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    SpaceX Falcon 9 lifts-off from Kennedy Space Center with Inmarsat 5 F4

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A high-speed broadband spacecraft designed to increase advanced data services to remote maritime and aviation locations lifted off on Monday from America’s Space Coast. Inmarsat 5 F4 Global Xpress satellite will expand high-speed broadband connectivity across the planet with Ka-Band service. The $240 million spacecraft will soon join a fleet of […]

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    BREAKING: Air Force X-37B space shuttle lands at Kennedy Space Center

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The U.S. Air Force unmanned scientific and military research space shuttle safely returned to earth on Sunday completing 718 days in orbit. The fourth flight of the fully automated orbiter test vehicle began it’s deorbit early Sunday, and reentered the earth’s atmosphere about 25 minutes prior to it’s 8:00 a.m. EDT landing […]

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    Hawaiian Airlines Introduces Livery Update, But Diecast Modelmaker Ruined The Surprise

    Hawaiian Airlines formally unveiled their updated livery on Monday, May 1.  The livery update features the title “Hawaiian” in a more modern stylized font.  The updated colors also sport a more modern Pualani (Flower of the Sky) on the tail with a grey lei wrapped around the fuselage. New livery for #hawaiianairlines #aviationphotograph #aviationnerd #avnerd […]

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    Blue Angels, Top Military Aircraft Headline MCAS Beaufort Airshow

    BEAUFORT, S.C. — Top military and civilian aircraft thundered over the Marine Corps. Air Station at Beaufort during the final weekend of April as an estimated 105,000 spectators visited the base’s popular Open House and Airshow. Hot, muggy conditions and cloudy skies over Fightertown East did not deter visitors from arriving on Saturday and Sunday. […]

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    Breitling Jet Team announce 2017 European Tour schedule

    The world’s largest civilian jet team released their 2017 European Tour schedule this week as the Breitling Jet Team return to Europe’s top airshows following their successful two year tour of North America. The formation flying of the Breitling’s seven black and metal gray L-39C Albatros aircraft will provide a timeless beauty in formation flying as they go […]

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    Fatal U2 Crash in CA Last Year Blamed on Student Pilot Error

    A tragic error by a student pilot on his first U-2 training flight killed instructor Lt. Col. Ira Steve “Shooter” Eadie last September in Northern California, according to the results of a U.S. Air Force accident investigation report released this week. The aircraft, a TU-2S assigned to the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron, part of the 9th […]

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    Popular Wings Over the Golden Isles Airshow Draws Top Attendance Numbers

    Great weather and top military and civilian aerobatic performers drew better than expected crowds as coastal Georgia’s Wings Over the Golden Isles launched its inaugural airshow event during the three-day weekend. Headline performers included the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels, the Air Force F-22 Raptor, and AeroShell Aerobatic Team to the Peach State’s first coastal airshow […]