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    Inaugural Atlanta Airshow Weekend To Display America’s Top Military Jets

    ATLANTA — The thrust of America’s military jets and the dizzying aerobatics of civilian aircraft are poised to perform this weekend during an airshow first as it will be staged above the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Nearly 80,000 guests are likely to attend the two-day inaugural Atlanta Airshow which will feature the top jets from both […] More

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    Test Pilot Chuck Yeager First Broke The Sound Barrier 70 Years Ago

    “Hey Ridley, you got any Beemans?” On a sunny autumn morning in the middle of the California desert, a pair of sonic booms echoed loudly across the blue sky signaling the greatest achievement in aviation as the thrust of the jet age propelled America toward the space age. Seventy years ago on October 14, then-Capt. Charles […] More

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    Top Military and Civilian Aircraft Will Highlight Inaugural Atlanta Airshow

    ATLANTA — The first airshow to be staged above a motor speedway will take place this weekend as today’s top aircraft of the U.S. Navy and the Air Force take part in the inaugural Atlanta Airshow. Atlanta Motor Speedway will become center stage as civilian aerobatic aircraft join with military jets for one of the […] More

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    NASA Pool Prepares Astronauts for Upcoming Space Station Spacewalks

    HOUSTON — Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are scheduled to perform three consecutive spacewalks in October to upgrade and repair critical equipment outside the orbiting laboratory. NASA astronauts Randy Bresnik and Mark Vande Hei will venture outside through the Quest airlock on Thursday, Oct. 5, for the first spacewalk beginning at 8:10 a.m. EDT. […] More

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    Atlanta Warbird Weekend to feature historic aircraft and honor the Tuskegee Airmen

    ATLANTA — Popular aircraft flown during World War II and Korea will take center stage on Saturday and Sunday as the local Commemorative Air Force hosts an Atlanta Warbird Weekend at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport. The non-airshow two-day event will also celebrate the story of the Tuskegee Airmen. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the graduation of the first African-American […] More

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    Pikes Peak Regional Airshow to host USAF Thunderbirds This Weekend

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The tight precision flying of the Air Force Thunderbirds and the aerobatics of the Trojan Phlyers will highlight the Pikes Peak Regional Airshow this weekend in Colorado Springs. This “Thunderbirds and Warbirds” airshow will mark the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force with popular aircraft demonstrations, great food, and an […] More

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    Blue Angels to headline Wings Over North Georgia Airshow

    ROME, Ga. — The sounds of autumn across north Georgia will became a bit louder as military and civilian aircraft perform aerobatic maneuvers during the Wings Over North Georgia Airshow in October headlined by the Blue Angels. The popular northwest Georgia event will combine aviation’s top aircraft, live music, and great food into a family […] More

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    SpaceX launches Air Force X-37B Space Shuttle on Fifth Mission

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The U.S. Air Force uncrewed space shuttle lifted-off from the Kennedy Space Center on Thursday to begin a fifth classified mission to test and develop new technologies for future space craft. The autonomous Boeing-built X-37B orbital test vehicle will spend over one year in a low Earth orbit at around 500 […] More

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    National Aviation Day Honors America’s Past and Future of Flight

    A national day of observation set a side to promote the United States passion for flight continues to grow in popularity each year — propelling individuals into personal flying lessons and witnessing the growth of America’s air show industry. National Aviation Day, celebrated each year on August 19, began with the signing of a proclamation […] More

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    Exclusive Interview: Embraer KC-390 Poised To Revolutionize Military Air Transport

    Development and flight tests of a next generation medium transport jet for the world’s military is nearing completion as Brazilian aerospace company Embraer’s new KC-390 prepares to enter the world market. Brazil’s Embraer Defense and Security unveiled it’s first KC-390 prototype in 2015 as the company prepares to compete with Lockheed Martin Aeronautics KC-130. Following […] More

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    GEICO Skytypers Airshow Team Returns For Busy August

    BEAUFORT, S.C. — The aerial choreography of six World War II-era aircraft of the GEICO Skytypers Flight Team will return to the skies this week set to perform aerobatic precision flying during the first of four upcoming airshows. The Westfield International Airshow in southern Massachuttes will be center stage as the Skytypers, Air Force Thunderbirds, […] More

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