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De Havilland DH-98 B/TT Mk. 35 Mosquito

Manufacturer:
De Havilland Aircraft Company Ltd.  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Alaskan spruce, English ash, Canadian birch and fir, and Ecuadorian balsa
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 16.51 m (54 ft 2 in)
Length: 12.55 m (41 ft 2 in)
Height: 3.81 m (12 ft 6in)
Weights: Empty, 6,638 kg (14,635 lb)
Gross, 10,433 kg (23,000 lb)
Engines: (2) Rolls Royce Merlin 113 and 114, liquid-cooled V-12,
1,690 horsepower
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Date:
1945
Credit Line:
Donated by the Royal Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19640023000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19640023000
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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:
CC0
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv98a89a660-da60-4d0f-bc9a-85b16f3b09b0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19350058000

Wright brothers propeller, fixed-pitch, 1903 Wright Flyer

Manufacturer:
Wright Brothers, Dayton, Ohio  Search this
Materials:
Kiln-dried spruce in two pieces
Silver coating
Dimensions:
Rotor/Propeller: 259.1 x 19.2 x 8.9cm (102 x 7 9/16 x 3 1/2 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Propellers & Impellers
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1903
Credit Line:
Gift of Harold & Ivonette Miller and others
Inventory Number:
A19830381000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Maupin-Lanteri Black Diamond

Manufacturer:
Maupin-Lanteri  Search this
Materials:
Airframe: Wood
Covering: Fabric
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1911-1912
Credit Line:
Gift of Port of Oakland-Board of Port Commissioners, Oakland, California.
Inventory Number:
A19490036000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv93f0b0c6b-4b1d-45f8-8e65-3296037e5538
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Wright Brothers Collection

Names:
Coffyn, Frank, 1878-1960  Search this
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947  Search this
Jones, Ernest La Rue, 1883-1955  Search this
Peterkin, C. R.  Search this
See, James Waring, 1850-1920.  Search this
Upson, Ralph Hazlett, 1888-1968  Search this
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948  Search this
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912  Search this
Extent:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 slim legal document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Sketches
Date:
1909-1945
Summary:
This collection consists mostly of correspondence between the Wright brothers and the following people: J.W. See; Ralph H. Upson; Henry Ford; Ernest Jones; Frank Coffyn; O.G. Simmons; C.R. Peterkin; Otto Mallery; Maynard; and Lester Gardner. Also included are sketches, an NAA letter signed by witnesses: Etheridge, Dough and Moore attesting to the 1903 flight, and the Wright Brothers' original bid for the military contract.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists mostly of correspondence between the Wright brothers and the following people: J.W. See; Ralph H. Upson; Henry Ford; Ernest Jones; Frank Coffyn; O.G. Simmons; C.R. Peterkin; Otto Mallery; Maynard; and Lester Gardner. Also included are sketches, an NAA letter signed by witnesses: Etheridge, Dough and Moore attesting to the 1903 flight, and the Wright Brothers' original bid for the military contract.
Arrangement:
Correspondence is arranged by recipient, other materials are arranged by topic.
Biographical / Historical:
Wilbur Wright was born April 16, 1867, his brother Orville Wright on August 19, 1871. They, along with sister Katharine and brothers Reuchlin and Lorin, were raised near Millville, Indiana and in Dayton, Ohio by their mother, Susan Wright, and father, Milton Wright, bishop of the United Brethren Church. As young men, Wilbur and Orville launched a printing business and a bicycle shop. An interest in aeronautics, spurred by the accounts of the experiments of Otto Lilienthal, prompted Wilbur to request information on the subject from the Smithsonian Institution in 1899. In August of 1900, Wilbur built his first glider and that year and the next the brothers tested gliders at Kitty Hawk. The Wrights constructed a wind tunnel to gather accurate aeronautical data and, benefiting from this new information, another glider was built in 1902. In 1903, the brothers were ready to began construction of a powered craft. With the assistance of mechanic Charles Taylor, they added a 4-cylinder, 12-horsepower engine and propellers to the 1903 Flyer and it was sent to Kitty Hawk for testing. At 10:35 am, December 17, on Kill Devil Hill, Orville achieved a flight of 12 seconds--traveling a distance of 120 feet. By 1908 the Wrights were demonstrating their machines in Europe. The U.S. Army Signal Corps advertised for bids for a two-seat observation aircraft and in 1908 and 1909, the Wrights flew at official Army trials at Fort Myer, Virginia. (It was here that powered flight's first fatality occurred: the tragic death of Lieutenant Thomas Selfridge.) The Army was to purchase the Military Flyer (Signal Corps No. 1) for $30,000 in 1909. In that same year, The Wright Company was established to manufacture Wright aircraft. Wilbur died in Dayton, Ohio on May 30,1912. Orville Wright would live until January 30, 1948.
Provenance:
Various Donors, Gift, unknown, NASM.XXXX.0376
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics -- 1903-1916  Search this
Airplanes -- Design and construction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Sketches
Citation:
Wright Brothers Collection, NASM.XXXX.0376, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0376
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2c0a7914f-b10c-4c13-b972-2070242c1331
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0376
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Bringing an Object to Life - What's New in Aerospace?

