North American P-51B (F-51B) Mustang; Bendix, Vincent; Cochran, Jacqueline "Jackie" (Bessie Lee Pittman); Events, National Air Races (Cleveland, OH, 1920-1949). [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Jacqueline "Jackie" Cochran in the cockpit of her North American P-51B Mustang racer (r/n NX28388, race number 13); Vincent Bendix of the Bendix Corporation stands on the wing of the Mustang. Possibly taken after the 1948 Bendix race, National Air Races, Cleveland, Ohio.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Airplane racing
  • National Championship Air Races
  • Women air pilots
  • Aeronautics
  • Air pilots
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

Circa 1948

Place

Cleveland, Ohio

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-9A02665

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