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Student pilot and traininer flying a AT-7 Navigator aircraft out of Kelly Field, Texas, United States, 1937-1940Secondary training aircraft at Naval Air Station at Corpus Christi, Texas, 1940. Foreground: Vultee SNV-1 Valiant; Background: Beech SNB-1 Kansan and two North American Texans, one Navy SNJ and one Army AT-6
Student pilot and traininer flying a AT-7 Navigator aircraft out of Kelly Field, Texas, United States, 1937-1940Secondary training aircraft at Naval Air Station at Corpus Christi, Texas, 1940. Foreground: Vultee SNV-1 Valiant; Background: Beech SNB-1 Kansan and two North American Texans, one Navy SNJ and one Army AT-6
Burning Marine SNB Expeditor aircraft, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941C-45 Expeditor aircraft at Newark Airport, New Jersey, United States, circa 1941-1945
Burning Marine SNB Expeditor aircraft, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941C-45 Expeditor aircraft at Newark Airport, New Jersey, United States, circa 1941-1945
SNB Expeditor sitting in frot of the control tower at Marine Corps Air Station Ewa, US Territory of Hawaii, 1940sWAVES Aviation Machinist
SNB Expeditor sitting in frot of the control tower at Marine Corps Air Station Ewa, US Territory of Hawaii, 1940sWAVES Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class C. F. Funk polishing a SNB or JRB aircraft, date unknown; note Pratt & Whitney R-985 radial engine
Bomber crew training in an AT-11 Kansan aircraft over Texas, United States, circa 28 Jun-14 Sep 1943WAVES personnel Bernice Garrott marking off an aircraft check-off list, Naval Air Station, Seattle, Washington, United States, 7 Jul 1943; note SNB-1 training aircraft
Bomber crew training in an AT-11 Kansan aircraft over Texas, United States, circa 28 Jun-14 Sep 1943WAVES personnel Bernice Garrott marking off an aircraft check-off list, Naval Air Station, Seattle, Washington, United States, 7 Jul 1943; note SNB-1 training aircraft
UC-45F Expeditor aircraft in flight, Aug 1943-Jan 1947WAVES personnel washing a SNJ training aircraft, Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida, United States, circa 1943-1945; note SNB aircraft in background
UC-45F Expeditor aircraft in flight, Aug 1943-Jan 1947WAVES personnel washing a SNJ training aircraft, Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida, United States, circa 1943-1945; note SNB aircraft in background
USS Intrepid departing San Francisco, California, 9 Jun 1944 packed with vehicles, equipment, and aircraft including SBD Dauntless, F6F Hellcats, C-45 Expeditors, PV-1 Venturas, and P-61 Black Widows. Photo 1 of 3USS Intrepid departing San Francisco, California, 9 Jun 1944 packed with vehicles, equipment, and aircraft including SBD Dauntless, F6F Hellcats, C-45 Expeditors, PV-1 Venturas, and P-61 Black Widows. Photo 2 of 3
USS Intrepid departing San Francisco, California, 9 Jun 1944 packed with vehicles, equipment, and aircraft including SBD Dauntless, F6F Hellcats, C-45 Expeditors, PV-1 Venturas, and P-61 Black Widows. Photo 1 of 3USS Intrepid departing San Francisco, California, 9 Jun 1944 packed with vehicles, equipment, and aircraft including SBD Dauntless, F6F Hellcats, C-45 Expeditors, PV-1 Venturas, and P-61 Black Widows. Photo 2 of 3
WASP pilots in front of the squadron Beech C-45 Expeditor, “Miss Fifinella,” named in honor of the WASP mascot, 1944, location uncertain but likely Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, United States.RA-24B-15-DT Banshee aircraft (serial number 42-54736) preparing for take off on Morotai in the Moluccas, 1 Jan 1945; note C-47 Skytrain and hulk of C-45 Expeditor fuselage
WASP pilots in front of the squadron Beech C-45 Expeditor, “Miss Fifinella,” named in honor of the WASP mascot, 1944, location uncertain but likely Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, United States.RA-24B-15-DT Banshee aircraft (serial number 42-54736) preparing for take off on Morotai in the Moluccas, 1 Jan 1945; note C-47 Skytrain and hulk of C-45 Expeditor fuselage
US Navy Beech SNB Expeditor (BuNo 39967) after nosing over on a snow covered runway at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States, Feb 8, 1945.Commandant of the First Naval District Rear Admiral Felix Gygax and Commander, Naval Air Bases, First Naval District Commodore Dixie Kiefer arriving at Otis Field, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States 28 May 1945.
US Navy Beech SNB Expeditor (BuNo 39967) after nosing over on a snow covered runway at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States, Feb 8, 1945.Commandant of the First Naval District Rear Admiral Felix Gygax and Commander, Naval Air Bases, First Naval District Commodore Dixie Kiefer arriving at Otis Field, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States 28 May 1945.
US Navy P4Y1P Liberator, SNB-2P, F4U-5P Corsair, F6F-5P Hellcat, F8F-2P Bearcat, F9F-5P Panther, and F2H-2P Banshee aircraft in flight, circa 1952; seen in Aug 1952 issue of US Navy publication Naval Aviation NewsExpeditor transport in flight, Reading Regional Airport, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Jun 2018
US Navy P4Y1P Liberator, SNB-2P, F4U-5P Corsair, F6F-5P Hellcat, F8F-2P Bearcat, F9F-5P Panther, and F2H-2P Banshee aircraft in flight, circa 1952; seen in Aug 1952 issue of US Navy publication Naval Aviation NewsExpeditor transport in flight, Reading Regional Airport, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Jun 2018
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