Model Kit, Flying, Free Flight Glider, Wright-Dayton Flying-Fortress, w/Box


Display Status:

This object is on display in the Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Bequest of the Estate of Paul Edward Garber


  • 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


ca. 1940

Physical Description

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.



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