Model Kit, Flying, Free Flight Glider, Wright-Dayton Flying-Fortress, w/Box
Wright-Dayton Flying Fortress, 1940
This simple glider was manufactured by a company that had close ties to the Wrights. Simple construction made it popular flying model.
National Air and Space Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Bequest of the Estate of Paul Edward Garber
Materials Cardboard - box Balsa - model Metal - hinges, nose weight Model - bal
3-D: 34.9 x 6cm (13 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)
Country of Origin
United States of America
Balsa free flight glider in natural balsa wood w/ red & blue air force markings, structural outlines, & lettering color scheme. Box color: blue, red, natural cardboard w/ red lettering. Model 4 pieces total. Circa 1040.