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-quarter front left side view of the Budd BB-1 "The Pioneer" (r/n NR749N) on the ground with landing gear extended; a crane is being used to help several workmen fit the upper wing (without its fabric covering) into place. Probably New York City or Philadephia circa 1932-1933.
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