Udvar-Hazy Center

Interwar Military Aviation 1920-1940

Boeing B-17C Flying Fortress

This is a Boeing B-17C Flying Fortress.It is equipped with the Norden bombsight.It can destroy strategic target.It can outfly any aircraft.
The U.S. army Air flew five loening OA-1A through Mexico and South America.It is an a ideal flight.It can operate from land/water

WWII German Aviation

The Arado Ar 234 B Bliz (lightning) was the world's first operational jet bomber and reconnaissance aircraft. It had a maximum speed of 735 km/h. The first mission took place on August 2, 1944. The weight of the airplane empty is 4900 kg, or 10,800 pounds.

Korean & Vietnam Aviation

The Arado Ar 234 B Bliz (lightning) was the world's first operational jet bomber and reconnaissance aircraft. It had a maximum speed of 735 km/h. The first mission took place on August 2, 1944. The weight of the airplane empty is 4900 kg, or 10,800 pounds.

Human Spaceflight

Apollo Boilerplate Command Module

It is made of aluminim with a fiberglass outer shell. It was used by Apollo astronauts,including the crew from the Apollo 11. The height is 3.2 meters or 10 feet and 7 inches. The weight is 1,814 kg or 4,000 pounds.

Application Satellites

It was launched in 1962. It received telephone and television signals from earth and then transmitted them to other locations. it monitor the effects of radiation on its electronics. It transmitted television coverage of the 1964 Olympics in Japan.

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