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Title
Supersonic acrobatics
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1955
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated December 14, 1955 reads, "Airborne steel and rubber replica of 200-pound pilot flies through air after ejection from cockpit mounted on rocket sled. Test is to give engineers better idea of what happens during supersonic bailout."; See images #00144251 through #00144255 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 13 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00144255
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d053_f5_i36
CARL0005819109
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/72955
Subject
Air Force Flight Test Center (U.S.)
General Dynamics Corporation.--Convair Division
Jet fighter planes--California--Edwards Air Force Base--Testing
Jet fighter planes--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Convair airplanes
Delta Dagger (Jet fighter plane)
Rocket sleds--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Air bases--United States
Edwards Air Force Base (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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