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:

Front view of two-seat (passenger) Ecker Hydro Plane drawn up in shallow water along a grassy shoreline at the Syracuse Yacht Club, Onandaga Lake, Syracuse, New York; pilot Herman A. Ecker is seated at the controls, circa 1912. An unidentified man stands in the water at left, leaning against the lower right wingtip of the aircraft. [See NAM A-45252-C for close-in view of Ecker.]

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes
  • Biplanes
  • Seaplanes
  • Air pilots

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1912

Repository Loc.

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



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