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American Aviation Historical Society

The Album features American Aviation Historical Society photographs of pre- and post- WWII airplanes.
XB-42A Front Quarter
1934
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B-58 Bottom View

B-58 Bottom View

NARA RG 342-B Records of USAF..KE 14858, 2 Aug 62

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Bell XFM-1 Left Side, Low

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Bell XFM-1 Right Front Above, in flight

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Bell XFM-1 Right Front Above view, in flight

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Bell XFM-1 Artist's conception in flight

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Bell XFM-1 On Ramp Left Front

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Bell XFM-1 Right Side, Low, Showing Turbocharger

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Bell L-39 Experimental Aircraft showing Ventral Fin Installation.

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Bell XFM-1 Head on View showing nacelle mounted cannons

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Bell XFM-1 Inside view W/ Top Turret extended

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Bell XFM-1 Interior, looking Forward from 50 cal Gunners seat

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Bell L-39 Experimental Aircraft Showing Advanced wing design with leading edge slats.

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Bell XFM-1 After Accident Left Front View

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Bell L-39 Experimental Aircraft.Head on view

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Bell XFM-1 After Accident Close Up Cockpit left side

XB-42 Ship 1 Front Quarter

XB-42 Ship 1 Front Quarter

aahs_p006099.26 May 44

XB-42 Ship 1 Rear Quarter

XB-42 Ship 1 Rear Quarter

aahs_p009890.26 May 44

B-50 with RASCAL 2

B-50 with RASCAL 2

Nara rg342-b

XB-43 Side View

XB-43 Side View

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XB-42 Ship 2 Rear Quarter

XB-42 Ship 2 Rear Quarter

NARA RG-18-WP..31 May 45

XB-42 Front

XB-42 Front

aahs_p005700.24 Sep 45

XB-42 Front Quarter

XB-42 Front Quarter

aahs_p005699..24 Sep 45

XB-43 Banking

XB-43 Banking

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Bell P-59A-1 Airacomet Right Front Below

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Bell L-39 Experimental Aircraft Showing wing sweep (Approx. 30 degrees) and 80% slats extended

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L-39 Test insrument Panel & Photo recorder Installation

XB-42 Side

XB-42 Side

aahs_p005703.Aug 1945

XB-43 Rear Quarter

XB-43 Rear Quarter

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Modified Bell P-63 Project aircraft used for swept wing research

XB-43 Side In Flight
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Bell P-59B Left Side View USAF Museum WPAFB

XB-45 First Photo

XB-45 First Photo

NARA B26236..First official photo of B-45

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Bell L-39 Experimental Aircraft Showing clean wing design (no leading edge devices)

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Bell L-39 Experimental Aircraft, Showing test auxiliary instrument panel and camera installation aft of Pilot station.

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Bell YP-59A-1 Rear View

B-50 with RASCAL 1

B-50 with RASCAL 1

Nara rg342-b

XB-42 Rear Quarter

XB-42 Rear Quarter

aahs_25244.24 Sep 45

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Bell YP-59A-1 Airacomet left Side.USN NATC

XB-42 Ship 2 Side View

XB-42 Ship 2 Side View

aahs_p01323331 May 45

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Bell L-39 Experimental aircraft

XB-43 Landing

XB-43 Landing

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Bell P-59B Airacomet Right Rear Quarter

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Bell P-59B Airacomet Right Front View

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Bell YP-59A-1 Airacomet .Left Front view USN NATC

XB-43 Front Quarter
XB-42 Rear

XB-42 Rear

aahs_p005702.24 Sep 45

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Bell P-59-B Airacomet left Side View (2)

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Bell XFM-1 Rear View showing Flap, Prop, and landing gear details

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Bell YP-59A-1 Airacomet .Right Front Above

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Bell P-59B-1 Airacomet Left Side View

XB-42 Ship 2 Front Quarter

XB-42 Ship 2 Front Quarter

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Bell YP-59A-1 Airacomet.Right Side View

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Bell YP-59A-1 Airacomet .Right Front, Above, Night

XB-43 Front Quarter Flight
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Bell XFM-1 After Accident Left Rear

XB-43 Color 2

XB-43 Color 2

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Tex Johnston Bell L-39 Projec t Test Pilot

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Bell P-59B Airacomet Front View

