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.
12 November 2013
Taming flutter through aircraft flight controls is the aim of the X-56 program.
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.
Skunk Works ARES
26 May 2013
Innovative solution transports and resupplies troops in rugged, austere terrain.
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.