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 left front view from above of the Burgess Gordon Bennett Racer. Original caption - "1912 Chicago Airshow. Racing plane purchased by a syndicate of Chicago sportsmen for $17,000 to compete in the Gordon Bennett Race at Clearing, Ill. Plane built by Burgess Co & Curtiss." "Burgess in plane."

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics - competitions
  • Air pilots
  • Airplanes

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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