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:

Informal view of Edward V. "Eddie" Rickenbacker, then commander of the 94th Aero Squadron, posed in front of a SPAD XIII (S.13), circa 1918. To his right are his crew, identified as (left to right), Private Manly, Sgt. 1st Class Bill Thornton, and Corp. Bright.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Aircraft
  • Air pilots
  • World War, 1914-1918

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1918

Repository Loc.

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



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