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Lockheed Vega "Winnie Mae"

Manufacturer:
Lockheed Aircraft Company  Search this
Materials:
Cowling: Aluminum
Overall: Plywood
Wheel Pants: Aluminum
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 12.5 m (41 ft)
Length: 8.4 m (27 ft 6 in)
Height: 2.5 m (8 ft 2 in)
Weight, empty: 1,177 kg (2,595 lb)
Weight, gross: 2,041 kg (4,500 lb)
Top speed: 298 km/h (185 mph)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1930
Inventory Number:
A19360030000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Time and Navigation
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9549c63e5-855a-48f9-b468-9624934669f4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19360030000
Online Media:

Earhart, Amelia Mary, 1930s; Lockheed Model 5C Vega Special, NC965Y (6th Earhart Aircraft)

Collection Creator:
Arnold, Rudy, 1902-1966  Search this
Container:
Box 36, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Date:
June 30, 1933
Scope and Contents:
Amelia Earhart poses standing on the right wheel pant of her Lockheed Model 5C Vega Special (r/n NR-965Y) at Floyd Bennett Field, New York, June 30, 1933. One-half right front view of the Vega parked on the apron; three unidentified men stand near the handling dolly placed under the tailwheel. [Cracked glass plate negative.]
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Rudy Arnold Photo Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0356, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0356, Item XRA-8381
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Rudy Arnold Photo Collection
Rudy Arnold Photo Collection / Series 3: Glass Plate Negatives / Aircraft, Ford to Martin / Aircraft, Lockheed
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0356-ref1422

Smith, Elinor; Lockheed Model 5C Vega Special

Collection Creator:
Arnold, Rudy, 1902-1966  Search this
Container:
Box 40, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Date:
circa 1930s
Scope and Contents:
Pilot Elinor Smith posed sitting on the top of the wing of her Lockheed Vega 5C Special "Mrs. Question Mark" (r/n NR-965-Y), Floyd Bennett Field, New York; circa 1930s.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Rudy Arnold Photo Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0356, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0356, Item XRA-8480
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Rudy Arnold Photo Collection
Rudy Arnold Photo Collection / Series 3: Glass Plate Negatives / Biographical, S-W and Group Shots; Air Races to Ships / Biographical, S
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0356-ref1473

Smith, Elinor; Lockheed Model 5C Vega Special

Collection Creator:
Arnold, Rudy, 1902-1966  Search this
Container:
Box 40, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Date:
circa 1930s
Scope and Contents:
Full-length view of pilot Elinor Smith posed standing leaning against the left rear fuselage (tail) of her Lockheed Vega 5C Special "Mrs. Question Mark" (r/n NR-965-Y), Floyd Bennett Field, New York; circa 1930s.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Rudy Arnold Photo Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0356, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0356, Item XRA-8481
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Rudy Arnold Photo Collection
Rudy Arnold Photo Collection / Series 3: Glass Plate Negatives / Biographical, S-W and Group Shots; Air Races to Ships / Biographical, S
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0356-ref1474

Lockheed Model 5C Vega

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer AL, Folder 507085-01
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Documents
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
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National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft / Series A: Aircraft / Lockheed (USA)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-a-ref34588

Lockheed Model 5C Vega

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer AL, Folder 507085-80
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Photos
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
See more items in:
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft / Series A: Aircraft / Lockheed (USA)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-a-ref34591

Lockheed Model 5C Vega Special, NC965Y (6th Earhart Aircraft)

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer AL, Folder 507100-80
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Photos
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
See more items in:
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft / Series A: Aircraft / Lockheed (USA)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-a-ref34594

Lockheed Model 5C Vega

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer AL, Folder 507085-90
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Transparencies
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
See more items in:
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft / Series A: Aircraft / Lockheed (USA)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-a-ref35071

