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:

Three-quarter length view of one of the World Flight crew members, posed standing wearing tropical uniform (shorts, short-sleeved shirt and pith helmet) in front of the right side midsection of one of the Douglas World Cruisers on the ground. Believed to be taken at one of the refueling stops, possibly somewhere in the Middle East region of Asia, during the World Flight (1924).

Collection Item Long Description:


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

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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