Aeronautics Research Guide

The Smithsonian Libraries and Archives' Aeronautics Research Guide is a select list of resources for students, teachers, and researchers to learn about aeronautics. It is complimented by our Astronomy Research Guide and our Earth and Space Sciences Research Guide


  • Armstrong Flight Research Center This image library contains images from the current and historic flight research programs and projects flown at what is now known as Armstrong Flight Research Center. 
  • World War I Modeling: Information about creating W.W.I aircraft models, including numerous illustrations.

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Last Updated October 6, 2023