Kelly Johnson

Starfighters’ Black Beauty almost ready for the first flight.

Starfighters’ Black Beauty almost ready for the first flight.

The Team has worked on the aircraft for the last few months and now she is ready! Good news from… Read More

3 years ago

Mayday! A detailed description of Francis Gary Powers’ U-2 shoot-down

Losing a U-2 over the Soviet Union was the nightmare scenario, and Francis Gary Powers was not dreaming. It was… Read More

5 years ago

HERE’S WHY, DESPITE HER MANY LIMITATIONS, PILOTS LOVED FLYING THE F-104 STARFIGHTER

“Along with the SR-71, the F-104 is Kelly Johnson’s greatest creation,” Ed Carney, U.S. Navy A-7 Corsair II pilot who flew… Read More

6 years ago