Friday, April 20, 2018

Concorde First Scheduled Service

By early 1976, most things were in place to allow Concorde to enter commercial service. British Airways and Air France had opened Concorde reservations...

Experimental air-ambulance version of the P-38

Desperation is the mother of invention. The Second World War was one of the greatest periods in history for the development of aviation technologies,...

The flight from Pole to Pole

On November 14, 1965 Captains Fred Lester Austin, Jr., and Harrison Finch, two retired airline pilots, took off from Honolulu on a 26,230-mile (42,213...

Why Is SR-71 Blackbird An Aircraft Like No Other?

The SR-71 wasn’t like other planes. It wasn't built like them either. The airplane is 92% titanium inside and out. But titanium was in...

The only picture ever taken of Concorde flying at Mach 2...

The only picture ever taken of Concorde flying at Mach 2 (1,350 mph). Taken from an RAF Tornado fighter jet, which only rendezvoused with...

10 Most Amazing Skunk Works Projects That We Know About

Skunk Works is an official alias for Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development Programs (ADP), formerly called Lockheed Advanced Development Projects. 1/10. Lockheed Have Blue Lockheed Have...
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