated To EB-50A Superfortress

X-1-3 Being Mated To EB-50A Superfortress

Air force lockheed pv 1.

Air force lockheed pv 1.

Yellow two engine propeller.

Yellow two engine propeller.

C-47 dakota dc-3.

C-47 dakota dc-3.

Lancaster bomber aircraft.

Lancaster bomber aircraft.

Symbol aircraft motif.

Symbol aircraft motif.

Boeing b17 england.

Boeing b17 england.

Airplane old plane historic.

Airplane old plane historic.

Lancaster bomber aircraft.

Lancaster bomber aircraft.

Bomber battle bomber aircraft.

Bomber battle bomber aircraft.

Lancaster bomber aircraft.

Lancaster bomber aircraft.

Yellow airplane aviation, transportation traffic.

Yellow airplane aviation, transportation traffic.

Aeroplane fly lancaster, science technology.

Aeroplane fly lancaster, science technology.

Lancaster bomber aircraft.

Lancaster bomber aircraft.

Airplane military aircraft.

Airplane military aircraft.

Lancaster bomber aircraft.

Lancaster bomber aircraft.

Aircraft and Airports - Washington

Aircraft and Airports - Washington

Airplanes. Boeing B-50 Superfortress

Airplanes. Boeing B-50 Superfortress

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Miscellaneous collection of photographs of aircraft production. All over shot B-24. San Diego

Miscellaneous collection of photographs of aircraft production. All over shot B-24. San Diego

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Miscellaneous collection of photographs of aircraft production. C-87 Liberator Express transport, left side close-up view

Miscellaneous collection of photographs of aircraft production. C-87 Liberator Express transport, left side close-up view

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Miscellaneous collection of photographs of aircraft production

Miscellaneous collection of photographs of aircraft production

Miscellaneous collection of photographs of aircraft production

Miscellaneous collection of photographs of aircraft production

[Bombs? and airplanes]

[Bombs? and airplanes]

[Airplane]

[Airplane]

[Man with bombs? at airplane]

[Man with bombs? at airplane]

New Army Bomber arrives at Bolling Field. Washington, D.C., March 10. The new 4 engine Boeing bomber, the first of 13 which will be delivered to the U.S. Army Air Corps, as it landed at Bolling Field today after a short hop from Langley Field, Va., 3/10/1937

New Army Bomber arrives at Bolling Field. Washington, D.C., March 10. The new 4 engine Boeing bomber, the first of 13 which will be delivered to the U.S. Army Air Corps, as it landed at Bolling Field today after a short hop from Langley Field, Va., 3/10/1937

Solons inspect new Army Bomber. Washington, D.C. March 10. Members of the House Military Affairs Committee with U.S. Chief of staff General Mailin Craig inspecting the new 4-Engine Boeing Bomber which arrived at Bolling Field today. This ship is first of 13 which will be delivered to the Army Air Corps in the newer future. In the photograph, left to right, can't be seen: Rep. Andrew Edmiston, West Virginia; Rep. Charles I. Faddis, Pa.; Capt. C.E. O'Connor, pilot of the ship; Rep. Andrew J. May, Kentucky; Maj. Gen. Malin H. Craig

Solons inspect new Army Bomber. Washington, D.C. March 10. Members of the House Military Affairs Committee with U.S. Chief of staff General Mailin Craig inspecting the new 4-Engine Boeing Bomber which arrived at Bolling Field today. This ship is first of 13 which will be delivered to the Army Air Corps in the newer future. In the photograph, left to right, can't be seen: Rep. Andrew Edmiston, West Virginia; Rep. Charles I. Faddis, Pa.; Capt. C.E. O'Connor, pilot of the ship; Rep. Andrew J. May, Kentucky; Maj. Gen. Malin H. Craig

Transport plane takes off on test flight, Consolidated Aircraft Corp., Fort Worth, Texas

Transport plane takes off on test flight, Consolidated Aircraft Corp., Fort Worth, Texas

Loading new transport planes at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation plant, Fort Worth, Texas

Loading new transport planes at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation plant, Fort Worth, Texas

B-25 bomber planes at the North American Aviation, Incorporated being hauled along an outdoor assembly line with an "International" tractor, Kansas City, Kansas

B-25 bomber planes at the North American Aviation, Incorporated being hauled along an outdoor assembly line with an "International" tractor, Kansas City, Kansas

