U.S. Navy recovers C-2A that fatally crashed in 2017 from 3 Miles Underwater

U.S. Navy recovers C-2A that fatally crashed in 2017 from 3 Miles Underwater

The C-2A was recovered from near its crash site about 500 miles from Okinawa in late May. On...
Here’s why SR-71 tires are silver

Here’s why SR-71 tires are silver

The tire pressure on the SR-71 was 415 psi (compared to the 32-35 psi in your automobile tires!)
Rolls-Royce to offer F130 turbofan for B-52 re-engine competition. If it wins, it will build them in Indianapolis.

USAF must specify B-52 re-engine contract requirements before getting the funding

A staff member from the House Armed Services Committee says the USAF will now have to lock down the requirements and...
F-105 Vs MiG-17: how a badly damaged Thud gun killed a North Vietnamese Fresco

F-105 Vs MiG-17: how a badly damaged Thud gun killed a North Vietnamese Fresco

As the F-105 slowed without afterburner the MiG overshot and Tracy fired 200 rounds of 20 mm ammunition without the aid...
The Oldest and the Boldest: Cool video celebrates the 100th Anniversary of VFA-14 Tophatters

The Oldest and the Boldest: Cool video celebrates the 100th Anniversary of VFA-14 Tophatters

VFA-14 is based at NAS Lemoore and flies the F/A-18E Super Hornet, and are the Navy's oldest active squadron, having formed...
Skyraider pilot recalls the mission that inspired James Michener’s The Bridges at Toko-Ri

Skyraider pilot recalls the mission that inspired James Michener’s The Bridges at Toko-Ri

“James Michener, author of The Bridges at Toko-Ri, was briefed in a similar way to the pilots who would be flying...
Boeing to deliver first two F-15EX Fighters as soon as 2020

Boeing to deliver first two F-15EX Fighters as soon as 2020

This is possible due to the fact the F-15EX has a lot of similarities with the F-15QA Advanced Eagle that is...
Join this SR-71 Blackbird driver for a top secret recoinnassance mission over North Korea

The unknown story of the SR-71 aircrew that bailed out after their Blackbird struck...

“The nose section was gone just forward of the cockpit and the canopy had caved in on me. I thought, 'I'm...
Sikorsky Secures Contract To Build 12 LRIP CH-53K Heavy Lift Helicopters

Sikorsky Secures Contract To Build 12 LRIP CH-53K Heavy Lift Helicopters

The CH-53K is the only aircraft able to provide the USMC with the heavy-lift capability it needs to meet future operational...
Tragic video shows F-100 pilot crashing after fatal “Sabre Dance”

Tragic video shows F-100 pilot crashing after fatal “Sabre Dance”

The F-100 jet fighter in this video experiences a pitch-up (AKA the Sabre Dance) and crashes in a fireball.