Curtiss, Glenn Hammond; Curtiss-Herring No.1 "Reims Racer"; Events, 1909 Reims, France, Grande Semaine d'Aviation de la Champagne. photograph

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Collection Item Summary:

"GRANDE SEMAINE D'AVIATION DE CHAMPAGNE (du 22 au 29 Aovt 1909). Curtiss, gagnant de la coupe Gordon-Bennett (20 kilm. en 15'50" 3/5)." Three-quarter right front view, close up, of Glenn H. Curtiss seated at the controls of his Curtiss-Herring No.1 "Reims Racer" at the Grande Semaine d'Aviation de la Champagne, Betheny, Reims, France, held August 22-29, 1909, during which Curtiss won the Coupe Gordon Bennett.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics--competitions
  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes
  • Biplanes
  • Air pilots

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

August 1909

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-00156223

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