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:

Composite image photograph printed as post card; one-half left rear view of Skywriting Corporation of America Vultee BT-13A Valiant (r/n NR55468) on the ground with unidentified pilot standing on wing, Pepsi-Cola Corporation logo on rear fuselage; sky area has added image of words PEPSI COLA skywritten in smoke. Text on reverse, "Dear Sid [S. Sidney Pike]; I use this card to notify bottlers with. Regards, E." Postmarked Duluth, Minnesota, August 1, 1946.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm





Repository Loc.

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



Local number


Related Topics