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The Last Boeing 747 for Paying Passengers Has Been Built

Posted on July 19th, 2017 · Posted in Aviation News

The final passenger airframe of the current generation 747-8i is currently undergoing test flights for the Korean Air. The Seoul-based carrier is one of only three passenger airlines to take delivery of the most recent version of the 747 — Lufthansa and Air China are the other members of this..
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Abandoned Soviet Buran Space Shuttles

Posted on July 10th, 2017 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Hidden inside hangars at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, you can find two Space Shuttles dating back from the Space Race during the Cold War. The Buran programme was the largest and the most expensive in the history of Soviet Space Exploration. The project was canceled in 1993. Exploring the Unbeaten Path..
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Lockheed Martin F-35A Performs Flight Demonstration at Paris Air Show 2017

Posted on June 19th, 2017 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Before the opening of the 2017 Paris Air Show, Lockheed Martin senior experimental test pilot Billie Flynn validated the F-35A Lightning II flying display for show officials, providing an early opportunity to see it in action. This is the F-35A model, which is flown by the United States Air Force,..
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Stratolaunch Carrier Aircraft Rolls Out of Hangar for First Time

Posted on May 31st, 2017 · Posted in Factory Fresh

Stratolaunch is the world’s largest aircraft by wingspan and is the largest all-composite plane ever built. Utilizing six Boeing 747 engines for a payload capacity of over 500,000 lbs. and an operational range of approximately 2,000 nautical miles, Stratolaunch is capable of delivering payloads to multiple orbits and inclinations in..
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Boeing, DARPA to Design, Build, Test New Experimental Spaceplane

Posted on May 24th, 2017 · Posted in Aviation News

Phantom Express will enable faster, more affordable small satellite launches   Boeing and the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are collaborating to design, build and test a technology demonstration vehicle for the Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) program. Boeing will develop an autonomous, reusable spaceplane capable of carrying and deploying..
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China’s AG600 large amphibious aircraft

Posted on April 30th, 2017 · Posted in Factory Fresh

China’s domestically developed AG600, the world’s largest amphibious aircraft, took its maiden flight ahead of schedule on Saturday from the southern city of Zhuhai, according to the official Xinhua news agency. The AG600 will be suitable for aerial firefighting dropping 12 tonnes of water, and search and rescue operations for..
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Boeing debuts 787-10 Dreamliner

Posted on February 18th, 2017 · Posted in Factory Fresh

The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its debut today at Boeing South Carolina. Thousands of employees at the North Charleston, S.C. site celebrated the event, along with U.S. President Donald Trump and South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster. “What’s happening here at Boeing South..
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The Fastest Plane in the World

Posted on January 18th, 2017 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

New declassified video from the National Reconnaissance Office. Learn about the early history of the A-12 and SR-71 and how these two aircraft set records and served multiple missions for the Central Intelligence Agency and U.S. Air Force.

Quiet Supersonic Technology X-Plane

Posted on January 9th, 2017 · Posted in Aviation News

In partnership with NASA, the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works team is at it again – trying to find a solution to a difficult problem. Although supersonic flight has been achieved before, the mission of QueSST is to deliver high-speed flight with revolutionary low-impact sound. NASA selected a team led by..
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Great Planes: The Convair B-36 Peacemaker

Posted on December 31st, 2016 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

While the B-36 remained in the USAF fleet until 1959, it was quickly surpassed by the B-47 Stratojet and then the B-52 Stratfortress as the USAF’s strategic long-range bomber. By 1959, the B-36 was no longer in service and the 384 aircraft that were built were sent to the bone..
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