Display Status:

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

Collection Item Summary:

View of Clyde Edward Pangborn caught mid-air, falling, during his unsuccessful attempt to make an airplane-to-automobile transfer at Coronado Tent City, Coronado Beach, California, on May 16, 1920. Three-quarter right front view of Curtiss JN-4 Jenny in very low-altitude flight over a speeding automobile.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics--Exhibitions
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Harold A. Taylor

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Repository Loc.

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



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