India to Retire Last MiG-21FL Fighter Aircraft
The deafening roar of the Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-21 FL afterburner, an iconic delta-wing fighter aircraft that heralded the 'supersonic era' in Indian Air Force will no longer be heard after December 11, 2013, the day it is set to fly into the annals of military aviation history.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Ex-Army Pilot to Get Master Pilot Award
In 1954, 10-year-old George Galo took his first ride in an airplane. His father had been stationed in the Panama Canal Zone with the U.S. Navy for two years, and on their way back to Norfolk, Va., they flew in a Lockheed Constellation.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
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Dogfight! See the Top 10 Most Popular Military Transports
A few weeks back, we ran a story in this space detailing the top 10 most popular fighter jets in the world -- who buys them, who makes them, and which stocks profit the most from selling them.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Half-century of safe flying earns pilot lofty honor
George Galo served in Vietnam in 1968. He took his first solo flight Dec. 8, 1963, in Chesapeake, flew helicopters in Vietnam and was in charge of the FAA investigation into the 9/11 Pentagon attack.
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IAF to fly MIG-21 FL into aviation history - Indiatalkies.com
New Delhi, Dec 7: The MiG-21 FL fighter, a variant of the MiG-21 that heralded the supersonic era in Indian Air Force and dealt telling blows to Pakistan during the 1971 war, will Wednesday fly into the annals of military aviation history.
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Is Lockheed Martin's Hypersonic Spy Plane a Warfare Game-Changer?
Imagine a plane that's capable of traveling at Mach 6 and can fire hypersonic missiles at any target in the world, in less than an hour.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
40+ Highly Ranked Military Whistleblowers Step Forward
Don Phillips is one of over 100 highly ranked and respected military whistleblowers stepping forward and enlightening everyone with the truth.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
On This Day in Aviation History
1953 - U.S. Navy pilot Scott Crossfield flies the Douglas D-558-II Skyrocket past Mach 2, the first flight to reach this speed; the world airspeed record is now set at 1,291 mph.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Successful Investing: Five Things to Do Before 7 A.M. Every Day
From the time it became operational in 1964 until it was retired in 1989 , the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird spy plane was unparalleled it its ability to fly fast, fly high and literally outrun the missiles enemy defenders fired to bring it down.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
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Nearly 60 years old, the U-2 spy plane continues to fly missions
Art Saboski, USAF , served for 27 years, most of that time flying the U-2 spy plane.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
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Lockheed Martin closing Goodyear plant in 2015
An aerospace plant in the Phoenix suburb of Goodyear that has a long and storied history developing advanced military radar systems will close by the end of 2015 with the loss of 600 jobs, aerospace giant Lockheed Martin announced Thursday.
Lockheed Martin Unveils Mach 6 SR-72
November 14, 2013 - Lockheed Martin's famed Skunk Works unveiled plans November 1 to construct a new aircraft able to fly at Mach 6 - or twice as fast as the venerable Cold War spy platform, the SR-71 Blackbird.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
War Comic: Mainlandia Invaded in Exercise Southern...
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