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 right front view, from test chamber looking into interior of wind tunnel, of National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) Propellor Research Tunnel (PRT) at the Langley Research Center (LaRC), Langley, Virginia, circa 1928. A radial engine is seen mounted in the test rack.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aerodynamics
  • Aeronautics
  • Propulsion systems

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1928

Repository Loc.

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



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