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. 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." WW2 aviation photo taken in 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. Historical photos provided by LOC. Original Medium: color transparency.