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:

"Maj. Martin waving good bye before leaving Clover Field, California, 1924." High-angle view of Major Frederick L. Martin (Flight Commander) waving cheerfully to the crowds surrounding his Douglas World Cruiser DWC-1 "Seattle" (s/n 23-1229) before the departure of the US Army Around the World Flight from Clover Field, Santa Monica, California, March 17, 1924. Martin is standing in front of the rear edge of the left wing of his biplane.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Aeronautics - records
  • Air pilots
  • Aircraft
  • Biplanes

Data Source

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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