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Sikorsky (S-36B) XPS-1, Pontoon. [photograph]

Photographer:
Sikorsky Manufacturing Company (Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation)
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1927
Summary:
Close-up view looking forward over the nose of the US Navy Sikorsky XPS-1 (modified Sikorsky S-36B, BuNo A-8005); probably at the Sikorsky Manufacturing Company's aircraft production facility at College Point or inside a hangar at Curtiss Field, Garden City; Long Island, New York, circa 1927. Controls visible in foreground are part of the system for raising and lowering the amphibian's landing gear.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-9A08543
See more items in:
Videodisc Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Sikorsky (S-36B) XPS-1; Propulsion, Engines, Wright Whirlwind J-5 9-Cylinder Radial. [photograph]

Photographer:
Sikorsky Manufacturing Company (Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation)
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1927
Summary:
Close up right side view of the left hand engine, a Wright Whirlwind J-5 9-cylinder radial, of the US Navy Sikorsky XPS-1 (modified Sikorsky S-36B, s/n A-8005), probably at the Sikorsky Manufacturing Company's aircraft production facility at College Point or in a hangar at Curtiss Field, Garden City; Long Island, New York, circa 1927.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-9A08544
See more items in:
Videodisc Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Wright (Co) Model B; Military, USA, Bases and Installations, Texas, Fort Sam Houston. [photograph]

Photographer:
James H. "Jimmy" Hare
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1911
Summary:
"Army aeropla[ne flies ov]er the mules at San Antonio, Texas." Right side view of Wright Model B in flight over US Army tents and mule teams in camp at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, 1911.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Wright (Co) Model B
Local number:
NASM-9A08575
See more items in:
Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Photograph Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Surveyor 4 (D, 14 Jul 67), Prelaunch. [photograph]

Photographer:
Hughes Aircraft Co
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Jul-67
Summary:
'DISARMING, ISN'T IT? -- What appears to be five arms and claws is really only one of each in this multiple exposure of a "moon digger" photographed at Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, Calif. The digger, known scientifically as a "soil mechanics surface sampler," will be carried aboard the Surveyor 4 soft-moon-landing spacecraft scheduled for launch next week.' [Surveyor 4 was launched July 14, 1967.]
Topic:
Space flight
Local number:
NASM-9A08584
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Cataloged Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Power Jets, Ltd. (UK). [photograph]

Photographer:
Power Jets, Ltd
Type:
Photographs
Date:
5/15/1942
Summary:
Interior of Power Jets, Ltd. building, still under construction; probably Power Jets' new development factory built at Whetstone, Leistershire, England, in late 1941-1942, probably May 15, 1942. A ladder can be seen to the right and light streams in from windows and what appears to be the corrugated roof's skylights.
Topic:
Propulsion systems
World War, 1939-1945
Local number:
NASM-9A08604
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J. C. B. Tinling/Power Jets, Inc. Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Boeing P-26 Family; Military, USA, Army Air Corps, Units, 3rd Pursuit Squadron. [photograph]

Photographer:
Major George M. Tweedy (USAAC)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Philippines
Date:
1937
Summary:
123-15 Boeing P-26's of 3rd Pursuit Sq taxi for take off at Nichols Fld, PI. Photographs taken with a K-10 [Fairchild Aerial] Camera in 1937.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Aeronautics, Military
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-9A08622
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2nd Observation Unit Photography, Philippines [Tweedy]
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Martin (Glenn L.) B-10B (Model 139); Military, USA, Army Air Corps, Units, 28th Bombardment Squadron. [photograph]

Photographer:
Major George M. Tweedy (USAAC)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Philippines
Date:
1937
Summary:
123-16 B-10B Martin Bomber of 28th Bomb Sq., Clark Fld. on temp duty at Nichols Fld, PI. Photographs taken with a K-10 [Fairchild Aerial] Camera in 1937.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Aeronautics, Military
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-9A08623
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2nd Observation Unit Photography, Philippines [Tweedy]
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Martin (Glenn L.) B-10B (Model 139); Military, USA, Army Air Corps, Units, 28th Bombardment Squadron. [photograph]

Photographer:
Major George M. Tweedy (USAAC)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Philippines
Date:
1937
Summary:
123-17 B-10B Martin Bomber of 28th Bomb Sq., Clark Fld. on temp duty at Nichols Fld, PI. Photographs taken with a K-10 [Fairchild Aerial] Camera in 1937.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Aeronautics, Military
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-9A08624
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2nd Observation Unit Photography, Philippines [Tweedy]
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Keystone B-3A (LB-10A); Military, USA, Army Air Corps, Bases, Nichols Field (Philippines); Equipment, Parachutes, US Army, 1930s, Tests, Parachute Test Dummy. [photograph]

Photographer:
Major George M. Tweedy (USAAC)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Philippines
Date:
1938
Summary:
[Frame 9 of 11] 9. Parachute Dummy Drop from B-3A Bomber, Nichols Fld. Photographs taken with K-19 Camera in 1938.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Aeronautics, Military
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-9A08633
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2nd Observation Unit Photography, Philippines [Tweedy]
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Airlines, United Air Lines (USA); Parrish, Wayne W.. [photograph]

Photographer:
United Air Lines, Inc
Subject:
Parrish, Wayne W
Type:
Ephemera
Place:
1950s
Date:
5/24/1954
Summary:
Front cover of United Air Lines "Dawn to Dusk DC-7 Press Flight" photo album, commemorating a New York to San Francisco (California) to Honolulu (Hawaii) Douglas DC-7 flight made May 24, 1954; this copy apparently issued to Wayne W. Parrish.
Topic:
Aeronautics, Commercial
Airlines
United Airlines (USA)
Local number:
NASM-9A11697
See more items in:
Videodisc Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Lockheed Model 10 Electra Family. [photograph]

