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Topic: 1940s airplanes

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Spitfire mustang aircraft.

Spitfire mustang aircraft.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Aircraft airport po-2.

Aircraft airport po-2.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Plane aircraft military.

Plane aircraft military.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Aircraft airport yak-52.

Aircraft airport yak-52.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Short tucano t1.

Short tucano t1.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Aircraft usa navy.

Aircraft usa navy.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Airplane propeller plane.

Airplane propeller plane.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Airplane engine propeller.

Airplane engine propeller.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Hurricaine fighter raf.

Hurricaine fighter raf.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Model airplane model flight remotely controlled.

Model airplane model flight remotely controlled.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Reno airshow airplanes air show.

Reno airshow airplanes air show.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Spitfire spitfire duo airshow.

Spitfire spitfire duo airshow.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Engine aircraft dc-3.

Engine aircraft dc-3.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Reno airshow airplanes air show.

Reno airshow airplanes air show.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Tucano airplane aircraft.

Tucano airplane aircraft.

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Spitfire airplane aircraft.

Spitfire airplane aircraft.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Reno airshow airplanes air show.

Reno airshow airplanes air show.

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Aircraft airplane aviation.

Aircraft airplane aviation.

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Aircraft plane classic, transportation traffic.

Aircraft plane classic, transportation traffic.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Fire Suppression: Aerial Slurry Drops - New Hampshire

Fire Suppression: Aerial Slurry Drops - New Hampshire

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Veneer and Plywood Making - Maryland

Veneer and Plywood Making - Maryland

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Fire Suppression: Aerial Slurry Drops - Oregon

Fire Suppression: Aerial Slurry Drops - Oregon

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Fire Suppression: Aerial Slurry Drops - New Hampshire

Fire Suppression: Aerial Slurry Drops - New Hampshire

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Fire Suppression: Aerial Slurry Drops - New Hampshire

Fire Suppression: Aerial Slurry Drops - New Hampshire

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Training a policewoman--Chief among the policewoman's duties is the prevention of delinquency among young girls

Training a policewoman--Chief among the policewoman's duties is the pr...

Two policewomen talking to a girl in sailor suit.

Fire Suppression: Aerial Slurry Drops - California

Fire Suppression: Aerial Slurry Drops - California

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Fire Suppression: Aerial Slurry Drops - California

Fire Suppression: Aerial Slurry Drops - California

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Hankow, China ...

Hankow, China ...

Hankow, China. Col. Charles A. Lindbergh inspects the cockpit of his plane after the ship had been hoisted aboard the British airplane carrier HERMES after it had capsized in the Yangtse River shortly after it ... more

Along the cloud lanes

Along the cloud lanes

Aerial view of airplane in flight.

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

Cliff Henderson Collection image. Clifford "Cliff" Henderson (1896-1984) was one of the early organizers of the National Air Races, and managed the races from 1928 through 1939. Please tag these images so that... more

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

Cliff Henderson Collection image. Clifford "Cliff" Henderson (1896-1984) was one of the early organizers of the National Air Races, and managed the races from 1928 through 1939. Please tag these images so that... more

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

Cliff Henderson Collection image. Clifford "Cliff" Henderson (1896-1984) was one of the early organizers of the National Air Races, and managed the races from 1928 through 1939. Please tag these images so that... more

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

Cliff Henderson Collection image. Clifford "Cliff" Henderson (1896-1984) was one of the early organizers of the National Air Races, and managed the races from 1928 through 1939. Please tag these images so that... more

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

Cliff Henderson Collection image. Clifford "Cliff" Henderson (1896-1984) was one of the early organizers of the National Air Races, and managed the races from 1928 through 1939. Please tag these images so that... more

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Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart

(Unknown) Amelia Earhart standing in front of the Lockheed Electra in which she disappeared in July 1937. Born in Atchison, Kansas in 1897, Amelia Earhart did not begin flying until after her move to California... more

Photograph of Army Day Parade in Washington, DC

Photograph of Army Day Parade in Washington, DC

View of BT-8 training aircraft on float in front of the National Archives Building. Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel

Lieutenant "Mike" Hunter, Army pilot assigned to Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif.

Lieutenant "Mike" Hunter, Army pilot assigned to Douglas Aircraft Comp...

Photo shows an A-20B Havoc attack aircraft. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine. Flying field of Coastal Patrol #20

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine. Flying field of Coastal Patr...

Photo shows the Civil Air Patrol Base located in the town of Trenton, Maine. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

Sailor mechanic fueling a plane at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Sailor mechanic fueling a plane at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi,...

Photo probably shows man adding oil, rather than fuel, because of his location on the airplane. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)

Feeding an SNC advanced training plane its essential supply of gasoline is done by sailor mechanics at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Feeding an SNC advanced training plane its essential supply of gasolin...

Photograph shows standing on the wing is Floyd Helphrey who came from Iowa to join the Navy early in the year. At right is W. Gardner of Illinois who used to be a crane operator.

O-47A airplane arrival at Ames Aeronautical Lab The O-47A was Ames first test plane ARC-1969-M-831

O-47A airplane arrival at Ames Aeronautical Lab The O-47A was Ames fir...

O-47A airplane arrival at Ames Aeronautical Lab The O-47A was Ames first test plane

W.H. MCAVOY AMES TEST PILOT RETURNING FROM AN EARLY FLIGHT OF FIRST TEST AIRPLANE AT AMES, A NORTH AMERICAN O-47 ARC-1998-M-925-1

W.H. MCAVOY AMES TEST PILOT RETURNING FROM AN EARLY FLIGHT OF FIRST TE...

W.H. MCAVOY AMES TEST PILOT RETURNING FROM AN EARLY FLIGHT OF FIRST TEST AIRPLANE AT AMES, A NORTH AMERICAN O-47

A new three-place North American O-47A observation airplane with Army Air Corps marking was the first ircraft to arrive at Ames. The Circular antenna on top of the canopy is for direction finding.  A close look show that help from the front cockpit was needed for directional control when using a rope (instead of a tow bar) to tow the aircraft.  (Sept 1940). W.H. McAvoy Ames test pilot returning from an early flight of first test airplane at Ames, a North American O-47A-1 (or 0-47 AAC37-323) This aircraft severed for a short time upon arrival as a research aircraft for heated-wing deicing.  NOTE: printed in  NASA Ames Publications: Adventures in Research - SP-4320 57 Years - Flight Research at AMES - NASA SP-1998-3300 ARC-1969-M-925

A new three-place North American O-47A observation airplane with Army ...

A new three-place North American O-47A observation airplane with Army Air Corps marking was the first ircraft to arrive at Ames. The Circular antenna on top of the canopy is for direction finding. A close look... more

O-47A Airplane - first test airplane at Ames ARC-1969-M-1046

O-47A Airplane - first test airplane at Ames ARC-1969-M-1046

O-47A Airplane - first test airplane at Ames

O-47A Airplane - first test airplane at Ames ARC-1969-M-1045

O-47A Airplane - first test airplane at Ames ARC-1969-M-1045

O-47A Airplane - first test airplane at Ames