Model, Static, Curtiss SBC-3 Helldiver

favorite

Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

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

Transferred from the U.S. Navy

Materials

  • Metal - overall
  • Plastic - propeller, canopy panes
  • Wood - wing bracing spacers

Dimensions

Model: 16.5 x 54.6 x 63.5cm (6 1/2 in. x 21 1/2 in. x 25 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Date

ca. 1940

Physical Description

Metal, plastic and wood exhibit model of a U.S. Navy Curtiss SBC-3 Helldiver bomber aircraft in overall natural aluminum with yellow top of upper wing, blue tail surfaces, and red cowling, chevron on center top of upper wing and rear fuselage stripe color scheme; with detailed cockpit and retractable landing gear. 1/16 scale. Circa 1940.

Type

MODELS-Aircraft

Inventory Number

A19610162000