Bendix Trophy, Jimmy Doolittle

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

These medals and trophies were awarded to General James (Jimmy) Doolittle for his aeronautical engineering and piloting accomplishments. General Doolittle earned his Doctor of Science Degree in aeronautical engineering from MIT in 1925.

Collection Item Long Description:

Date

1931

Inventory Number

A19740555000

Physical Description

Male and female figures flanking globe and airplane,on pedestal,black wooden base with brass plaque.

Credit Line

Donated by Lt. Gen. James H. Doolittle (USAF, Ret.)

Manufacturer

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

brass, wood

Dimensions

3-D: 14 × 31.6 × 35.6cm, 3.9kg (5 1/2 × 12 7/16 × 14 in., 8 5/8lb.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

AWARDS-Trophies