Marcel Jurca Collection

Collection ID:
Jurca, Marcel
bulk 1956-2001
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic Feet
(1 folder)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a photograph, a 1957 letter, and three drawings relating to the Jurca MJ-2 Tempête (Tempest) (Homebuilt). This collection also contains ten color snapshots and corresponding negatives from 2001 taken at Jurca's office and workshops, located at an airport outside of Paris.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Marcel Jurca was a Romanian-born pilot who flew for the Luftwaffe during World War II before defecting to France. During the 1950s Jurca designed the single-seat, wood-and-fabric aerobatic Jurca MJ-2 Tempête (Tempest) (Homebuilt). Jurca went on to build a number of homebuilts, including the Jurca MJ-77 (3/4 Mustang).

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Theodore Sellin, Gift, 2017

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Marcel Jurca Collection, Accession 2017-0022 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords table of terms and types.
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Jurca MJ-2 Tempête (Tempest) (Homebuilt) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151