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MS-152: Dayton-Wright Airplane Company Photographs


The photograph shows a wide angle view of the De Havilland DH-4 equipped with military weapons at the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company South Field. The pilot is Howard Rinehart and the gunner is Bernard Whelan, both employees of the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company. The aircraft is number 32098 and has twin Lewis guns mounted on the Scarff ring and fixed Marlin machine guns at the pilot's cockpit. The aircraft is equipped with navigation lights and flare dispensers. In the background hangars can be seen and a Standard J-1 training aircraft with the number 1673 is parked in the field. The photograph is titled "The Dayton Wright Airplane Co., South Field - May 14-19" and the negative is 55. Similar photograph to MS152_042.

Publisher Repository

Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

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8x10 Glass plate negative


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Date Digital


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Epson Expression 10000 XL


ms152_064; Airplane factories; Aircraft industry--Employees; Rinehart, Howard Max, 1885-1949; Male aircraft industry employees; Electric power; De Havilland DH-4; Whelan, Bernard L.; 1890-1983; South Field Dayton-Wright Airplane Company; Hangars; World War, 1914-1918; Aircraft industry; Pilot apparel; Standard J-1; Military weapons; Experimental Station Dayton-Wright Airplane Company