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    Watch Military Jets Making Freedom Noises in Pacific Skies

    This recently shot high-definition footage features US military aircraft operating from Anderson Air Force Base (AFB) on Guam in the Marianas during Valiant Shield joint training exercises. The footage is mostly takeoffs and departures, but it’s the variety of aircraft seen in the clip that makes it so awesome. The video was uploaded to YouTube […] More

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    Powered Flight During the 1970s Was More Than Just Awesome

    The film “Flying Machines- Powered Flight in the 1970s” was produced for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) during the days when the airlines were booming and research and development were investigating amazing new technologies. The piece features everything from classic airliners and general aviation aircraft to military jets and experimental types- some of […] More

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    BUFFs On the Move Are a Feast For Avgeek Eyes and Ears

    Just because we here at love BUFFs as much as Avgeekery Nation does, we’d like to share a special tribute to the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. We’ve combed the interwebs and uncovered a quadruple pack of awesome videos featuring BUFFs. In our first clip, a B-52H makes three sweet-sounding passes over EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh […] More

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    When the Tomcat Deployed for the First Time it Was a Happening

    The film “F-14A Tomcat Progress Report 7- The Tomcat Deployed” was produced by Grumman Aerospace Corporation in 1974 to tout the Navy’s newest fleet defense interceptor- the Grumman F-14A Tomcat. During the making of the film Fighter Squadron ONE (VF-1) Wolf Pack and VF-2 Bounty Hunters were preparing for their first deployment with Carrier Air […] More

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    The Variety of Aircraft Flown by the Guard Was Astounding

    The Army National Guard and the Air National Guard (ANG) are portrayed performing many of their wide variety of duties in the Vietnam-era film “The Men and the Minute.” The film features the Tennessee ANG flying their Boeing C-97G Stratofreighters, Puerto Rico ANG flying North American F-86H Sabres, Massachusetts ANG flying their Convair F-102A Delta […] More

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    When Arresting Cables Snap Chaos Rules the Flight Deck

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock without Wi-Fi you’ve probably seen the PLAT (pilot’s landing aid television) video making the rounds these days of the E-2C NP Hawkeye barely making it off the deck after an arresting cable parted aboard the carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) back on Friday 18 March 2016. The Hummer […] More

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    Ultra-Rare XP-82 Twin Mustang Prototype Near a Return to Flight

    The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) produced the video entitled “XP-82 – Fate, Circumstance, & Necessity” to chronicle the story of the prototype North American P-82 Twin Mustang. The history of both the Twin Mustang and the XP-82, the prototype Twin Mustang aircraft itself, are told by Tom Reilly, who has invested ten years and more […] More

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    Watch: Threshold: The Blue Angels Experience Immerses You in Blue

    Threshold:  The Blue Angels Experience was produced during the Blue Angels F-4J Phantom II era. Widely recognized as the best Blue Angels film, it portrays not only the all-business jet pilot Blues, but also the relaxed on-their-own-downtime Blue Angels. Directed by Paul Marlow and narrated by Leslie Nielsen, Threshold paints the Blue Angels as the […] More

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