These photographs are of Test Pilots,Engineers,and various research and production aircraft flown on test flights mostly from the late 1940's through to the present day.
Most of these have been kindly signed by those depicted
Monday, April 04, 2011
LtCdr James J. Davidson
On the 21st July 1946 the Phantom, XFD-1, the Navy's first completely jet powered airplane successfully completed its carrier qualification test aboard the mighty new carrier, the U.S.S. Franklin D. Roosevelt with Test Pilot Lt Cdr James J. Davidson.