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No. 5, Wing assembly the inboard panel. (653')

Catalog Data

Collection Donor:
Nickse, Hugo  Search this
Johnson, Hanford  Search this
Steinway, Henry Ziegler  Search this
Collection Creator:
Comstock, Cheney and Co.  Search this
Pratt, Read and Company  Search this
Item RF 320.5
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Summary: Five men assemble the nose section, trailing section, and ribs; apply plywood skins and reinforcements; and do the final sanding and varnishing. A supervisor inspects and approves this glider wing (serial number 855AL; part number 28066 on tag). The inboard panel is now ready for fabric covering.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Pratt, Read Corporation Records, 1839-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Pratt, Read Corporation Records
Pratt, Read Corporation Records / Series 4: Gould Aeronautical Division / 4.7: Moving Image
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History