On September 13, 1985, U.S. Air Force pilot, Major Wilbert “Doug” Pearson, shot down a satellite while piloting an F-15A Eagle fighter aircraft. He became the first pilot ever to ...

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The MiG-15 captured during Operation Moolah before flight testing The Soviet-made MiG-15 aircraft made its first appearance in the 1950s shortly after the Korean War had begun. The USSR began ...

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Is there a new danger in the sky? While bird strikes are a dangerous and regular threat to aircraft landing and departing a runway, there have been actual cases of ...

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On February 5, 1958, the United States Air Force dropped a 7,600-pound nuclear bomb into the water off the coast of Georgia. The crew of the B-47 bomber didn’t drop ...

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In 1958, two men piloted a modified Cessna 172 for an amazing 64 days, 22 hours, and 18 minutes over the desert in the Southwestern United States. Their world endurance ...

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Youtube On May 31, 2017, a new kind of aircraft that looks unlike any other was unveiled for the first time at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California. ...

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The year was 1991, and the country of Ethiopia was near the end of a debilitating civil war. The government of the country was about to be toppled, and the ...

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The building at 77 Water Street in New York City could be mistaken for just another office tower in the city, but it has something other buildings don’t.  A World ...

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Taking in the scenery out of an airplane window is one of the most enjoyable things about air travel. You may have never thought about the shape of the windows, ...

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“I have a need…a need for speed.” These were the word’s immortalized by Maverick in Top Gun right before he did that reverse high-five thing with Goose that became all ...

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