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This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Boeing Aviation Hangar
First production type, mounted on 13 cm (5 in.) wood base, metal plaque.
Gift of Aircraft Controls Division, Woodward Governor Corporation
Woodward Governor Co.
United States of America
National Air and Space Museum
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