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'Link Trainer' Picture Postcard
Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

"Link Trainer" Picture Postcard

Credit: Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 3.4" H x 5.4" W

Physical Description

Printed post card of a LINK trainer.

General History

During the 1930s, Edward Link operated a flying school. Due to the economic depression of the time the high cost of flying lessons lead him to develop and invent a flying simulation machine. During World War II, LINK trainers helped train many pilots for combat.


Keywords

Country: United States
War: World War II
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