A​viation Stuff I Found On The Internet

A​ mostly historical collection of images I thought were interesting

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The 10,000th F6F Hellcat produced by Grumman after delivery to VBF-87 aboard carrier USS Ticonderoga (CV-14) June 5, 1945. Grumman eventually built 12,275 Hellcats.

The 10,000th F6F Hellcat produced by Grumman after delivery to VBF-87 aboard carrier USS Ticonderoga (CV-14) June 5, 1945. Grumman eventually built 12,275 Hellcats.

Cortland, NY, 1930

Cortland, NY, 1930

American Gyro AG-4 Crusader

American Gyro AG-4 Crusader

DC-10 prototype

DC-10 prototype

General Dynamics YF-16A

General Dynamics YF-16A

McDonnell Douglas F-15D-39-MC Eagle (85-0129)

McDonnell Douglas F-15D-39-MC Eagle (85-0129)

The Arsenal of Democracy: Republic P-47Ds on the assembly line

The Arsenal of Democracy: Republic P-47Ds on the assembly line

Convair R3Y Tradewind

Convair R3Y Tradewind

Saunders Roe Princess

Saunders Roe Princess

Space Shuttle Endeavour atop the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft salutes Johnson Space Center

Space Shuttle Endeavour atop the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft salutes Johnson Space Center

Shuttle Enterprise (OV-101) with Gene Roddenberry and members of the Star Trek cast. Enterprise was originally named Constitution, but NASA changed the name after a huge write-in campaign by fans of the TV show.

Shuttle Enterprise (OV-101) with Gene Roddenberry and members of the Star Trek cast. Enterprise was originally named Constitution, but NASA changed the name after a huge write-in campaign by fans of the TV show.

W​Miley Post with his Lockheed Vega Winnie Mae. Post flew Winnie Mae around the world twice, used it to develop a high altitude pressure suit, and discovered the jet stream along the way.

W​Miley Post with his Lockheed Vega Winnie Mae. Post flew Winnie Mae around the world twice, used it to develop a high altitude pressure suit, and discovered the jet stream along the way.

English fighters drawn by Robert Kemp, the chief illustrator at General Dynamics

English fighters drawn by Robert Kemp, the chief illustrator at General Dynamics

Northrop YF-17 wind tunnel model

Northrop YF-17 wind tunnel model

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