This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Two midget racing planes round the pylon during a race at the National Air Races, Cleveland. The lower aircraft is the Anderson Special A1 "Beetle Bomb" (r/n N5541N, race number 63), designed and built by Alvin E. Anderson. The upper aircraft (r/n N138C, race number 29) was built by Lawrence Institute of Technology (now the Lawrence Technological University) students and was piloted by Carlton Ambler.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Airplane racing
- National Championship Air Races