Aircraft Photo of NR12047 / R12047 | Wittman Chief Oshkosh | AirHistory.net #276162
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:NR12047
Alternate Registration:R12047
Aircraft Original Type:Wittman Chief Oshkosh
Aircraft Generic Type:Wittman Chief Oshkosh
Aircraft Version:Wittman Chief Oshkosh
C/n (msn):
Location
City / Airport:Los Angeles - InternationalMap
Region / Country:California, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KLAX   IATA: LAX   Local: LAX   Other: -
Event:National Air Races 1933
 
Photo Date:June 1933 to July 1933
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID: 276162
Photo Comment

Air racer Steve Wittman built his own aircraft at Oskosh in 1931, the Chief Oskosh. It is seen at the National Air Races at then Mines Field in 1933, one of 22 events in which it participated. Named Buster after WWII, it was donated to the Smithsonian in 1954. Photo from: San Diego Air & Space Museum

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