This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Oblique aerial photograph of a landscape with a proposed U.S. Army Air Forces flight strip (identified as 7-R-80 Flight Strip) drawn into the image. Flight strips were a type of United States Army Air Forces airfield built during World War II. A flight strip was a single paved runway between 1,800 and 8,000 feet long, located adjacent (and parallel) to an existing highway. They were intended for military use, either fully or on a joint use basis with general aviation.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Runways (Aeronautics)
- World War, 1939-1945
- Aerial photography