Flare, Drift, NC-3
Aircrew forced down at sea used surface flares like this one from NC-3 to signal their position to rescuers.
Gift of Mrs. Sara Hargraves
Octagonal, filled with wax like substance, weighted end, gray, grooved at top
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- Curtiss Airplane Co.
- National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
- Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight
- OVERALL - WOOD
- 3-D: 60 × 6.5 × 6.5cm (23 5/8 × 2 9/16 × 2 9/16 in.)