Powers, Francis Gary; Lockheed U-2B. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Portrait of Lockheed test pilot Francis Gary Powers standing with Lockheed U-2B (r/n N800X). Powers is wearing red and white high visibility overalls over a high-altitude partial pressure suit with an MA-1 helmet. Powers is standing at right rear of the aircraft, near wingtip.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Air pilots
  • Airplanes
  • U-2 Incident, 1960
  • U-2 (Reconnaissance aircraft)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

Circa 1960

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-93-16025

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