Vol. 1 No. 3 Cover: An Army Air Forces North American P-47 monoplane warming up at an East Coast Observation Squadron Airdrome. The pilot is waving “so long” to the ground crew; In a moment he will receive the O.K. from the operations tower to head out to the runway and take off. The P-47 is powered by a Wright “Cyclone” and has a top speed of 243 m.p.h. Photographed in color by Rudy Arnold.