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:

Left side view of Blériot XII monoplane (race NŒ 22) flying past the pylon during the Grande Semaine d'Aviation de la Champagne, BTtheny, Reims, France, August 22-29, 1909. A photographer leans out from his perch inside the pylon.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics - competitions
  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Rol & Cie (Agence Rol)


August 1909

Repository Loc.

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



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