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The Douglas DC-3

The Douglas DC-3's streamlined, clean lines has a huge impact on industrial designers.

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The Douglas World Cruiser Chicago

The Chicago in its seaplane configuration.

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The Douglas World Cruiser Chicago

The Chicago in its landplane configuration.

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The Douglas World Cruiser Chicago

The Chicago and its companion World Cruisers completed the first round-the-world flights in 1924.

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The Fokker F.VII Friendship

In 1928 Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic as a passenger in the Fokker F.VII Friendship with two male pilots.

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The Fokker T-2

Because the T-2 could lift heavy loads and be easily modified, the Air Service chose it to attempt the first nonstop transcontinental flight.

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The Lockheed 5B Vega

In 1932, Amelia Earhart flew this Lockheed Vega 5B for the first female nonstop solo transatlantic flight and a U.S. transcontinental flight.

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The Lockheed 5B Vega

In 1932, Amelia Earhart flew this Lockheed Vega 5B for the first female nonstop solo transatlantic flight and a U.S. transcontinental flight.

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The Museum’s Piper J-3

The Museum's Piper J-3 is suspended at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

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The NC-4 on the National Mall

The NC-4 became part of the Smithsonian collection in 1927.

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