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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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The scientific tourist #235 — A-7D “Corsair II”

Another bit of warbird history from the South Dakota Air and Space Museum — an A-7D…

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The scientific tourist #233 — T-bird on a stick

In the heart of Pictou, Nova Scotia — here’s a T-33 Shooting Star (CT-133 Silver Star)…

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The scientific tourist #230 — B-24 “Liberator” bomber

On display at the Pima Air Museum outside of Tucson, Arizona — it’s a Consolidated B-24 “Liberator” bomber…

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The scientific tourist #201 — a pilot’s eye view…

…of a DC-3. Seen at the San Diego Air and Space Museum.

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The scientific tourist #197 — Ike’s ride

Another interesting bit of history from the South Dakota Air and Space Museum — a B-25J “Mitchell III” bomber, converted into a transport for General Dwight Eisenhower during WWII…

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The scientific tourist #170 — the SR-71 blackbird

This week’s “scientific tourist” subject can be seen all over the place in the U.S. — fitting, for an aircraft that cruised at somewhere over Mach 3…

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The scientific tourist #162 — MiG-23

A MiG-23 “Flogger” at the Deutsches Museum / Air and Space Museum, Schleissheim…

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