July 29, 2007 0

The MQ-9 Reaper is a medium-to-high altitude, long endurance remotely piloted aircraft system. The MQ-9’s primary mission is as a persistent hunter-killer against emerging targets in support of joint force commander objectives. […]

General Aviation – An Overview

July 29, 2007 0

Perhaps the best way to define general aviation is to begin by listing what it is not. General aviation is not military aviation and it is not scheduled commercial aviation. To a great extent, all other uses of aviation in the United States fall into the category of general aviation. […]

Blue Angels

July 15, 2007 0

The United States Navy’s Blue Angels (or Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron), formed in 1946, is the world’s first officially sanctioned military aerial demonstration team. […]

Edwards Air Force Base

July 1, 2007 0

Edwards Air Force Base is a United States Air Force airbase located on the border of Kern County and Los Angeles County, California in the Antelope Valley. […]

Boeing’s Post-War Commercial Aviation Activities

July 1, 2007 0

When World War II ended in August 1945, the U.S. government cancelled most orders for bomber aircraft, which had been a mainstay of the aircraft industry. Total industry production dropped from 96,000 airplanes in 1944 to 1,330 military aircraft in 1946. […]