C-130 Carrier Landing Trials
29 September 2014
In 1963, a US Navy aircrew landed a KC-130 on an aircraft carrier--on purpose and more than once.
Tim Nguyen: A Life With Flare
21 August 2014
From the last flight out of Saigon in 1975 to designing self-protection systems today, Tim Nguyen and the Hercules go way back.
F-35B Lightning II Three-Bearing Swivel Nozzle
12 August 2014
A critical component of the F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing, STOVL, variant of the Lightning II is the three-bearing swivel duct nozzle, or 3BSD.
C-130 Hercules Designer Willis Hawkins
11 August 2014
The career of Willis M. Hawkins, who, in 1951, led the team that designed the C-130.
Davis-Monthan AFB: Live From The Boneyard
7 April 2014
There's a whole lot more going on at the US military's desert aircraft storage facility than you might think.
History Of The F-16 Fighting Falcon
19 February 2014
The original F-16 was designed as a lightweight air-to-air day fighter. F-16s that followed expanded and refined these roles.
F-16 Design Origins
4 February 2014
The YF-16 incorporated technologies never used in previous operational fighters.
USAF Thunderbirds Sixtieth Anniversary
14 November 2013
The demonstration squadron performed its first aerial display on 16 June 1953.
Lockheed Martin Skunk Works Celebrates Seventy Years
17 September 2013
Clarence “Kelly” Johnson founded the Skunk Works after he and his team created and delivered the XP-80 to the US Army Air Forces in only 143 days.
Aircraft Design Studies
20 December 2012
Aircraft Design Work From The Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Archives