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The Fastest Military Jets in History

F-100 Super Sabre USAF The F-100 Super Sabre was America’s answer to the future of air-to-air superiority in the mid-1950s. Equipped with a single Pratt…

SR-71 Facts: 29 Details That Might Surprise You

The Soviet Union Helped Create The SR-71, Unknowingly NASA The specific ore, utile ore, used to create titanium is found in few…

Stunning Images Of The SR-71 Blackbird

NASA Only 31 SR-71 Blackbirds were ever made. These SR-71 images were photographed by civilians or members/veterans of the US….

Northrop Grumman T-38 Talon Jet Trainer

The Northrop Grumman T-38 Talon Jet Trainer is a twin-engine, high-altitude, supersonic jet trainer used primarily by the U.S. Air Force for joint specialized undergraduate pilot training. Between 1959 and…

Lockheed YF-12 Blackbird Fighter-Interceptor

For the past four decades, the Lockheed SR-71 “Blackbird” owns the record for fastest aircraft in the world. But without the trials and tribulations of its younger sibling, the experimental…

Northrop Grumman EQ-4 Global Hawk: The Commander’s Backbone

Anywhere in the world, in any given climate or condition, commanders continue to deploy the backbone of unmanned aerial vehicles: the RQ-4 Global Hawk. In the days before UAVs were…

Striking Images of The U-2 Dragon Lady

Senior Airman Tyler Woodward, U.S. Air Force A U-2 taxis through a ceremonial shower after completing 30,000 flight hours…

The F-104 Starfighter Mid-Century Fighter

Lockheed’s F-104 Starfighter is perhaps the best example of what happens when the drawing board goes to the flight deck with absolutely no checks and balances along the way. Sleek,…

Stunning Images of NASA Experimental Aircraft

Photo by NASA X-43A (Hyper-X). Four decades of supersonic-combustion ramjet propulsion research culminated in a successful flight of the…

Lockheed Martin SR-71 Blackbird

There is arguably no aircraft that has captured the imagination of the public quite like the SR-71 Blackbird. The Blackbird has been out of commission for awhile, but there’s not…