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War ace takes Electra ride
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated February 26, 1958 reads, "Capt. Edward V. Rickenbacker, World War I ace credited with shooting down 26 planes and now chairman of Eastern Air Lines board of directors, takes first ride in Lockheed's new prop-jet Electra. Cockpit layout is explained by R. L. Thoren, right, chief of engineering."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Rickenbacker, Eddie,--1890-1973
Eastern Air Lines
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Electra (Turboprop transports)
Air pilots
Aeronautical engineers
Valley Times Collection photographs

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