Aviation

Start 'Em Young: 1940s

Start 'Em Young: 1940s

Man and little boy wearing parachutes boarding airplane. Photo from a collection of untitled WW2 pictures taken between 1940 and 1946. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: film negative.

B-25 Bomber Wind Tunnel Test: 1942

B-25 Bomber Wind Tunnel Test: 1942

Description with photo: "Member[s] of the experimental staff at the North American Aviation, Inc., plant, observe wind tunnel tests on an accurate scale model of the B-25 (Billy Mitchell) bomber, Inglewood, Calif.

Hugo Sundstedt Biplane: early 1900s

Hugo Sundstedt Biplane: early 1900s

Pioneer Swedish aviator Hugo Sundstedt biplane / hydroplane. Bain News Service, publisher. No date recorded on caption card. LOC original medium: glass negative.

International School of Aeronautics: early 1900s

International School of Aeronautics: early 1900s

International School of Aeronautics, New York. Nice interior view with mini hot air balloon and aeroplane. No date with photo. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Marine Corps Glider Pilot: 1942

Marine Corps Glider Pilot: 1942

A USMC Lieutenant in training as a glider pilot at Page Field, Parris Island, South Carolina, 1942. Photo by Alfred T. Palmer. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Ready For Takeoff: 1912

Ready For Takeoff: 1912

Senorita Lenore Riviero with Anthony Jannus in Rex Smith aeroplane, 1912. Nice old biplane photo with woman's legs strapped down and man cranking propellor. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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