Tagged: Lockheed Martin

Red Flag 14-3

The 3rd and the last RED FLAG U.S. Air Force exercise of 2014 has ended. It’s July in Las Vegas, Nevada and it’s hot, really hot and humid, as weather was blowing up from...

F-35B’s Delivered to MCAS Yuma

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 and it’s a beautiful day in Yuma, AZ. A large crowd of hundreds is gathering at MCAS Yuma, and the crowds included dignitaries such as General James Amos, the 37th...

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...

Lightning Strikes Sacramento!

Living on the East Coast, I always look forward to attending West Coast air shows, for they usually contain a totally different group of aircraft than those I routinely see.  The 2010 California Capital...

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