Metal Flamingo G-2W; United States Airways, Inc (USA), Operations, Refueling; Airports, Equipment, Vehicles, Fuel Trucks; Propulsion, Accessories, Fuels, Ground Servicing; Propulsion, Accessories, Fuels & Lubricants, Ground Equipment. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

One-quarter front left side view of United States Airways Flamingo G-2W (r/n NC267K, c/n 18) parked on ramp during refueling by General Motors tank truck marked "SKELLY" and noted with "Skelly Aerodynamic Gasoline" and "Skelly Airplane Oil." Circa 1930-1937. A ground crewman stands on left wing bracing strut to load fuel into top of wing though a hose.

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Topic

  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Airlines
  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Date

Circa 1930-1937

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-134384

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