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 Fairchild FC-2W2 "Stars and Stripes" (r/n NX 8006) on the ground before being delivered to Antarctica; circa 1928. Harold I. June, chief pilot of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, is posed standing in foreground, under the right wing of the aircraft, holding on to radio antenna wire extending from under the wing to the fuselage.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Air pilots