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September 27, 2013

Thunderstorm P-61

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 9:30 am

Thunderstorm P-61

A Northrup P-61 “Black Widow” aircraft from the Thunderstorm Project (which gathered data on thunderstorm activity by flying directly into the storm) during a stop in Minnesota in May, 1947.

Captured by a Minneapolis newspaper photographer on May 21, 1947.

For details, view this photograph in our collections database.

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