Posts Tagged ‘US Air Force’
 

 

World’s First Jet Plane Takes Off in Nazi Germany: July 18 in Aviation History

The world's first jet plane makes its first flight, John Glenn is born, the first female 747 captain takes off, and more.
by NYCAviation Staff
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The C-124 Globemaster served as a transport workhorse well into the Vietnam War. (Photo by US Air Force)

Alaska Wreckage Belongs to Air Force C-124 Globemaster Missing Since 1952

The aircraft wreckage found on a glacier near Anchorage is believed to be a plane that went missing in 1952 with 52 people on board.
by BNO News
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Video: US Air Force Boeing X-37B Space Plane Lands at Vandenberg Air Force Base

US Air Force footage of the secret X-37B space plane landing at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on June 16, 2012 at 5:48 AM local time. The plane's mission has not been disclosed.
by NYCAviation Staff
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Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor.

Air Force Pilots Balk at Flying the World’s Most Expensive Fighter Jet

The pricey F-22 Raptor jet has just gotten back up in the air, but the safety problem that grounded it doesn't seem to be resolved.
by Cora Currier, ProPublica
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Hubble Space Telescope is Launched, Longest Flight by a UAV: April 24th in Aviation History

Launch of the Hubble Space Telescope on Space Shuttle Discovery, a Global Hawk UAV flies from California to Australia nonstop, heli-logging pioneers Columbia Helicopters is founded, LOT Polish Airlines launches service to New Y...
by NYCAviation Staff
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