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

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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

Materials

  • Cardboard - box
  • Balsa - model
  • Metal - hinges, nose weight
  • Model - bal

Dimensions

3-D: 34.9 x 6cm (13 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Date

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.

Type

MODELS-Aircraft

Inventory Number

A19910194000