20 December 2012
Aircraft Design Work From The Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Archives
F-22 Milestones, Part 2
11 June 2012
The history of the F-22 program is still being written at the operational and training units, in flight testing of new capabilities, at the support centers, and upgrade and modernization programs that will come in future years.
Super Hustler, FISH, Kingfish, And Beyond: Part 4: Beyond Kingfish
9 March 2012
Convair used FISH as the starting point for design studies for an A-12 replacement. The maximum speeds for these designs went from supersonic to hypersonic.
F-22 Milestones - Part 1
28 February 2012
This first half of a two-part F-22 chronology covers the program from early studies to the first flight of the first production Raptor in 1997.
On Golden Wings: 100 Years Of Naval Aviation
8 November 2011
An overview history of Lockheed Martin and legacy company aircraft flown by the US sea services.
Super Hustler, FISH, Kingfish, And Beyond (Part 3: Kingfish)
30 September 2011
The design cruising speed and cruise altitude for Kingfish was Mach 3.2 at 85,000 feet. Maximum altitude was 98,300 feet.
27 July 2011
Thirty-five years ago, three SR-71 crews set three absolute aviation records in two days. Those marks still stand.
Super Hustler, FISH, Kingfish, And Beyond (Part 2: FISH)
16 July 2011
Small, fast, and high-flying were characteristics that also made the Super Hustler a logical candidate for a reconnaissance platform.
Super Hustler, FISH, Kingfish, And Beyond (Part 1: Super Hustler)
15 March 2011
The Cold War provided the context for most military projects in the late 1950s, and the Super Hustler was no exception.
F-111 Retires From Service
3 February 2011
The operational career of the F-111 came to an end on 3 December 2010 at RAAF Amberley near Brisbane, Australia, as a crew in an F-111C of the Royal Australian Air Force touched down for the aircraft’s last landing.