Amelia Earhart's Cord Returns to Its Former Glory after Being Lost for Decades
After it was split apart in the 1950s, Amelia Earhart's personal Cord 812 is back together again and looks as good as new. On September 20, 1936, record-setting aviator Amelia Earhart posed for a picture in front of her Cord convertible and Lockheed Electra airplane. All three eventually vanished. …
Strawberry moon forever — or at least this weekend
What's in a name? That which we call a strawberry moon, by any other word would smell as sweet. June's full moon, also known as "strawberry moon," is coming up Saturday evening, reaching its peak at 11:42 p.m. ET. It's expected to be big, bright and golden — a fine way to celebrate the beginning of …
How pilots train to fly the $165 million AC-130J Ghostrider gunship
The AC-130J Ghostrider gunship is the newest version of the historic AC-130 aircraft, which dates back to the Vietnam War. Unlike C-130s, which are meant to carry cargo and troops, the AC-130, the attack variant, is retrofitted with a precision-weapons package and is able to aid in missions like close air support, air interdiction, and armed reconnaissance. Insider visited Cannon Air Force Base in Clovis, New Mexico, to learn more about the AC-130J and meet the pilots and crews that are being trained to fly it.