From reconnaissance balloons during the Civil War to the Wright Military Flyer and the F-14 Tomcat—our ability to take to the air has fundamentally changed the military.

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  • From reconnaissance balloons during the Civil War to the Wright Military Flyer and the F-14 Tomcat—our ability to take to the air has fundamentally changed the military.

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