Photographer:
Town, Thomas J
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa late 1930s
Summary:
Left side view of a Lockheed Model 10 Electra (A/C No. NC14946) that is being used as an aerial ambulance sitting on the ground at Grand Central Airport, Glendale, CA, circa late 1930s. An unidentified group of men are working around the aircraft.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Aircraft
Lockheed Model 10 Electra Family
Local number:
NASM-NASM-9A0790
See more items in:
California Aviation Photographs [Town/Ward]
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1909, Fort Myer (Va), Wright (Co) Type A Military (Signal Corps No. 1) Trials; Wright, Orville. [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1909
Summary:
One-half right front view of Wright (Co) Type A Military (Signal Corps No. 1) mounted on launching rail during its U.S. Army Trails at Fort Myer, 1909. A group of six soldiers haul on the launch cable, pulling it off towards the left of frame, as Orville Wright stands waiting between the forward supports of the aircraft.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-A-1006-B
See more items in:
National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Fokker T-2 (F.IV), NASM; Museums, Smithsonian Institution (SI), Exhibits, Aircraft Building (ACB). [photograph]

Photographer:
Smithsonian Institution
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa late 1930s through early 1950s
Summary:
Left side view, close up from under left wing, of forward portion of the Fokker T-2 non-stop coast-to-coast aircraft on exhibit in the Aircraft Building of the Smithsonian Institution, possibly circa late 1930s through early 1950s.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-A-18511-G
See more items in:
National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Benoist Type XIV; Jannus, Antony H. "Tony"; Bryant, Alys McKey; St. Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Line (USA). [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1914
Summary:
Front left close-up view of a Benoist Type XIV with Antony H. "Tony" Jannus at its controls and Alys McKey Bryant at his left in the cockpit, during a 1914 service run of the St. Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Line.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-A-33708
See more items in:
National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Wright, Wilbur, Arts: Busts & Sculptures; Loening, Grover C.; Gardner, Grandison; Pride, Alfred Melville; Wetmore, Alexander. [photograph]

Photographer:
National Air Museum
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1/27/1950
Summary:
Wilbur Wright Portrait Presentation Ceremony, Smithsonian Institution, January 27, 1950; bronze bust portrait sculpture by artist Oskar J. W. Hanson donated by Mr. and Mrs. Elmer F. Wieboldt on table at center. Left to right: Alexander Wetmore (Secretary of SI), Mrs. (Helen) Wieboldt, Oskar Hansen, Mr. Wieboldt.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Air pilots
Naval aviation
Local number:
NASM-A-38875-A
See more items in:
National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Propulsion, Engines, Langley-Manly-Balzer 1903 Aero Engine, 5-Cylinder Radial, Components. [photograph]

Photographer:
National Air Museum
Type:
Photographs
Date:
11/25/1969
Summary:
Studio photograph of the crankshaft, connecting rods and piston assembly of the Langley-Manley-Balzer Aero Engine of 1903 (5-cylinder radial), in its final configuration; probably taken at the Smithsonian Institution National Air Museum Silver Hill Facility (later known as Garber Facility), Suitland, Maryland; February 1965.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Propulsion systems
Local number:
NASM-A-4425
See more items in:
National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Propulsion, Engines, Langley-Manly-Balzer 1903 Aero Engine, 5-Cylinder Radial, Components. [photograph]

Photographer:
National Air Museum
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Feb-65
Summary:
Studio photograph of components of the Langley-Manley-Balzer Aero Engine of 1903 (5-cylinder radial), in its final configuration, made at the Smithsonian Institution National Air Museum Silver Hill Facility (later known as Garber Facility), Suitland, Maryland, February 1965. Cylinder in its final configuration showing cooling ribs, spark plug, and intake valves.
Topic:
Propulsion systems
Aeronautics
Local number:
NASM-A-5341-A
See more items in:
National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Propulsion, Engines, Langley-Manly-Balzer 1903 Aero Engine, 5-Cylinder Radial, Components. [photograph]

Photographer:
National Air Museum
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Feb-65
Summary:
Studio photograph of components of the Langley-Manley-Balzer Aero Engine of 1903 (5-cylinder radial), in its final configuration, made at the Smithsonian Institution National Air Museum Silver Hill Facility (later known as Garber Facility), Suitland, Maryland, February 1965. Ignition system of the engine in its final configuration. Distributor is at leftand advance/retard mechanism at right.
Topic:
Propulsion systems
Aeronautics
Local number:
NASM-A-5341-B
See more items in:
National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Propulsion, Engines, Langley-Manly-Balzer 1903 Aero Engine, 5-Cylinder Radial, Components. [photograph]

Photographer:
National Air Museum
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Feb-65
Summary:
Studio photograph of components of the Langley-Manley-Balzer Aero Engine of 1903 (5-cylinder radial), in its final configuration, made at the Smithsonian Institution National Air Museum Silver Hill Facility (later known as Garber Facility), Suitland, Maryland, February 1965. Spider containing cam for operating exhaust valve push rods (top left) and one of two engine bearers (right), used on engine in its final configuration.
Topic:
Propulsion systems
Aeronautics
Local number:
NASM-A-5341-C
See more items in:
National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1909, Fort Myer (Va), Wright (Co) Type A Military (Signal Corps No. 1) Trials. [photograph]

Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Photographs
Date:
7/30/1909
Summary:
"42 The American flag on top of the front control planes, carried by Mr. Wright in both the hour and the speed test. It was a present from a small boy who said he thought an American flag ought to go with new American records."
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-CHC5-B
See more items in:
Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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