Events, National Air Races (Cleveland, OH, 1920-1949). [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

The start of an air race, possibly the 1949 Tinnerman Race at the National Air Races, Cleveland. An F2G-1 Corsair piloted by Ben McKillen is in the foreground about to take off. Wilson Newhall's P-51K Mustang is on the right.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes
  • Airplane racing
  • National Championship Air Races

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

Circa 1949

Place

Cleveland, Ohio

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-9A02561

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