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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated June 18, 1958 reads "Lifting off apron at Palmdale airport at more than 180 miles per hour, Capt. Mickey Jones begins pulling in his landing gear as Sabre starts long climb up to 20,000 feet en route to Sonic Boom corridor near Mojave." The words "U. S. Air Force" are written on the side of the plane.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
United States.--Air Force Palmdale Regional Airport F-100 (Jet fighter plane) Bombers--California--Palmdale Jet fighter planes--California--Palmdale Airplanes, Military--United States Airports--California--Palmdale Palmdale (Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs