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 right front view, close up, of a smiling Glenn H. Curtiss seated at the controls of his Curtiss-Herring No.1 "Reims Racer," probably 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:


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

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa August 1909

Repository Loc.

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



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