This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Wearing a crash helmet, pilot Ralph Thompson sits in the cockpit of the Thompson-Balbone Special (race number 84, r/n N1305V). Designed and built by Ralph and Harry Thompson. National Air Races, Cleveland, Ohio.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Airplane racing
- National Championship Air Races