Lining up
Photo Credit: U.S. Naval History Heritage Command Photograph
USAAF B-25B bomber lines up for takeoff from USS Hornet (CV-8), on the morning of April 18, 1942. Note white lines painted on the flight deck, below the plane's nose and port side wheels, guide the pilot during his takeoff run. This is the third or fourth plane to be launched.
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