20 December 2012
Aircraft Design Work From The Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Archives
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.
Tweak My Ride
7 March 2012
Straightforward improvements to the C-130, P-3, and C-5 such as winglets, microvanes, and other methods to reduce drag should equate to big fuel savings.
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.
24 June 2011
The US Navy retired the S-3 from fleet service in 2009, but a trio of Vikings has found a new home at the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
8 June 2011
Global commerce is driving development -- and production -- of a family of large cargo-carrying hybrid airships. The Skunk Works is developing a three-variant family of airships for commericial and military applications.
Unmanned, Virtually Unlimited
6 April 2011
The Skunk Works is responsible for a number of unmanned vehicles that vary in size and mission with capabilities that range from hypersonic speeds to loitering quite literally for years.
Transformer: Rise Of The Composites
23 April 2010
The ACCA program was initiated in April 2007 to capitalize on the investment in composite materials made by government and industry over the last three decades through the Composites Affordability Initiative.