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-half right front view of the Boeing 247D "Warner Bros. Comet" (r/n NR-257Y) on the ground at Heston Airport, outside of London, England, prior to the MacRobertson Trophy Race, October 1934. Posed standing in front of the nose, left to right: Col. Roscoe Turner, Don Young and Clyde Pangborn.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics - competitions
  • Air pilots
  • Airplanes
  • Aeronautics

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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