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Title Delta Coaster Car
Date 2008
Collection Art and Crafts Collection
Object Name Car, Coaster
Catalog Number 2016.98.1
Description This plywood coaster car was built and painted to resemble a Delta aircraft. Exterior paint scheme resembles Delta aircraft livery nicknamed "Onward and Upward," which introduced Delta's Red Widget Logo in 2007. The black steering wheel resembles an airplane yoke.
Provenance Built by Delta Pilot John Klas, an Airbus 320 Captain, for his children. Raced in his neighborhood race in Marietta, Georgia, in 2008.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Onward and Upward
Logo, Delta Red Widget
Subjects Coaster cars
Racing
Children
Airline pilots
Handicraft
Credit line Gift of John Klas