XB-35 Ground Muroc 2

XB-35 Ground Muroc 2

NARA 25998..4 Dec 59..163077AC

Bell P59A-1-E Airacomet

Bell P59A-1-E Airacomet

Bell P59A-1-E Airacomet W/ Bell P-63

XB-43 Front In Flight
XB-43 Front Quarter Landing
XB-46 Artist Concept

XB-46 Artist Concept

NARA B26254..July 45

XB-35 Crew Quarters Mockup

XB-35 Crew Quarters Mockup

NARA B26008..22 Nov 46..Forward view crews quesrters, bunks down..A-32306AC

XB-35 Wing Structure

XB-35 Wing Structure

NARA B26011..22 Nov 46..XB-35 typical outer wing structure..32310AC

XB-35 Hawthorne 1

XB-35 Hawthorne 1

NARA B25993..30 April 46..31230AC

XB-35 Underneath 1

XB-35 Underneath 1

NARA B26001..23 July 46..A-31630AC

XB-35 Rear Gunner Mockup

XB-35 Rear Gunner Mockup

NARA B26006..22 Nov 46..Rear upper gunners compartment with bunks down..32305AC

XB-35 Navigator Mockup

XB-35 Navigator Mockup

NARA B26007..22 NOV 46..NAVIGATOR'S STATIOON..32307AC

XB-35 Bombardier Mockup

XB-35 Bombardier Mockup

NARA B26005..22 Nov 46..Bombardier and copilot Mockup..32307AC

XB-35 Crew Quarters Mockup2

XB-35 Crew Quarters Mockup2

NARA B26009..22 Nov 46..forwqard view crew quarters, bunks up

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Bell Aircraft Co. L-39 Data

XB-35 Hawthorne 2

XB-35 Hawthorne 2

NARA B25994..30 April 46..31233AC

XB-35 Pilot Cockpit Mockup

XB-35 Pilot Cockpit Mockup

NARA B26003..22 Nov 46..XB-35 Mockup, Pilot station

XB-35 Underneath 2

XB-35 Underneath 2

NARA B26002..23 July 46..3`630AC

XB-46 Rear Quarter

XB-46 Rear Quarter

NARA B26271..1947 San Diego

XB-48 High View

XB-48 High View

NARA B26388..15 April 47

XB-42A Front Quarter 2

XB-42A Front Quarter 2

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XB-35 Ground Muroc 3

XB-35 Ground Muroc 3

NARA B25997..26 May 47..33169AC

XB-46 Nose

XB-46 Nose

NARA B26265..1947

XB-42A Rear View

XB-42A Rear View

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XB-42A Front Quarter

XB-42A Front Quarter

aahs_p013235 22 Jul 47

YB-49 High Front Quarter

YB-49 High Front Quarter

NARA B26424..Aug 47

B-47 Both Chutes

B-47 Both Chutes

NARA B26307..Both Chutes

YB-49 High Rear Quarter

YB-49 High Rear Quarter

NARA B26432..Sep 47

XB-48 Taxi

XB-48 Taxi

NARA B26393..18 Jun 47

XB-42A Rear Quarter

XB-42A Rear Quarter

aahs_p0132237..22 Jul 47

XB-43 Cutaway

XB-43 Cutaway

aahs_p005690.1 Jul 47

XB-48 Pax River 2

XB-48 Pax River 2

NARA B26387..After first flight, Middle Riover to Pax River..22 Jun 47

XB-46 Taxi San Diego

XB-46 Taxi San Diego

NARA B26266..1947..San Diego

XB-42A Front View

XB-42A Front View

aahs_p013236.22 Jul 47

XB-48 Pax River 1

XB-48 Pax River 1

NARA B26386..22 Jun 47..After first flight from Middle River to Pax River

YB-49 In Flight

YB-49 In Flight

NARA B26439..

B-36 St Louis 2

B-36 St Louis 2

NARA B26114..17 Oct 48, St. Louis Air Show..USAF photo by Sgt James Trehearne.

YB-49 Nose

YB-49 Nose

NARA B26417..May 48, Muroc..USAF photo by James Evans

B-36 Open Bomb Bays 1

B-36 Open Bomb Bays 1

NARA 26040..20 Sep 48

B-36 Idlewild Air Show 1

B-36 Idlewild Air Show 1

NARA B26015..Aug 48..Idlewild Air Show..34693AC

B-36 Landing Gear 2

B-36 Landing Gear 2

NARA B26094...17 Oct 48, St. Louis Air Show..USAF photo by Sgt James Trehearne.

B-36 Cockpit 1

B-36 Cockpit 1

NARA B26092...17 Oct 48, St. Louis Air Show..USAF photo by Sgt James Trehearne.

B-36 Fort Worth 1

B-36 Fort Worth 1

NARA B26029..May 1948..USAF photo by James Evans..Ft Worth

AAHS

The American Aviation Historical Society was founded in 1956 as a non-profit ( 501.3.c. ) educational organization. The primary objective of the organization is the preservation and dissemination of the rich heritage of American aviation. The Society maintains an extensive collection of books, documents and photographs that are available to researchers and aviation enthusiasts on a wide variety of American aviation history.
The AAHS publishes an outstanding quarterly Journal and informative AAHS FlightLine that provides information into interesting and often little known facts associated with American aviation. The Society serves as a catalyst by providing a forum for communication among members having a common interest in specific topics.

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