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First JATO assisted flight[edit]

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Original – Take-off of America's first "rocket-assisted" airplane, an Ercoupe fitted with a GALCIT developed solid propellent 28 pound thrust JATO (Jet Assisted Take-Off) booster
Reason
I feel guilty, as if my lengthy delay in restoring the image caused the previous nomination to go bottoms up. Decent quality for the age and candidness, EV is quite high.
Articles in which this image appears
JATO, Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory, Jack Parsons (rocket propulsion engineer), ERCO Ercoupe
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Vehicles/Air
Creator
Unknown, restoration by Chris Woodrich

Promoted File:First JATO assisted Flight - GPN-2000-001538.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 02:39, 23 February 2014 (UTC)