The prototype XOJ-1 (A8359) seen at NAS Anacostia. Note the machine gun mounted in the upper wing. The hangars of the Air Corp’s Bolling Field are in the background. It was not unusual at the time for the Army and Navy to have a patch of ground they practically shared but were in fact distinctive and separate airfields. Those days are over; today the 100 year old facilities are known as Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Two views of an immaculate OJ-2 (A9196) at Boeing Field. Aircraft was assigned to Naval Air Reserve Base Seattle just a few miles up the road.
8897 & 8894 of the Marine Corps bombing squadron VB-10M.F4B 8911 of NAS Anacostia. I am thankful to not be the one keeping it shiny.Boeing factory photo detailing the F4B’s gun sights. It offers a good view of pretty much everything else as well.