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Pod pocket for rocket
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated December 8, 1955 reads, "Test crew at Palmdale Airport examines honey-combed cigar-like pod on front of Northrop Scorpion F89D all-weather interceptor. Twin pods give F89D fire power of 104 rockets, any one of which is capable of destroying biggest bomber."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Northrop Aircraft, Inc
Northrop Aircraft, Inc.--Employees
United States.--Air Force
Palmdale Regional Airport
Aircraft industry--California--Palmdale--Employees
Aircraft industry--California--Palmdale
Test pilots--California--Palmdale
Air pilots, Military--United States
Scorpion (Jet fighter plane)
Palmdale (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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