Vought F4U Corsair
Thes is the Vought F4U Corsair, a World War II fighter on display in the Smithsonian at Dulles. 2017.
The is the SR 71, the 'Blackbird', which was the fastest bird in the sky - capable of Mach 3. A beast of an aircraft if every there was one. Smithsonian, USA. 2017.
The rear of the SR71 Blackbird. This aircraft was capable of Mach 3 and was the subject of many legendary stories surrounding its speed. Seen here at the Smithsonian, at Dulles airport. 2017.
Space Shuttle Discovery
The rear of the Space Shuttle Discovery, sitting proudly in a huge hangar at the Smithsonian's Dulles campus, near Washington DC. 2017.
This is the Space Shuttle Discovery - an iconic vehicle which represents all that is great about the United States. Genuinely a breathtaking sight to see it up close. Smithsonian, Dulles, 2017.
Apollo Command Module
This is the Apollo Command Module at the Smithsonian's Dulles campus. Apollo 11 was the first to land mankind on the Moon. 2017.
Some very important propellers in the annals of history. These power plants hang on the wing of the Elona Gay, which infamously dropped the atomic bomb on Japan in WWII. 2017.
This is the Elona Gay, which carried and dropped the atomic bomb on Japan in WWII, looking resplendent under the magnificent Smithsonian hangar at the Dulles campus. 2017.
Clipper Flying Cloud
The Clipper Flying Cloud was the first pressurized aircraft, allowing flying at higher altitudes, seen here at the Smithsonian near Dulles in Washington DC. 2017.
Air France Concorde
This is actually quite a small aircraft when viewed up close, but it's reputation and fame are unquestioned. This is Air France's Concorde, looking resplendent in the Smithsonian hangar at Dulles. 2017.
The XR-15, suspended in mid-air in the Washington DC campus of the Smithsonian. 2017.
Spirit of St. Louis
Charles Lindbergh flew the Spirit of St. Louis in the first solo nonstop trans-atlantic flight in 1927. It is seen here suspended in the Smithsonian in Washington DC.