This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
EThis collection consists of seventeen negatives, with corresponding prints, of the military aircraft on display at the 1945 Air Forces Fair at Wright Field. The following German and American military aircraft were included: Junkers Ju 388; Junkers Ju 290 A; Bachem BA 349 B-1 Natter; Messerschmitt Me 262 and Me 163B; Heinkel He 162; Northrop MX-324; V-2; and Bell XP-77 and XP-83. There is also a print of American Philip E. Johnson, with Charles Chung, head of Chinese aircraft procurement and support of the American Volunteer Group, and Liang Po, a Chinese engineer sent to the United States to learn various aircraft part repair and servicing.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Junkers Ju 388 Family
- Messerschmitt 163 Komet (Comet) Family
- Heinkel He 162 Spatz (Sparrow) Volksjager (People's Fighter)
- V-2 rocket
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