Lawrence Special "Chappy"; Events, 1949 Cleveland, OH, National Air Races. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

View of the Lawrence Special "Chappy" twin boom midget racer (r/n N138C, race number 29) rounding the pylon during the Goodyear race, National Air Races, 1949. The aircraft was built by students of the Lawrence Institute of Technology, Detroit (now the Lawrence Technological University). Piloted by Carlton Ambler.

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-9A02703

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