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 rear view, close-up, of Consolidated NY-2 (Husky) biplane fitted with rear cockpit hood for use in first blind flying experimental flight by Lt. James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle on September 24, 1929. Here the rear cockpit hood is seen in its closed position. Caption reads "Figure 2- Airplane With Covered Cockpit Used in Experiments."

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • 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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