Monthly Archives: March 2010
Some amazing photos from the Apollo 11 mission after the jump. Full Article
A great talk. I love the part where he discusses how after the great achievements of the SR-71 and moon landing we retreated technologically.
The Northrop/McDonnell Douglas YF-23 was an American prototype fighter aircraft designed for the United States Air Force. The YF-23 was a finalist in the U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Tactical Fighter competition. Two YF-23s were built and were nicknamed “Black Widow … Continue reading
[usercontrol: /user controls/gallery.ascx ImageUrl=/gallery/b26-10;RepeatColumns=6] The Martin B-26 Marauder was a World War II twin-engine medium bomber built by the Glenn L. Martin Company. The first US medium bomber used in the Pacific Theater in early 1942, it was also used … Continue reading
Great article on the space shuttle flight simulator at NASA.
[usercontrol: /user controls/gallery.ascx ImageUrl=/gallery/mig15-10;RepeatColumns=6] The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Russian: ?????? ? ??????? ???-15) was a jet fighter developed for the USSR by Artem Mikoyan and Mikhail Gurevich. The MiG-15 was one of the first successful swept-wing jet fighters, and it achieved … Continue reading
[usercontrol: /user controls/gallery.ascx ImageUrl=/gallery/AirForce1Kennedy-10;RepeatColumns=6] This U.S. Air Force Boeing VC-137C aircraft (civilian designation 707-320B) was the first jet made specifically for use by the President of the United States. Built in 1962, it served many presidents over three decades, carrying … Continue reading
[usercontrol: /user controls/gallery.ascx ImageUrl=/gallery/f22-10;RepeatColumns=6] The Lockheed Martin/Boeing F-22 Raptor is a single seat, twin-engine fifth-generation fighter aircraft that uses stealth technology. It was designed primarily as an air superiority fighter, but has additional capabilities that include ground attack, electronic warfare, … Continue reading
[usercontrol: /user controls/gallery.ascx ImageUrl=/gallery/wasserfall-10;RepeatColumns=6] The Wasserfall Ferngelenkte Flakrakete (English: Waterfall Remote-Controlled A-A Rocket), also known as Aggregat 5, was a World War II guided surface-to-air missile developed at Peenemünde, Germany. One of the German Wunderwaffen, the Wasserfall design was used … Continue reading
[usercontrol: /user controls/gallery.ascx ImageUrl=/gallery/me163-10;RepeatColumns=6] The Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet, designed by Alexander Martin Lippisch, was a German rocket-powered fighter aircraft. As of 2010, it remains the only rocket-powered fighter aircraft to have ever been operational. Its design was revolutionary, and … Continue reading