Curtiss NBS-1 (Martin MB-2); Events, 1922 Detroit, National Airplane Races & Aerial Water Derby. [photograph]


Collection Item Summary:

"Martin Bomber in the air, Detroit News Air Mail Trophy Race. Oct. 12, 1922." Distant one-half left rear view from below of Curtiss NBS-1 (Martin MB-2) bomber in flight; probably taken during the Detroit News Aerial Mail Trophy Race, October 12, 1922, National Air Races, Detroit, Michigan, where a Martin bomber placed second in the race.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Aeronautics--competitions
  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes
  • Biplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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