Douglas TBD-1 torpedo planes, of Torpedo Squadron Six (VT-6), from USS Enterprise (CV-6)
In flight. Plane closest to the camera is Bureau # 0318. photo circa 1939
Note how stripes painted on wings assist pilots in maintaining three-plane "V" formation.
Collection of Vice Admiral George C. Dyer, USN (Retired).
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph. photo NH 77104