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:

"REIMS 1909. Le BLERIOT 12." One-quarter left front view of Blériot XII Racer No. 23 in flight during the Reims Air Race, Reims, France, August 1909.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics--competitions
  • Airplanes
  • Airplane racing

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

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



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