One of America's new warships of the air, a mighty YB-17 bomber, is pulled up at a bombardment squadron hangar, Langley Field, Va. It is all set to taxi out to a runway and take off

One of America's new warships of the air, a mighty YB-17 bomber, is pulled up at a bombardment squadron hangar, Langley Field, Va. It is all set to taxi out to a runway and take off

A giant of the skyways poises for flight, Langley Field, Va. The four powerful engines of a YB-17 bomber are warmed up before a takeoff

A giant of the skyways poises for flight, Langley Field, Va. The four powerful engines of a YB-17 bomber are warmed up before a takeoff

A C-87 transport plane, just off the assembly line, at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation field, Fort Worth, Texas

A C-87 transport plane, just off the assembly line, at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation field, Fort Worth, Texas

Employees on the "Sunshine" assembly line at North American's plant put the finishing touches on another B-25 bomber, Inglewood, Calif. In addition to the battle-tested B-25 ("Billy Mitchell") bomber, used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo, this plant produces the P-51 ("Mustang") fighter plane which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe

Employees on the "Sunshine" assembly line at North American's plant put the finishing touches on another B-25 bomber, Inglewood, Calif. In addition to the battle-tested B-25 ("Billy Mitchell") bomber, used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo, this plant produces the P-51 ("Mustang") fighter plane which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe

B-25 bombers lined up at North American Aviation, Incorporated, almost ready for their first test flight, Kansas City, Kansas

B-25 bombers lined up at North American Aviation, Incorporated, almost ready for their first test flight, Kansas City, Kansas

An experimental scale model of the B-25 plane is prepared for wind tunnel tests in the plant of North American Aviation, Inc., Inglewood, Calif. This plant produced the B-25 bomber

An experimental scale model of the B-25 plane is prepared for wind tunnel tests in the plant of North American Aviation, Inc., Inglewood, Calif. This plant produced the B-25 bomber

F.W. Hunter, Army test pilot, Douglas Aircraft Company plant at Long Beach, Calif.

F.W. Hunter, Army test pilot, Douglas Aircraft Company plant at Long Beach, Calif.

Another North American B-25 bomber rolls off the final assembly line to join other ships on the outdoor assembly line, North American Aviation, Inc., Inglewood, Calif.

Another North American B-25 bomber rolls off the final assembly line to join other ships on the outdoor assembly line, North American Aviation, Inc., Inglewood, Calif.

[Servicing an A-20 bomber, Langley Field, Va.]

[Servicing an A-20 bomber, Langley Field, Va.]

On North American's outdoor assembly line, employees rush a B-25 to completion, N[orth] A[merican] Aviation, Inglewood, Calif.

On North American's outdoor assembly line, employees rush a B-25 to completion, N[orth] A[merican] Aviation, Inglewood, Calif.

North American B-25 bomber is prepared for painting on the outside assembly line, N[orth] A[merican] Aviation, Inc., Inglewood, Calif.

North American B-25 bomber is prepared for painting on the outside assembly line, N[orth] A[merican] Aviation, Inc., Inglewood, Calif.

A fast, hard-hitting new A-20 [i.e., B-25] attack bomber is brought for a test hop to the flight line at the Long Beach, Calif., plant of Douglas Aircraft Company

A fast, hard-hitting new A-20 [i.e., B-25] attack bomber is brought for a test hop to the flight line at the Long Beach, Calif., plant of Douglas Aircraft Company

Consolidated transport planes being loaded, Consolidated Aircraft Corp., Fort Worth, Texas

Consolidated transport planes being loaded, Consolidated Aircraft Corp., Fort Worth, Texas

Getting a nose door ready to put on a C-87 transport plane at the end of the assembly line at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation plant, Fort Worth, Texas

Getting a nose door ready to put on a C-87 transport plane at the end of the assembly line at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation plant, Fort Worth, Texas

B-25 bombers on the outdoor assembly line at North American Aviation, Incorporated, almost ready for their first test flight, Kansas City, Kansas

B-25 bombers on the outdoor assembly line at North American Aviation, Incorporated, almost ready for their first test flight, Kansas City, Kansas

Servicing [an] A-20 bomber, Langley Field, Va.

Servicing [an] A-20 bomber, Langley Field, Va.

