This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
View from above of U.S. Navy plane captains cleaning the canopies of F/A-18 Hornets on the flight deck of the USS George Washington (CVN 73) in preparation for flight operations in the Persian Gulf on Sept. 2, 2000.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Aeronautics, Military
- Aircraft carriers
- Airmen & aircraft
- Fighter planes
- Naval aviation