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    Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser Successfully Lands Following Uncrewed Flight

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Sierra Nevada Corp. free flew an unmanned mini-space shuttle on Saturday under the blue skies of southern California concluding with a pinpoint touchdown upon the dry lake bed of Edwards, AFB. Forty years following the first free flight tests of NASA’s own space shuttle orbiter, Sierra Nevada is preparing the Dream Chaser for its first […] More

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    Blue Angels Homecoming Airshow To Feature Top Aerobatic Aircraft

    PENSACOLA, Fla. — The final air show of the year for the Blue Angels, the GEICO Skytypers, and a few of the top aerobatic pilots will take place this week as they perform popular demonstrations above the airfield at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The U.S. Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron will conclude their 71st season with […] More

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    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Provides the Full Spaceflight Experience

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Exploring space with new simulators and witnessing the thundering launch of a rocket into Earth orbit and beyond are a few of the highlights designed to educate and excite the public at the Kennedy Space Center’s Visitor Complex. As families look toward America’s Space Coast for its sugar beaches and great […] More

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    Air Force Thunderbirds, A-10 Warthog to Headline Thunder Over South Georgia

    VALDOSTA, Ga. — The Air Force Thunderbirds and the crowd favorite A-10 Warthog will headline this weekend’s Thunder Over South Georgia air and space expo from Moody, Air Force Base. As the Air Force celebrates it’s 70th anniversary, much of the aircraft flying and on static display are air force aircraft — both past and […] More

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    Wings Over North Georgia Weekend Draws 83,000 Attendees

    ROME, Ga. — The Navy’s Blue Angels and a strong performer line-up drew over 83,000 guests through the gates of the Wings Over North Georgia Airshow over the weekend. The October 21st and 22nd airshow was highlighted by the inclusion of not only the Blue Angels, but seven-time champion aerobatic pilot Rob Holland; the AeroShell […] More

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    Blue Angels, airshow pilots arrive for Wings Over North Georgia

    ROME, Ga. — The thrust of the Navy’s Blue Angels broke the silence of autumn across north Georgia on Thursday as the squadron of six jets arrived for this weekend’s sixth annual Wings Over North Georgia Airshow. The squadron’s blue and gold jets pierced the late morning blue sky at 400 m.p.h. as they arrived above the […] More

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    Blue Angels, Top Aerobatic Aircraft to highlight Wings Over North Georgia

    ROME, Ga. — The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will join top military and civilian performers this weekend as they headline the Wings Over North Georgia Airshow at the Richard Russell Regional Airport. Great weather is forecast over Rome for this sixth annual airshow which is expected to become the largest airshow in the middle south […] More

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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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