CAA/FAA Aircraft Registration Files Celebrity Aircraft

Creator:
Civil Aeronautics Administration  Search this
Federal Aviation Administration  Search this
Names:
Civil Aeronautics Administration  Search this
Federal Aviation Administration  Search this
Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis"  Search this
Corrigan, Douglas, 1907-  Search this
Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993  Search this
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937  Search this
Goebel, Arthur C. "Art"  Search this
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974  Search this
Merrill, Dick, 1897-  Search this
Mock, Jerrie.  Search this
Ocklander, E. A.  Search this
Post, Wiley, 1898-1935.  Search this
Turner, Roscoe, 1895-1970  Search this
Extent:
0.9 Cubic Feet ((2 legal document boxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Application forms
Correspondence
Date:
1926-1970
bulk [ca. 1920s-1930s]
Scope and Contents:
These are the original Aeronautics Branch, Department of Commerce (later Civil Aeronautics Administration and Federal Aviation Agency) aircraft registration files on sixteen (16) historically significant aircraft or pilots. Aircraft include the following: first aircraft registration issued; Curtiss Robin J NX9243 (Douglas Corrigan); Lockheed 10-E NR-16020 (Amelia Earhart); Travel Air Monoplane NX-869 (Woollaroc of Art Goebel); Hughes Flying Boat (HK-1) NX37602; Ryan NYP NX-211 (Charles Lindbergh); Lockheed 10-E NR-16059 (Dick Merrill); Cessna 180 N1538C (Jerry Mock); Lockheed Vega 5-C NR-105W (Wiley Post); Standard J-1 #249 (E. A. Ocklander); Laird LTR-14 NX263Y (Roscoe Turner); Wedell Williams 109 NR-61Y (Roscoe Turner). These files contain registration and license applications, modification documents, and correspondence relating to the aircraft. There are also pilot files on the following: James Doolittle, Douglas Corrigan and Charles Lindbergh.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Aeronautics Department, Transfer, 1990, 1990-0043, Public Domain
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:
Curtiss Robin J-1 (Model 50H)  Search this
Lockheed Model 10-E Electra  Search this
Travel Air 5000  Search this
Hughes H-4 (HK-1) Hercules  Search this
Cessna 180 Skywagon  Search this
Lockheed Model 5C Vega  Search this
Standard J-1  Search this
Laird ("Matty") LTR-14 Pesco Special  Search this
Wedell-Williams Model 44 (44 III)  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes -- Registration and transfer  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Application forms
Correspondence
Identifier:
NASM.1990.0043
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1990-0043

"Winnie Mae" Airplane on Exhibit in A & I Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Post, Wiley  Search this
Winnie Mae (Airplane)  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian  Search this
Smithsonian Gallery of Art  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Interior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Interior
Date:
1940
Topic:
Airplanes  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Lockheed Model 5C Vega  Search this
Coins  Search this
Numismatics  Search this
Painting  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Exhibit cases  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Artifacts  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2010-3082
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_6461

Winnie Mae Airplane

Author:
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Subject:
Post, Wiley  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian  Search this
Smithsonian Gallery of Art  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Sepia; Size: 2.25w x 2.25h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Interior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Interior
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
February 19, 1936
Topic:
Museum visitors  Search this
Exhibit cases  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Winnie Mae (Airplane)  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Numismatics  Search this
Painting  Search this
Coins  Search this
Lockheed Model 5C Vega  Search this
Artifacts  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-0185 and 32307-9
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12700

"Winnie Mae" Airplane with Color Added

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Post, Wiley  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Interior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1940
Topic:
Coins  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Numismatics  Search this
Painting  Search this
Lockheed Model 5C Vega  Search this
Exhibit cases  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Winnie Mae (Airplane)  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Artifacts  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-1331
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12982

"Winnie Mae" on Exhibit in the Arts and Industries Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Post, Wiley  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Winnie Mae (Airplane)  Search this
National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian  Search this
Smithsonian Gallery of Art  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Interior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Interior
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1940
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Exhibit cases  Search this
Numismatics  Search this
Painting  Search this
Coins  Search this
Lockheed Model 5C Vega  Search this
Artifacts  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-1332 and 91-3702
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8319

Wiley Post's "Winnie Mae" : Lockheed Model 5-C "Vega" (modified)

Author:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Subject:
Post, Wiley 1898-1935  Search this
Winnie Mae (Airplane)  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. (incl. covers) : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Specifications
Date:
198u
[198-]
Topic:
Lockheed aircraft  Search this
Call number:
TL540.P65 W55 1980z
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_743218

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