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:

Three-quarter left front view of a Burgess-Dunne BD-6 seaplane on the water. Norman Prince, later a pilot of the Lafayette Escadrille, is aiming a Hotchkiss M1909 Benet-Merci čaliber .30 machine rifle. The pilot is Clifford L. Webster. Original caption - "Burgess-Dunne Seaplane BD-6, 1914. Norman Prince, Gunner; Clifford L. Webster, Pilot. Marblehead."

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Air pilots
  • Airplanes
  • Benet-Merci m̌achine-gun
  • Seaplanes

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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