Also see our other eBay seller IDsMy World [ historicimages-store ] Search our ENTIRE store Note: This photo is likely not in perfect condition. It may contain wrinkles, cracks, and possibly even tears due to its age and how it was handled before it got to us. Please look at the images carefully! A scanner may "see" a photograph differently than human eyes will, so it is possible that the actual photograph may be slightly darker or lighter in person. 1943 Press Photo New type landing gear, developed by The Firestone Tire & Rubber
This is an original press photo. Rough, soft and sandy ground no longer are danger spots for U.S. airmen. New type landing gear, developed by The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, in cooperation with U.S. Army Aircraft Laboratory and the Dowty Equipment Co., enable planes to land on rough terrain. The gear, as this picture shows, is similar to that used by tanks. In spite of size, the gear is relatively light and gives the wheels four to eight times as much landing wheel surface as regulation tires.Photo measures 10 x 8.25inches. Photo is dated 08-19-1943.PHOTO FRONT
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