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 left front view of Curtiss Model D pusher in flight, moments after having left the ground at the Sheepshead Bay Aviation Meet, Brighton Beach, Long Island, New York, August 19-28, 1910. Pilot is James C. "Bud" Mars, woman passenger is Mrs. Eugene B. Ely (who appears to be thrilled by the experience; see detail).
Collection Item Long Description:
- Curtiss aircraft