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Aerial View of Carswell Air Force Base

Description: Aerial view of Carswell Air Force base in Fort Worth, Texas. The runways form an asterisk pattern when seen from above. A plane is either taking off or landing on the runway in the center of the photo.
Date: April 27, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Aerial View of Convair

Description: Aerial photograph of Convair (Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation) in April 1953.
Date: April 27, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Aerial View of Convair

Description: Aerial photograph of Convair (Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation) in April 1953. Airplanes, runways, and the plant are seen below.
Date: April 27, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[AF Flight-Test Crew]

Description: Four Air Force flight-test crew members standing near an airplane. Standing Left to Right: Captain C.R. Keogh, Captain R.C. Van Hellen, Captain, J.W. Brown, Captain C.W. Boyd
Date: August 18, 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-36 Taking Off

Description: Photograph of a B-36 jet taking off on April 25, 1950.
Date: April 25, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[B-58 and Atlas Sitting on a Ramp]

Description: A Convair B-58 airplane sits next to an Atlas Missle laying on a ramp on the back of a truck.
Date: September 22, 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-58 in Run Station #2

Description: A Convair B-58 airplane undergoes maintenance in Run Station #2.
Date: December 27, 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-58 in Run Station #2

Description: A Convair B-58 airplane undergoes maintenance in Run Station #2.
Date: December 27, 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-58 in Run Station #2

Description: A Convair B-58 airplane undergoes maintenance in Run Station #2.
Date: December 27, 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[B-58 Line Shots]

Description: Line of Convair B-58 airplanes being assembled in a warehouse.
Date: March 10, 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[B-58 Line Shots]

Description: Front view of a line of Convair B-58 airplanes being assembled in a warehouse.
Date: March 10, 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-36D No. 93 in flight

Description: Photograph of the Convair B-36 in flight. Also known as the Peacemaker, this plane was a strategic bomber built by Convair for the US Air Force. The B-36 had the biggest wingspan of any bomber ever built.
Date: August 16, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-36D No. 93 in flight

Description: Photograph of the Convair B-36 in flight. Also known as the Peacemaker, this plane was a strategic bomber built by Convair for the US Air Force. The B-36 had the biggest wingspan of any bomber ever built.
Date: August 16, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[B-36F No. 109 Flight Crew]

Description: Flight crew of a B-36F plane No. 109, posing in front of the plane's nose in their pressurized suits and helmets in November 1952. Front (L-R): G.L. Whiting, B.L. Woods, I.G. Hanten, and R.L. D'Abadie. Back (L-R):A.S. Witchell, J.D. McEachern, J.G. Parker and R. D. Norvell.
Date: November 13, 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Billie Wafford operating Multi-punch

Description: Photograph of Billie Wofford operating a multi-punch machine in March 1951. She has a mallet in her right hand.
Date: March 8, 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Billie Wafford operating Multi-punch

Description: Photograph of Billie Wofford operating a multi-punch machine in March 1951. She has a mallet in her right hand.
Date: March 8, 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Converting a B-36A to a B-36E]

Description: Men working to convert a B-36A to a B-36E. The Photograph shows the workers on the wings of the jet plane in July 1950.
Date: July 17, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth