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The scientific tourist #362 — the Ne-20 jet engine

On display at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center, it’s one of just 3 surviving Ne-20 jet engines… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #355 — Lulu-Belle

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The scientific tourist #354 — the Me 163 revisited

I talked a bit about the Me 163 some time back — but a recent trip to Washington D.C. left me with a bit of time for the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center, which meant I was able to get some shots of their copy of the “Komet”… Continue reading

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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 #252 — from Silver Dart to Starfighter

Seen at the Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum, 100 years of Canadian aviation history… 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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The scientific tourist #228 — the MiG-21F

Seen at the Museum of the USAF in Dayton, Ohio — it’s a Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F “Fishbed” fighter-interceptor…

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Casual Friday — will it blend?

The shape of the (aircraft) future…

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The scientific tourist #85 — WB-47

If you’ve ever seen the movie Strategic Air Command, you’ll recognize this aircraft right away…

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The scientific tourist #46 — another step toward human flight

This week’s image is of a reproduction of a Wright brothers’ aircraft in San Diego’s Air and Space Museum…

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