Apollo/Advanced Range Instrumentation Aircraft

Worldwide Support of Space and Earth Programs for 35 Years

ARIA History

The Beginning


Bendix Test Flight Crew

Bendix Radio

Bendix Radio Corporation

Douglas Aircraft

ARIA Aircraft Modifications

Patrick Air Force Base

Apollo Range Instrumentation Aircraft

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Advanced Range Instrumentation Aircraft

Edwards Air Force Base

Last Station

ARIA Equipment

Prime Mission Electronic Equipment


Deployment Sites

Final Touchdown 

Edwards Air Force Base

ARIA Retires

Desert Wings

The Last ARIA

ARIA 60-0374