Sikorsky XPBS-1

Sikorsky XPBS-1

Assembling B-25 bombers at North American Aviation, Kansas City, Kan[sas]

Assembling B-25 bombers at North American Aviation, Kansas City, Kan[sas]

An experimental scale model of the B-25 plane is prepared for wind tunnel tests in the plant of the North American Aviation, Inc., Inglewood, Calif. The model maker holds an exact miniature reproduction of the type of bomb the plane will carry. This plant produces the battle-tested B-25 bomber used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo, and the P-51 ("Mustang") fighter plane which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe

An experimental scale model of the B-25 plane is prepared for wind tunnel tests in the plant of the North American Aviation, Inc., Inglewood, Calif. The model maker holds an exact miniature reproduction of the type of bomb the plane will carry. This plant produces the battle-tested B-25 bomber used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo, and the P-51 ("Mustang") fighter plane which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe

North American Aviation's B-25 medium bomber, Inglewood, Calif.

North American Aviation's B-25 medium bomber, Inglewood, Calif.

A Nazi supply dump goes up in smoke. A U.S. B-25 medium bomber roars over Tivoli, Nazi supply center ten miles east of Rome. Now a smoking ruin, it was used by the Germans as a terminal for routing reinforcements to battle areas

A Nazi supply dump goes up in smoke. A U.S. B-25 medium bomber roars over Tivoli, Nazi supply center ten miles east of Rome. Now a smoking ruin, it was used by the Germans as a terminal for routing reinforcements to battle areas

Flying Fortress. Symbol of American might. Test flight. Considerably changed from earlier models, latest type Boeing Flying Fortress contains many improvements of internal detail, making bomber tougher, more effective

Flying Fortress. Symbol of American might. Test flight. Considerably changed from earlier models, latest type Boeing Flying Fortress contains many improvements of internal detail, making bomber tougher, more effective

Bombs lie on an Allied airfield ready to be loaded into Royal Air Force Liberators. The British bombers of the Mediterranian Allied Air Forces worked with American Liberators to strangle German supply lines feeding Nazi troops on the Anzio, Cassino and Eighth Army fronts. French airmen also participated in the operation

Bombs lie on an Allied airfield ready to be loaded into Royal Air Force Liberators. The British bombers of the Mediterranian Allied Air Forces worked with American Liberators to strangle German supply lines feeding Nazi troops on the Anzio, Cassino and Eighth Army fronts. French airmen also participated in the operation

Aircraft. Army. A Flying Fortress (B-17) bomber discharging a bomb on an enemy target. The Flying Fortress, recognized as one of the outstanding planes of the war, has performed with great credit in the South Pacific, over Germany and elsewhere. It has proved its ability to fight off enemy aircraft as well as to inflict and absorb punishment on long-range, high-altitude bombing missions

Aircraft. Army. A Flying Fortress (B-17) bomber discharging a bomb on an enemy target. The Flying Fortress, recognized as one of the outstanding planes of the war, has performed with great credit in the South Pacific, over Germany and elsewhere. It has proved its ability to fight off enemy aircraft as well as to inflict and absorb punishment on long-range, high-altitude bombing missions

Douglas military aircraft Army. The Douglas A-20 (Havoc) light bomber, called the Boston by the British, is used by both the American Air Force and the Royal Air Force. It was designed as an attack bomber for hedge hopping and strafing operations against ground troops and installations. Because of the speed and performance abilities of this plane, the British have converted a number for use as night fighters. Some have also been used for reconnissance work. Armament details vary according to use, light and heavy guns being mounted in varying combinations

Douglas military aircraft Army. The Douglas A-20 (Havoc) light bomber, called the Boston by the British, is used by both the American Air Force and the Royal Air Force. It was designed as an attack bomber for hedge hopping and strafing operations against ground troops and installations. Because of the speed and performance abilities of this plane, the British have converted a number for use as night fighters. Some have also been used for reconnissance work. Armament details vary according to use, light and heavy guns being mounted in varying combinations

Aircraft. Naval. The Consolidated "Mariner" (PBM-3) serves the Navy as a patrol bomber or transport. It is an all-metal flying boat with high gull wings. It has a speed of over 200 miles per hour, a range of over 3,000 miles, a ceiling of over 15,000 feet and a load capacity of 20,000 pounds. The crew of nine men is armed with 50-caliber machine guns and bombs

Aircraft. Naval. The Consolidated "Mariner" (PBM-3) serves the Navy as a patrol bomber or transport. It is an all-metal flying boat with high gull wings. It has a speed of over 200 miles per hour, a range of over 3,000 miles, a ceiling of over 15,000 feet and a load capacity of 20,000 pounds. The crew of nine men is armed with 50-caliber machine guns and bombs

