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Riveting Machine Operator Joins B-17F Bomber Wing Ribs

Riveting Machine Operator Joins B-17F Bomber Wing Ribs

A riveting machine operator at the Douglas Aircraft Company plant in Long Beach, California, joins sections of wing ribs to reinforce the inner wing assemblies of B-17F heavy bombers. Better known as the “Flying Fortress,” the B-17F bomber is a…
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Worker Makes Adjustments in Vengeance Wheel Well

Worker Makes Adjustments in Vengeance Wheel Well

This woman worker at the Vultee Aircraft plant in Nashville is shown making final adjustments in the wheel well of an inner wing before the installation of the landing gear. This is one of the numerous assembly operations in connection…
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