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The scientific tourist #321 — SPAD XIII

Brought to you by the Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix, Arizona — it’s a SPAD XIII fighter… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #310 — the Stuka

On display in the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois — it’s one of only two surviving Stuka dive bombers… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #307 — Snark cruise missile

Here, you see a Snark cruise missile — another interesting chapter in Cold War aviation history… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #305 — Legal Eagle II

Here’s Legal Eagle II, a B-29 “Superfortress” bomber on display at the South Dakota Air and Space Museum in Box Elder, South Dakota… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #300 — the Martin EB-57 “Canberra”

On display at the South Dakota Air and Space Museum; Box Elder, South Dakota… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #273 — the B-26K “Counter Invader”

A very long-lived craft — the Douglas B-26K “Counter Invader,” on display at the South Dakota Air and Space Museum; Box Elder, South Dakota Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #267 — the F-100 “Super Sabre”

On display at the South Dakota Air and Space Museum, it’s the F-100 “Super Sabre”… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #248 — F-84F Thunderstreak

On display at the Kansas Aviation Museum in Wichita, Kansas — a Republic F-84F Thunderstreak… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #240 — a well-travelled B-47E

Coming to you from the Kansas Aviation Museum in Wichita, Kansas, here’s a B-47E with a bit of a story behind it…

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Casual Friday — 49 quadrocopters in outdoor formation flight

Here’s a mesmerizing way to spend the next 4+ minutes of your day — watch this colorful bit of outdoor performance art, performed by a swarm of 49 lit quadrocopters (tiny four-bladed helicopters), flying over the skies of Linz, Austria at night…

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