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:

Right side view of the prototype Fairchild FB-3 (Special Flying Boat Monoplane, Flying Boat Number 3), S/N NX7385, parked on grass in front of a building with the signs "Fairchild Airplane Mfg. Co. Inc. Metalboat Division" and "McAvoy Homes Incorporated". Farmingdale, NY, 1929.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Airplanes
  • Aircraft industry
  • Airplane Factories
  • Seaplanes

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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