Awe-inspiring aerial engineering from the Aerospace Museum of California

New Atlas | January 23, 2019

The military is always ahead of the civilian world when it comes to new technologies, and it's staggering to look back and see just how advanced aviation was as early as the 1950s and 60s, with supersonic jets, long-range remote-control helicopters, and all sorts of other innovations that feel way before their time.
Just north-east of Sacramento, on the grounds of the former McClellan Air Force Base, sits the Aerospace Museum of California that features a fascinating collection of aircraft and engines, with a particular focus on the fast and furious jet fighters and interceptors of the Cold War era. New Atlas dropped by for a visit and here are a few of our favorite exhibits, with many more in our gallery.

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