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:

Close-up view of Cyrus Bettis in the cockpit of the Curtiss R3C-1 Racer after winning the Pulitzer Trophy at the 1925 National Air Races at Mitchel Field, Long Island, New York. Two unidentified men are visible in the background.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Airplane racing
  • Aeronautics - competitions
  • Aeronautical sports
  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Air pilots
  • Aeronautics - records
  • Airplanes
  • Aeronautics

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Underwood and Underwood



Repository Loc.

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


Two-dimensional graphics

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