This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
"POSITION OF CONTROL STICK WHEN RUNNING ENGINE ON THE GROUND. Do not forget to hold the stick well back and so prevent the tail from rising. If the stick were held forward the lift of the elevators and the pull of the propeller would combine to overturn the machine." Diagram (pen and ink print) shows British pilot sitting in airplane, manipulating the control stick; dated May 3, 1918.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Aeronautics, Military
- World War, 1914-1918