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The scientific tourist #249 — the V-1 comes to Kansas

Seen at the Kansas Cosmosphere, it’s a V-1 cruise missile… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #140 — the Messerschmitt Bf-109

This week’s image is of a Messerschmitt Bf-109 fighter at the Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany…

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The scientific tourist #136 — the Dornier Do 335

I’ve always thought that the Do 335 has to take the prize for “oddest looking military aircraft,” but then its performance more than made up for its unusual appearance…

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The scientific tourist #132 — The Focke-Wulf Fw 190

This weeks image is of a Fw 190 fighter at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia…

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The scientific tourist #128 — the Sanger II space plane

This week’s image is a display model of a Sanger II space plane, on display at the Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany…

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The scientific tourist #126 — the Arado Ar 234B

Now residing at the National Air & Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia — the Arado AR 234 Blitz…

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The scientific tourist #118 — the Natter

This week’s image comes to you from the Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany — it’s a replica of a Bachem Ba349 Natter (Adder)…

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The scientific tourist #112 — Horten hears a… B-2?

While the B-2 bomber is an impressive looking piece of gear, not that many people realize that the technology of flying wings goes back to the Horten brothers in Germany in the 1930’s…

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The scientific tourist #111 — ejection seats

At the Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim north of Munich, a line-up of ejection seats from both sides of the cold war…

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The scientific tourist #88 — Rheintochter R1 Surface to Air Missile (SAM)

Another slice of military history from the Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany…

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