Archive for July, 2018

Lockheed LM-100J Super Hercules Goes Inverted at Farnborough 2018

Posted on July 18th, 2018 · Posted in Aviation News

By Andrew Simmons, C-130 MRO Lockheed Martin’s LM-100J Super Hercules flight demonstration from the Farnborough International Air Show 2018 literally stole the show when Chief Pilot Wayne Robert pulled off maneuvers which literally made the Super Hercules mimic a Tom Cat out of “Top Gun”. You see “Old pilots” or..
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The Oxcart Story: Frank Murray flying the Lockheed A-12 for the CIA’s Operation Black Shield

Posted on July 17th, 2018 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

CIA A-12 pilot Lt. Col. Frank Murray (USAF retired) was assigned to Area 51 during CIA A-12 Project Oxcart, and was one of six CIA pilots chosen to fly surveillance missions in the A-12 at Mach-3 and 90,000 ft. over Southeast Asia during Operation Black Shield. Video is copyrighted by..
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UK Unveils Next Generation Fighter Jet: Tempest

Posted on July 17th, 2018 · Posted in Aviation News

Tempest is expected to complement the F-35 and eventually replace Typhoon. It is expected to enter service in 2035. Specifications include: Ability to fly unmanned Use swarming technology to control drones Artificial intelligence deep learning Possess directed energy weapons Cooperative Engagement Capability, the ability to cooperate on the battlefield, sharing sensor..
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The Douglas Legacy by Mike Machat

Posted on July 15th, 2018 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Mike Machat, official Douglas Aircraft Company artist, historian, author, and previous owner/editor/publisher of Wings & Airpower magazines, presents a compendium of the history and achievements of Donald Douglas and the company he founded.   For More Information… Visit Mike Machat’s web site: http://www.mikemachat.com Mike Machat Aviation Art on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mike_machat_aviation_art/ History..
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WW2 Mosquito Plans Found – Will Allow ‘Wooden Wonder’ To Fly Again

Posted on July 11th, 2018 · Posted in Aircraft Hangar

By Ben Farmer, The Telegraph A newly-discovered hoard of secret Second World War aircraft technical drawings will be used by enthusiasts to rebuild and launch a Mosquito plane into the skies above Britain. More than 20,000 wartime Mosquito engineering drawings and diagrams have been found in the corner of a wartime..
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