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:

View of five aircraft in flight at the start of the 1949 Tinnerman race, National Air Races, Cleveland, Ohio. In the lead is the eventual winner of the race, Ben McKillen in a Goodyear F2G-1 Corsair (r/n N5588N, race number 57). Spectators watch from a line of parked fuel trucks.

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

1949

Place

Cleveland, Ohio

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-9A02700

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