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    This Cold-War Fighter Looked Like A Million Bucks But Never Really Got Off the Ground

    Almost immediately after the end of World War II the United States Army Air Force (USAAF) requested a long-range jet-powered penetration/bomber escort. Lockheed’s designers, including the famous Kelly Johnson and his Skunk Works team, submitted their XP-90 design. As with almost every jet-powered aircraft of that time, the XP-90 was to be powered by an […] More

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    When The Air Force Declared Nuclear War On Nevada

    The training film “Target Nevada” was produced by the United States Air Force (USAF) Air Photographic and Charting Service along with the Lookout Mountain Laboratory in Hollywood. The film depicts the USAF’s role in the Atomic Energy Commission’s Continental Test Program at the Nevada Test Site during the early 1950s. The film was uploaded to […] More