This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Lt Ward Hitt, Jr. leans against a North American F-86A Sabre fighter, 1950-'51. Hitt wears a flotation device (Mae West) and is wearing his crash helmet, emblazoned with his nickname "Turkey" and the "Rocketeers" insignia of the 336th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron. An oxygen mask is attached to his helmet.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Korean War, 1950-1953
- Air pilots