Aircraft Photo of 37970 | Douglas D-558-1 Skystreak | USA - Navy | #105270
Registration / Serial:37970
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas D-558-1 Skystreak
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas D-558-1 Skystreak
Aircraft Version:Douglas D-558-1 Skystreak
C/n (msn):6564
Operator Painted:USA - Navy
City / Airport:Pensacola - NAS / Forrest Sherman FieldMap
Region / Country:Florida, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KNPA   IATA: NPA   Local: NPA   Other: -
Collection:National Museum of Naval Aviation
Photo Date:15 December 2002
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 105270
Photo Comment

The first of three D-558-1 Skystreaks. First flew 14 April 1947 at Muroc and set a world speed record of 640 mph on 20 August 1947. Made 101 flights before retirement.

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