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B-58 #61 Bendix Trophy Winner

Description: Four men stand beside the Convair airplane B-58 #61 that won the Bendix Trophy on March 5, 1962 for record flights from New York to Los Angeles.
Date: May 5, 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-58 #61 Bendix Trophy Winner

Description: Four men look at the letters emblazoned on the side of the Convair B-58 #61 that won the Bendix Trophy on March 5, 1962 for record flights from New York to Los Angeles. They display the information about the record time recorded on the flights from New York to Los Angeles.
Date: May 36, 1963
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-58 Assembly Line

Description: Overhead view of long warehouse containing the Convair B-58 airplane assembly line.
Date: March 3, 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[B-58 Vulcan Gun]

Description: Vulcan Gun of a Convair B-58 airplane.
Date: October 3, 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-36B #30 in Flight

Description: Right side view of a Convair B-36B #30 airplane in flight.
Date: July 2, 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Bendix Trophy

Description: The Bendix Trophy on display: a figure of two flying men and a small plane. It was won 3-5-1962 by the Convair B-58 and its flight crew.
Date: March 5, 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Bendix Trophy

Description: The Bendix Trophy on display: a figure of two flying men and a small plane. it was won 3-5-1962 by the B-58.
Date: March 5, 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Bendix Trophy Flight Arrival at Los Angeles

Description: A crowd of press and spectators are gathered around the Bendix Trophy winning Convair B-58 plane and its crew as they are greeted by another officer upon their arrival at Los Angeles, California on 3-5-62.
Date: March 5, 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Bendix Trophy Winners

Description: The press and spectators view the Bendix Trophy Winners as they greet a senior officer upon their arrive in Los Angeles, California after their trophy flight. L to R: Robert G. Sowers, Robert MacDonald, John T. Walton, and Gen. Thomas Power, Commander In Chief of the Strategic Air Command, on podium.
Date: March 5, 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Bendix Trophy Winners

Description: The press photographs of the Bendix Trophy Winners as they shake hands with a four star general. From L to R: Capt. Gray Sowers, Capt. MacDonald, Capt. Walton and Gen. Thomas Power, Commander In Chief of the Strategic Air Command
Date: January 29, 1963
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Bendix Trophy Winners

Description: The Bendix Trophy Winners greet a senior officer while standing front of the Bendix Trophy. R to L: Capt. Robert G. Sowers, Capt. Robert McDonald, Capt. John T. Walton, with Gen. Thomas Power, Commander In Chief of the Strategic Air Command.
Date: March 5, 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Bendix Trophy Winners

Description: The Bendix Trophy Winners disembark from an American Airlines plane.
Date: January 29, 1963
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

The Bleriot Trophy

Description: Side view of The Bleriot Trophy on display. It is the figure of a naked man made of black marble in a flying position emerging from clouds. The clouds are white stone and are the figures of women in various poses on top of a marble dome.
Date: July 12, 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

The Bleriot Trophy

Description: The Bleriot Trophy sits on display. It is the figure of a naked man made of black marble in a flying position emerging from clouds. The clouds are white stone and are the figures of women in various poses on top of a marble dome.
Date: July 12, 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

The Bleriot Trophy

Description: Side view of The Bleriot Trophy on display. It is the figure of a naked man made of black marble in a flying position emerging from clouds. The clouds are white stone and are the figures of women in various poses on top of a marble dome.
Date: July 12, 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

The Bleriot Trophy

Description: Three men and a pilot stand next to a plane about to enter the "Hustle Up" Program.
Date: July 12, 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Corn Flakes Test]

Description: Two air force personnel perform a Corn Flakes test on a table in front of a turbine.
Date: May 12, 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth