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:

This collection consists of fifty one black and white, 8 by 10 inch copy prints featuring images of aircraft operating in New York and Long Island in the nineteen teens and twenties. Included are the Junkers-Larsen JL-6 (Junkers F 13 a); Curtiss Condor CO Transport (Condor 18, B-20); Curtiss Thrush (Model 56); Curtiss Tanager (Model 54); Curtiss P-6 (YP-6) Hawk; Curtiss XF8C-2 Helldiver; Ansaldo S.V.A. 5 (SV.5); de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4; LWF H Owl; British airship R 34; Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a; Fairchild 21 (FT-1); Fairchild 71; Ford 4-AT-B Tri-Motor Floyd Bennett; Savoia-Marchetti S.56; Loening (Corp) Air Yacht C2; Stinson (Aircraft) SM-1 Detroiter American Girl; Sikorsky S-38 Amphibion; Dornier Do X; Fairchild (American) Y1C-24 (C-24) Pilgrim; and US Navy ZR-3 Los Angeles.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Junkers-Larsen JL-6
  • Curtiss Condor Family
  • de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4
  • LWF H Owl
  • R 34 (British Rigid Airship)
  • Sikorsky (USA) S-38 Amphibion Family

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions on access


Picheco, Manuel Santana

Physical description

0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)


  • 1910
  • 1910-1929
  • ca 1910-1929


Manuel Santana Picheco was soldier stationed at Mitchel Field, Long Island after the First World War. During this time, he also worked in the local photography labs of Court Commercial Photography, a now-defunct entity. Many of the images in this collection are duplicates of Court Commercial photographs.

Cite as

Early New York and Long Island Aviation Photography Collection, Acc. XXXX-0619, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution

Repository Loc.

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


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