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:

Portrait of U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers with group of pilots. The pilots are wearing MC-2 high-altitude partial pressure suits and holding MA-1 helmets. Powers is in the back row, at the extreme left.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Air pilots
  • U-2 Incident, 1960

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1960

Repository Loc.

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



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