- Guide vanes in the 19-foot Pressure Wind Tunnel at Langley Aeronautical Laboratory (Langley Research Center today) form an ellipse 33 feet high and 47 feet wide. (NASA)

A​viation Stuff I Found On The Internet

A​ collection of interesting photos

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Vought VE-7 arresting gear assembly (SDASM)

Vought VE-7 arresting gear assembly (SDASM)

TWA poster commemorating Ford Trimotor coast-to-coast service, which required Pullman train travel from NYC to Columbus and then Waynoka to Clovis. The trip took about 48 hours to complete. (SDASM)

TWA poster commemorating Ford Trimotor coast-to-coast service, which required Pullman train travel from NYC to Columbus and then Waynoka to Clovis. The trip took about 48 hours to complete. (SDASM)

Interstate TDR unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) from WWII (USAF)

Interstate TDR unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) from WWII (USAF)

Deck crew push a McDonnell Douglas (Boeing) T-45C Goshawk onboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) (US Navy)

Deck crew push a McDonnell Douglas (Boeing) T-45C Goshawk onboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) (US Navy)

Pioneering American aviatrix Ruth Nichols, the only woman yet to hold simultaneous world records for speed, altitude, and distance for female pilots (SDASM)

Pioneering American aviatrix Ruth Nichols, the only woman yet to hold simultaneous world records for speed, altitude, and distance for female pilots (SDASM)

Mercury 7 astronauts during survival training in Nevada. L to R: L. Gordon Cooper, Scott Carpenter, John Glenn, Jr., Alan Shepard, Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Walter "Wally" Schirra, Jr., and Donald K. "Deke" Slayton. (NASA)

Mercury 7 astronauts during survival training in Nevada. L to R: L. Gordon Cooper, Scott Carpenter, John Glenn, Jr., Alan Shepard, Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Walter "Wally" Schirra, Jr., and Donald K. "Deke" Slayton. (NASA)

Say "cheese." Refueling from a Boeing KC-46 Pegasus tanker (USAF)

Say "cheese." Refueling from a Boeing KC-46 Pegasus tanker (USAF)

Focke-Wulf Fw 56 inverted over Los Angeles (SDASM)

Focke-Wulf Fw 56 inverted over Los Angeles (SDASM)

Test aircraft powered by General Electric engines on display at Edwards AFB (USAF)

Test aircraft powered by General Electric engines on display at Edwards AFB (USAF)

Douglas DC-1 (NC223Y) Grand Central Air Terminal in 1934

Douglas DC-1 (NC223Y) Grand Central Air Terminal in 1934

Douglas C-54 Skymaster during the Berlin Airlift. To keep things on a strict schedule, pilots were required to stay with their planes and had food taken to them. (SDASM)

Douglas C-54 Skymaster during the Berlin Airlift. To keep things on a strict schedule, pilots were required to stay with their planes and had food taken to them. (SDASM)

Boeing 767 artwork (SDASM)

Boeing 767 artwork (SDASM)

Boeing 737-200 safety card (SDASM)

Boeing 737-200 safety card (SDASM)

Armstrong Siddeley Python turboprop being tested at a NACA wind tunnel in 1949 (NASA)

Armstrong Siddeley Python turboprop being tested at a NACA wind tunnel in 1949 (NASA)

American Airlines Douglas DC-6 (?) and Convair 340 (?) (Author unknown)

American Airlines Douglas DC-6 (?) and Convair 340 (?) (Author unknown)

North American T-2C Buckeye of Training Squadron (VT) 26 in markings commemorating the 75th anniversary of Naval aviation (US Navy)

North American T-2C Buckeye of Training Squadron (VT) 26 in markings commemorating the 75th anniversary of Naval aviation (US Navy)

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Comments (2)

  • Love that shot of the inverted FW56! 🙂

      9 months ago
    • I need to do a little more digging on that a/c. It shows up in a lot of places if you search the registration.

        9 months ago
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