The aircraft has been derived from birds, and then the engineering bits changed everything. Before that, the principle was trying to use the elements to fly as long as possible, to cover the greatest distance. This is gliding. Here is a short story of gliding. We learned how to glide long before […]
Knowing what was going in the world has always been a focus to build better, faster and high flying airplanes. In an age of satellites, GPS and Google Maps it’s easy to lose sight of just how difficult it used to be to know what was going on beyond the horizon. It […]
The Caspian Sea Monster is not a real monster, but one of the biggest aircraft ever built. At the end of 1965, the United States Air Force awarded a contract to the aircraft manufacturer Lockheed to build it a new transport aircraft. It was an ambitious project. At nearly 250 feet long […]
Here is a short story of the B-52 Stratofortress, an aircraft that changed the world. In 1954, strategic air command (SAC) began taking delivery of the aircraft that would come to symbolize U.S. strategic air power for generations of bomber aircrew — Boeing’s B-52 Stratofortress, commonly known as the “Buff” (in genteel […]
Very good news to all aircraft enthousiasts, we will have the L-39 jet trainer flying again very soon. We will update you regarding dates and locations. But we are very excited about these developments.
Recently Kate and William went on tour to Australia and took the time to visit an airbase, get in a fighter jet, and fly the plane in a simulator. Debrett’s Guide to Etiquette does not include advice on how to get in and out of a fighter jet in a ladylike fashion, […]
Any country around the world will have the objective to cut costs. Even China will go this way and especially when it comes to military expenditures. So what if a company was coming inti the market with a low cost fighter jet, but that still would work like a superbly expensive fighter […]