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The wings that started the race to space. It has taken the human race 66 years to go from first flight to landing a man on the moon. We are getting close to mastering aircraft so what will be next?
 
 
   
     
 

Take a look at these H-34 Helicopter available just outside Tucson, AZ.


Or these UH-1D Iroquois Huey Helicopters available in Show Low, AZ.

 
 
 
FAA
Aircraft Museums
  • National Air and Space Museum (NASM) maintains the largest collection of historic air and spacecraft in the world. It is also a vital center for research into the history, science, and technology of aviation and space flight.
  • Museum of Flight Featuring 54 of the world's most awe-inspiring airplanes authentic and in mint condition. In the steel and glass Great Gallery, the history of aviation soars past, with dozens of full-size aircraft flying in formation six stories above.
  • The National Warplane Museum is an educational institution founded to collect, preserve, interpret and exhibit military aviation memorabilia and to fly military aircraft. The Museum honors the men and women who made sacrifices in defense of their country and in the preservation of world freedom.
  • Pima Air & Space Museum opened to the public in May 1976 with 75 aircraft on display. Since then the museum collection has grown to over 250 aircraft occupying 80 acres of land. The entire museum property covers about 150 acres.This wonderful place and the bone yard in Tucson, AZ (where I grew up) continues to inspire me. Every time I go back the variety of aircraft dazzles me.
  • Global Security US Military Aircraft A nice database of aircraft used in the security of the United States of America. Catagories include Bomber, Attack, Fighter, Rotary, Cargo, ASW, UAV, Tanker, SAM, CSAR / SOF, AEW, Special, Trainer, X-Planes, Mystery, Utility, Glider, Airship and Civilian.
Experimental Aircraft
  • The Experimental Aircraft Association was founded in 1953 by a group of individuals in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who were interested in building their own airplanes. Through the decades, the organization expanded its mission to include antiques, classics, warbirds, aerobatic aircraft, ultralights, helicopters and contemporary manufactured aircraft.
  • The Homebuilt Homepage is online information about Sport Aviation, in particular Homebuilt Aircraft. It is an index containing links to companies sites, information on companies that don't have their own web page, a list of builders and owners of Homebuilts that have an email address, design software, and much more.
Other Aircraft Sites
  • Fantasy of Flight was created in 1993 as an educational non-profit foundation with a program objective to use the excitement of aviation as an incentive towards creating a greater interest in science, math and technology. It has an office and learning center at the Wings Over The Rockies Air & Space Museum in Denver, Colorado.

 

 
     
     
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