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ORIGINALLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF GEMINI AND APOLLO ASTRONAUT ED WHITE

Ed White's USAF Experimental Test Pilot School Diploma
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ORIGINALLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF GEMINI AND APOLLO ASTRONAUT ED WHITE

Ed White's USAF Experimental Test Pilot School Diploma
Estimate
2,5003,500
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Ed White's USAF Experimental Test Pilot School Diploma
Diploma, 9 by 12 inches, text as follows: "United States Air Force | Air Research and Development Command | Air Force Flight Test Center | USAF Experimental Flight Test Pilot School | Captain Edward H. White, II is hereby awarded this diploma having successfully completed a course in the Flight Techniques and Engineering Principles of Experimental Flight Testing as prescribed by Headquarters United States Air Force. Given at Edwards Air Force Base this twenty-second day of April nineteen hundred sixty." Signed at close by two commanders.

[WITH] Black and white photograph, 8 by 10 inches, class photograph showing the test pilot group at Edwards Air Force Base in 1959 posing in front of a plane. SIGNED by fourteen of the sixteen pictured including JIM MCDIVITT. It is not signed by White, as this was his personal copy of the photo. Both matted and framed to: 19 ¼ x 25 ¼ inches. 


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Catalogue Note

White was one of the three astronauts whose lives were tragically cut short in the Apollo 1 launch rehearsal test cabin fire.  

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