Solar Impulse starts crossing America

Solar Impulse starts crossing America

Bertrand Piccard, the pilot and developer of Solar Impulse has reached a new milestone as he flew the aircraft on the first leg from San Francisco (CA) to Phoenix (AZ) of its trip .

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New milestone for Virgin Galactic space conquest

New milestone for Virgin Galactic space conquest

Virgin Galactic made history again as SpaceShipTwo space plane fired its rocket engines for the first time during a flight Monday morning in a test from California’s Mojave A.

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Night vision for Typhoon pilots

Night vision for Typhoon pilots

Night vision goggles are being tested by Typhoon pilots to enhance and improve their flying performance at night. Developed through the Army Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier .

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Final flight of the BWB Boeing X-48C

Final flight of the BWB Boeing X-48C

The Boeing X-48C flew for last time April 9, marking the successful completion of an eight-month flight-test program to explore and further validate the aerodynamic characteristic.

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1st night takeoff and landing for the F-35B

1st night takeoff and landing for the F-35B

The F-35 B Lightning II is completing further testing in view of its future operations. As aircrafts may be required to fly by night, the F-35B started first short takeoff and ver.

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Lockheed is testing hit to kill devices

Lockheed is testing hit to kill devices

Lockheed is testing hit to kill devices. More specifically it is aimed at protection and survival of specific areas, thanks to guided devices. The first test was done on March 22 a.

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B-52 Stratofortress gets a sniper pod

B-52 Stratofortress gets a sniper pod

The B-52 Stratofortress is truly awesome. The aircraft is huge, powerful and will deliver the load anywhere in the world. For years, she’s been in service and now the plane is ge.

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F-15 fly by wire: revamping the Saudi Air Force

F-15 fly by wire: revamping the Saudi Air Force

You would assume that jet fighters are all tech now, but it’s not always the case. The proof is that the U.S. Air Force and its prime contractor, Boeing have completed a successf.

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Happy Birthday B-2 Spirit

Happy Birthday B-2 Spirit

Happy Birthday B-2 Spirit. The stealth bomber is getting ready to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its delivery at Whiteman Air Force Base. Although it was originally designed as .

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The F-35 is grounded

The F-35 is grounded

What is going on with US warplanes? Now that’s the F-35 which is being grounded after cracks have been found on an engine blade. After the F-22 Raptor and the oxygen problem, aft.

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