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Muroc Flight Test Base, 1945
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Muroc Flight Test Base (North Base), aerial photograph looking south-west. This site was part of Muroc Army Airfield, which later became Edwards Air Force Base, California, USA. North Base was used for testing from 1942. HANG-P-A hangar (Building 4505) is at centre right. Aircraft present here include a Bell XP-59A Airacomet (upper left), the US military's first jet fighter aircraft. Other aircraft include Douglas DC-3s, North American Aviation P-51 Mustangs, and Lockheed P-38 Lightnings. North Base is located at the north-west corner of a large desert salt pan called Rogers Dry Lake (white salt deposits at left and bottom). Photographed in 1945.
March 7th, 2014
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