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:

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:


  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes
  • Curtiss aircraft

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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August 1910

Repository Loc.

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



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