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
Mid-1949, Lieutenant Commander Johnny Magda was given orders to report to Naval Air Station Whiting Field in central Santa Rosa … Continue reading When the Blue Angels Went to War
Earlier this week, we shared a picture from Lockheed Martin’s publicity page on our Facebook page. Each and every one … Continue reading “Be quick, be quiet, and be on time.”
The year was 1977, and the Canadian Department of National Defence had just kicked off their New Fighter Aircraft program … Continue reading The CF-14-Eh Tomcat?
By Tom Demerly for ALERT 5. When a manned aircraft approaches the speed of the sound it is thought to … Continue reading 68 Years Ago Today: Chuck Yeager Breaks the Sound Barrier.
Minuteman Test Launch from California The United States Air Force launched an unarmed Minuteman 3 ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile) from … Continue reading Preflight 12/17/2013
72 years ago, today, the United States was the target of one of the most significant aerial attacks in history; … Continue reading Remembering Pearl Harbor
It’s always a horrific thing seeing pictures like these, especially when it looks like a brutal end portrayed in the … Continue reading Hellcat Ablaze
A quick video from Funker530 of the GAU-8 in action. The title says it all: two gun runs on insurgent … Continue reading DOUBLE A-10 GUN RUN
Today, the United States Marine Corps celebrates its 238th birthday. From the Halls of Montezuma to the rugged mountains of … Continue reading Happy Birthday Marines!