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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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First Production Scorpion Jet Maiden Flight

Posted on December 24th, 2016 · Posted in Factory Fresh

Textron AirLand, LLC, a Textron Inc. company, today announced the successful maiden flight of the first production conforming Scorpion jet. This program milestone closely follows the recent successful weapons capability exercise on the prototype Scorpion completed in early October. The Scorpion jet is a bold new direction for tactical aircraft..
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Cirrus Delivers First Vision Jet

Posted on December 21st, 2016 · Posted in Aviation News

Cirrus celebrated the delivery of its first Vision Jet on Monday, simultaneously taking the wraps off its new 68,000-sq-ft “finishing center” in Duluth, Minnesota. Accompanied by his wife and six children, customer Joe Whisenhunt, a commercial real-estate developer from Arkansas, pocketed the keys to the single-engine personal jet in a..
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