The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA), the Japan Ministry of Defense (MoD), and U.S. Navy sailors aboard USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) successfully conducted a flight test Feb. 3 (Hawaii Standard Time), resulting in the first intercept of a ballistic missile target using the
Air Force Ospreys made history, flying in a large 10-aircraft formation for the first time. On Feb. 3, six CV-22s from the 8th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, FL., and four from the 20th Special Operations Squadron at Cannon AFB, N.M., flew in formation
When the military decides the time has come to retire one their aircraft, it's usually sent to rest on a spot of desert in the 2,600 acres of the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona. Commonly known as the "Boneyard."
The B-2 Spirit stealth bomber has been engineered with low observable technology to reduce its radar and infrared signature, making it hard for the enemy to pick up. It's also acoustically stealthy, as you can tell from this recent B-2 flyby:
Famed aerobatic and air race pilot Kirby Chambliss is so excited about the upcoming Red Bull Air Race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway that he flipped at the chance to compete against IndyCar driver Alexander Rossi. This newest stunt rivals Kirby's antics when he landed on
Watch an AV-8B Harrier with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 223 taxi and launch from the deck of USS Bataan (LHD-5) during Amphibious Squadron 8- 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit Integration Training at sea Sept. 18, 2016.
Marines and sailors assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, combined
As with any motorsport the risk of bodily harm is an accepted factor when competing in a high stakes race. This pilot walked away with only minor injuries after an intense crash during a failed start on the final round of the Formula 1 class at the
The United States 5th Bomb Wing B-52s and their crews recently performed a mass takeoff during Prairie Vigilance exercise at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota. Prairie Vigilance is an annual exercise designed to test the wing's ability to conduct conventional and nuclear-capable bomber
Airshows are cool. B-1 Bombers are cool. Afterburners are also cool. I like planes.
See this amazing airshow display of the supersonic B-1B Lancer as a high speed pass ends with a double aileron roll.
What started as a humble grass strip in the first part of the 20th century has now evolved into a massive hub of transportation connecting all of Europe. Watch this beautiful rendering visualize the evolution of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol over its one hundred year history.