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De Havilland DH-4

Manufacturer:
Dayton-Wright Airplane Co.  Search this
Materials:
Airframe: Wood
Covering: Fabric
Steel
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 13.0 m (42 ft 8 in)
Length: 9.3 m (30 ft 5 in)
Height: 3.2 m (10 ft 6 in)
Weight: Empty, 1,087 kg (2,391 lb)
Gross, 1,953 kg (4,297 lb)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1917-1918
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. War Department, Bureau of Aircraft Production
Inventory Number:
A19190051000
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Spad XIII "Smith IV"

Manufacturer:
SPAD (Societe Anonyme Pour l'Aviation et ses Derives)  Search this
Materials:
Airframe: Wood
Covering: Fabric
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 8.2 m (26 ft 11 in)
Length: 6.3 m (20 ft 8 in)
Height: 2.4 m (7 ft 11 in)
Weight: Empty, 566 kg (1,245 lb)
Gross, 820 kg (1,808 lb)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
France
Date:
1917-1918
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. War Department.
Inventory Number:
A19200001000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Insignia, 94th Aero Squadron, United States Army Air Service

Materials:
Overall: Doped Cotton Canvas
Dimensions:
2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 63.5 × 76.2cm (25 × 30 in.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-World War I
Credit Line:
Donated by Donald Sieurin Sr. and his son Donald Peter Sieurin
Inventory Number:
A20160065000
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Fabric, Aircraft, Spad XIII "Smith III"

Materials:
Fabric
Aircraft Dope
Paint
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 45.7 × 61.3cm (1 ft. 6 in. × 2 ft. 1/8 in.)
Type:
CRAFT-Miscellaneous
Credit Line:
Gift of Christopher M. Larson in honor of John August "Augie" Larson, 1st Sgt 3dCo 3dRgt ASM 99TH Aero Squadron. .
Inventory Number:
A20140077000
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Tachometer, SPAD XVI (Mitchell)

Manufacturer:
TEL  Search this
Materials:
Non-magnetic Metal
Glass
Paint
Dimensions:
Approximate: 4 x 2 1/4 x 7 1/4in. (10.16 x 5.72 x 18.42cm)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose
Country of Origin:
France
Inventory Number:
A19200002001
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Fabric, Insignia, 103rd Aero Squadron, United States Army Air Service

Materials:
Linen (flax), paint, dope
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 57.8 x 65.7cm (22 3/4 x 25 7/8 in.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Mr. D. S. Peterson
Inventory Number:
A19410004001
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Fabric, Insignia, 139th Aero Squadron, United States Army Air Service

Materials:
Overall: painted and doped linen
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 56.5 x 90.8cm (22 1/4 x 35 3/4 in.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-World War I
Country of Origin:
France
Credit Line:
Donated by the family of Robert S. Sanford
Inventory Number:
A20060426000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Nieuport 28C.1

Manufacturer:
S. A. Des Establisements Nieuport  Search this
Materials:
Airframe: Wood
Fabric Covering: Linen
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 8.2 m (26 ft 11 in)
Length: 6.5 m (21 ft 4 in)
Height: 2.5 m (8 ft 2 in)
Weight: Empty, 533 kg (1,173 lb)
Gross, 737 kg (1,625 lb)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
France
Date:
1918
Credit Line:
Gift of James H. "Cole" Palen.
Inventory Number:
A19860276000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Pre-1920 Aviation
Data Source:
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September 1918- Low level attack on a well protected observation balloon... the "Balloon Buster", Frank Luke in a Spad

Sponsor:
Phillips Petroleum Co.  Search this
Medium:
Poster, Commemorative
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 44.4 × 53.7cm (1 ft. 5 1/2 in. × 1 ft. 9 1/8 in.)
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Inventory Number:
A19900878000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Tir a Travers L'Helice Sur Avion "SPAD" Bi-Mitrailleuses

Sponsor:
SPAD (Societe Anonyme Pour l'Aviation et ses Derives)  Search this
Medium:
Poster, Military Aviation
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 100.3 x 69.9cm (39 1/2 x 27 1/2 in.)
Type:
ART-Posters, Original Art Quality
Country of Origin:
France
Date:
1917
Inventory Number:
A19900880000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Le Rhone Model C 9 Cylinder Rotary Engine, Cutaway

