Bowlus (Hawley) BA-100 Baby Albatross; Events, 1938 Elmira, NY, National Soaring Contest; O'Meara, Jack. photograph

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Collection Item Summary:

One-half left rear view of the first prototype Bowlus (Hawley) BA-100 Baby Albatross (s/n 101, r/n X18979) on the ground at the 1938 U. S. National Glider Contest held June 25 to July 10, 1938, at Harris Hill, Elmira, New York; pilot Jack O'Meara poses standing behind the nose of the aircraft; R. E. Franklin holds up flag at right background.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics--competitions
  • Aircraft
  • Gliding and soaring

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

Circa June-July 1938

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-A-53079

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