Archive for August, 2014

F-104 Starfighter, Nellis AFB to Phoenix

Posted on August 24th, 2014 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Bonus Video

Warbird Pilot: Behind the Visor

Posted on August 23rd, 2014 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Some people see pilots as fearless, confident, arrogant, but they are no different than you or me, just willing to put it all on the line to keep our warbirds legacy alive at their own personal sacrifice. This mini documentary is to show what it’s like to be a warbird..
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Northrop Grumman Developing XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane Design for DARPA

Posted on August 19th, 2014 · Posted in Aviation News

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) with Scaled Composites and Virgin Galactic is developing a preliminary design and flight demonstration plan for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Experimental Spaceplane XS-1 program. XS-1 has a reusable booster that when coupled with an expendable upper stage provides affordable, available and responsive space..
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Shuttle Independence mounted on NASA 747 in Houston

Posted on August 16th, 2014 · Posted in Aviation News

Author: Ryan Korsgard, Click2Houston A piece of NASA history got an adornment Thursday morning. A giant crane lifted the space shuttle replica Independence onto Space Center Houston’s shuttle carrier aircraft. It was the final liftoff for the Space Shuttle Independence. The replica will now sit atop the Boeing 747, a..
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Elvis Presley’s 1960 Convair 880

Posted on August 16th, 2014 · Posted in Aviation News

On April 17, 1975 Elvis bought a Convair 880 Jet, recently taken out of service by Delta Airlines, for the then-substantial sum of $250,000. After refurbishing, the total exceeded $600,000. The plane was in a hangar at Meacham Field in Fort Worth, and for months Elvis took great pleasure in..
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