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:

One-half right front view of Lockheed Model 5A Vega Executive (r/n 898E, c/n 72) in the livery of the Independent Oil & Gas Corp. of Tulsa, Oklahoma, on the ground outside a hangar, with crowds to either side; location unknown, circa 1929-1930. Right side fuselage reads: "Official Plane ... Air Derby, Mexico City to Kansas City."

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics - competitions
  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1929-1930

Repository Loc.

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



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