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:

"L. J. Lesh launching rubber band driven model of original design (canard) for underwater flight study. Ft. Myers, Fla 1942." Laurence Jerome Lesh stands in a swimming pool to test a scale model of a pursuit aircraft design; Fort Myers, Florida, 1942.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautical engineers
  • Airplanes--Models

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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