Northrop A-17, Presque Isle Army Air Field, 1940

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.

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About This Item

  • Title: Northrop A-17, Presque Isle Army Air Field, 1940
  • Creation Date: 1940
  • Subject Date: 1940
  • Location: Presque Isle, Aroostook County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 18 cm x 30 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Presque Isle Air Museum
650 Airport Drive Suite 4, Presque Isle, ME 04769
(207) 764-2543

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