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.
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.
F-15 Eagle is a jet that displays many amazing talents over the course of its 40-year service. Among those talents is its ability to climb vertically, which has helped it to become such a reliable dogfighter and scramble into action. The impressive climb time is attributed to a research team at Pratt & Whitney who wanted to make the best combat jet in the world.
“When we think of our current customers, they operate in some of the most dangerous areas of the world. Records are great, but the key is that our F100 engine helps defend freedom all around the world, every day. That’s what’s really important.”