Army Air Service Donates Monoplane

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Summary

The Army Air Service donates the Fokker T-2 monoplane which "flew from the Atlantic to the Pacific coasts, making the non-stop flight in a little over a day" and represents the latest advances in long distance transportation planes to the Division of Mechanical Technology, Section of Aeronautics. It is installed in the Aircraft Building.

Subject

  • United States National Museum Division of Mechanical Technology
  • National Air and Space Museum

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit, Box 1, "Local Notes," 2/1/1924, p. 4.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1924

Topic

  • Airplanes
  • Gifts

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