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Image of Western Air Express Douglas M-2 Air Speed Indicator - 1926-1932

Western Air Express Douglas M-2 Air Speed Indicator - 1926-1932

Air speed indicator from Western Air Express M-2 biplane. Made by Foxboro Co. in Foxboro, MA. U.S. Army Type E. Overhauled in 1976. Dial face shows 0-170 mph with needle. Outer ring has four mounting holes. Back has two tube fixtures. #153456 and 11056.

Image of Al DeGarmo's Pilot Insignia, License and Commemoratives Set - 1919-1986

Al DeGarmo's Pilot Insignia, License and Commemoratives Set - 1919-1986

Framed set of pilot uniform insignia, or "wings," 1938 pilot license (Identification Card No. 319, issued March 17, 1938), aviation club membership cards, a honorary badge, patch, ribbon and other commemorative items issued to Alva Renfro DeGarmo. The insignia represent early United States military aviation, United Airlines, Western Air Express and Western Air Lines.

Image of Model Airplane Wing Section - 1955

Model Airplane Wing Section - 1955

Wing section built to scale. Wood and metal structure with dope-and-fabric "skin." The painted logo represents the U.S. Army Air Corps 13 Air Force.

Image of ATC Alaskan Division Logo Sign - ca. 1942-1945

ATC Alaskan Division Logo Sign - ca. 1942-1945

Wood painted sign with artwork representing the Alaskan Division of the Air Transport Command (ATC) during World War II. Sign show a red/white totem pole superimposed on a blue circle that has a section of the Alaska state flag showing of eight gold stars: seven from the constellation Ursa Major, or the Big Dipper. The eighth being the North Star, representing the northern most state. Background of the nose art is a navy blue triangle with a gold border. White mountains are painted inside the lower half of the triangle.

Image of ATC Alaskan Division Nose Art - ca. 1942-1945

ATC Alaskan Division Nose Art - ca. 1942-1945

Black & white photograph of nose art painted on aircraft from the Alaskan Division of the Air Transport Command (ATC) during World War II. Nose art shows a totem pole superimposed on a blue circle that has a section of the Alaska state flag showing of eight gold stars: seven from the constellation Ursa Major, or the Big Dipper. The eighth being the North Star, representing the northern most state. Background of the nose art is a dark triangle with a light border. White mountains painted inside the lower half of the triangle.