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Discuss test flight
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 was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated February 25, 1957 reads "Capt. William L. Skliar uses his hands to show group of fellow test flight students how his plane performed earlier in day. Watching him are, from left to right, Capt. Howard Eberle, who is group's stability instructor; Maj. Richard A. Sorenson, Capt. James W. Wood and Capt. Virgil Grissom. Students at test flight school are experienced pilots when they enroll. From graduating class, top outstanding pilots are picked to remain at Edwards." The school is at Edwards Air Force Base in Antelope Valley.; See images #00141175 through #00141176 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
United States.--Air Force--Officers
United States.--Air Force.--Test Pilot School--Students
Men--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Air pilots, Military--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Test pilots--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Armed Forces--Officers
Military uniforms
Air bases--United States
Edwards Air Force Base (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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