Caucasian Woman (50-55) Reads about the Vought Cruise Missile Regulus at the Carolinas Aviation Museum in Charlotte NC

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Caucasian Woman (50-55) Reads about the Vought Cruise Missile Regulus at the Carolinas Aviation Museum in Charlotte Stock Photo
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Caucasian Woman (50-55) Reads about the Vought Cruise Missile Regulus at the Carolinas Aviation Museum in Charlotte NC
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Stock photo of caucasian woman 50 to 55 years reads information about the Vought Cruise Missile at the Carolinas Aviation Museum in Charlotte NC USA The museum was once the original Douglas Airport of Charlotte North Carolina The Regulus 1 was a jet powered tactical cruise missile fashioned after the V 1 Buzz Bomb developed by Germany during WWII These missiles were made to be launched from submarines or ships and directed toward land based targets The wheeled dolly shown in this picture was specially made for the Regulus and was called the STAR meaning Steam Assisted Regulus cart and was used to launch the rocket from carriers The Vought cruise missile was powered by an internal turbojet engine First developed in 1947 the powerful rocket became fully operational by 1955 The Regulus was used by the Navy as a tactical weapon during the Cold War until it was replaced in 1966
Location: Charlotte, NC, USA