Model, Static, Curtiss T-32 Condor, American Airlines

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This object is on display in the Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Model, Static, Curtiss T-32 Condor, American Airlines

Date

c. 1958

Inventory Number

A19590037000

Physical Description

Balsa, tissue, metal, and plastic exhibit model of a Curtiss T-32 Condor II two-engine propeller commercial airliner in American Airlines livery of blue fuselage and nacelles with orange wings and tail surfaces, ca. 1934-'35. 1:16 scale. Circa 1958.

Credit Line

Gift of David H. Shipton

Model Maker

David H. Shipton

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

  • Balsa - airframe
  • Tissue - covering
  • Metal - landing gear struts, wheel hubs, rigging
  • Clear plastic - windscreen and windows
  • Tires - rubber

Dimensions

Model: 33.7 x 94 x 158.1cm (13 1/4 in. x 37 in. x 62 1/4 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Type

MODELS-Aircraft

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