Test Pilot Posing for Alfred Palmer

This October 1942 Palmer photograph shows a pilot assigned to the Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, California. Note the dramatic upward gaze of the subject. I would guess that this pilot was a ferry pilot, delivering aircraft to the Army from the Douglas factory.

“Lieutenant ‘Mike’ Hunter, Army test pilot posing for Alfred Palmer. “Lieutenant ‘Mike’ Hunter was assigned to Douglas Aircraft Company Long Beach in California . This
4×5 Kodachrome transparency was taken by Alfred Palmer in October 1942 for the Office of War Information.

 

This October 1942 Palmer photograph shows a pilot assigned to the Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, California. Note the dramatic upward gaze of the subject. I would guess that this pilot was a ferry pilot, delivering aircraft to the Army from the Douglas factory.
This October 1942 Palmer photograph shows a pilot assigned to the Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, California. Note the dramatic upward gaze of the subject. I would guess that this pilot was a ferry pilot, delivering aircraft to the Army from the Douglas factory.
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