F-35 Antenna Testing
8 October 2012
Measuring the antenna performance, or pole testing, began at Rome Research Lab eight years ago. The joint Lockheed Martin-F-35 Joint Program Office engineering team realized in the early stages of the F-35 program that a computer simulation could not adequately test the range, isolation, and overall performance of the aircraft’s antennas. And testing the antennas before the program finished building the first production aircraft was crucial.
Endeavour Fini Flight
26 September 2012
The Space Shuttle Orbiter Endeavour passed over and in front of some Lockheed Martin aircraft on its final flight.
23 August 2012
Photos to accompany the feature article Golden Orion in the V27N2 2012 issue.
F-35 Flight Test Update 8
7 August 2012
Through the end of June 2012, the System Development and Demonstration, or SDD, 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. The F-35 test program had conducted 595 test flights in 2012 and accrued 4,830 test points.
10 July 2012
The T-50 is an advanced supersonic trainer. The aircraft is also flown by the Republic of Korea Air Force Aerobatic Demonstration Team, better known as the Black Eagles.
First And Last
26 June 2012
Gallery to accompany First And Last (last active duty C-130E retirement) article in V27N2 issue
F-22 Milestones - Part 2
11 June 2012
While the delivery of the last F-22 in May 2012 marks the end of F-22 production, 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.
Last Of The Line: Raptor 4195 Delivered
6 June 2012
Photo gallery to accompany V27N2 article entitled Last Of The Line: Raptor 4195 Delivered
F-16s In Kandahar
4 June 2012
Pilots, maintainers, and personnel from the 132nd Fighter Wing, the Iowa Air National Guard F-16 unit in Des Moines, deployed to Afghanistan in February 2012.
F-22 Raptor Videos
5 May 2012
Collection of videos of the F-22 Raptor.