A U.S. Navy North American AJ-1 Savage (BuNo 122590) in flight over southern California (USA). This was the first production aircraft and it already crashed and burned near Bedford, Virginia (USA) on 22 June 1950 on a ferry flight from Edwards Air Force Base, California to Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland (USA). The crew of three was killed. Note that it is not fitted with spinners.
[Source: U.S. Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation - photo No. 1996.253.3218]
The North American AJ Savage (later A-2 Savage) was a carrier-based bomber aircraft built for the United States Navy by North American Aviation. The original contract was awarded in June 1946, first flight 3 July 1948, and the plane entered service in 1949.