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D-558-1 Skystreak Makes Low-Level Pass

Photo of D-558-1 Skystreak making a high-speed pass at low altitude at Muroc Army Air Field.
Caption: The record flights made in D-558-1 Skystreaks flown by Commander Turner F. Caldwell and Lieutenant Colonel Marion Carl, USMC, involved low-level passes over a 3-kilometer course while flying less than 100 ft. off the desert floor at Muroc Army Air Field.
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