Display Status:

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

Collection Item Summary:

Long view of hangar (doors open) of Pitcairn Aviation of South Carolina, Inc., advertising "U. S. Air Mail - Passenger Flights - Instruction - Cross Country Flights." Ticket kiosk visible at left background; airport light beacon tower and water tower at right background. One biplane seen head on and slight to the right inside hangar; one-quarter front left side view of second Pitcairn biplane ("Miss Spartanburg") at right. Probably Spartanburg, South Carolina; dated on reverse as 1938.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Airlines
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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