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-02-06T15:21:56.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
See more by:
airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_LGnpXSUBI1M

Newsclippings (see also oversized, Box 163)

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1955
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection / Series 2: Military Career / 2.3: Materials Arranged by Posting / 2.3.14: Air Task Force 13 (Provisional) (Taipei, Taiwan), Commanding Officer and Vice-Commander, Thirteenth Air Force
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg25042d74c-9014-4f76-8057-5bfc97053893
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0023-ref1932
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Manuscripts, "A United States Supersonic Transport" (Speech) C. R. Smith (American Airlines)

Collection Creator:
Wheatland, Richard, II, 1923-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 35
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
October 22, 1963
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
New York Airways Collection, Acc. NASM.1992.0052, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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New York Airways Collection / Series 1: 1992 Acquisition
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg24313c373-1856-445a-b361-c07fc2ade3e9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0052-ref539
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United States Senate

Collection Creator:
Wheatland, Richard, II, 1923-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Books
Date:
March 8-11, 1965
Scope and Contents:
Helicopter Air Service Program: Hearings before the Aviation Subcommittee of the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Eighty-Ninth Congress, First Session on Helicopter Air Service Program, March 8-11, 1965, US Government (Washington, DC) Serial No. 89-4.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
New York Airways Collection, Acc. NASM.1992.0052, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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New York Airways Collection / Series 1: 1992 Acquisition
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg29814410f-7daf-4637-bcb8-bd03585de510
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0052-ref693
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Yours for Victory [color advertisement; tear sheet]

Advertiser:
American Rolling Mill Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ayer (N W) Incorporated.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 15.6" x 7.1".)
Container:
Box 40 (Series 3), Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Tear sheets
Advertisements
Date:
1942
Scope and Contents:
WWII pilot with plane in background. Idealic home kitchen scene below with caption "A standard of linving worth fighting for."
Local Numbers:
AC0059-0000002 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Physical Access: Researchers must use microfilm copy. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audiovisual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.

Technical Access: Viewing the film portion of the collection without reference copies requires special appointment, please inquire; listening to audio discs requires special arrangement. Do not use original materials when available on reference video or audio tapes.
Collection Rights:
Publication and production quality duplication is restricted due to complex copyright, publicity rights, and right to privacy issues. Potential users must receive written permission from appropriate rights holders prior to obtaining high quality copies. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Steel, Stainless -- 20th century  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Airplanes -- Design and construction  Search this
Kitchen appliances  Search this
advertising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Tear sheets -- 1940-1970
Advertisements -- 1940-1950
Collection Citation:
NW Ayer & Sons, incorporated Advertising Agency Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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N W Ayer Advertising Agency Records / Series 3: Proof Sheets / American Rolling Mill Corporation (ARMCO), stainless steel, iron
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82dbd2198-9592-42cb-9ce8-f82a449757a8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0059-ref8416

Miscellaneous Parts, Maupin-Lanteri Black Diamond

Manufacturer:
Maupin-Lanteri  Search this
Materials:
Metal, textile cord, fabric, wood
Dimensions:
Storage (including tray, 187g): 35.6 × 20.3cm, 0.2kg, 5.1cm (1 ft. 2 in. × 8 in., 0.4lb., 2 in.)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1911-1912
Credit Line:
Gift of Port of Oakland-Board of Port Commissioners, Oakland, California.
Inventory Number:
A19490036001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9e1895c19-503b-4cd6-81c3-fbfc5a531267
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19490036001

