Republic Aviation F-84F Thunderstreak Postcard
The back of the postcard reads: REPUBLIC'S F-84F Thunderstreak fighter-bomber. Armed with six .50 caliber guns and more than 6,000 pounds of external armament. Carries nuclear weapons. Powered by J-65 turbojet engine with 7,200 pounds of thrust. Speeds over 650 mph.
Republic Aviation Corp. Hangars, 1950s
Aerial view of Republic Aviation Corporation, located on Manhasset Isle in Port Washington from 1950 to 1958.
Republic Aviation Corporation, Plant No. 2
Responding to a high volume of orders from the US government, the Republic Aviation Corporation opened a plant in Port Washington in 1951 to manufacture wings for its F84F Thunderstreak and RF-84F and F-105 jet fighter bombers. Employing over 3,000