This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Three-quarter left rear close-up view of a USAF North American F-86A Sabre jet fighter which won the 1949 Thompson Trophy, Jet Division, piloted by Captain Bruce Cunningham. An unidentified aircrewman is working on a damaged stabilizer and lost elevator. National Air Races, Cleveland, Ohio. See NASM 9A02696.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Airplane racing
- National Championship Air Races