This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Curtiss Carrier Pigeon
Powered by the venerable Liberty engine, the Curtiss Carrier Pigeon was designed to carry mail along National Air Transport's lucrative New York-Chicago route. Both Curtiss and National were owned by pioneer aviation entrepreneur Clement Keys.
Gift of the Great Lakes Exposition
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Restrictions & Rights
- Airframe, propeller - wood
- Wires, landing gear, tailskid, exhaust - metal