US Air Force Museum

A few panoramic collages from our visit last week to the US AIr Force Museum at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio…

A wind tunnel from the early 1900s takes center place amidst a balloon and WWI Fokker triplane.

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There is a hangar inside Wright-Patterson devoted to experimental military aircraft. The same side of the hangar is seen on far left and far right.

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The Valkyrie experimental plane just barely fits in the hangar from front to back.

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Here is a reconstruction of a rectilinear view of an AFTI F-16 where all the images had to be taken from within four feet or so of the wingtip.

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Wesley R. Elsberry

Falconer. Interdisciplinary researcher: biology and computer science. Photographer. Husband. Christian. Activist.

2 thoughts on “US Air Force Museum

  • 2008/05/22 at 1:16 pm
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    I love that museum. I went there several times when I lived in Ohio, but it has been at least 10 years since my visit. The last few times I have been through Dayton, it was too late in the day to visit. I may need to just set aside a day to go.

  • 2008/05/25 at 9:16 pm
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    All very cool. But conspicuously absent are any remains from alien crash retrievals.

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