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, Washington, DC
- Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight
- OVERALL - WOOD
- 3-D: 61 x 7cm (24 x 2 3/4 in.)