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:

Pilot and aircraft builder Aurel Vlaicu (left) poses standing beside his Vlaicu No. I Monoplane (1910), in which he made his first flight over Cotroceni Field, Bucharest, Romania, on June 17, 1910. Illustration, possibly based on a photograph; one-half right front view, close up, of the front of the aircraft; two unidentified men pictured at center and right foreground.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes
  • Air pilots

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa June 1910

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


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