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:

M-217. [On envelope:] M-217. Hawk - Tail Assembly - skel. [One-half left front view of rear end of skeleton fuselage and tail assembly of Curtiss Hawk, supported on a sawhorse on the factory floor, with plain canvas drape in background.]

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes
  • Aircraft industry

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company

Repository Loc.

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


Glass negatives

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