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:

Crew of Curtiss NC-4, the only one of four NC planes which completed the first trans-Atlantic flight May 1919. L. to R.: Lt. E.F. Stone, mechanic E.S. Rhoads, Lt. W. Hinton, Ensign H.C. Rodd, Lt. J.L. Breese, Lt. Commander A.C. Read (second from right). The crew is shown posed with Capt. Richard R. Jackson (far right), Cmdr., U.S. Naval Fleet Azores at Ponta Delgada, Azores, May 17, 1919.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Air pilots
  • Naval aviation
  • Transatlantic flights

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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



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