Area 51

The DON’T ASK and NOYFB patch worn by C-5 crews tasked to bring F-117 aircraft to Area 51: when Nighthawk airframes were secretly transported to the test site via Galaxy airlifters

The DON’T ASK and NOYFB patch worn by C-5 crews tasked to bring F-117 aircraft to Area 51: when Nighthawk airframes were secretly transported to the test site via Galaxy airlifters

The F-117 Nighthawk The Lockheed F-117 was developed in response to an Air Force request for an aircraft capable of attacking… Read More

4 weeks ago

The F-117 Test Pilot who made a successful emergency landing after his Nighthawk nose wheel fell off after upon take off. He was advised to eject from the F-117 but was able to RTB and spare the aircraft.

Tom Morgenfeld Tom Morgenfeld graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1965 with a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering and… Read More

3 months ago

The Unwelcome Guest: the RAF F-105 exchange pilot who landed at Area 51 and spotted the Top Secret A-12 Blackbird

The A-12 Blackbird at Area 51 Since 1955, America’s most secret aircraft projects have been tested at Area 51, a… Read More

3 months ago

The story of when USAF replaced the debris of a crashed F-117 with those of a crashed F-101 Voodoo to keep the Nighthawk Secret

The crashed F-101 Voodoo had been in storage at the secretive Area 51 in Nevada for more than 20 years,… Read More

8 months ago

Ghosts of Groom Lake: the story of the F-101 Voodoo aircraft tasked to support the then top-secret A-12 program test flights at Area 51

In addition to their A-12 chase and training duties, these F-101 Voodoos were tasked with the interception of any unauthorized… Read More

12 months ago

Did you know? To keep the A-12 project secret CIA stored in boxes Oxcart spy planes and moved them from Skunk Works production site to Area 51

Since the CIA wanted to keep the A-12 project secret, it determined that the Oxcart could not be tested at… Read More

12 months ago

The Stealth Fighter that Never Was: How the Secret Development of the F-117 led to the Birth of the Misleading F-19

Models of the F-19 Stealth Fighter started to appear in the eighties and were available from four manufacturers: Revell, Monogram,… Read More

1 year ago

The Most Secret Program ever developed by famed Lockheed Skunk Works was not the SR-71 Blackbird, but the D-21 Drone and project Senior Bowl

At Beale AFB, in California, you would think that the SR-71 Blackbird program would be the biggest blackest deepest secret.… Read More

1 year ago

How the Secret Development of the F-117 led to the Birth of the Misleading F-19, the Stealth Fighter that Never Was

Even though the F-19 Stealth Fighter never came to existence, this one-of-a-kind aircraft that never was will always be remembered… Read More

4 years ago

The True Fastest Speed Ever Reached by a Lockheed Blackbird

“During early flight testing at Area 51 with the A-12s, Jim Eastham told me that A-12 #128 flew as fast… Read More

4 years ago

“We Can Stop All of You:” USAF Warns that They Are Ready to Protect Area 51

"Area 51 is an open training range for the US Air Force, and we would discourage anyone from trying to… Read More

5 years ago

“They Can’t Stop All of Us Because the Truth is Out There:” 250,000 Alien Hunters Want to Storm Area 51 Next September

The event will see a group of alien hunters meeting at 3 a.m. on Sep. 20, 2019 near the top-secret… Read More

5 years ago

New video shows U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet chasing UFO, group founded by former Blink182 musician says

According To The Stars Academy of Arts and Science group the clip is a Defense Department footage from an F/A-18… Read More

6 years ago

UFO SEEKERS CAPTURE F-16s DOGFIGHTING AGAINST TRIANGULAR SHAPED AIRCRAFT OVER AREA 51

The F-16s are seen zipping through the sky in an apparent routine training mission over the top secret military base… Read More

6 years ago

FAMOUS FORMER SOVIET-ERA TEST PILOT WARNED LT. COL. ERIC SCHULTZ ONE MONTH BEFORE HIS FATAL CRASH NEAR AREA 51

“You’ll perish, you can not do what I do,” Magomed Tolboyev, the test pilot for Soviet Buran space shuttle, said… Read More

6 years ago