Aircraft Photo of NR105W | Lockheed 5C Vega | AirHistory.net #33339
Aircraft
Registration / SerialNR105W
Aircraft Original TypeLockheed 2/5/DL Vega
Aircraft Generic TypeLockheed 2/5/DL Vega
Aircraft VersionLockheed 5C Vega
C/n (msn)122
Aircraft NameWinnie Mae
Location
City / AreaWashington / Smithsonian Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / CountryDistrict of Columbia, United States
CollectionNational Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian)
 
Photo Date10 July 1978
Photo byMick Bajcar
Photo ID: 33339
Photo Comment

The 'Winnie Mae', a special Lockheed Model 5C Vega was flown by Wiley Post who completed two around-the-world record flights and a series of high-altitude research flights. In 1978 it was in the Smithsonian collection in Washington DC but has now been moved to the Udvar-Hazy Centre

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