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A-3 Night Launch
1970

A-3 Night Launch

A time-lapse shot of one of our A-3 bombers launching from catapult #1. Depending on an aircraft's total weight and stall speed, the steam catapults would accelerate a plane to approx. 160 MPH in 2-3 seconds.

FujiFilm SP-3000
35mm slides shot in 1970, scanned & converted to digital Dec., 2009 full exif

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Laurenan10-Jun-2010 15:54
Lovely memory for my ,thank youhttp://www.pbase.com/laurenan/porteavions_