Wars and Conflicts, World War I (WWI), Air Combat Training Posters. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

"POSITION OF CONTROL STICK WHEN RUNNING ENGINE ON THE GROUND. Do not forget to hold the stick well back and so prevent the tail from rising. If the stick were held forward the lift of the elevators and the pull of the propeller would combine to overturn the machine." Diagram (pen and ink print) shows British pilot sitting in airplane, manipulating the control stick; dated May 3, 1918.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics, Military
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm

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Unknown

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Date

5/3/1918

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Ephemera

Local number

NASM-00144551

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