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:

Left to right, Lt. Leigh Wade, Lt. Lowell Smith, and Sgt. Henry Ogden, of the U.S. Army Air Service World Flight, inspect a Liberty 12 aircraft engine, the type used in their Douglas World Cruisers (DWC), while the engine is mounted on a stand inside a hangar; location unknown, circa 1924.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Airplanes
  • Aeronautics
  • Propulsion systems

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at http://airandspace.si.edu/permissions




Circa 1924

Repository Loc.

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



Local number


Related Topics