Display Status This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

The Gallery of Flight Testing, which opened in 1976, was designed to exhibit aircraft design concepts and their significance in the story of flight. The exhibit illustrated problems of flight and how many of those problems have been solved.

Identifier

NASM.1994.0053

Date

bulk 1903-1974

Extent

0.49 Cubic feet (1 box)

Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Negatives

Photographic prints

Technical reports

Scope and Contents

This collection is a product of the material gathered for the Flight Testing Exhibit. It includes the following material: technical reports; copy negatives with corresponding photocopies of images used in the exhibit; unidentified miscellaneous negatives which were probably gathered for research but not used in the exhibit; and a script, with negatives and prints, for the Cruise Missile section of the exhibit.

Genre/Form

Negatives

Photographic prints

Technical reports

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

Topics Aeronautics
Airplanes, Military -- Flight testing
Aeronautics designers
Astronautics

Citation

Flight Testing Exhibit Collection, 1994-0053, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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