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:
- Air pilots