Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

View of a factory with the caption "Crankcase machining lines from south end". Possibly Andover crankshafts for Andover V-32 auxiliary power units (APUs) in a Fairchild Ranger Engines Division factory.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Airplanes
  • Aircraft industry
  • Airplane Factories
  • Aircraft engine industry

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1945

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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