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    Getting Pumped Up About The Hybrid Airship

    It can carry more than a C-130 and fly over 1,000 miles at a fraction of the cost. Everything old is new again. At least, that’s how the saying goes. And that appears to apply to blimps. Also known as airships, they were on the leading edge of man’s attempts to leave the Earth’s gravitational […] More

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    F-22 performs amazing profile

    The F-22 is by far the most superior fighter in the US inventory.  Even with over 1,000 F-35 aircraft coming online over the next decade, the F-22 still takes the cake as the most maneuverable and advanced US fighter.  This video is from the recent Mather Air Show.  The videographer did a great job of […] More

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    Lockheed Martin Confirms Order For Civilian Version of C-130J

    Lockheed Martin announced today at the Farborough Air Show that they have signed a letter of Intent with ASL Aviation Group for up to 10 LM-100J commercial freighters.  The LM-100J is the commercial equivalent to the C-130J Super Hercules aircraft flown by the US Air Force and allied nations. In today’s press release by Lockheed […] More

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    Civilian C-130J’s on the way?

    While the C-130 has been a staple of Western military transports for decades, its civilian counterpart, the L-100, has been a niche airplane at best.  Now Lockheed Martin is looking to sell C-130Js to companies and foreign governments.  They are specifically targeting the energy and mineral industries.

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    Squealing C-5 Turbofans Never Sounded So Good!

    The Jumbo C-5 Galaxy’s engine has a unique whine that is quickly disappearing from the skies. There is no sound like the C-5.  The monstrous TF-39s are first generation turbofans that are ear piercing loud. The TF-39s paved the way for a new era of jumbo jet aircraft.  The squeal of the engines is as unique […] More

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