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:

Formations of US Army Air Service aircraft in flight over San Diego, California, in celebration of the end of World War I - November 27, 1918. Original caption - "Pursuit Squadron #3 - Re.. [illegible - Rockwell?] Field - Flying over San Diego, Calif Nov. 27 1918. First team to do aerobatics in formation. Flew at Altitude of 1500 ft."

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Military Aircraft
  • Air shows

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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