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:

Unidentified group, probably employees of Thunderbird Aircraft Inc., pose sitting and standing in front of a Hisso engine equipped Thunderbird W-14 (r/n 1050) on the ground, probably outside the Thunderbird Aircraft Inc. factory building at 900 Allen Avenue, Glendale, California; circa 1926-1927. One-half left front view of aircraft, with tail raised on a stand to flying position.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Aircraft industry
  • Aircraft
  • Biplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1926-1927

Repository Loc.

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



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