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40 PBYs on Lake Worth

Description: Aerial photograph of forty airplanes floating on Lake Worth. According to Jeff Rhodes: "On 22 November 1940, Consolidated Aircraft Chief Test Pilot Bill Wheatley contacted newspaper publisher and Fort Worth, Texas, civic booster Amon G. Carter, explaining the company had been ordered to transfer 200 PBY Catalina patrol seaplanes (37 of the aircraft can be seen in this photo) from San Diego, California, to Britain and that the crews were in immediate need of a layover point. In just eight days, … more
Date: November 30, 1940
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
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth
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