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80-G-703094 Lockheed P2V-1 Neptune patrol plane, "The Truculent Turtle"

Lockheed P2V-1 Neptune patrol plane, "The Truculent Turtle"
Title: Lockheed P2V-1 Neptune patrol plane, "The Truculent Turtle"
Caption: Photographed in flight on 26 September 1946. On 29 September to 1 October 1946, this plane flew from Perth, Australia, to Columbus, Ohio, taking 55 hours, 17 minutes for the trip. It flew 11,235.6 miles nonstop, without refueling. The plane had been specially modified for the flight.
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Catalog #: 80-G-703094
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Thu, Sep 26, 1946
After this Year: 1940
Before this Year: 1949
Original Medium: BW Photo
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