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:

"Submarine model of airplane of 'stingray' persuasion. This is an underwater glider and shows pieces of lead and cork used to balance the model with metal cover which closes the balance chamber. Underside view of model by L. J. Lesh tested Ft. Myers, 1942." Bottom view of a scale model of an underwater aircraft design. Laurence Jerome Lesh holds the model for close-up photograph against a terry cloth towel background; Fort Myers, Florida, 1942.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautical engineers
  • Airplanes--Models

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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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