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:

One-quarter front right side view of chassis of Bertelsen Aeromobile 200-1 Air Cushion Vehicle hovering over grassy football field, circa 1960. Dr. William R. Bertelsen, inventor of the 200-1, is seen at the controls. The location is probably Neponset, Illinois.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Air Cushion Vehicles, Miscellaneous
  • VTOL (General)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1960

Repository Loc.

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



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