Special Report / History Aviation (5) / C-141 StarLifter (1981): Airlifting 67,000 Pounds Of Cargo Non-Stop From New Jersey To Saudi Arabia..!
(Source of Photos: Lockheed Martin / C-141 Starlifter /) C-141 Starlifter… Since 1965, the C-141 StarLifter has served as the mainstay of U.S. military airlift. This big jet has achieved a seen-it-all, done-it-all reputation. It has carried [...]
Special Report / History Aviation (4) / Constellation Model-049: The Most Advanced Airliner At Its Time..!
(Source of Photos: Lockheed Martin / Constellation Model-049 /) Model 044 Excalibur… / Constellation Design on a new class of passenger aircraft, the Model 044 Excalibur, began in 1938, based on commercial airline requirements calling for [...]
Special Report / History Aviation (3) / B-26 Marauder: In May 1944, “Hell’s Belle II” Was The First Marauder To Reach The 100 Mission Milestone…
(Source of Photos: Lockheed Martin / B-26 Marauder /) B-26 Marauder… The B-26 Marauder is one of the most recognizable planes produced by the Glenn L. Martin Company. Its origins are rooted in the development of the attack bomber in 1938 [...]
Special Report / History Aviation (2) / P-38 Lightning: How Did “The Fork-Tailed Devil” Become The Most Successful Twin-Engine Combat Aircraft..?
(Source of Photos: Lockheed Martin /P-38 Lightning /) P-38 Lightning Conceptualized in 1936… Conceptualized in 1936 as a twin-engine, high-altitude interceptor, the P-38, designed by Clarence “Kelly” Johnson, would go on to become the [...]
Special Report / History Of Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird: A Vital Tool Of International Decision-Making At Speeds Above Mach 3 And Altitudes Of 85,000 Feet..!
SR-71 Blackbird… For 24 years, from 1966 through the 1980s, American leaders from field commanders to the President of the United States relied on data gathered by SR-71 Blackbird reconnaissance aircraft. Flying missions around the globe [...]
Aircraft Development & Training: Why Is The P-8A Weapons Tactics Trainer (WTT) A New Innovation For Boeing..?
P-8A Poseidon Training Devices Delivery… The Boeing Company delivered a second set of P-8A Poseidon training devices to the U.S. Navy on March 29 at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla. The devices consist of an Operational Flight [...]
(Source of Image: Boeing / Boeing 737 MAX/) Boeing Is Made A Series Of Design Updates To The 737 MAX Boeing has made a series of design updates to the 737 MAX to further optimize the new-engine variant’s performance. “The 737 [...]