Aircraft Design Studies
20 December 2012
Aircraft Design Work From The Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Archives
KC-130J Harvest Hawk Operations In Afghanistan
12 December 2012
Since Harvest HAWK's combat debut in Afghanistan in 2010, Marine crews flying this specially configured KC-130J have been very busy.
Aircraft Photos - Best Photos Of 2012
6 December 2012
Best Images Submitted For 2013 Aeronautics Calendar
F-35 Lightning II Flight Testing At NAS Patuxent River
1 December 2012
The F-35 Integrated Test Force at Pax is responsible for flight testing the seagoing variants of the F-35.
F-35 Lightning II Flight Test Update 9
19 October 2012
The F-35 team set new records of SDD flights, SDD flight hours, and test points.
Dacian Viper: Guard F-16s In Romania
11 October 2012
US Air National Guardsmen from the 187th Fighter Wing, the Alabama Air National Guard unit at Dannelly Field ANGB in Montgomery, deploy to Romania participate in Dacian Viper 2012, a three-week joint exercise with the Romanian Air Force.
F-35 Lightning II Antenna Testing
8 October 2012
Measuring antenna performance for the F-35 began at Rome Research Lab eight years ago. Computer simulation cannot adequately test the range, isolation, and overall performance of the aircraft's antennas.
P-3 Orion Anniversary
22 August 2012
The P-3 Orion is still going strong fifty years after entering operational service.
F-35 Lightning II Flight Test Update 8
30 June 2012
F-35 test pilots set new records for most flights in a month – 123 flights in March 2012 – and most test points in a month – 1,118 in June 2012. Through June, the F-35 test program conducted 595 test flights in 2012 and accrued 4,830 test points.
Last Active Duty C-130E Retired
15 June 2012
The last US Air Force active duty C-130E—which was also the first one—is retired at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas.