Launching the Skate, engineers holding back the minature craft as they start up its two undersized jet engines with a blast of compressed air.


  • Date: 1952
  • Location: San Diego, CA, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Patrol, Air Research, Xp5Y, Aircraft Models, Us, Aircraft, Planes, Us Armed Forces, 1950s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Loomis Dean
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_755215
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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