Radio, Aircraft, KX 99, Bendix, Cosmos Phase II

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Radio, Aircraft, KX 99, Bendix, Cosmos Phase II

Collection Item Summary:

The Operation Migration staff equipped the trike with a custom-built bird guard enclosing the propeller; radios, GPS navigation, headsets, and a sound system to broadcast adult crane calls while flying with the birds.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A20060594004

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph Duff Operation Migration.

Materials

Metal, plastic, Velcro, electronic components

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 × 20.3 × 3.8cm (2 1/2 × 8 × 1 1/2 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

EQUIPMENT-Communications Devices

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