Contributed by Presque Isle Air Museum
A 1930s-vintage Northrop A-17 attack bomber, was used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during the planning phase the Presque Isle Army Airfield in the summer of 1940. The Corps of Engineers insignia is on the side of the fuselage.
The base opened in 1941 as part of the World War II effort to supply equipment and personnel to Great Britain.
About This Item
- Title: Northrop A-17, Presque Isle Army Air Field, 1940
- Creation Date: 1940
- Subject Date: 1940
- Town: Presque Isle
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 18 cm x 30 cm
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- World War, 1939-1945
- United States. Air Force
- Airports--Maine--Presque Isle
- Northrop aircraft--Photographs
- United States. Army. Corps of Engineers--Equipment and supplies
- Army Air Field
- attack bomber
- Northrop A-17
- Presque Isle Army Airfield
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
For more information about this item, contact:Presque Isle Air Museum
650 Airport Drive Suite 4, Presque Isle, ME 04769
This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. No Permission is required to use the low-resolution watermarked image for educational use, or as allowed by the applicable copyright. For all other uses, permission is required.
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