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:

Right rear quarter view of Curtiss R3C-2 (race no. 3) taxiing on the water. This aircraft with 1st Lt. James H. Doolittle, USAS, at the controls won the 1925 Schneider Trophy race held at Baltimore, Maryland, on Oct. 26, 1925. Photo probably taken at the time.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Airplane racing
  • Aeronautics - competitions
  • Aeronautical sports
  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Aeronautics - records
  • Airplanes
  • Aeronautics
  • Seaplanes

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

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


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