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US Military Is Close to Selecting Builder for XS-1 Space Plane

The U.S. military's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will soon select a company to build its robotic XS-1 space plane, according to …

Aerospace

Rain Soaked Würger http://www.fly-by-photography.com/aviation_photography_war...

ohwhataparadise:Oh What A Paradise It Seems

Oh What A Paradise It Seems.

SolarStratos Makes Successful First Flight

Pilots in the solar-powered airplane fly so high they are required to wear spacesuits.<p>Aircraft range has been a problem since the Wright Brothers, …

Aerospace

Todd Brooks

Buzz Aldrin Blasts Off With The USAF Thunderbirds For A Record Flight

The 87-year-old took to an F-16 for a joyride over his old NASA stomping grounds.<p>Staff Sgt. Jason Couillard—Public Domain<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler …

The Convair F-106 Delta Dart was the primary all-weather interceptor aircraft of the US Air Force from the 1960s through the 1980s https://t.co/W0ZMgt6o3q

The Grumman XF5F Skyrocket was a prototype shipboard fighter interceptor. The Navy ordered just ONE prototype, and this is it. LOL 😄 https://t.co/2I7pcoMuF7

The Sikorsky VS-44 was a large flying boat, US built, in the early 1940s. It was designed for transatlantic passengers. Only 3 were built https://t.co/erI2OFYJIn

The Northrop T-38 Talon is a supersonic jet trainer. It's the world's 1st supersonic trainer & the most produced. 2-seat version of the F-5 https://t.co/rtrWgPc3Nw

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I could get used to this. @AFThunderbirds https://t.co/Mvc8W5kgnj

Mission impossible: Abandoned Soviet space rocket in derelict hanger, in pictures

NASA

'Sixth Generation' Fighters Jets Are Already Taking Shape

The jets won't fly for another fifteen years, but are so complicated planning needs to start now.<p>The United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Japan are all in early planning stages for a so-called "sixth generation" of fighter jets. The jets won't fly until the 2030s, but governments around the …

China Prepares For War? Chinese Aircraft J-20 To Defeat American F-22 Raptor

In a fitting reply to the U.S.' Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, air-to-air combat jet, China has put into service its new-generation J-20 stealth …

Military

Dassault MD 311 Flamant - 260 - F-AZKT

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<b>Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation XP-81</b><p>Throughout WW2 the Army Air Corps dealt with the constant issue of long range bomber escort. By 1944 P-51 Mustangs were closing the gap on 8th Air Force bombing raids over Germany, but the vast distances of the Pacific theater still posed the major problem of escorting bombers to and from the Japanese home islands.<p>Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation (later known as Convair) designed the XP-81 to solve the long range escort problem. It was a …

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P-38 Lightning “Mama’s Boy”