Category Archives: Modern US
Photos from this year’s Thunder over Michigan Air Show at Willow Run (Michigan) airport.
Photos from my latest visit to the Behind the Scenes Tour at the National Museum of the United State Air Force. Work is progressing on the B-17 Memphis Belle, and the B-17 Swoose.
Photos from the my latest visit to the National Museum of the United State Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. I traveled down to go on the behind the scenes restoration tour (photos to be posted) and I had a chance to … Continue reading
The Department of Defense has released its long term procurement plan, which reveals that UAV force is expected to double by 2021. The Army’s got a Reaper-esque drone called Gray Eagle. The Marines want a similar UAV as part of … Continue reading
The Lockheed A-12 was a reconnaissance aircraft built for the Central Intelligence Agency by Lockheed’s famed Skunk Works, based on the designs of Clarence “Kelly” Johnson. The A-12 was produced from 1962 through 1964, and was in operation from 1963 … Continue reading
The Lockheed SR-71 “Blackbird” is an advanced, long-range, Mach 3+ strategic reconnaissance aircraft which was in service with the U.S. Air Force from 1964 to 1998. It was developed as a black project from the Lockheed A-12 reconnaissance aircraft in … Continue reading
The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is a carrier-capable ground-attack aircraft designed for the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. The delta winged, single-engined Skyhawk was designed and produced by Douglas Aircraft Company, and later McDonnell Douglas. It was originally … Continue reading
Awesome video on how Lockheed Martin uses to laser to paint the F-35. Full Article with Video
Investigators were able to track wannabe terrorist Faisal Shahzad through his anonymous, pre-paid cell phone — exactly how, they won’t say. But there was a tantalizing explanation posted — and then quickly yanked — from the website of WCBS TV. … Continue reading