Beechcraft 35 Bonanza V-tail

Silver and red painted single engine aircraft with V-tail.
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The classic Beechcraft Bonanza was introduced in 1947 and is still built today by Raytheon Aircraft. The four-place aircraft sported all-metal construction and retractable landing gear. On March 7-8, 1949, William P. Odom set a light-plane, nonstop distance record from Honolulu, Hawaii, to Teterboro, New Jersey. Highlighted in this image is the V-tail of the Beechcraft 35 Bonanza.

Created:

02/22/2019

Photographer:

Eric Long

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NASM2019-01005

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Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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Smithsonian Institution

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