Lieutenant Colonel Todd Houchins, commanding officer of the 53rd Test Support Squadron and one of a dwindling number of qualified … Continue reading Tyndall AFB Bids Pharewell to the Phantom
In May of this year, the Krylov State Research Center, Russia’s primary state-sponsored shipbuilding R&D institute, debuted their Project 230000E, … Continue reading Could the Yak-44 Make a Comeback For Russia’s Next Carrier?
Not too long ago, I posted an article on Draken International, a firm based out of Florida that is home … Continue reading Interview: Dogfighting with Learjets
Lakeland, Florida isn’t America’s most happening city. It’s not constantly in the news for any particular reason, nor does it … Continue reading The World’s Largest Private Air Force
The C-130 has been the workhorse of cargo aircraft for the the Marines and the Air Force since it entered … Continue reading Look, Ma!! No Hook!!!
The Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F/A-18A/B/C/D “Legacy” Hornet has functioned as the primary demonstration jet of the Blue Angels since 1986. … Continue reading The Blue Angels Need to Find a Suitable Replacement for Their Aging Hornets
On the evening of April 14th, 1988, the crew of the USS Samuel B. Roberts were on alert as they … Continue reading The Last Time Iran Tangled With the US, the Navy Unleashed Its A-6 Intruders to Great Effect
The Naval History & Heritage Command put together this awesome and simple graphic that demonstrates the evolutionary history of American … Continue reading A Quick Visual Primer to Every American Aircraft Carrier Class of the Past 97 Years
Every fighter pilot out there just wants to fly an aircraft so badass that nobody dares tangle with it (or … Continue reading The F-8 Crusader Once Scared a Vietnamese MiG Pilot Into Ejecting Before a Dogfight
Mid-September 1974 would see yet another WESTPAC combat deployment for the already-battle hardened USS Enterprise (CVAN-65), the first nuclear-powered aircraft … Continue reading Tomcat’s First Ride