Rib, Wing, Glider


Display Status:

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

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Wood
  • Brass
  • Varnish


Overall: 153 x 18.7 x 1cm (60 1/4 x 7 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Glider rib; chord 60 inches, thickness 7.5 inches, wood. NACA M-18 airfoil with reflex trailing edge.


CRAFT-Aircraft Parts

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