SR-71 Blackbird: A Fast History
15 December 2014
Few aircraft have so captured the imagination of the world as the Lockheed Blackbird, as the A-12/SR-71 series became known. Code One
looks back at the program on the anniversary of the first flight of the SR-71.
Blackbirds In Captivity
15 December 2014
The remaining thirty Blackbirds are all on display in sixteen US states and in the United Kingdom.
9 December 2014
Thirty-five years ago, three SR-71 crews set three absolute aviation records in two days. Those marks still stand.
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.