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Spy Planes: Eyes in the Sky

Quick, name some famous spies! Who did you come up with? Jack Ryan? Ethan Hunt? James Bond? Movie spies are fun and resourceful, but real life spies rely on a lot more than fancy gadgets and powerful informants — they need as much information as they can get. In this episode, we'll explore how...

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Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird
Presented Online | Museum in Washington, DC GE Aviation Lecture
December 9, 2019 | 8:00pm

Fast Forward: The Concorde and the Future of Supersonic Flight

Explore the past and future of supersonic flight Fifty years after the Concorde first flew, a new era of innovation and entrepreneurial ideas seeks to make supersonic flight practical and sustainable. Flying passengers at twice the speed of sound, the Concorde captured the imagination...

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X-59
Upcoming Exhibition

America by Air Reimagined

“Unlike the boundaries of the sea by the shorelines, the ‘ocean of air’ laps at the border of every state, city, town and home throughout the world.” —L. Welch Pogue “America by Air” will emerge from the Museum’s multi-year transformation campaign refreshed...

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Ford 5-AT Tri-Motor
Fri, January 19 2018

Destructor Unit, Lockheed P-38J-10-LO Lightning

From 1942 to 1945, the thunder of P-38 Lightnings was heard around the world. U. S. Army pilots flew the P-38 over Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Pacific; from the frozen Aleutian Islands to the sun-baked deserts of North Africa. Measured by success in combat, Lockheed engineer Clarence "...

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Destructor Unit, Lockheed P-38J-10-LO Lightning
Wed, January 3 2018

Bottle, Fire Suppression System, Northrop P-61C Black Widow

The P-61 Black Widow was the first United States aircraft designed from the start to find and destroy other aircraft at night and in bad weather. It served in combat for only the final year of World War II but flew in the European, Mediterranean, Pacific, and China-Burma-India theaters. Black...

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Bottle, Fire Suppression System, Northrop P-61C Black Widow
Wed, January 3 2018

Bottle, Fire Suppression System, Northrop P-61C Black Widow

The P-61 Black Widow was the first United States aircraft designed from the start to find and destroy other aircraft at night and in bad weather. It served in combat for only the final year of World War II but flew in the European, Mediterranean, Pacific, and China-Burma-India theaters. Black...

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Bottle, Fire Suppression System, Northrop P-61C Black Widow
Wed, January 3 2018

Bottle, Fire Suppression System, Northrop P-61C Black Widow

The P-61 Black Widow was the first United States aircraft designed from the start to find and destroy other aircraft at night and in bad weather. It served in combat for only the final year of World War II but flew in the European, Mediterranean, Pacific, and China-Burma-India theaters. Black...

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Bottle, Fire Suppression System, Northrop P-61C Black Widow
Wed, January 3 2018

Bottle, Fire Suppression System, Northrop P-61C Black Widow

The P-61 Black Widow was the first United States aircraft designed from the start to find and destroy other aircraft at night and in bad weather. It served in combat for only the final year of World War II but flew in the European, Mediterranean, Pacific, and China-Burma-India theaters. Black...

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