Jet Assisted Take Off (JATO) Photographs [Rice]
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0016
Dates:
bulk 1941-1970
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
(1 folder)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 51 images of different aircraft boosted with JATO, including the following aircraft: Boeing B-47 Stratojet; a JATO boosted glider; United States Air Force Ercoupe; North American P-51 Mustang; Douglas A-20B Havoc; Douglas DC-9; Lockheed F-80; Lockheed P2V-6 (P-2F) Neptune; Douglas DC-3; North American L-17 Navion; Stearman Kaydet; Martin (Glenn L.) XB-51 (Model 234); Martin (Glenn L.) P5M (P-5); Consolidated PB2Y-3 Coronado; Douglas D-5882 Skyrocket; and Grumman F4F Wildcat. There are also photographs of the XLR1-AJ-1 JATO; JATO propelled boats and tanks; and a photograph of the personnel in charge of the flight test: Dr. Theodore Von Karman, Major P. H. Dane, W. B. Powell, Dr. F. J. Malina and Dr. M. Summerfield.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
JATO is an acronym for Jet-fuel Assisted Take Off. It is a system for helping overloaded aircraft into the air by providing additional thrust in the form of small rockets.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Ed Rice, Gift

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Jet Assisted Take Off (JATO) Photographs [Rice], Accession 2010-0016, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
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Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Airplanes -- Assisted take-off Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
North American P-51A Mustang Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Douglas A-20 Havoc Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Douglas DC-9 Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Douglas DC-3 Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Consolidated PB2Y-3 Coronado Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grumman F4F Wildcat Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Douglas D-558 Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boeing B-47Stratojet Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Douglas D-5882 Skyrocket Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Consolidated PB2Y-3 Coronadol Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Martin (Glenn L.) P5M (P-5) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Martin (Glenn L.) XB-51 (Model 234) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
North American L-17 Navion Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lockheed P2V-6 (P-2F) Neptune Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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