Smith, George Franklin; North American F-100A Super Sabre. [photograph]


Collection Item Summary:

North American Aviation production test pilot George Franklin Smith poses standing in flight gear, flight helmet under his left arm, in front of US Air Force North American F-100A Super Sabre with an extended pitot boom installed (three-quarter left front view of aircraft); circa 1955. Autographed "George F. Smith" at lower right corner.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Air pilots
  • Airplanes
  • Cold War, 1945-1989

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1955

Repository Loc.

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



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