I, like many of my friends, was bit by the flying bug thanks to the United States Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron–the Thunderbirds. In my case, I was three years View More ›
Donald ‘Don’ Edward Sheldon might not be widely known in the lower 48, yet he’s a household name when it comes to Alaskan bush flying.
I was born in the ’70s in Arizona, so I have been a dedicated American aircraft homer my entire life. It was difficult not to be, growing up around F-16s, View More ›
Just one of the many controversial defense acquisition programs in recent years, the United States Air Force’s KC-X tanker replacement program made headway last week out of Boeing’s Everett, Washington View More ›
…and so it was that the mysterious force of gravity was revealed to Isaac Newton and the human mind for the first time. Then came the fighter pilot and the Newton’s force was soon exploited for its tactical advantage.
Soldiers like the A-10. They can see it, they can hear it, they have confidence in it. And that’s the one thing that we have to account for as we move forward.
I believe it was William Lear who once said “If it looks good, it will fly good.” This is something that can definitely stated for the Dassault Rafale. Although it View More ›
Back in August, over half of the Lockheed-Martin F-16Ds in the USAF inventory were removed from flight after cracks were identified along the canopy sill longeron. This particular longeron in View More ›
Watch a short video made by Wingnut for the 2013 Hornet Ball, an annual event for West coast F-18 Hornet and Super Hornet squadrons.
As Paco says, “It’s a Navy thing. More, it’s a CV thing, ‘CV’ being the code for carrier, the kind of carrier that has cross-deck pendants and planes with hooks. View More ›