Tagged: Joe Kates


John C. Evans discusses the development of the P&W J-58 engine used in the A-12 and SR-71 Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney Aircraft J-58 (JT11D-20) Characteristics’. Maximum Thrust           34,000 Lb Military Thrust              23,900 Lb Weight                         6,250 Lb Length                         215.940 In Maximum Diameter      55.43 In Sea Level Air Flow        326 Lb/Sec Compression Ratio       8.5:1...


1937 Spartan Executive

Steve Kates aka Dr. Sky showed up at the Reno Races for the first few days. As aircraft were arriving early so that NAHI had time to position them we spotted this Polished to...