Plaque, Thompson Trophy, Jimmy Doolittle

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:

Charles Thompson, head of Cleveland's Thompson Products, a manufacturer of engine valves, sponsored the Thompson Trophy. Each winner, including Doolittle in 1932, received a plaque in recognition of their victory. The trophy itself is on display in the Museum's Golden Age of Flight gallery.