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Val Prahl in the Cockpit of B-58

Description: Val Prahl sits in the cockpit of a Convair B-58 airplane with a notepad and pen. He had over 40 hours of flight experience on the plane.
Date: January 7, 1960
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

[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

[Reddy Kilowatt on Apl. 25]

Description: Gloria Tipton stands on a platform touching the image of "Reddy Kilowatt" emblazoned on surface of Convair airplane B-58 #25.
Date: May 12, 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Gatling Gun on B-58]

Description: J.W. McGaughy displays a gatling gun on a Convair B-58 airplane.
Date: August 19, 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

Atlas Missle Booster Section

Description: An officer points to something unknown while standing next to a sign displaying information about the "Atlas Booster Section." The boosters were the final part of the Atlas Intercontinental Ballistic Missile.
Date: November 5, 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Atlas Missle Booster Section

Description: An officer and a woman view a sign displaying information about the "Atlas Booster Section." The boosters were the final part of the Atlas Intercontinental Ballistic Missile.
Date: November 5, 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

J79 Aircraft Jet Engine

Description: A crowd views a General Electric J79 Aircraft Jet Engine on display at an Open House.
Date: November 5, 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[B-58 Flight Line at Carswell]

Description: An officer and a dog stand near the Convair B-58 airplane flight line at Carswell Air Force Base.
Date: February 9, 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Crew Flying First B-58 to Bunker Hill AFB]

Description: Crewmen make notes before flying the first Convair B-58 airplane to Bunker Hill Air Force Base. Standing left to right: Colonel F.L. O'Brien, Major G.V. Cohlmia and Major W.W. Wilson
Date: April 24, 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-58 Hustler Touching Down in Paris

Description: The Convair B-58 Hustler touches down at Le Bourget Airport in Paris, France. At the time it was the Trans-Atlantic Record-Breaker.
Date: May 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth