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:

Pilot Ruth B. Law (center, in heavy flying clothing with full-face mask) poses standing in front of right wings of her Curtiss Model D Headless biplane on the ground at Hornell, New York, November 19, 1916, some time between 2:10 and 3:24 p.m. Eastern Time, during her Chicago to New York flight. Man standing beside Law and man at left foreground are unidentified.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Women air pilots
  • Women in aeronautics

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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



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