This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
"328 / Lucky + Fiske Stabilizer." [Curtiss pilot William S. Luckey sits at the controls of a Curtiss Model D Hydro Headless aircraft (tail no. 7), prior to making a test flight at Lake Keuka, Hammondsport, New York, circa late 1914. The aircraft (one-quarter front left side view) has been fitted with an experimental Fisk Stabilizer mounted to the center upper wing. Three men at right hold back the aircraft during engine run-up.]
Collection Item Long Description:
- Air pilots