Superstock offers millions of photos, videos, and stock assets to creatives around the world. This image of He'll Pilot Vertical Takeoff Plane -- Test Pilot James F. (Skeets) Coleman, 35, looks over the revolutionary vertical takeoff plane which he is scheduled to pilot on its first test flights in the near future. The plane, built by Consolidate-Vultee Aircraft for the Navy, sits on its tail and takes off straight up. It backs down to the ground, tail first, when landing. The counter-rotating propellers had been removed when this picture was taken yesterday. Lockheed Aircraft has made a similar plane by Sydney Morning Herald / SMH is available for licensing today.
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Credit: Sydney Morning Herald / SMH
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