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Jets await 'active duty' call
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated December 28, 1957 reads, "Lined up with their noses aimed into wind, these Lockheed built ultrasonic Starfighter jets will be turned over to Air Force defense commands within next few weeks, marking first Valley aviation highlight of 1958. Planes are in ground formation at Lockheed's Palmdale plant. Starfighter is favorite to take Thompson speed trophy this year."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Lockheed Corporation
United States.--Air Force
Starfighter (Fighter plane)
Aircraft industry--California--Palmdale
Palmdale (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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