Model, Static, Altostratus Sailplane Center Section, Two Winglets

Materials:
Foam covered with fiberglass and reinforced with carbonfiber.
Dimensions:
Wing span: 5 m (16 ft 5 in)
Length, center section: 0.9 m (32 in)
Height: 0.25 m (10 in)
Weight: 2 kg (5 kg)
Type:
MODELS-Aircraft
Date:
2001
Credit Line:
Gift of Gary B. Fogel.
Inventory Number:
A20040185000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9210167c3-5e10-4eda-b2cd-623e64091fb7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20040185000
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Scrapbook

Collection Creator:
Wehrle, Howard Franklin, 1890-1964  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Howard Franklin Wehrle Scrapbook, Acc. 2000.0069, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg24e51ea58-c149-457d-a589-407d1fa18fd9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2000-0069-ref505
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Trial Scrapbook 1

Collection Creator:
Webb, William  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Item 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
William Mitchell Trial Scrapbooks, Acc. 1992.0013, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2551ca087-1f5a-4eed-8f44-34abfa942f89
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0013-ref505
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1900 Wright Glider (reproduction)

Manufacturer:
Ken Hyde and the Wright Experience Team  Search this
Materials:
Framework: spruce and ash
Covering: fabric
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 5.2 m (17 ft)
Length: 3.4 m (11 ft 2 in)
Height: 1.3 m (4 ft 3 in)
Weight: 23.6 kg (52 lb)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
2003
Credit Line:
Gift of Ken Hyde and the Wright Experience Team.
Inventory Number:
A20050452000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv991db1d02-ad3e-4330-8dc4-648df5cf9d50
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edanmdm:nasm_A20050452000
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Rutan VariEze

Designer:
Elbert (Burt) L. Rutan  Search this
Manufacturer:
Rutan Aircraft Factory, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Foam covered with fiberglass.
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 6.8 m (22 ft 2 1/2 in)
Length: 4.3 m (14 ft 2 in)
Height: 1.5 m (59 in)
Weights: Empty, 263 kg (585 lb)
Gross, 472.5 kg (1,050 lb)
Engine: Continental 0-200 four-cylinder, air-cooled, 100 horsepower
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Burt Rutan.
Inventory Number:
A19860067000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv98f49e3d2-0c7f-4b50-829e-3439dc0d3b6f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19860067000
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Rutan VariEze Kit Components

Materials:
HAZMAT: Cadmium plating
Fiberglass-reinforced plastic components, foam blocks, fiberglass cloth, plexiglass canopy, aluminum and steel hardware, wood.
Dimensions:
Dimensions n/a.
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft Parts
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of James O. Eggleston
Inventory Number:
A19890564000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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edanmdm:nasm_A19890564000

Lear Jet 23

Manufacturer:
Lear Jet Corporation  Search this
Materials:
All-metal
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 10.8 m (35 ft 7 in)
Length: 13.2 m (43 ft 3 in)
Height: 3.8 m (12 ft 7 in)
Weight, empty: 2,790 kg (6,150 lb)
Weight, gross: 5,783 kg (12,750 lb)
Top speed: 903 km/h (561 mph)
Engines: 2 General Electric CJ 610-1 turbojets, 1,293 kg (2,850 lb) thrust
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1964-1966
Credit Line:
Gift of Gates Learjet Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19780122000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9fa5596f7-5c1b-4e21-af6c-441c44c6c499
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19780122000
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Nelson BB-1 Dragonfly

Manufacturer:
Nelson Aircraft Company  Search this
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 14.4 m (47 ft 4 in)
Length: 6.1 m (20 ft)
Height: 2.1 m (6 ft 10 in)
Weights: Empty, 263 kg (580 lb)
Gross, 426 kg (940 lb)
Engine: Nelson two-cylinder, two-cycle, 25 horsepower
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Inventory Number:
A19731120000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9d73e68b9-4615-4d43-b822-116e46bd4fab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19731120000

P-V Engineering Forum PV-2

Manufacturer:
Piasecki Helicopter Corporation  Search this
Dimensions:
Rotor Diameter: 7.7 m each (25 ft 2 in)
Length: 7.7 m (25 ft 5.25 in)
Height: 2.36 m (7 ft 9 in)
Weights: Empty, 327 kg (720 lb)
Gross, 454 kg (1,000 lb)
Type:
CRAFT-Rotary Wing
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Frank Piasecki
Inventory Number:
A19650241000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Vertical Flight
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9c7fbbb9c-11f8-47c2-9070-df0deeebde09
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19650241000

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