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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 view, in flight

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Bell XFM-1 Right Front Above, 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 XFM-1 After Accident Left Front View

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

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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-43 Banking

XB-43 Banking

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XB-42 Ship 2 Rear Quarter

XB-42 Ship 2 Rear Quarter

NARA RG-18-WP..31 May 45

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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

XB-42 Front

XB-42 Front

aahs_p005700.24 Sep 45

XB-42 Front Quarter

XB-42 Front Quarter

aahs_p005699..24 Sep 45

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

XB-42 Side

XB-42 Side

aahs_p005703.Aug 1945

XB-43 Rear Quarter

XB-43 Rear Quarter

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

XB-42 Rear Quarter

XB-42 Rear Quarter

aahs_25244.24 Sep 45

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L-39 Test insrument Panel & Photo recorder Installation

XB-45 First Photo

XB-45 First Photo

NARA B26236..First official photo of B-45

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Bell P-59B Left Side View USAF Museum WPAFB

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

XB-43 Side In Flight
B-50 with RASCAL 1

B-50 with RASCAL 1

Nara rg342-b

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Bell YP-59A-1 Rear View

XB-42 Ship 2 Side View

XB-42 Ship 2 Side View

aahs_p01323331 May 45

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

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Bell P-59B Airacomet Right Front View

XB-43 Front Quarter
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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

XB-42 Rear

XB-42 Rear

aahs_p005702.24 Sep 45

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

XB-42 Ship 2 Front Quarter

XB-42 Ship 2 Front Quarter

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Bell P-59B-1 Airacomet Left Side View

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

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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

XB-43 Front Quarter Flight
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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 Landing
XB-43 Front In Flight
Bell P59A-1-E Airacomet

Bell P59A-1-E Airacomet

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

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Bell P-59B Airacomet Front View

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Tex Johnston Bell L-39 Projec t Test Pilot

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Bell XFM-1 After Accident Left Rear

XB-43 Color 2

XB-43 Color 2

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XB-35 Ground Muroc 2

XB-35 Ground Muroc 2

NARA 25998..4 Dec 59..163077AC

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 Underneath 1

XB-35 Underneath 1

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

XB-35 Hawthorne 1

XB-35 Hawthorne 1

NARA B25993..30 April 46..31230AC

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 Crew Quarters Mockup2

XB-35 Crew Quarters Mockup2

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

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 Underneath 2

XB-35 Underneath 2

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

XB-35 Hawthorne 2

XB-35 Hawthorne 2

NARA B25994..30 April 46..31233AC

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Bell Aircraft Co. L-39 Data

XB-35 Pilot Cockpit Mockup

XB-35 Pilot Cockpit Mockup

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

XB-46 Rear Quarter

XB-46 Rear Quarter

NARA B26271..1947 San Diego

XB-35 Ground Muroc 3

XB-35 Ground Muroc 3

NARA B25997..26 May 47..33169AC

XB-42A Front Quarter 2

XB-42A Front Quarter 2

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XB-48 High View

XB-48 High View

NARA B26388..15 April 47

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

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YB-49 High Front Quarter

YB-49 High Front Quarter

NARA B26424..Aug 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-43 Cutaway

XB-43 Cutaway

aahs_p005690.1 Jul 47

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

B-47 Both Chutes

B-47 Both Chutes

NARA B26307..Both Chutes

XB-42A Rear Quarter

XB-42A Rear Quarter

aahs_p0132237..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

XB-46 Taxi San Diego

XB-46 Taxi San Diego

NARA B26266..1947..San Diego

XB-42A Front View

XB-42A Front View

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YB-49 In Flight

YB-49 In Flight

NARA B26439..

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 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 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 Fort Worth 1

B-36 Fort Worth 1

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

YB-49 Group 2

YB-49 Group 2

NARA B26414..Dec 48