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1953 Press Photo America Air Force Jet Interceptor Starfire releases parachute

AdID: 4608968

Availability: In stock

Part Number: nem67059

Height: 9

Width: 7.25

Source: NEA


This is an original press photo. The Air Force has a breaking aid for its new F-40 Starfire. The jet interceptor, which is an all weather, radar equipped plane releases parachute installed over the tail pipe that breaks open and cuts the plane's runway roll almost in half. The deceleration device doubles the life of standard braking equipment according to Lockheed engineers. Photo measures 7.25 x 9 inches. Photo is dated 4-17-1953.


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Date of Creation 1953
Size Medium (Up to 10)
Photo Dimensions (in.) 7.25 x 9
SKU nem67059