[Lockheed 12A Electra Junior in Flight over Houston]

[Lockheed 12A Electra Junior in Flight over Houston]

[Models Boarding Lockheed 10B Electra, Delta Air Lines]

[Models Boarding Lockheed 10B Electra, Delta Air Lines]

Aircraft. Army. The Douglas C-54 is the military version of the commercial transport DC-4 used by the airline companies. It is a four-engine low-wing monoplane designed for a long-range personnel transport. The commercial model was designed for forty day passengers and twenty-eight sleeper passengers. Its passenger carrying capacity after modifications for military service is not revealed

Aircraft. Army. The Douglas C-54 is the military version of the commercial transport DC-4 used by the airline companies. It is a four-engine low-wing monoplane designed for a long-range personnel transport. The commercial model was designed for forty day passengers and twenty-eight sleeper passengers. Its passenger carrying capacity after modifications for military service is not revealed

Salvo of 600-pound bombs falling from formation of B-10 bombers in recent bombing practice by the 19th Bombardment Group, General Headquarters, Air Force, U.S. Army Air Corps

Salvo of 600-pound bombs falling from formation of B-10 bombers in recent bombing practice by the 19th Bombardment Group, General Headquarters, Air Force, U.S. Army Air Corps

French airmen hit a pinpoint target. Flying with the Mediterranean Allied Air Forces under the tri-color of France, the Frenchment split a vital rail bridge, 600 feet long and 15 feet wide, at the Piteccio viaduct in central Italy. On the wing of the American-made B-26 bomber may be seen the roundel of the French Air Force

French airmen hit a pinpoint target. Flying with the Mediterranean Allied Air Forces under the tri-color of France, the Frenchment split a vital rail bridge, 600 feet long and 15 feet wide, at the Piteccio viaduct in central Italy. On the wing of the American-made B-26 bomber may be seen the roundel of the French Air Force

[Station Agent and Two Models in front of Lockheed 10B Electra, Delta Air Lines]

[Station Agent and Two Models in front of Lockheed 10B Electra, Delta Air Lines]

[Two Models in front of a Lockheed 10B Electra, Delta Air Lines]

[Two Models in front of a Lockheed 10B Electra, Delta Air Lines]

Carl Sandburg, author of the commentary to the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) motion picture, "Bomber" discuuses some of the finer points of the construction of the Glenn L. Martin bomber with chief production test pilot, Roland Lee Sansbury

Carl Sandburg, author of the commentary to the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) motion picture, "Bomber" discuuses some of the finer points of the construction of the Glenn L. Martin bomber with chief production test pilot, Roland Lee Sansbury

Boeing Flying Fortresses. Latest Boeing Flying Fortresses.This, the newest and most formidable in the Boeing Flying Fortress series, is the B-17E described by the War Department as "bigger and more deadly" than any of its predecessors. This new airplane, key weapon in America's war program, is now in mass production at the Boeing Aircraft Company. Under a special tri-company production pool arrangement, it is also being built in quantity by the Douglas Aircraft Company and by the Vega Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Lockheed Aircraft Corporation

Boeing Flying Fortresses. Latest Boeing Flying Fortresses.This, the newest and most formidable in the Boeing Flying Fortress series, is the B-17E described by the War Department as "bigger and more deadly" than any of its predecessors. This new airplane, key weapon in America's war program, is now in mass production at the Boeing Aircraft Company. Under a special tri-company production pool arrangement, it is also being built in quantity by the Douglas Aircraft Company and by the Vega Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Lockheed Aircraft Corporation

Boeing Flying Fortresses. Guns bristling from turrets, these huge Boeing B-17Es are seen cruising high above the clouds. Described by the War Department as "bigger and more deadly" than any previous Flying Fortress, this plane marks the seventh Boeing B-17 type built for the Army since 1935. Armament includes heavy caliber power turrets on top and bottom of the all-metal fuselage, a deadly tail "stinger" turret, and side-mounted guns. These airplanes have been active in the Far East since Pearl Harbor, and are now serving the cause of the United Nations in every part of the world

Boeing Flying Fortresses. Guns bristling from turrets, these huge Boeing B-17Es are seen cruising high above the clouds. Described by the War Department as "bigger and more deadly" than any previous Flying Fortress, this plane marks the seventh Boeing B-17 type built for the Army since 1935. Armament includes heavy caliber power turrets on top and bottom of the all-metal fuselage, a deadly tail "stinger" turret, and side-mounted guns. These airplanes have been active in the Far East since Pearl Harbor, and are now serving the cause of the United Nations in every part of the world

