Beech C17R Staggerwing; Bendix, Vincent; Noyes, Blanche Wilcox; Thaden, Iris Louise McPhetridge; Events, Air Expositions, Meets, Races, Shows, and Special Flights, 1936 Los Angeles, CA, Bendix Trophy Race. [photograph]

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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:

Topic

  • Aeronautics - competitions
  • Bendix Trophy Race
  • Women air pilots

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

9/4/1936

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-00196738

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