National Archives and Records Administration (RG 95-GP-4911, Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History)
The photograph was scanned at the National Archives branch in College Park, Maryland.
A jumper deomonstrates how to exit an aircraft for smokejumping. The jumper is in full jump gear and holds on to the strut of a Stinson Reliant aircraft. The photograph was taken during smokejumping experiments in Winthrop, Washington in 1939. The caption reads "Okanogan National Forest - Method of leaving the plane." This image is a mounted print used for reference by the National Archives.
No known restrictions.
exit; Stinson Aircraft Corporation Reliant