DC-8 Flying Laboratory Explores Antarctic Icebergs

Operation IceBridge, NASA’s longest-running aerial survey of polar ice, flew over the northern Antarctic Peninsula on Oct. 16, 2018. During the survey, designed to assess changes in the ice height of several glaciers draining into the Larsen A, B and C embayments, IceBridge senior support

The Amazing B-29 Had Computer Aided Remote Control Guns


In the early ‘40s Boeing spent more money to build the pressurized bomber than was invested in the entire Manhattan project. The result was a fascinating display of military technology that included anti-aircraft machine guns that used computers to compensate for airspeed, gravity, temperature, humidity

History Is Made With Flight Of Three NASA WB-57s


Three WB-57s from NASA fly over foggy downtown Houston, Texas during their historic formation flight over the area on Nov. 19, 2015. This photo flight was the first time that all three WB-57s have been aloft simultaneously since the early 1970s, when the U.S. Air

Remember To Yield For The Passing Soviet Biplane

AN-2 Flyby GIF

If you happen to be cruising down a Romania country road, keep a watchful eye out for old Polish built, Soviet era biplanes that might be landing directly through your path. Although this vintage Antonov AN-2 happens to be registered to the Christian Charity Flyers, its used primarily as