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The Dragon Lady is one intimidating beast from this angle. The U-2 is such an amazing aircraft, really she is an American Icon and a history maker in her own right. Who knew that in 2013, over 50 years after … Read the rest of this entry
I love this shot of the T-50 as it shows not only the unique design of the aircraft, but also how it is evolving. Note the highly deflected thrust vectoring nozzles … Read the rest of this entry
My buddy who served aboard the USS Enterprise as a JAG officer posted this on Facebook, quite the sight! “It’s Christmas in Norfolk! And everyone’s home this year! At pier-side are USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69), USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH … Read the rest of this entry
It maybe common but is sure ain’t simple… *Photo via Lockheed Martin
I snooped around some of the forums and grabbed some cool shots that showcase some of the amazing military aviation developments in China… The mighty SU-30MKK sitting alert complete with wingtip mounted active jamming pods: … Read the rest of this entry
Alert5.com posted these two pictures of a J-15 already conducting low approaches on China’s newly commissioned first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning. China has moved at lightning speed regarding other major military programs of the last decade and I do not … Read the rest of this entry
The Tomcat derived so much lift from its fuselage and had so much control surface authority that in an emergency it could land in this configuration on a carrier… AMAZING!
More fantastic air to air photography from Rob DeStasio, it doesn’t get much more unique than this! The shot was taken after a successful Air Intercept Controlling (AIC) training mission with VAW-124, who are based out of NAS Norfolk.
*A big thanks to Rob “Nuts” DeStasio for sending this over.
You have to hand it to the Kiwis, they flew the hell out of their Skyhawks back in the day. Eight of which will be coming to the US as the cornerstone of Draken International’s blooming commerical adversary force. Read … Read the rest of this entry
*Image credit: US Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Julia A. Casper
More Joint Strike Fighter “pit testing” pics:
*Photo via US Navy
More on the Quadeye here: http://www.elbitsystems-us.com/airborne-solutions/products-sub-systems/helmet-mounted-systems/helicopter-helmets/quadeye I am fascinated with seeing how America’s warriors are integrating physically more and more with technology. Sometimes you begin to wonder where the human ends and … Read the rest of this entry