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The scientific tourist #207 — the VK-1 jet engine

This week’s picture comes to you from the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum in Tutusville, Florida. It’s a Russian VK-1 jet engine…

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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 #85 — WB-47

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

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Casual Friday — flying with the angels

The Blue Angels, that is…

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The scientific tourist #53 — Splitter plates and boundary layers

This week’s image (a bit delayed due to the holidays) is of an F-4 “Phantom” fighter, waiting for renovation…

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The scientific tourist #51 — the J-33 jet engine

This week’s picture comes from the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum in Titusville, Florida. It’s of an Allison J-33 jet engine –one of the first jet engines ever produced in the U.S….

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