Profile Photo of the Bell X-1B - signed by Maj Gen Horace A. Hanes

25-AUTO-23

Regular price $35.00

B&W 4x6" profile photo of the Bell X-1B singed in black ink, lower right "H.A. Hanes / M/Gen USAF (ret)".  General Hanes had a long career in the Air Corps/Air Force starting in 1938 until his retirement in 1973; he passed away in 2002.  Along the way he flew the Bell X-1B from 1953 to 1957.  He also was shot down over Yugoslavia in WWII after 30 missions in the P-38 and evaded capture for three months.  Excellent condition on modern photo paper.