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[PROJECT GEMINI]. ED WHITE'S USAF EXPERIMENTAL TEST PILOT SCHOOL DIPLOMA WITH A CLASS PHOTO SIGNED BY JIM MCDIVITT

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2,500 - 3,500 USD
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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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