[Man with Map next to Lockheed 12A Electra Junior, Delta Air Lines]

[Man with Map next to Lockheed 12A Electra Junior, Delta Air Lines]

Rubber keeps them flying. This bomber needs thousands of pounds of rubber for the landing wheels and bullet-proof fuel tanks. The flyers and ground crews can do none of the important work entrusted to them unless we keep their planes supplied with the prodigious amounts of rubber they require

Rubber keeps them flying. This bomber needs thousands of pounds of rubber for the landing wheels and bullet-proof fuel tanks. The flyers and ground crews can do none of the important work entrusted to them unless we keep their planes supplied with the prodigious amounts of rubber they require

Aircraft. Army. The Douglas C-54 is the military version of the commercial transport DC-4 used by the airline companies. It is a four-engine low-wing monoplane designed for a long-range personnel transport. The commercial model was designed for forty day passengers and twenty-eight sleeper passengers. Its passenger carrying capacity after modifications for military service is not revealed

Aircraft. Army. The Douglas C-54 is the military version of the commercial transport DC-4 used by the airline companies. It is a four-engine low-wing monoplane designed for a long-range personnel transport. The commercial model was designed for forty day passengers and twenty-eight sleeper passengers. Its passenger carrying capacity after modifications for military service is not revealed

B-24 Liberator bomber and C-87 Liberator Express. Mighty four-engine B-24 Liberator bombers are playing an important role in Allied bombing missions. Capable of carrying more than six tons of bombs, the B-24 range of 3,000 miles enables it to penetrate deep into enemy territory

B-24 Liberator bomber and C-87 Liberator Express. Mighty four-engine B-24 Liberator bombers are playing an important role in Allied bombing missions. Capable of carrying more than six tons of bombs, the B-24 range of 3,000 miles enables it to penetrate deep into enemy territory

Bombs away. U.S. B-26 medium bombers drop their eggs on ports, bridges, and railroad yards in central Italy. Practically every type of combat aircraft in the Mediterranean Allied Air Forces, from the heavy Flying Fortresses to the light fighter escorts, participated in "Operation Strangle"

Bombs away. U.S. B-26 medium bombers drop their eggs on ports, bridges, and railroad yards in central Italy. Practically every type of combat aircraft in the Mediterranean Allied Air Forces, from the heavy Flying Fortresses to the light fighter escorts, participated in "Operation Strangle"

Navy aircraft. Gruman torpedo bombers. The Avenger. These dual purpose aircraft, already tested in battle, are the U.S. Navy's new torpedo-bombers, capable both of hedge-hopping waves to press home a torpedo attack and flying high above enemy targets to drop tons of high explosives. Manufactured to Gruman, these deadly bombers are heavily armed and armored. Generally they are given fighter protection, they are carrier based

Navy aircraft. Gruman torpedo bombers. The Avenger. These dual purpose aircraft, already tested in battle, are the U.S. Navy's new torpedo-bombers, capable both of hedge-hopping waves to press home a torpedo attack and flying high above enemy targets to drop tons of high explosives. Manufactured to Gruman, these deadly bombers are heavily armed and armored. Generally they are given fighter protection, they are carrier based

Royal Australian Air Force in Malaya ... flying American "Lockheed Hudsons" ... over Malaya.

Royal Australian Air Force in Malaya ... flying American "Lockheed Hudsons" ... over Malaya.

Photograph of a B-26 Martin Marauder Giving Cover to the Landing Craft on the Beaches of France

Photograph of a B-26 Martin Marauder Giving Cover to the Landing Craft on the Beaches of France

Volunteer civilian defense / Welch.

Volunteer civilian defense / Welch.

Production. Airplane manufacture, general. Partial view of North American Aviation's B-25 final assembly floor at Inglewood, California. This plant produces the battle-tested B-25 ("Billy Mitchell") bomber, used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo, and the P-51 ("Mustang") fighter plane, which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe

Production. Airplane manufacture, general. Partial view of North American Aviation's B-25 final assembly floor at Inglewood, California. This plant produces the battle-tested B-25 ("Billy Mitchell") bomber, used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo, and the P-51 ("Mustang") fighter plane, which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe