Naval Aircraft Factory PN-9, 1/16 Scale

Cmdr. John Rodgers and his crew attempted to fly from the mainland United States to the Hawaiian Islands in 1925 in the PN-9 depicted by this model.

Caption:
Cmdr. John Rodgers and his crew spent nine days adrift at sea in this aircraft after failing to rendezvous with a refueling ship.
Type: Artifact
Image Date: 1994
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Origin: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Creator: Eric Long
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Cmdr. John Rodgers and his crew spent nine days adrift at sea in this aircraft after failing to rendezvous with a refueling ship.