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Reissued 1941 Classic: Flying the Beam Board Game

Item #68234

Sale Price: $29.99

Original Price: $45.00


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The 1941 original of this detailed reproduction helps players experience the excitement of early instrument flying. Early pilots “flying the beam,” heard a steady radio signal buzz when their course was true. In this family-friendly reenactment, Reissued 1941 Classic: Flying the Beam Board Game, a player puts a marker on the nearest “leg” of the beam, then spins to determine how far their plane advances. To land safely and win, be the first to reach the assigned runway by an exact count.  Box, 18.25"l x 9.5"w.

Museum Provenance

The 1941 original of this detailed reproduction is on view in our Air and Space Museum’s America by Air exhibit.

Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.


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