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View Resource A Well-Tested Eye in the Sky: What U-2 Spy Planes Do over Iraq that Satellites Don't

One of the most important pieces of technology being used to search Iraq for evidence of weapons is a 48-year old spy plane. The U-2, which was first flown in the beginnings of the Cold War, has withstood the test of time and continues to be widely used by the US. This site provides details about the history of the U-2. It also describes many technical aspects involved in flights, such as the...

https://www.globalsecurity.org/org/news/2003/030221-u2.htm
View Resource The Aerodrome: Aces and Aircraft of World War I

This handsome site is a WWI aviation buff's dream. Users will find biographical information on all the major aces of the war, organized by nationality. This includes rank, squadrons, victories, medals awarded, a photo, and a short account of their war service. The other major portion of the site is the listing of aircraft used in the war, organized by country of origin. Plane information includes...

http://www.theaerodrome.com/index.php
View Resource USAF Museum

The US Air Force Museum, situated on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, is the "oldest and largest military aviation museum in the world." Its homepage is the next best thing to visiting the museum in person. Several galleries showcase hundreds of aircraft, ranging from the early 1900s to modern military jets. Spacecraft and components are also featured. The galleries include...

https://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/
View Resource Air Force Historical Research Agency

This Website from the US Air Force provides a brief description of the overall holdings of the agency, which are comprised of over "70,000,000 pages devoted to the history of the service, and represent the world's largest and most valuable organized collection of documents on US military aviation." The site also supplies detailed descriptions of the personal papers of Air Force members held by the...

https://www.afhra.af.mil/
View Resource The Air Museum: Planes of Fame

The Air Museum, headquartered in Chino, California, houses a large collection of famous aircraft from many different countries. One of the most interesting features on the museum's Web site is the virtual tour, which allows users to view a 360-degree panorama of many hangars and displays. The Special Features section highlights nine remarkable aircrafts, providing a brief historical background and...

http://planesoffame.org/