Model, static, Boeing F4B-4


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:

Fighting Squadron Three (VF-3B) "Striking Eagles"

USS Langley, circa 1932

Entrant in the 1936 Scale Model Airplane Contest sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution.

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Physical Description

Wood and metal model of a U.S. Navy Boeing F4B-4 carrier fighter aircraft in gray with blue fuselage band; with yellow top of upper wing with blue chevron; and green empennage. 1/16th scale. Circa 1935.

Credit Line

Model made and donated by LeRoy M. McCallum.

Model Maker

LeRoy M. McCallum Jr.

Country of Origin

United States of America


  • Airframe, engine, propeller, pilot - wood
  • Bracing wires, aerial - metal


Model: 17 × 39.4 × 57.2cm (6 11/16 × 15 1/2 × 22 1/2 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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



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