Three black widow P-61 night fighters silhouetted against a thunderhead prior to separating and penetrating the thunderstorm at three different levels for meteorological readings. These planes were an intrinsic part of “The Thundersto rm Project,” the classic first large-scale experiment to study atmospheric phenomena. In: “Weatherwise,” Vol. 1, No. 3, June 1948, cover.
Photo Category: Instruments - Aircraft
Photo Date: 1947 Circa