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Title
Northrop Flying Wing aircraft
Date Created and/or Issued
approximately 1947
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
The Northrop YB-49 jet bomber prototype aircraft, also called the "Flying Wing" seen at an unidentified airfield.
Title devised by cataloger based on note from Ernest Marquez and identification marks on jet. The Northrop Flying Wing, powered by eight jet engines, was unveiled to the public and media at the company’s facility in Hawthorne on Sept. 29, 1947. -Los Angeles Times, Sept. 30, 1947.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : film negative ; sheet 9.8 x 12.3 cm
Identifier
photCL_555
489146
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/18988
Subject
Jet planes, Military
Stealth aircraft
Northrop aircraft
Airplanes
Airports
Photographs. (aat)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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