What a gem this video is… Don’t You Just Love Those Planes?
The Convair XFY Pogo tailsitter was an experiment in vertical takeoff and landing. The Pogo had delta wings and three-bladed contra-rotating propellers powered by a 5,500 hp Allison YT40-A-16 turboprop engine. It was intended to be a high-performance fighter aircraft capable of operating
The captain of the imperiled Qantas Flight 72 reveals his horrific experience of automation’s dark side.
Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk was a stealth fighter that was so advanced for its time that it remained a secret for a long time. What made it so deadly was not only its extreme maneuverability but also its ability to be invisible.
FAA estimates 7 million drones to be buzzing around in the airspace system by 2030. As a pilot, there are understandable concerns about what it means to have so many people sharing the same airspace.
US Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles E. “Chuck” Yeager, retired, preparing to board an F-15D Eagle from the 65th Aggressor…
An F-16 pilot flying over ISIS-held territory in 2015 suffered a malfunction of his fuel system and would have been forced to bail out if it weren?t for…
You know what our childhood NERF battles were missing? Accurate separation of duties. Everyone either had a “machine gun” or…
Drone technology has allowed us to see places that we never thought we’d be able to go. While most drones are used to show breathtaking images that help us appreciate the incredible world in which we live, others have proven that the Earth can be a sad, destructive, and terrifying place.