Verbatum from F-4 Phantom Memories. I couldn't say it any better.
Every now and again I come across a video that inspires a post. This is one of those times.
Piloting a vintage 1942 PT-22 "Recruit", Harrison Ford made an emergency landing on the eighth hole of the Penmar Golf Course in Mar Vista, California.
If you've spent any time in the military you know it's a true war/sea story when it starts, "This is no shit".
Today is the anniversary of the Shuttle Challenger explosion.
It's old and torn up and somebody probably cooked fish on it but a chunk of aluminum may hold the key to where Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Electra has been all these years. It may be in 600 feet of water off the tiny island of Nikumaroro.
It not the first time an airliner has been shot down and there are so many spins out there right now that the media really does look like circus act. Let's ask some basic questions and see what unusual answer pops up.
Switch to full screen and watch Boeing test pilots Mike Bryan and Randy Neville yank and bank this big assed airplane like a fighter jet.
I know my readership has a wealth of aviation knowledge and the crash is rife with speculation. I invite you to post your theory.
The first full scale flight test of Dream Chaser was conducted on 26 October, 2013 at Edwards Air Force, California. The unmanned gliding test was hailed by SNC as a success. Except for that skidding off the runway part.