Curtiss P-40 Warhawk “Flying Tiger”

Curtiss P-40 Warhawk “Flying Tiger”

Craftsman: Ralph Sarosi

Catalog #: 2013.35.10

Donor: Joe Bridi

This wooden model Curtiss P-40 Warhawk has Chinese markings and the painted shark mouth as made famous by the “Flying Tigers” in Asia during WWII.

Custom Nose Landing Gear

Custom Nose Landing Gear

Craftsman: Unknown

Catalog #: 2008.4.1

Donor: Bob Seigelkoff

This landing gear was machined for a large “stand-off” scale model of the P-61 Black Widow night fighter.

Custom-built “Peanut Scale” Biplane

Custom-built “Peanut Scale” Biplane

Craftsman: David Gee 

Catalog #: 2010.4.1

Donor: David Gee 

This contest-winning rubber powered plane is patterned after the 1913 Grahame-White “Lizzie” and is built from balsa sticks with doped tissue for wing and fuselage surfaces.

Dirty Birdy 2+2 R/C Aircraft

Dirty Birdy 2+2 R/C Aircraft

Craftsman: Joe Bridi

Catalog #: 2015.34.1

Donor: Joe Bridi

This unassembled R/C airplane named, “Dirty Birdy 2+2″ was built by Joe Bridi.

Dirty Birdy R/C Aircraft

Dirty Birdy R/C Aircraft

Craftsman: Joe Bridi

Catalog #: 2015.34.2

Donor: Joe Bridi

This unassembled R/C airplane named, “Dirty Birdy” was built by Joe Bridi.

Douglas DC-3 “Flagship” Airliner

Douglas DC-3 “Flagship” Airliner

Craftsman: Ralph Sarosi

Catalog #: 2014.14.2

Donor: Joe Bridi

This wooden model represents the American Airlines “Flagship” airliner, a Douglas DC-3.

Dyna-Jet Pulse Jet Speed Plane

Dyna-Jet Pulse Jet Speed Plane

Craftsman: Unknown

Knapp Collection #: 491

Catalog #: 2016.44.5

Contributor: Paul Knapp

This Pulse Jet Speed Plane measures 24.5″-long, 19″-wide, 4.5″-high, and weighs 1 pound, 10-1/2 ounces dry. The fuselage is made from sheet brass that was formed and soldered together.

Excel .30 R/C Helicopter

Excel .30 R/C Helicopter

Craftsman: Dwayne Yates

Catalog #: 2013.39.3

Contributor: David James

This early model radio-controlled helicopter was built by Dwayne Yates from a kit by a company called Miniature Aircraft.

F-14 Tomcat

F-14 Tomcat

Craftsman: Ralph Sarosi

Catalog #: 2013.36.3

Donor: Joe Bridi

This 1/40 scale model F-14 Tomcat is the only military jet that Joe Sarosi made.

Fairchild P-19 Basic Trainer

Fairchild P-19 Basic Trainer

Craftsman: Ralph Sarosi

Catalog #: 2013.35.7

Donor: Joe Bridi

A wooden model of the Fairchild P-19 basic trainer aircraft (#34). This airplane was used as a primary trainer in WWII.

FIA Rubber Powered Free-Flight Aircraft Model

FIA Rubber Powered Free-Flight Aircraft Model

Craftsman: Andrey Burdov

Catalog #: 2014.7.7

Contributor: Edward Swenton Jr.

This plane features a carbon fiber fuselage with brass tube rear section, carbon fiber leading edge on the inner wing sections, and custom formed carbon fiber tube as a spar in the outer sections of the double dihedral wings.

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