BOAC Comet 1950s

BOAC Comet 1950s

In 1928, Aviatrix Elinor Smith, then 16, earned national recognition as the youngest pilot to receive a license from the FAA. Orville Wright signed her license. Smith is the first -- and only -- pilot to fly under all four bridges over the East River in NYC.

In 1928, Aviatrix Elinor Smith, then 16, earned national recognition as the youngest pilot to receive a license from the FAA. Orville Wright signed her license. Smith is the first -- and only -- pilot to fly under all four bridges over the East River in NYC.

A pilot of No. 175 Squadron RAF scrambles to his waiting Hawker Typhoon Mark IB at B5 Airstrip Le Fresne-Camilly, Calvados, France following a call from the Group Control Centre ordering an air strike. 24th July 1944. (© IWM CL 570)

A pilot of No. 175 Squadron RAF scrambles to his waiting Hawker Typhoon Mark IB at B5 Airstrip Le Fresne-Camilly, Calvados, France following a call from the Group Control Centre ordering an air strike. 24th July 1944. (© IWM CL 570)

US B-17 Bomber Command, October 1942    Photographed for LIFE Magazine.

US B-17 Bomber Command, October 1942 Photographed for LIFE Magazine.

Learn about WWII aircraft art with ten vintage images of airplane noses on authentic World War II airplanes.

Learn about WWII aircraft art with ten vintage images of airplane noses on authentic World War II airplanes.

We Need Those Planes

We Need Those Planes

Messerschmitt Prototype P1101 V1

Messerschmitt Prototype P1101 V1

ww2 nose art - Google Search

ww2 nose art - Google Search

vintage airline timetable for Capital Airlines

vintage airline timetable for Capital Airlines

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