This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Louise Thaden, Vincent Bendix, and Blanche Noyes standing behind the left wing of Thaden and Noyes' Beechcraft C17R Staggerwing (s/n 15835), Los Angeles. On September 4, 1936, Thaden and Noyes won the Bendix National Transcontinental Air Race with a time of 14 hours, 55 minutes, and 1 second.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Aeronautics - competitions
- Bendix Trophy Race
- Women air pilots