Designer:
Le Rhone (France)  Search this
Distributor:
Societe des Moteurs Gnome et Rhône  Search this
Manufacturer:
Union Switch and Signal Company (Swissvale, Pennsylvania)  Search this
Materials:
Metal
Dimensions:
3-D: 109 × 97cm (42 15/16 × 38 3/16 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa World War I
Credit Line:
Exchange with Cole Palen
Inventory Number:
A19790541000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Le Rhone Model C 9 Cylinder Rotary Engine

Designer:
Le Rhone (France)  Search this
Manufacturer:
Union Switch and Signal Company (Swissvale, Pennsylvania)  Search this
Dimensions:
Overall: 253lb. (114.8kg)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
France
Date:
Manufactured on September 28, 1919
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. George Duncan Robertson
Inventory Number:
A19820090000
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Pin, Lapel, Spad Escadrille 3

Owner:
Rear Admiral Edwin C. Parsons, 1892 - 1968  Search this
Materials:
Copper Alloy
Unknown Gold Colored Plating
Dimensions:
3-D: 6.4 × 1.9 × 0.6cm (2 1/2 × 3/4 × 1/4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
France
Credit Line:
Donated by Mrs. Edwin C. Parsons
Inventory Number:
A19772587000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Hispano-Suiza A (Wright-Martin) V-8 Engine

Designer:
La Société Hispano-Suiza  Search this
Marc Birkigt  Search this
Manufacturer:
Wright Aeronautical  Search this
Materials:
Metal
HAZMAT: Cadmium Plating
Dimensions:
3-D: 144 × 84.9 × 832cm (56 11/16 in. × 33 7/16 in. × 27 ft. 3 9/16 in.)
Support: 75 × 86 × 55.5cm (29 1/2 in. × 33 7/8 in. × 21 7/8 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1918
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Navy
Inventory Number:
A19710885000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Hispano-Suiza (Wright-Martin E), V-8 Engine

Designer:
La Société Hispano-Suiza  Search this
Manufacturer:
Wright Aeronautical  Search this
Wright-Martin  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Aluminum, Paint, Brass, Nickel plating, Textile, Rubber
Dimensions:
Width 112.4 cm (44.25 in.), Depth 111.8 cm (44 in.), Length 157.5 cm (62 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa 1916
Credit Line:
Gift of the War Memorial Museum of Virginia
Inventory Number:
A19721040000
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Clerget 9B Rotary 9 Engine

Manufacturer:
Automobiles Delaunay-Belleville  Search this
Panhard-Levassor  Search this
Designer:
Clerget, Blin and Cie  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Paint, Preservative coating, Aluminum
Dimensions:
Diameter 102.1 cm (40.2 in.), Length 110.5 cm (43.5 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
France
Date:
Circa World War I
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Army Air Forces
Inventory Number:
A19670083000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Signed portrait of General William Mitchell

Medium:
Photograph, General William Mitchell
Type:
ART-Photographic Art
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Inventory Number:
A19310034000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Levasseur Propeller, fixed-pitch, two-blade, wood

Manufacturer:
Levasseur, France  Search this
Materials:
Wood
Varnish
Steel
Paint
Dimensions:
Rotor/Propeller: 243.8 x 21.6 x 18.4 x 19.1 x 1.3 x 5.7 x 20.3 cm (96 in. x 8 1/2 in. x 7 1/4 in. x 7 1/2 in. x 1/2 in. x 8 in,)
Type:
PROPULSION-Propellers & Impellers
Country of Origin:
France
Credit Line:
Gift of National Advisory Committee of Aeronautics, Langley Field, Hampton, VA
Inventory Number:
A19320047000
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Bowlus 1-S-2100 Senior Albatross "Falcon"

Manufacturer:
Bowlus-Dupont Sailplane Company  Search this
Materials:
Originally skinned with mahogany and covered with lightweight cotton "glider cloth," then covered with a shellac-based varnish. In 2000, restorers removed original fabric and shellac coating, recovered with Grade A cotton fabric followed by several coats of nitrate dope, then lemon shellac, finishing with several coats of Johnson Wax.
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 18.8 m (61 ft 9 in)
Length: 7.2 m (23 ft 7 in)
Height: 1.6 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight: Empty, 153 kg (340 lb)
Gross, 236 kg (520 lb)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1933
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Genevieve J. Eaton
Inventory Number:
A19350058000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Fabric, Insignia, 139th Aero Squadron, United States Army Air Service

Materials:
Linen (flax), paint, dope
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 47.9 x 82.6cm (18 7/8 x 32 1/2 in.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-World War I
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Maj. Russell L. Maughan
Inventory Number:
A19370053000
Restrictions & Rights:
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